From plunking your fishing line into the waters along the Gulf Coast, to perusing shops in Jackson’s hip Fondren district, Mississippi offers a myriad of entertainment for locals and visitors. You might come for the hunting season, but stay for the pleasant Southern hospitality. Amongst the many things the Magnolia State has to offer is an amazing festival scene. Festivals in Mississippi are the perfect places to soak in a huge assortment of culture, whether it comes watermelon or blues music. You can jam out to world-class music at the Jackson Rhythm and Blues Festival, eat some cold watermelon at the Mississippi Watermelon Festival in Mize or find fun at any mighty Mississippi festival.