Mississippi Fairgrounds

Upcoming Events

06/14/24-06/16/24
JXN Tattoo Soul Festival

The Second Annual JXN Tattoo Soul Festival is coming to The Mississippi Trade Mart June 14th - 16th 2024!
Get Ready for more ink, music, handcrafted goods, and great food next June. Stay updated via the blog below as we prepare to throw the biggest tattoo party in the capital city!

Event Link | Ticket Link


06/22/24-06/23/24
MS Comic Con

Mississippi Comic Con is a two day event being held on June 22nd & 23rd, 2024, at the Missisippi Trademart in Jackson, Mississippi. Mississippi Comic Con will feature guests from movies, television, anime, comic books, and cosplay. Celebrity guests will attend both days (unless otherwise noted) and be available for autographs and pictures (autographs and pictures not included in entry fee). Other featured events are costume contests, Q&As with guests, fan panels, workshops, video game tournaments, tabletop game tournaments, and much more. Vendors and artists from across the country will attend and sell everything from t-shirts and comic books to swords and art. Fan groups from around the state will set up displays devoted to their favorite fandoms and franchises. Cosplayers from across the region will appear in costumes both bought and created and compete for prizes in costume contests. Come join the fun that is Comic Con!

Event Link | Ticket Link


07/13/24
SERA Jackson Black Rodeo

Mississippi Coliseum | Ticket Link


10/03/24-10/13/24
165th Mississippi State Fair

165th Mississippi State Fair


https://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1B0060A885162FCC

Ya boy Marty Mar returns to headline his first arena tour in 8 years! You can catch him with the hottest comedians on the mic Friday, August 9th at the Mississippi Coliseum. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 17 at 10am!

Calling all good citizens! The PAW Patrol is yelping for help as they face their greatest challenge yet. Mayor Humdinger has dognapped Robo Dog and cloned him, causing chaos all over the world. It’s up to the pups to catch those clones, rescue Robo Dog and show that when the going gets “ruff,” lending a paw makes you the ultimate TOP HERO!

Pre-sale goes live this Thursday 3/28/ at 10 am and public sale goes live April 5 at 10 am

About the Fairgrounds

The Mississippi Fairgrounds Complex covers over 105 acres and hosts more than 700 events per year. With various facilities for exhibitions, trade and consumer shows, you will find all the elements to make a truly successful event, along with Mississippi’s tradition of hospitality. The complex is an integral part of beautiful downtown Jackson, where the charm of the old and new South blends to form a modern city with a wealth of activities and cultural attractions. The Fairgrounds Complex is truly one of the South’s most inviting locations for practically any attraction or event.

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Coliseum

This modern facility is an all-season arena with large capacity seating. The seating arrangement is one of its most versatile features where a crowd of 6,500 can view a rodeo, monster truck show or ice show. Up to 3,500 temporary seats are available for concerts.

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Coliseum

This modern facility is an all-season arena with large capacity seating. The seating arrangement is one of its most versatile features where a crowd of 6,500 can view a rodeo, monster truck show or ice show. Up to 3,500 temporary seats are available for concerts.

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Trade Mart

The Mississippi Trade Mart has a size of 110,000 sf. There is 63,000 sf. of column-free space that can be divided into three trade halls. The three trade halls can be configured to provide a seamless connection to the Coliseum’s 26,000 sf. arena floor, allowing for larger trade shows and events than possible in the current facility. There is also 2,500 sf. commercial kitchen with a service corridor and a lobby that features two cafes as well as a reception area for smaller events.

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Trade Mart

The Mississippi Trade Mart has a size of 110,000 sf. There is 63,000 sf. of column-free space that can be divided into three trade halls. The three trade halls can be configured to provide a seamless connection to the Coliseum’s 26,000 sf. arena floor, allowing for larger trade shows and events than possible in the current facility. There is also 2,500 sf. commercial kitchen with a service corridor and a lobby that features two cafes as well as a reception area for smaller events.

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Equine Center

The Equine Center is completely temperature controlled. The arena dirt floor is 260′ x 120′. There are 2,500 chair back seats and the facility is equipped with sound system and scoreboard. Stalls, pens, and exercise area are adjacent to the Equine Center.

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Equine Center

The Equine Center is completely temperature controlled. The arena dirt floor is 260′ x 120′. There are 2,500 chair back seats and the facility is equipped with sound system and scoreboard. Stalls, pens, and exercise area are adjacent to the Equine Center.

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Livestock Facilities

The Livestock Facilities are made up of multiple barns for small and large animal events. The facilities host a livestock Judging Arena, a Sales Arena, and Show Barns. Also, available in the barns is an indoor and outdoor wash rack, dairy parlor, and promoter office. This building is used for various horse shows, livestock competitions, and sales of all types.

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Livestock Facilities

The Livestock Facilities are made up of multiple barns for small and large animal events. The facilities host a livestock Judging Arena, a Sales Arena, and Show Barns. Also, available in the barns is an indoor and outdoor wash rack, dairy parlor, and promoter office. This building is used for various horse shows, livestock competitions, and sales of all types.

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