Juneteenth Festival

June 14-19, 2024

Downtown Meridian

This vibrant heritage and freedom celebration is centered around music with activities for children, a business expo, uplifting gospel celebration and more.

Festival includes:
Friday, June 14: Black Business Expo at The Max
Saturday, June 15: 7 a.m.-11 a.m., Pickleball Tournament; 12 p.m.-4 p.m., KidZone at Mississippi Children’s Museum – Meridian; 6 p.m.-11 p.m., Juneteenth Concert at City Hall Lawn
Sunday, June 16: 6 p.m.- 8 p.m., Freedom Day Play
Wednesday, June 19: Gospel Celebration/Trail Blazer Honors

NightMarket

June 20, 2024

5-8 p.m. | Rain or shine
The MAX, Downtown Meridian, 2155 Front Street

Discover a captivating fusion of culture and creativity at the NightMarket, hosted by The MAX – the Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience. As the sun sets, the market comes alive with local artistry, live music, and a tempting array of flavors from local food vendors.

Meridianite Picnic

June 27-29, 2024

Join the Great-Get-Together at the 55th annual convention of The National Council of Meridianites.

Earth’s Bounty

July 6, 2024

8 a.m.-noon
Singing Brakeman Park

This seasonal festival features the freshest farmer’s market produce, locally made products, plants, and more: kids’ activities, live music, and special demonstrations throughout the season. Earth’s Bounty is held the first Saturday of each month, April-November.

Earth’s Bounty

August 3, 2024

8 a.m.-noon
Singing Brakeman Park

This seasonal festival features the freshest farmer’s market produce, locally made products, plants, and more: kids’ activities, live music, and special demonstrations throughout the season. Earth’s Bounty is held the first Saturday of each month, April-November.

Full Moon on 5th

September 6, 2024

6 p.m.-9 p.m.
5th Street between 23rd & 22nd Avenue

Join us for Meridian’s favorite block party. Free to attend, enjoy food vendors, pop up art galleries, live painting, children’s activities and live entertainment. Lawn chairs are encouraged.

Earth’s Bounty

September 7, 2024

8 a.m.-noon
Singing Brakeman Park

This seasonal festival features the freshest farmer’s market produce, locally made products, plants, and more: kids’ activities, live music, and special demonstrations throughout the season. Earth’s Bounty is held the first Saturday of each month, April-November.

NightMarket

September 19, 2024

5-8 p.m. | Rain or shine
The MAX, Downtown Meridian, 2155 Front Street

Discover a captivating fusion of culture and creativity at the NightMarket, hosted by The MAX – the Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience. As the sun sets, the market comes alive with local artistry, live music, and a tempting array of flavors from local food vendors.

Full Moon on 5th

October 4, 2024

6 p.m.-9 p.m.
5th Street between 23rd & 22nd Avenue

Join us for Meridian’s favorite block party. Free to attend, enjoy food vendors, pop up art galleries, live painting, children’s activities and live entertainment. Lawn chairs are encouraged.

Earth’s Bounty

October 5, 2024

8 a.m.-noon
Singing Brakeman Park

This seasonal festival features the freshest farmer’s market produce, locally made products, plants, and more: kids’ activities, live music, and special demonstrations throughout the season. Earth’s Bounty is held the first Saturday of each month, April-November.

Earth’s Bounty

November 2, 2024

8 a.m.-noon
Singing Brakeman Park

This seasonal festival features the freshest farmer’s market produce, locally made products, plants, and more: kids’ activities, live music, and special demonstrations throughout the season. Earth’s Bounty is held the first Saturday of each month, April-November.

Merry NightMarket

November 21, 2024

5-8 p.m. | Rain or shine
The MAX, Downtown Meridian, 2155 Front Street

Discover a captivating fusion of culture and creativity at the NightMarket, hosted by The MAX – the Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience. As the sun sets, the market comes alive with local artistry, live music, and a tempting array of flavors from local food vendors.