City With Soul, Jackson, MS

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We are the City With Soul - Jackson, Mississippi - a soulful kind of place for a weekend getaway, family fun, group tour, reunion, convention or small business meeting.

From the proud legacy of Medgar Evers to the powerful present-day Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, the history of the Civil Rights movement is here.

Jackson restaurants – from small mom and pop eateries to James Beard award-winning chef-driven concepts – offer some of the best authentic cuisine.

Mississippi's rich literary history precedes itself, with authors like William Faulker, Eudora Welty, Richard Wright, John Grisham, and Angie Thomas hailing from the state, to name but a few.

From live concerts to historic music markers and record shops, Jackson has a plethora to do to celebrate Mississippi's storied musical heritage.

And creatively speaking, you'll find no truer community of makers and doers, excelling in the visual and performing arts.

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  • 10 Black-Owned Restaurants You Must Try in Jackson

    The City With Soul's rich culinary landscape would be nothing without the foundational delicacies found in Black-owned restaurants. Though dozens exist, Jackson Foodies curator Carlyn Hicks has compiled a list of a top ten list based on their menu originality, unique cuisine and some incredible reviews from Jackson Foodies around town.
  • Civil Rights Sites in Jxn MS

    Discover the events, the icons, and the places that have played a vital role in shaping the history of our city, as well as its present and its future. Walk in the footsteps of those that blazed the trail to equality and freedom, and changed the face of Jackson, and America, forever.
  • Finding the Rhythm in JXN MS

    From live concerts to historic music markers and record shops, the City With Soul has a plethora to do to celebrate Mississippi's storied musical heritage.
  • Lit Lovers Guide to JXN MS

    Mississippi's rich literary history precedes itself, with authors like William Faulker, Eudora Welty, Richard Wright, John Grisham, and Angie Thomas hailing from the state, to name but a few. The capital city has plenty of bookish spots to celebrate literature, whether you want to kick back with a good read or have a writer-inspired cocktail.
  • Museums In Jxn MS

    Jackson is the state's hub of deep Southern history and cultural appreciation with the potential to inspire adults and children alike. No matter your interests (music, agriculture, literature, history or science), there’s a place of celebration and activity in Jackson with the potential to inspire and educate.
  • Spirits & Brews in JXN MS

    Whether you’re running into LD’s Beer Run & Bicentennial Brewing for a growler to-go or pairing a late-night game of bocce ball with a craft ale at Fondren Public, Jackson hails the best of what the spirits and brews world has to offer.
  • What's Cooking in Jxn, MS?

    A culinary guide curated in partnership with The Local Palate and writer Chris Chamberlain.

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