Columbus, Mississippi

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Columbus, Mississippi, USA

Entertainment & Events in Columbus, Mississippi

Special Events

  • Roast 'N' Boast BBQ Cooking Contest
    Highway 69 South
    Columbus, MS 39701
    Located at the Columbus Fairgrounds
    One of the state's most popular events, this sanctioned "Memphis in May" festival, held annually in October, includes live music all weekend long. Connoisseurs of fine barbecue will enjoy the giant barbecue-cooking contest, held throughout the weekend.


  • Columbus Malco Cinema
    495 Highway 45 South
    Columbus, MS 39701
    This modern movie venue features advance ticketing, stadium seating, rockingchair comfort, DTS and Dolby Digital.  more

Flea Markets

  • Trash To Treasures
    Highway 69 South
    Columbus, MS 39701
    Columbus Fairgrounds
    This annual giant flea market, where you can find something for everyone, includes unique finds, terrific treasures, antiques, and craft exhibits.

Seminars & Symposiums

  • Welty Gala
    Held at the Mississippi University for Women
    662-329-7295 or 662-329-7148
    A three-day, annual celebration of Southern literature, this symposium honors Pulitzer Prize winner Miss Eudora Welty, who attended the Mississippi University for Women. more

Sporting Events

  • President's Cup Soccer Tournament
    Columbus Soccer Complex and Cook Soccer Complex
    The President's Cup Soccer Tournament is one of four statewide youth soccer tournaments. A total of 150 Mississippi teams in Divisions I & II will be participating in this two-day event. The tournament will be held at the VSO Soccer Complex in Bovina and various fields throughout Vicksburg. Special events are being planned during the weekend to enhance the experience. Opportunities are available for sponsorships and volunteer groups are needed. This event is held in May each year. more

  • Magnolia Motor Speedway
    495 Highway 45 South
    Columbus, MS 39701
    "The South's premier dirt track," Magnolia Motor Speedway is a 3/8-mile dirt oval track. more


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