Columbus, Mississippi

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Columbus, Mississippi, USA

Entertainment & Events in Columbus, Mississippi

Special Events

  • Roast 'N' Boast BBQ Cooking Contest 662-328-5026
    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 Cinema 662-240-4171
    2320 Highway 45 North
    Columbus, MS 39701
    Only the latest movies are shown at Columbus Cinema. more

Art Exhibits

  • Rosenzweig Arts Center, The 662-328-2787
    501 Main Street
    Columbus, MS 39701
    The Columbus Arts Council's Rosenzweig Arts Center in downtown Columbus features a sales and exhibit gallery, classroom space, theater space, and meeting rooms. more

Flea Markets

  • Trash To Treasures 662-329-1191
    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 662-329-7295 or 662-329-7148
    Held at the Mississippi University for Women
    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 601-218-6748
    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 662-240-3478
    495 Highway 45
    Columbus, MS 39701
    "Magnolia Motor Speedway is a state-of-the-art race facility featuring a 3/8-mile dirt oval located near Columbus, Mississippi." more

  • Magnolia Motor Speedway 662-240-3478
    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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