Epilepsy Advocate Program
1770 Highway 45 Bypass • Jackson, TN 38305
You're invited to a program with the Epilepsy Advocate as they share their inspiring personal stories of living with epilepsy. The program also features a presentation from a neurologist with expertise in treating epilepsy. Please call or visit our webiste to register in advance. more...
Sponsored By: UCB
Shannon Street Blues & Heritage Festival
Held Downtown at the Jackson Farmers Market
Thousands of listeners flock to this annual festival to enjoy top local and national blues acts. The Shannon Street Blues Festival also includes a variety of other events such as a barbecue contest and a 5K run. Held in June. more...
460 Ozier Road • Jackson, TN 38366
Pinson Mounds State Archeological Park
Learn about the Native American heritage during this two-day festival held every September in Pinson. Archeofest features a wide array of activities including quillwork, flute making, artifact identification, flint knapping, Indian basketry, dance performances, jewelry making, storytelling, haywagon tours, and weapons demonstrations.
African Street Festival
304 North Hays Avenue • Jackson, TN 38301
Located at the T.R. White Sportsplex
An annual festival, the African Street Festival celebrates the African heritage of West Tennesseans. It features vendors selling a variety of African clothing, arts, crafts, and gourmet foods. Live African dancing and music is also included. Held in September.
Sarasota Blues Festival
314 East Main Street • Jackson, TN 38301
The first Shannon Street Blues Festival took place in July 1992 at the West Tennessee Farmers Market. It was funded by Jackson Main Street now known as Jackson Downtown Development Corporation. It grew out of research done at the Jackson-Madison County Library into the life of Jacksonian and blues harp pioneer, John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson. Some of the performers included Tom Price, Phillip Reynolds, Jack Pearson and William Howse and Memphis juke joint legend The Fieldstones. more...
International Rockabilly Music Festival
Located at Various Locations
731-427-6262 or 731-984-7451
Rockabilly Fest is an annual event celebrating the heritage and continued interest in rockabilly music throughout the world. National and international stars from the early years, as well as, current artists are featured. Hear the sounds and meet the people that make this unique style of music internationally recognized. Held in August. more...
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