Holiday Hotspots and Happenings for Gifts and Fun
For the holiday season, we've rounded up our favorite spots and events where you can purchase local wares full of heart AND soul.
December 1, 4 - 8 PM
Returning for a third year, this holiday spectacular brings the collaborative efforts of multiple organizations to the streets of Downtown Jackson to usher in the season of joy. The Magnolia Sunset Markets and merchant open houses are the perfect way to support local creatives in your search for the perfect gift.
December 1, 5 - 10 PM and December 2, 10 AM - 10 PM
This two-day, family-friendly holiday weekend at The District at Eastover features shopping discounts, special events, and classic movies. On both nights, catch live musical performances on The Green, lights and snow, a "Deck The District" photo backdrop, a mobile bar serving festive drinks, and photos with Santa, his elf, and Disney characters.
December 2, 3 - 7 PM
Tour one of Jackson's most creative and up-and-coming neighborhoods, with studios filled to the brim with talented artisans, music, and handcrafted products – all made in Midtown. Admission is free, and food, coffee, and other refreshments are available at various business locations.
December 8, 5 - 10 PM and December 9, 11 AM - 7 PM
Jackson's premier pop-up art gallery and sale at Hal & Mal's, featuring local artists whose original works are available – all under $100. Enjoy live music and bites on both days.
Jackson's museums have plenty of treasures for under the tree, from art books at the Mississippi Museum of Art's Museum Store, interactive learning toys from the Mississippi Children's Museum Trading Post, and old-fashioned games, treats, and jarred goods from the Mississippi Ag & Forestry Museum.