MS State Fair | October 3-13, 2024

2023 Mississippi State Fair Exhibits

Floral Show 2023

Show off your green thumb-and your favorite plants!

Enter your potted plants and hanging baskets for judging at the 2023 Mississippi State Fair

Categories:

  • House Plants
  • Hanging baskets
  • Cacti
  • Bromeliads
  • Collages (multiple plants in one container)
  • Entries are open to all residents of Mississippi.

NEW Location!!!  Mississippi Farmer’s Market, 929 High Street, Jackson, MS

Host:  The Gardeners of Jackson

All plants must be entered on October 4 (Wednesday) at the Mississippi Farmer’s Market

Time:  Noon – 7 pm

Plants will be judged, and ribbons awarded on Thursday, October 5.

Plants will remain on display in the Mississippi Farmer’s Market until Friday, October 13, where they must be picked up by Noon.

Antique Car Show 2023
Mississippi Trade Mart Trade Hall A

Stroll through time as you examine cars and trucks of the past.

Pick your favorite – and cast your vote for the Best of Show!

Votes are $1. All proceeds are donated to the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children in Jackson.

Food Preservation Show 2023
Mississippi Trade Mart Trade Hall C

Enter your food preservation projects for judging at the Mississippi State Fair!

Preserved fruit, vegetables, preserves, jams, jellies, pickles, and relishes.

Open to all MS residents.

Individuals may enter up to 25 jars.

Money prizes and ribbons awarded.

All items must have been canned since the 2022 State Fair.

All entries must be brought to the Mississippi Trade Mart on Friday, September 29 between the hours of 9 am – 5 pm

All items must remain on exhibit throughout the Fair. 

Items may be picked up on Monday, October 16 from 9 am – 1pm.

Only clear glass standard canning jars with two-piece lids may be used.

Arts & Crafts Show 2023
Mississippi Trade Mart Trade Hall C

Enter your arts and crafts projects for judging at the Mississippi State Fair!

Quilts (hand and machine quilted), crochet, knitting, tatting, thread count, hand needlework and embroidery, machine needlework and embroidery, needlepoint, crewel and embroidery, creations using leather, cloth or string, earthenware, glass and beadwork, from the forest, wood, vines, straw, gourds or paper, metal art, precious metals and framed art.

Open to all MS residents-adult and youth divisions.

Money prizes and ribbons awarded.

All items must be original and made in 2022 and 2023.

All entries must be brought to the Mississippi Trade Mart on Friday, September 29 between the hours of 9 am – 5 pm

All items must remain on exhibit throughout the Fair. 

Items may be picked up on Monday, October 16 from 9 am – 1pm.

For additional information, contact your county’s Extension Service office.

Visit with Local, State and Federal Governmental Offices and Programs
Mississippi Trade Mart Trade Hall C

  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Hinds County Sherriff’s Office
  • MS Department of Archives and
  • History/Two Mississippi Museums
  • MS Department of Corrections – Recruitment
  • MS Department of Human Services
  • MS Department of Insurance
  • MS Forestry Association
  • MS Forestry Commission
  • MS Poison Control
  • MS Safety Services
  • MS Secretary of State
  • MS State Treasury
  • MS Urban Forest Council/Flower Growers of MS
  • USDA -Natural Resources Conservation Service

Shops at the
Mississippi State Fair Trade Hall C

  • Amazing Grace Missions – Hear the Gospel
  • Better than Tens – Mini Massager Therapy
  • Cricket- Wireless Devices
  • Double Dippin – Delicious Dips and Seasonings
  • Enduring Links/Ivy Designs – Permanent Jewelry
  • Gallery Panda – Premium Acrylic Wall Art
  • Genuine MS Store
  • Heart and Soul Boutique – Clothing, Accessories, Tumblers, Crystals, Handmade Copper Jewelry and Toys
  • JB Marketing Group – sport and team jerseys, hats, sport and Pokemon trading cards, sport and comic lanyards and Funko Pops, etc
  • Just Another Twist – Freeze Dried Candies
  • Leaf Filter – Gutter systems for your home
  • Life for Little Lambs/TAG – Children’s Ministry
  • Love Vets Ministries – Embroidered Military Caps
  • Methodist Childrens Home – Foster Care program information
  • MS Conference of U Methodist Church
  • NOA – Hairstyling and Salon Products
  • O/A Sakhi-Natural Gemstone Collection – Natural stone jewelry and hair accessories
  • Peanut Patch – Peanut Samples
  • Pro Life MS – Awareness
  • Refreshed – Shoe Cleaning Service
  • Rustic TN Cowhide – Boutique Western Wear, Leather/Cowhide products, socks and hats
  • Scentsy – Candles and scents
  • Star Searcher Sales – Tupperware products
  • Star-T-Gifts – Pro Health wristbands
  • T&T Enterprises – Rainbow Vacuum products
  • TNT Sports – Jewelry, Tin Signs, Novelties, Flags, Caps, etc
  • Trust Think Products – Livestock Feed Supplements
  • U.S. Jaclean – Massage Chairs
  • Comfortech: Service Experts – Air conditioning Service
  • Assured Connections Insurance Group – Insurance

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