MS State Fair | October 3-13, 2024

Senior American Day


Senior American Day


Senior American Day at the Fairgrounds is a beloved Mississippi State Fair tradition celebrating the more mature patrons of the Fair and the country in which we are so blessed to live. This year’s event will feature vendors from numerous healthcare providers offering health screenings, checking blood pressure, and issuing flu shots. Muffins prepared by Caked with Grace will be provided by The Mississippi Egg Marketing Board.

Arrive early for a taste of pure American music as Mississippi gospel band Jerome Thompson and the Heavenly Wonders open the day at 8:45 a.m. Renowned violinist and performer Temperance Babcock will have you tapping your foot with her unique blend of bluegrass, country, and Americana music. OneWay Quartet, one of Mississippi’s favorite gospel groups, will have you on your feet with their strong presence and mighty spirit. World famous pianist and entertainer Andrew Ishee, of the acclaimed country band Shenandoah, will close the day out with a wonderful mix of country ballads, gospel classics, and ivory tickling like you’ve never heard. There will be door prizes, giveaways, snacks and coffee, and so much more! Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson will make a special appearance, and Mississippi artist and personality Jared Vardaman will emcee the event. Don’t miss out on this wonderful event! It’s all taking place in the Mississippi Coliseum on October 11 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

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About the Fairgrounds

The Mississippi Fairgrounds Complex covers over 105 acres and hosts more than 700 events per year. With various facilities for exhibitions, trade and consumer shows, you will find all the elements to make a truly successful event, along with Mississippi’s tradition of hospitality. The complex is an integral part of beautiful downtown Jackson, where the charm of the old and new South blends to form a modern city with a wealth of activities and cultural attractions. The Fairgrounds Complex is truly one of the South’s most inviting locations for practically any attraction or event.