For one day each spring, hundreds of artists will show off their creations for the Cleveland Crosstie Arts and Jazz Festival in Cleveland. This juried art show features art in many mediums from painting to sculpture. Visitors can enjoy races, live entertainment, and sample local cuisine. For the children, there is plenty of activities, including a kid's train and face painting.

  • 300 John Lee Hooker Lane Clarksdale, MS 38669 in Clarksdale, MS

Each spring, Clarksdale hosts the Juke Joint Festival and Planters Celebration with fun for the whole family. This festival features pig races and street musicians. Children can enjoy the petting zoo and a train ride. For the music lovers in the family, there are plenty of live music concerts in the evenings.

  • Downtown Tupelo, MS 38802 in Tupelo, MS

Each summer, Elvis lovers come to Tupelo for the Elvis Presley Festival. Tupelo is the birthplace of Elvis Presley and the perfect place for a festival in his honor. In 1956, the town hosted a parade for Elvis's homecoming and this festival recreates that parade each year. After the parade, guests can enjoy special tours and an art show in the famous singer's honor.

Each fall, antique car enthusiasts come to Biloxi for Cruisin' The Coast. Here, guests can step back in time to the age of bobby socks and poodle skirts. Antique cars and hot rods from as far away as Canada come to cruise 30 mile of stretch of highway that hugs the beaches and through charming coastal towns. For all guests, there are block parties and luaus to enjoy.

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