Jackson County Fairgrounds

2902 Shortcut Road

Pascagoula, MS 39568

Phone: (228) 826-5330

The Jackson County Fairgrounds, located on a 35-acre site on the corner of Hospital and Shortcut Roads in Pascagoula, is home to five multi-functional facilities, which can accommodate a wide range of sports, meeting and convention needs.  

  • Jackson County Civic Center -11,834-square-foot auditorium, 1,500-square-foot stage, 1,000-square-foot conference room, Concessions available, Dressing rooms off stage. Total seating capacity of 2,000
  • Fair Hall - 2,688-square-foot auditorium, 704-square-foot stage.  Total seating capacity of 400
  • Arts Building - 6,720-square-foot space, display racks and cases.
  • Multi-Purpose Building - 37,500 sq ft building featuring portable panels, bleachers, portable sanitary benches, Livestock barn during county fair, concession area, storage, restrooms, announcer's room, shower facilities.
  • Food pavilion - 227 ft long covered food pavilion, 10 individual food booths w/kitchens, public restrooms, and utdoor open seating along counters.

Enjoy one of the top blues festivals on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Visitors will have an excellent opportunity to hear their favorite songs, eat delicious food and refreshments, see culture exhibits and share in this fun outing with the entire family. 

O.B Bucana, Pokey Bear, Ra'Shad The Blues Kid, Ronnie Bell, Blues Lady Adrena, and Aaron Cook "Mr. Stroke It".

Awarded Southeast Tourism Society (STS) Top 20 Festival  Event 2017

Enjoy a week long event with youth activities, arts & crafts, live music, vendor booths, livestock shows, food and rides.