Below is a press release from the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce:
Colosseum organizes concert in connection with August event
The first annual Mississippi Ag & Outdoor Expo, the largest outdoor show ever held in Mississippi, will take place August 6-8, 2021 at the new Mississippi Trade Mart at the Jackson, Miss State Exhibition Center, hosted by the Foundation for Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks and presented by Southern AgCredit.
A concert with three pieces of music will take place on Saturday evening, August 7th, in connection with the new Ag and Outdoor Expo.
“We’re excited to bring a brand new show to Mississippi in a new location,” said Don Brazil, CEO of The Foundation. “This show will highlight the incredible hunting, fishing, farming and outdoor spirit of our great state. The foundation is proud to be part of this show and is looking forward to the great time we will have together in August! ”
Mississippi’s premier outdoor show features large exhibits covering everything related to fishing, hunting, farming and outdoor recreation, a big buck competition, and activities for the whole family including Fetch & Fish High Flying Dogs and Ax Women Loggers of Maine.
“After nearly 18 months of COVID-19 and staying home, we know people will love the opportunity to celebrate the Mississippi outdoors,” said Andy Gipson, commissioner for agriculture and trade. “Agriculture and nature go hand in hand and this is a great opportunity to bring these enthusiasts together for one event. We’re excited to partner with the Mississippi Wildlife and Fisheries and Parks Foundation and look forward to hosting the largest agricultural and outdoor show in the state. ”
12 p.m. to 7 p.m. – Friday
9 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Saturday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Sunday
Adults – 13 Years and Older … $ 12.00
Children – 6-12 years old ………. $ 6.00
Children – 5 years and younger… .. Free of charge
Saturday evening concert
On Saturday evening there will be a concert with Travis Denning and Walker Hayes, which will be conducted by Tyler Farr. Doors open at 6 a.m. and Travis Denning takes the stage at 7 p.m. Combined tickets for the expo / concert as well as separate concert admission are available.