Official Panels & Interviews

Experience lively discussions among Official Panelists and watch live interviews throughout the day at these locations:

  • STATE CAPITOL BUILDING (Room 201A, Room 201H, Room 113, Old Supreme Court Room)
  • GALLOWAY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Sanctuary, Fellowship Center, The Foundery)

Family-friendly Attractions

Kids and teenagers will be the center of attention in lots of ways this year!

  • 2019 attractions coming soon.

Capitol Showcase

There’s lots to see and do inside the Capitol Building!

  • 2019 details coming soon.

Capitol Tours

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to see the grandeur of Mississippi’s State Capitol Building!

  • GUIDED CAPITOL TOURS depart from the ground floor Visitor Desk every 30 minutes, beginning at 11:00 a.m. on the day of the festival.

Authors Alley

Meet more than 80 authors and artists selling their most recent works along Mississippi Street.

  • 2019 participants coming soon.

Booksellers Row

Booksellers are showcased at the center of the festival in our Independent Bookseller Tents, directly across from the Book Signings Tent on Mississippi Street.

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Community Lawn

Organizations (non-profit, government, charitable) have it made in the shade with a provided tent and table on the Capitol grounds. Please note: No sales are allowed in this area.

  • 2019 participants coming soon.

Book Signing Tent

Participating official panelist authors will be available for book signings on the south lawn of the Capitol.

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Food Trucks

Try tasty local foods from vendors along N. President Street! Claim a spot on the lawn or in our shady food pavilion!

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