Official Panels & Interviews

Lively discussions among Official Panelists and live interviews are held throughout the day at these venues:

  • STATE CAPITOL BUILDING (Rooms 201 A, 201 H, 113, 202, 204, plus the C-SPAN / Old Supreme Court Room)
  • GALLOWAY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Sanctuary, Fellowship Center, The Foundery)

Family-friendly Attractions

Kids are the center of attention in lots of ways!

Capitol Showcase

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

Capitol Tours

This unique opportunity to see the grandeur of Mississippi’s State Capitol building is not to be missed!

Authors Alley

More than 70 authors and artists are positioned to sell their most recent works along Mississippi Street.

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.

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.

Book Signing Tent

Participating Official Panelist authors are featured for book signings on the south lawn of the Capitol.

Food Trucks

Tasty local foods from vendors are for sale on N. President Street! Claim a spot on the lawn or in our shady food pavilion!