Food & Beverages

The City of Soul not only has a rich history of music, but the food is not like no other. For the bicentennial, check out these local restaurants and get the secret menu items that celebrate the bicentennial.

Brent’s Drugs

/ Location: 655 Duling Ave, Jackson, MS 39216

Bicentennial Burger

Cathead Distillery

/ Location: 422 S Farish St, Jackson, MS 39201

Soul Stirrer / Bicentenni

A celebration always calls for drinks! To cultivate the perfect experience, have fun creating drinks that celebrate the City of Jackson’s Bicentennial. The Soul Stirrer and the Bicentenni are sure to kick up your party/event up a notch! Tag #200jxn in photos to be featured on our website of you celebrating! Drink responsibly!

Cathead bicentennial Recipes


Jackson has a rich history with people making the city the magic that it is. 200 Souls provide a glimpse into the lives of Jacksonians who make our city what it is and continues to be. Follow along on social media to see the highlight of these souls around Jackson.

Summer of

Do you own a small business? Do you have a story about your time as a Jacksonian? Do you want to share what it means to be a Jacksonian? Do you know someone who had an impact on our city’s history – or have you yourself played a role? What was your first concert to see in Jackson? We want to highlight these stories! The easiest way to share those stories is to visit our website: and click “Share A Story”.



November 29, 2021

King Cake Challenge

February 12, 2022

Hal’s St. Paddy’s Parade

March 26, 2022


June 19, 2022

Great Migration Exhibit

April 8, 2022 – September 11, 2022

Capital City Lights

December 3, 2022

Ribbon Cutting


This tour guide has some stories to tell.

Poems, tall tales, juicy tidbits, must-catch sights, sounds and songs, too. It’s all here in a special bicentennial edition. Don’t leave the Visit Jackson Welcome Center without it.

So much
to see, &
you’ll earn a free tee.

Stop by the Visit Jackson Welcome Center and pick up a JXN Passport. It’s filled with cool things to do for 2022 and beyond. And after 10 passport stamps, we’ll give you this gold level bicentennial tee. Get yours today!