What’s Happening in DeSoto County, MS | April 19th – 25th, 2017

Apr 19, 2017 | 0 comments

April 20th: 9th Annual Taste of Hernando

Date: Thursday, April 20th

Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Location: National Guard Armory // 303 McCracken Rd. • Hernando, MS 38632

Price: Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door.


What a great way to taste delicious food from local restaurants and beverages. There is also a silent auction and musical entertainment. Get your tickets now for this fun evening.

Tickets are on sale now for the 2017 Taste of Hernando! They are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Tickets can either be purchased at Hernando Main Street Chamber of Commerce, 421 W. Commerce St. or Hernando Flower Shop,141 W. Commerce St. (Tickets purchased at Hernando Flower Shop are cash or check only.)

For more information, call Hernando Main Street Chamber of Commerce 662-429-9055.


April 22nd: DeSoto County 7th Annual Earth Day Celebration 

Date: Saturday, April 22nd

Time: 9:00am-1:00pm

Location: Hernando Courthouse Square // 2535 Highway 51 • Hernando, MS 38632

Price: Free


This is an annual event you will not want to miss, which includes numerous vendors and activities. DeSoto County celebrates Earth Day, April 22, 2017, on the historic DeSoto County Courthouse Square. The theme this year is “Back to the Basics.”

This is a free event with exhibits from over 40 organization and lots of kid’s activities, including Kidz Kountry Petting Zoo.

The award-winning Hernando Farmers Market will officially open that morning at 8am.

For more information, visit www.desotocountyms.gov or call 662-469-8000.


April 22nd: Hernando Farmers Market

Date: Saturday, April 22nd

Time: 8:00am-1:00pm

Location: Hernando Courthouse Square // 2535 Highway 51 • Hernando, MS 38632


The award winning Hernando Farmers Market is open each Saturday from April 22 through October 28.

In addition, DeSoto County will celebrate Earth Day April 22, beginning at 9am. This is a free event with lots of kid’s activities and vendors. Smokey the Bear and Sam E. Soil be strolling through!

The market provides a neighborly spot to visit while you enjoy shopping for seasonal produce, farm-fresh dairy, baked goods and more. Also throughout the season, enjoy live music and special events that will take place during market hours. As a certified Mississippi Market, designated by the Department of Agriculture and Commerce, you can be assured of fresh local food and products.

For more information, email gmatheny@cityofhernando.org, 662-429-9092 or visit www.cityofhernando.org/farmersmarket.



April 22nd: Brantley Gilbert’s The Devil Don’t Sleep Tour

Date: Saturday, April 22nd

Time: 7:00pm

Location: Landers Center // 4560 Venture Dr. • Southaven, MS 38671

Price: $39.75 and $34.75


Brantley Gilbert comes to LANDERS Center in Southaven, MS April 22, just minutes from Memphis, TN. Special guests include Tucker Beathard, Luke Combs and Brian Davis.

Tickets go on sale to the public November 18 at 10am. Prices are $39.75 and $34.75.

Purchase tickets at LANDERS Center box office 662-470-2131, www.ticketmaster.com, or call Ticketmaster 1-800-745-3000.



April 22nd: In the Park after Dark

Date: Saturday, April 22nd

Time: Movie Begins at Dusk

Location: Latimer Lakes Park // 5633 Tulane Rd. • Horn Lake, MS

Price: Free


Bring the family, your lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets (alcohol not permitted) and enjoy Horn Lake Parks & Recreation outdoor movies “under the stars.” The event is free!  Concessions will be available.

Movie Schedule:

  • April 22 – Sully
  • June 3 – Zootopia
  • June 17 – 13 Hours
  • July 1 – Captain America Civil War
  • July 15 – Jungle Book
  • August 19 – Disney’s Moana
  • October 28 – Box Trolles

For more information, call 662-342-3468 or visit www.hornlakeparks.com.



April 23rd: Spring Mid-South Wedding & Bridal School Show

Date: Sunday, April 23rd

Time: 1:00-5:00pm

Location: Whispering Woods Hotel & Conference Center // 7300 Hacks Cross Rd. • Olive Branch, MS 38654


If you are planning a wedding, then come meet the Mid-South’s leading wedding experts at the number one Bridal Show in the Mid-South. Learn everything a bride and groom needs to know to plan the PERFECT wedding!

There will be seminars and professionals to help you with catering, decoration, ceremonies ideas, entertainment, fashion show with the latest wedding attire, games, music, prizes and much more!

For additional information and ticket locations, visit www.MidSouthWeddingShow.com or call 901-368-6782.



April 25th-29th: Southaven Annual Springfest

Date: Tuesday, April 25th – Saturday, April 29th

Time: Check for Times

Location: Snowden Grove Park // 6208 Getwell Rd. • Southaven, MS 38672

Price: Admission is free before 12pm on Friday and Saturday. Admission is free for children age 10 and under and $10 for ages 11 and up. Concert admission is included with the admission price.


You will not want to miss this annual DeSoto County, MS event! Each year, everyone enjoys great entertainment, extraordinary carnival midway including a variety of kiddie, major, and spectacular rides, games, great concessions and more. In addition, Springfest will once again host the State of Mississippi Barbecue Championship sanctioned by Memphis Barbecue Network and KCBS and will include a Youth Cooking Competition.

Get your tickets for the live entertainment at BankPlus Amphitheater April 28, Better Than Ezra and April 29, Craig Morgan. Tickets are $10 and include entry into SpringFest. Tickets go on sale March 17th at 10 AM at the BankPlus Amp box office 662-892-2660 and at www.ticketmaster.com/bpa

Wristband Nights are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The carnival midway will open at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday with free admission at the gate. $20 carnival wristbands, for unlimited rides, will be on sale in the carnival area.

Admission is free before 12pm on Friday and Saturday.

Admission is free for children age 10 and under and $10 for ages 11 and up. Concert admission is included with the admission price.

For more information, contact Kristi Faulkner at 662-393-6939 or visit www.southaven.org.



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