Welcome to Jackson,
The City With Soul


Jackson, Mississippi’s vibrant capital city, is much more than just the host of the JXN Food & Wine Festival. It’s a place where diverse cultures, rich history, and creative energy come together, making it a destination worth exploring.

With a reputation for warm, welcoming locals and a spirit of perseverance, Jackson is more than just a destination; it’s an experience waiting to unfold. With its live music, exceptional restaurants, and a spirit of warm hospitality, the City With Soul invites you to embrace its diversity and creativity.

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Where to Stay: The Westin Jackson

During your visit to Jackson, make your stay memorable by choosing The Westin Jackson as your home away from home. Conveniently located and renowned for its exceptional service, The Westin Jackson ensures that your time in the City With Soul is nothing short of extraordinary.

The Westin Jackson Hotel
Special Rate!

The Westin Jackson

Available March 1 through March 3, 2024. The Special Rate with Host Hotel is $199 per night, must book by February 23, 2024.

$199USD Per Night

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Experience Jackson's Culinary Scene

While you're in town, there's plenty more to explore in Jackson:

Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

Immerse yourself in the history of the civil rights movement by visiting this powerful museum, where you can gain insight into Jackson’s significant role in this pivotal moment in American history.

Diverse Cuisine

Don’t miss the opportunity to sample the diverse culinary delights that Jackson has to offer, from soul food to international cuisine.

U.S. Civil Rights Trail

Follow in the footsteps of civil rights activists by embarking on the U.S. Civil Rights Trail. Explore landmarks and historic sites that played a crucial part in the struggle for civil rights.

Local Culture

Dive into Jackson’s cultural offerings, from art galleries to cultural festivals, to gain a deeper understanding of the City With Soul.

Southern Music

Enjoy Jackson’s live music, a hallmark of our entertainment scene. From soulful blues to lively jazz, the city offers a rich tapestry of musical experiences.

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Experience Jackson's Culinary Scene

When you're not savoring the flavors at the JXN Food & Wine Festival, explore Jackson's diverse culinary landscape. From small mom and pop eateries to chef-driven concepts, Jackson's restaurants offer some of the best authentic Southern cuisines. Enjoy Cajun, Greek, Italian, and barbecue, all with a unique Southern twist.

Authentic New York flavor at Sal & Mookie's Pizza & Ice Cream Joint

With classic New York pizzas and a full Little-Italy themed menu— plus an ice cream shop right in the heart of the restaurant.

Sweet Treats at Brent's Drugs & Soda Fountain

For a dose of nostalgia, visit Brent's Drugs, an old-school soda fountain and diner known for its classic milkshakes and burgers.

A Jackson Original Hole-In-The-Wall Burger Joint

Stamps Super Burgers are known for tasty, delectable, mouthwatering, 11 ounce Super Burgers. Hand seasoned, mixed, patted and made fresh to order every day.

Culinary Specialties at Walker's Drive-In

Walker's offers an upscale experience in a casual atmosphere, featuring local ingredients from the region, sustainable seafood, and only the finest quality aged beef.


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