Dragon Boat Regatta

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Location:Ridgeland MS
Begins: May-11-2019
Ends: May-11-2019

Description: The sport of dragon boating is over 2000 years old with its origins steeped in tradition. The pageantry, the colors, the mechanics of dragon boating are educational and present a view into the past. Dragon boat racing is the world's fastest growing water sport. It combines tradition with modern day teamwork, enthusiasm and strategy. It is currently estimated that nearly 50 million people participate annually in dragon boat competitions world-wide. The Majority race in China and the Far-East, with over 150,000 estimated participants in Europe; 50,000 in North American and 20,000 in Australia. Teams of 20 will work together in the brightly colored dragon boats to make it to the finish line.

Ridgeland Tourism Commission

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Email: mina@visitridgeland.com

Phone: 601-605-5252

Toll Free: 800-468-6078


Email: mwilkerson@visitridgeland.com


Email: kayla@fosterrelations.com

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Month: APRIL


Begins: Apr-06-2019
Ends: Apr-07-2019

Description: Come enjoy a sampling of Ridgeland's elevated art forms - from visual to cultural and culinary to musical! Make plans to visit Ridgeland, the city with "The Art of it All"! The Ridgeland Fine Arts Festival was named a TOP TWENTY EVENT by the Southeast Tourism Society and among the TOP 100 U.S. ART FAIRS by Art Fair Sourcebook in 2011 and 2012. Enjoy a splendid weekend of events that showcases some of America\'s finest artists offering artwork that is creative, inventive and unique. Chosen by a panel of independent jurors, selected media include clay, drawing/pastels, fiber, glass, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and wood. The weekend also holds the Sante' South Wine Festival and The ONE BEHIND THE OTHER TANDEM RALLY. The Ridgeland Tourism Commission created the Ridgeland Fine Arts Festival to provide an opportunity for people from across the southeast to view and purchase some of the finest artwork created in the U.S today. As well as enjoy a multitude of other festival activities such as the Children's Creative Crafts Corner, student art gallery, music and more! The Ridgeland Fine Arts Festival is held annually at the beautiful Renaissance at Colony Park. The Renaissance at Colony Park is a lifestyle center masterpiece for shopping, dining and entertainment inspired by the old-world beauty and grace of European and Mediterranean architecture. The outdoor festival atmosphere allows patrons to mingle with artists and talk with them about their influences, media and methods.

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Month: APRIL


Begins: Apr-06-2019
Ends: Apr-06-2019

Description: Since 2006, Sante' South has grown into the largest wine and culinary extravaganza in the state of Mississippi. Truly Mississippi's top luxury wine and food experience! Epicureans and connoisseurs in the greater Southeast revel in the fresh and flavorful cuisine. Only small production and boutique wineries are invited to Sante' South. Boutique vintners from across the globe travel to Mississippi to present their annual new release wines. Sante' South affords a rare opportunity for the wine enthusiast to speak directly with the winemaker and features more than 120 exceptional wines and fine food samplings from more than 20 top Mississippi restaurants. World-class wine offerings reveal the highest quality available from all corners of the winemaking-world stemming from a passion for wine and the desire to share it with others.