Things To Do

Archusa Water Park
State Park



450 square miles of forest land with grant hunting. McKenna Ranch Outfitters offers 5,200 acres of sites and custom care. Call Steve, Betty, or Mark McKenna at 601-727-4926 for reservations.



Mississippi Children’s Museum – Meridian
403 22nd Avenue
Meridian, MS 39301
Phone: (601) 512-0270

Mississippi Children’s Museum – Meridian takes fun seriously, with hands-on, engaging exhibits and programs focusing on literacy, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math), and health and nutrition, the keys to helping our children mature into healthy and productive adult learners.


The MAX Exterior - Picture of Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience, Meridian - Tripadvisor

Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience (The Max)
2155 Front Street
Meridian, MS 39301
Phone: (601) 581-1550

The MAX is the place to learn about all the amazing artists, musicians, actors, authors and entertainers who are from Mississippi.  Set aside at least two hours to go through the galleries.  Wonderful activities for children too.  There is a very large store with a great selection of gifts, books, jewelry, pottery, clothing etc.  Great restaurants, shops and other museums within walking distance of The MAX.  One mile off I-20 makes it convenient to find.


Cultural Opportunities

MSU Riley Center
2200 5th Street
Meridian, MS 39301
Phone: 601-696-2200

The 2021-2022 schedule includes LeeAnn Rimes, North Mississippi Allstars and Rebirth Brass Band, An Evening with Bruce Hornsby, Easton Corbin, Josh Turner, CeCe Winans and a special collaboration of American music masters Sam Bush, Mike Marshall, Edgar Meyer, and George Meyer