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Stay

jackson-mississippi-hotels  Hilton Garden Inn Downtown, King Edward

Walking distance to Mississippi Museum of Art
235 West Capitol Street – 601 353 5464

 

OldCapitolInn-logo  Old Capital Inn

226 N State Street – 601 359 9000

 

fairview  The Fairview Inn

Across the street from Millsaps College
734 Fairview Street – 888 948 1908

 

Eat

Downtown

mayflower  Mayflower Cafe

A local favorite with great seafood
123 West Capitol Street – 601 355 4122

 

mma  Palette Cafe at Mississippi Museum of Art

Open for lunch 11am – 2pm Tuesday – Saturday
380 S. Lamar Street – 601 960 1515

 

la-finestra-window  La Finestra

Italian fine dining
120 N Congress #3 – 601 345 8736

 

elite-restaurant-jackson-3115430  Elite Restaurant

Lunch and Dinner
141 E Capitol Street – 601 352 5606

 

underground119  Underground 119

Fine Dining, Music
119 S President Street – 601 352 2322

 

Belhaven neighborhood – Near Miss Welty’s House

lou's  Lou’s Full-Serv

Casual Fine Dining
904b E Fortification Street – 601 487 6359

 

FeniansLogo_lg_jpeg__2_  Fenians Pub

901 E Fortification – 601 948 0055

 

yellow scarf  The Yellow Scarf

Live Jazz
741 Harris Street – 347 754 0668

 

Fondren

walkers  Walkers Drive-in

Fine Dining. Reservations recommended.
3016 N State Street – 601 982 2633

 

sal2  Sal & Mookie’s

Pizza & Ice Cream
565 Taylor Street – 601 368 1919

 

caet_t670  Caet Wine Bar

3100 North State Street 102 – 601 321 9169

 

brent  Brent’s Drugs & Soda Fountain

For lunch, soda fountain style dining

apothacary  The Apothacary Cocktail Lounge

Same location at Brent’s, open at night
655 Duling Avene – 601 366 3427

 

fondren  Fondren Public

Specialty beer
2765 Old Canton Road – 769-216-2589

 

Campbells-logo1  Campbells Bakery

Sweets Baked Fresh
3013 N State Street – 601 362 4628

 

Exit 100

char  Char

Highland Village 4500 i 55 North – 601 956 9562

 

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Bravo Italian Restaurant and Bar

Highland Village 4500 i 55 North – 601 982 8111

 

crazy cat  Crazy Cat Bakers

Lunch
Highland Village 4500 i 55 North – 601 362 7448

 

brod street  Broad Street Bakery

Banner Hall Shopping Center
155 North and Northside Drive – 601 362 2900

 

Travel

  • Amtrak Station arrives in downtown Jackson across the street from the Hilton Garden Inn, King Edward
  • Public Transportation – Jatran
  • Airport – Medgar Evers International Airport (JAN)
  • Cabs are available for transportation to/from Medgar Evers International Airport and around Jackson.
  • Rental cars are available at Medgar Evers International Airport and other Jackson locations.
  • Jackson is best traveled by car however many of the events for The Welty Biennial are walking distance to each other in downtown Jackson.

 

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Jackson, Mississippi Convention and Visitors Bureau 

111 E. Capital Street, #102 – 601 960 1891