Calendar of Events in Ridgeland


Annual Membership Awards Ceremony & Banquet

The Chamber’s annual awards ceremony and banquet honors Chamber volunteers
for their contributions to the Chamber and city. Reception, dinner, program and top entertainment.


Business After Hours
(3rd Thursday of the month, 5-7 p.m.)

Ridgeland Senior Adult Valentine Banquet

Cupid will be aiming for your heart at the Senior Adult Valentine Banquet featuring delicious food, flowers, friends and music. The annual banquet is a big draw for seniors across the metro area.


Business After Hours
(3rd Thursday of the month, 5-7 p.m.)

Easter Bunny Photos


C Spire/Ridgeland Chamber Golf Classic

A fun day of golfing, networking and good sportsmanship.

Ridgeland Easter Egg Hunt

Freedom Ridge Park Kidfest! Ridgeland
Freedom Ridge Park

This family-friendly festival, held for two consecutive weekends, features terrific family shows and activities. Join us for rides, animals, clowns, food, and more.

Ridgeland Fine Arts Festival

A juried fine arts festival featuring 100 of America’s finest artists. Artisans with concentrations in various media participate in the two-day festival, showcasing and selling wares. Food and children’s activities help set the scene.

Sante’ South Wine Festival

The largest wine and culinary extravaganza in the state of Mississippi, the event has generated more than $450,000 in proceeds for Alzheimer’s 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 Santé South.

Ridgeland’s OBO “One Behind the Other”
Mississippi’s Premier Tandem Rally

Weekend features some of Central Mississippi’s fantastic cycling routes with the main feature ride being the Natchez Trace Parkway, a national scenic byway of the National Park Service that runs right through the city.

The Magnolia Meltdown
Presented by St. Dominic Hospital

Annual Jazz Festival at The Township at Colony Park

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure


Business After Hours
(3rd Thursday of the month, 5-7 p.m.)

Pepsi Pops at the Reservoir

Old Trace Park

Pack a picnic basket and join the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra on the Ross Barnett Reservoir for a fun, family-friendly program with light classics, patriotic marches, and movie themes, capped by a brilliant fireworks finale.

Ridgeland Natchez Trace Century Ride

Enjoy a scenic bike ride on the beautiful, historic Natchez Trace Parkway. With your choice of distances — 25, 50, 62, or 100 miles — this event is perfect for all ages and ability levels.

Household Hazardous Waste Day


Business After Hours
(3rd Thursday of the month, 5-7 p.m.)

Heatwave Classic Triathalon

Celebrating 33 years, the Heatwave Classic features a half-mile swim, a 24.5-mile bike ride, and a 10K run.

Father Child Fishing Tournament


Business After Hours
(3rd Thursday of the month, 5-7 p.m.)

Celebrate America Balloon Glow

This family-friendly Fourth of July celebration offers a wide variety of activities and experiences for all ages. Enjoy good food, wonderful music from regional and national acts, hot air balloons that light up the night sky, and a breathtaking fireworks display.

Mississippi Sales Tax Free Weekend
Normally held on the last weekend in July

Shop Ridgeland for all your Back to School needs and the best bargains around!


Hilton Jackson Tailgate Party

Annual metro-area Business After Hours hosted by Hilton Jackson, 1001 E. County
Line Road.

Women to Women: A Celebration Luncheon

Featuring an inspiring, motivational speaker, delicious lunch and fabulous Mississippi-made favor.


Ridgeland Under the Stars

The Ridgeland Chamber’s annual date night for singles and couples featuring a wonderful silent auction, delicious heavy hors d’oeurves and top-name entertainment. Networking at its best!


Business After Hours
(3rd Thursday of the month, 5-7 p.m.)

EuroFest Classic European Auto & Motorcycle Show

The great automobiles and motorcycles of Europe come to Renaissance at Colony for this annual show. Enjoy the beauty of British, Italian, German, and many other European vehicles. Stroll around the Renaissance and view gorgeous autos and motorcycles. The show is open and free to the public.

Mayor’s Fun Walk

Held annually at the Ridgeland Multi-Use Trail, the event is designed to promote physical fitness and wellness. Senior adults are invited to participate in the walk led by Ridgeland Mayor Gene McGee.

Trunk or Treat

An event for the entire family offering something for everyone, including carnival games, face painting and lots of treats! Held at Freedom Ridge Park.


Business After Hours
(3rd Thursday of the month, 5-7 p.m.)


This pre-holiday shopping extravaganza runs from mid November through mid December. Participating businesses host special events, and shoppers can register for special discounts and other prizes.

Superstar Senior Thanksgiving Feast

A delicious Thanksgiving lunch and great entertainment.


Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast

Held annually, the Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast, sponsored by the Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce, delivers a message of joy, hope and inspiration.

Ridgeland Christmas Parade

Lights at Freedom Ridge Park