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Festivals, Festivals and More Festivals!

Tunica has a multitude of popular events, many of which we host every year! When planning your next stay, make sure you’re in town for one of the following annual events: 

Tunica RiverGate Festival (April)

Celebrate spring at the Tunica RiverGate Festival in downtown Tunica. At this family-oriented event, you can listen to blues, country, bluegrass and southern rock performers while you eat a basket of crawfish or shop at one of the many vendor booths. For more information, call the Tunica Chamber at (662) 363-2865 or visit

Tunica Annual Balloon Bash

Each year, many of Tunica’s casino properties host hot air balloon glows and tethered hot air balloon rides for visitors of all ages to enjoy absolutely free. During the weekend, more than 50 hot air balloon pilots come in town to compete in the early morning balloon races.

Bridging the Blues (October)

Bridging the Blues is the Delta’s biggest blues celebration of the year. This series of events is a cooperative effort between blues hot spots in Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas. From late September until mid-October, you’ll see hundreds of blues musicians perform at various locations in the area. For more information, visit or follow on Twitter.

Delta Country Jam Music Festival

Tunica holds one of the biggest country music festivals in the South. There’s a lineup of all-star country performers who bring a weekend of non-stop, musical entertainment to the Mississippi Delta. Put on your cowboy boots and join us for a weekend of fun! For more information, visit or follow on Twitter.

Delta River Cruisin' Car Show (September)

See classic, custom and street rods at this annual car show in the Sam's Town Tunica parking lot. For more information, visit

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