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Attractions

Experience the rich culture and heritage of the Delta through its vast offerings of cultural attractions. Civil War artifacts, Indian mounds, juke joints, Blues museums, plantation homes, literary collections and Kermit the Frog are all at your fingertips. Leave the beaten path to view the many miles of cotton, soybean and corn fields along with the thousands of unlikely ponds where a majority of the world’s catfish is raised. And don’t forget the mighty Mississippi River which shaped and continues to shape this magic, mysterious land.

ATTRACTIONS

Whether you choose to indulge alone, visit us with your best friends, or escape with your spouse - our special packages are available to meet your every need. More
Food lovers delight in following the “tamale trail” that leads the unsuspecting visitor through small towns and back alleys to sample and compare the delights of a well-made tamale.
The life of B.B. King provides the backdrop for the Museum to share the rich cultural heritage of the Mississippi Delta.
Grab your friends, pack a snack and/or your favorite adult beverage, and join us for a few fun hours of Painting with Friends. No artistic experience necessary. We'll provide the paint, canvas, brushes, and instruction.
Whether you choose to indulge alone, visit us with your best friends, or escape with your spouse - our special packages are available to meet your every need.
Our mission is to showcase the best of today’s Delta Blues musicians. Although some national acts perform from time to time, visitors are more likely to find the “real deal.”
This plantation community in the Mississippi Delta was established by Will Dockery in 1895 to produce cotton, America’s most important export of the nineteenth and early twentieth century.
Lee and Pup McCarty began making their famous pottery in 1954. The McCartys unique style, again with the focus on the simple yet elegant, is one of the main reasons for the "collectability" of the pottery.
The Exhibit features a tableau honoring Kermit the Frog’s birth on Deer Creek, photographs from the Henson Family Album, a video center with many of Jim Henson’s early works and a gift shop.

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Beginning where rolling hills meet lush, flat lands, Greenwood is in the heart of the Mississippi Delta.
Whether you are new to the area, want to get back to your Delta roots, or simply want to see what we're all about, we welcome you!
“The Mississippi Freedom Trail will be an outstanding educational attraction that will honor those from around the country who contributed to the Civil Rights Movement here,” Gov. Haley Barbour said.
Every Saturday from May through September, up to 15 vendors from Greenwood and surrounding counties set up tents, offering everything from blueberries to barbecue.
The Museum of the Mississippi Delta focuses on the five “A’s”: art, archaeology, agriculture, antiques and animals.
Almost two hundred years after John Williams first laid claim to this special corner of the Mississippi Delta, the Winery at Williams Landing honors his vision with a new venue for fine wines and legendary hospitality.
Located in the historic old Montgomery Hotel, this museum honors the mid-Mississippi Delta Bluesmen and their many contributions to music.
The Bologna Performing Arts Center at Delta State University brings together artists and audiences to celebrate the arts.
The sculptures across campus provide Delta State with a unique, artistic influence, while also providing valuable, hands-on education for students studying sculpture.
The Museum of the Mississippi Delta focuses on the five “A’s”: art, archaeology, agriculture, antiques and animals.



Greenwood has seven districts listed in the National Register of Historic Places. he 42-block Main Street District encompasses two of the seven historic areas.
Adventurous travelers will find the one-of-a-kind experiences they live for here in the Mississippi Delta.
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