Belhaven street festival celebrates 10th anniversary - - Jackson, MS

Belhaven street festival celebrates 10th anniversary

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Belhaven residents celebrated end of summer with a party in the streets. The Greater Belhaven community's Bright Lights Belhaven Nights featured five stages of live music.

The annual street festival is in its 10th year. The family friendly event featured musical entertainment on three streets in the historic neighborhood.

Musical entertainment included blues, jazz, Celtic, Indie Rock and Acoustical performances.

There was a Children's Areas along with vendors selling food and handcrafted items from the Greater Belhaven community and the MS Farmers Market.

"This is an amazing festival because we only talk about things and promote things that are related to greater Belhaven. you have to live here or have performed here or have been an artist here to be able to be a vendor or a musician here. everything here is homegrown and indigenous," said Greater Belhaven Foundation Executive Director Virgi Lindsay.

Bright Lights Belhaven Nights drew people from all across the city and metro area as well as several states. Last year more than 4,000 attended.


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