Welcome to Yazoo County, Mississippi, a place as Colorful, Authentic, and as Unique as you! Yazoo County is a great place to visit year-round for anyone who enjoys an off-the-beaten-path adventure. Many people plan their visit to Yazoo County around our annual events.
When you head north toward the flat Mississippi Delta from the state capital of Jackson, Yazoo County is your first stop for blues, history, shopping, legendary tales like the “Witch of Yazoo,” the great outdoors and more. Our list of Ten Can’t-Miss Spots is full of social-distancing-friendly activities that you and your family will enjoy.
Take a Tour!
Schedule your trip to include time for a fun and educational self-guided tour using our FREE guides below. Guided tours are also available when you schedule 14 days or more in advance. Fees apply. *
History and Heritage
Yazoo County’s character and its sites of interest are as diverse as its landscape. It’s geography ranges from flat Delta fields that seem to reach endlessly to the horizon to gently rolling hills bordered with cliffs and canyons cut into loess bluffs, deposited by the wind over many centuries. Those who have inhabited this mysterious land have each made their mark on the landscape and legend of Yazoo.
Blues, Art & Culture of Yazoo
Yazoo County has a rich and diverse history in the arts – from the haunting blues style unique to the tiny town of Bentonia, the legacy of our many famous authors and artists, to our colorful murals and public art – find what inspires you in Yazoo.
In 2008, Yazoo City was named as one of the Top 200 towns for Hunters and Fishermen to Call Home by Outdoor Life. Yazoo County is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts of all interests. From Wolf Lake to Panther Swamp and the great Delta National Forest to our West, you are sure to find the perfect place for your outdoor adventures in Yazoo.
Plan Your Trip
Yazoo County is colorful, authentic, and unique…just like you! Plan a relaxing getaway in a unique space, enjoy the delicious cuisine offered by any of our Restaurants and Eateries, learn about our Civil War history, take in the sights of our rich African American history and heritage, listen to some original delta blues from the oldest juke joint in Mississippi, enjoy unique shopping and one-of-a-kind pieces of Mississippi-made art, or take advantage of our great hunting or fishing and other outdoor activities. Be sure to check out our list of annual and upcoming events. These events always make for an exciting time in Yazoo!
If you are already in our area and are looking for something fun and interesting to do while you’re here, be sure to check out our list of ‘10 Can’t-Miss Spots in Yazoo!’ These sights are open throughout the year and offer a wide variety of activities from learning about our history to breathtaking photo opportunities.
Group Tours and Tour Operators: Feel free to Contact Us for free help in planning your group’s visit to Yazoo County, or check out our list of Tour Itineraries to get an idea of the options available to you. We are glad to help you customize an itinerary for your visiting group or tour company.
Reunions, Weddings, and Special Events: Our office provides information on area Venues and Restaurant-based Caterers, and may be able to offer promotional items for attendees of your reunion, wedding, or event. Please download our Promotional Items Request Form for more information and stipulations. Yazoo County CVB also has Tourism Grant and Event Sponsorship programs. Contact Us for more information on how we can help your Yazoo County event be successful.
Yazoo County CVB
110 N Jerry Clower Blvd, Suite S
Yazoo City, MS 39194
* Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and in keeping with National, State, and Local regulations, some services and options are not available at this time. We look forward to being able to announce the restoration of full services as soon as possible. Please travel safely and follow the recommended CDC guidelines for safe travel. We are able to provide information on social-distancing-friendly activities in Yazoo County.