Welcome to Yazoo County, Mississippi!
Many people plan their visits to Yazoo County around our annual events. But Yazoo County is a great place to visit year-round for anyone who enjoys an off-the-beaten-path adventure. Check out our list of Ten Can't-Miss Spots for year-round uniquely Yazoo things to do!
Yazoo County Can't-Miss
Whether your interests are in family-friendly events and festivals
, Civil War
history, African American
history and heritage, hunting and fishing
, or taking in the historical sites
and sounds of our communities, your trip on the #YazooBackroads
Yazoo County is home to the world famous Bentonia blues
, world championship winning cuisine
, famous literary and political figures, unique art and shopping
, and a living history
like nowhere else in Mississippi.
Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau
awards include: Readers' Choice Award from Convention South Magazine in 2015 & 2016, Delta's Best Tourism award in 2014 from the Mississippi Delta Strategic Compact, 3-time winner (2012, 2013, 2014) of CVB of the Year from the Mississippi Tourism Association. Learn more about the CVB and our Mission.
Discover Yazoo County, Mississippi. Colorful. Authentic. Unique. Just like you.
"...to my contemporaries when I left the place later for college, I was called "Yazoo." Such was the spell the very name exerted on you long after you had left it."
-Willie Morris, North Toward Home (1967)