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Held annually the last Saturday in September, WellsFest is Jackson's first festival and has been named one of the top 20 events in the Southeast. The proceeds from this family-friendly, alcohol-free music festival benefit a local non-profit. 

Established in 1984 by Wells United Methodist Church as a gift to the community, WellsFest's goals were simple:

•  to help some deserving local service organization

•  to provide a place where people can have fun and enjoy good  
   music in a drug and alcohol-free environment.

•  to show that God's love can bring this community together in
   support of a worthy cause.

As the crowds  have grown, WellsFest has become a "must do" item on the fall social calendar. Join the fun on September's last  Saturday in Jamie Fowler Boyll Park.

 

      

 

WellsFest is . . .

  • A family friendly music festival, admission-free, drawing the best groups around. Entertainers donate their time and talent to provide continuous music.

  • A fun fair for children, featuring easy-to-win games and creative activities at low, low prices.

  • An art auction where you can bid on works donated by prominent Jackson area artists.  

  • A silent auction where you can pick up bargains donated by local merchants,innkeepers and restauranteurs.

  • An outdoor coffee house where you can relax with friends and enjoy fantastic homemade desserts.

  • A diner's delight, where you can enjoy fine grilled treats from WellsFest chefs.

  • A crafts fair, featuring the top artisans from around Mississippi.

  • A pet parade and blessing for our leashable friends.

  • A giant plant sale with some living bargains.

  • A 5K run/walk at 8 a.m. and a one-mile fun run at 9 a.m.

Directions to WellsFest (Jamie Fowler Boyll Park)