WellsFest 2021


Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021

9:30 a.m. — 4 p.m. 


Jamie Fowler Boyll Park on Lakeland Drive in Jackson

9:30 a.m. — Pet Parade Begins on the Festival Grounds

10 a.m. — Entire Festival Opens with Two Stages of Non-Stop Music

What began as a small church-sponsored afternoon of music 38 years ago is now one of Jackson’s major fall festivals with top musical talent on two stages, food trucks, children's activities, arts and crafts vendors, and more!

Since the festival began in 1984, WellsFest has raised nearly $1.5 million for local non-profit agencies.

Although the festival is organized and put on by Wells Church with community volunteers, all proceeds go to this year's beneficiary: Grace House.

WellsFest Week also includes Art Night on Tuesday, Sept. 21 and the WellsFest Week Golf Tournament on Wednesday, Sept. 22

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WellsFest Receives 2019 GIVE Award

WellsFest and its volunteers received the 2019 GIVE (Governor's Initiative for Volunteer Excellence) Award for outstanding achievement in community building. The GIVE Awards were established through the Office of the Governor and Volunteer Mississippi to recognize those individuals and organizations that have made an outstanding impact in their communities through their gifts of service, advocacy, and outreach on behalf of the citizens of Mississippi. Read more here.

WellsFest 2021 Beneficiary 

The beneficiary of WellsFest 2021 is Grace House

Two groups at high risk of homelessness are low-income people with HIV/AIDS and women working to overcome addiction.  Grace House, a non-profit in Jackson,  specializes in helping those two severely disadvantaged populations. 


Transitional and permanent housing are available at Grace House for individuals with HIV/AIDS and for women recovering from substance abuse. Further, Grace House provides case management, transportation, food, clothing, connections to health and mental healthcare, and other supportive services.


In a typical year, Grace House helps 700 clients end or avoid homelessness and otherwise enhance their lives.  25% of the women Grace House helps are sole providers for their children. Grace House enables the moms and kids to continue living together.


Learn more about Grace House at www.gracehousems.org

Thanks to the WellsFest 2021 Sponsors!

WellsFest is grateful for the amazing sponsors that allow it to continue to present a fun, annual event that makes a difference in the community.

Alpha Media


Atmos Energy

Brown's Fine Art and Framing


Environment Masters

Paul Moak Subaru

Raymond James

Regions Bank

Southern Farm Bureau
Life Insurance

Stages Magazine


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