Mississippi State Fair Commission
Billy Orr, Executive Director
P.O. Box 892
Jackson, MS 39205
The Mississippi Fairgrounds Complex covers over 100 acres and hosts more than 700-event days per year. With various facilities for exhibitions, trade and consumer shows, you'll find all the elements to make a truly successful event, along with Mississippi's tradition of hospitality. The complex is an integral part of beautiful downtown Jackson, where the charm of the old and new South blends to form a modern city with a wealth of activities and cultural attractions. The Fairgrounds Complex is truly one of the South's most inviting locations for practically any attraction or event.
A portrait of Lecile Harris, the seventy-six-year-old professional rodeo clown whose life in rodeo spans almost sixty years. A film by Rex Jones of the University of Mississippi Media Documentary Projects Division.