Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
1250 Highway 35 S.
Forest, MS 39074
Phone: (601) 469-2100
Fax: (601) 469-5028
The Arena at Golden Moon Hotel and Casino at the Pearl River Resort is the hub of entertainment activities. Extended as an even venue facility, the arena hosts an array of live and cultural events. Be it vocal artists, bands or comedians; the arena stages them all. Housed within the casino area, this technologically sound and sophisticated venue makes stay at the Pearl River Resort enjoyable and memorable. Check website for event schedule and ticket booking.
This classic cinema is part of the Malco Theatres chain. Located in Madison, 12 miles from Jackson, it wows the audiences with the latest Hollywood movies shown on 17 screens. Amenities in the auditoriums include a 36.5 x 70 foot screen, stadium seating, rocking-chairs, cup-holders on the chairs, and Dolby and THX sound systems. There is also an ATM machine, cyber café, and three party rooms on-site. The food available here includes fried mozzarella sticks and chicken tenders. For show timings and other information, check the website.
This theatre is part of the Regal Cinemas chain and is located in Flowood, nine miles from Jackson. It has been a popular destination for movie addicts in the city ever since it opened in 1995. If you are visiting this town and have some hours to spare, do head here. The latest releases on 10 screens will entertain you as you enjoy some refreshments and the company of friends. For further information, check the website.
Actor's Playhouse in Jackson is a place for artists express themselves and inspire audiences through the power of theater. This is one of the best places to view live theater in Jackson.
Canton Square is the hub of Christmas celebrations in Canton. The historic square is adorned with shimmery lights and decor items. The square remains noted for its heritage value and tourist appeal.
This cinema, belonging to the Regal Cinemas group, is located in Ridgeland, 11 miles from Jackson. It opened its doors in 1990 with 10 screens, it was refurbished in 2000 with another four screens to its credit. Both mainstream movies and independent cinema find a place here. The main features of this theatre are stadium seating and discounted tickets for seniors, children and military personnel. For further information, check the website or give them a buzz.
This branch of the Cinemark chain of theatres, which opened in 1998, is located in Pearl, nine miles from Jackson. Stadium seating will let you enjoy the movies shown on the 17 screens, while the in-house refreshment stands will satiate your hunger pangs. The place is quite strict about age restriction for movies—be sure to carry your proof of identity along to avoid being disappointed.
Located at the heart of the town Canton, Canton Multipurpose and Equine Center was built as a multi-purpose center, which is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities and spaces to accommodate events of any size. The center comprises of an indoor arena with a capacity to host approximately 2000 people in the grandstand area and a banquet facility at the foyer entrance of the center. This banquet facility has a seating capacity for more than 200 guests and has hosted various cultural and corporate events. Apart from these grand facilities, the center also comprises of various stalls, conference rooms and an outdoor arena which can be used for events. A perfect place to organize events of any size, call or visit their website for more information.
Opened in 1975, this comfortable stadium is home to the Jackson Senators, the city's minor league baseball team, and also hosts various large-venue events throughout the year. The bleacher seats are so close to the action, you might think you are playing rather than watching. Special promotions are hosted throughout the season, such as Thirsty Thursdays, when all beverages cost USD1. Tickets for Generals games cost USD4 for general admission and go up from there based on seat location.
Belhaven University is at the forefront of prestigious arts education in Jackson. The Center for the Arts is comprised of a concert hall, a black box theater, numerous practice rooms and teaching studios and more. The concert hall doubles as the site of weekly chapel services at this Christian university.
Located in the campus of Belhaven College, this center is a haven for the artists of performing arts. The college encourages varied talents in the field of art. Different and interesting artistic forms such as music, dance, visual art and theater find a stage to flaunt it all. Please check out for the remarkable shows lined up here.
Now in its 35th year as a professional theater, New Stage is one of Jackson's most celebrated cultural institutions. The theater produces a wide range of plays and musicals, from classic Shakespeare to a recent presentation of the hit musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. New Stage's full professional season includes a five-show main subscription series, a Christmas show and several children's shows. The theater showcases original work in its Eudora Welty New Plays Series and in its free offerings at Late Nite at New Stage.