Friday Night Fun!
Friday, September 17, 2021
Second Line Parade @ 6:00 pm- Meet at 5:30 @ Farmers' Market
6:00-7:30 pm
All For One Brass Band
8:00-9:30 pm
Rockin' Dopsie & The Zydeco Twisters
Food & Beverage Available for purchase- Free Admission- Priceless FUN!

 

Saturday Activities

5K Walk/Run Mardi Gras Madness


Saturday, September 18, 2021 

8:00 am 

Columbus Soccer Complex

 

Dress festively in Mardi Gras Style attire and join in the fun and for your chance to win great prizes!

 

Registration is available online at raceroster.com

Click Here to Register

 

Possum Town Show & Shine
Car & Motorcycle Show
Saturday, September 18, 2021 
9 am- 5 pm
Early Registration is $25 ~ Prizes Awarded & "Spectators Choice" voting will be open until 3:00 pm. Limit of 70 vehicles, so register today! Dash plaques for all participants.
Located on 5th Street North, entrance to show is at 2nd Avenue North & 5th Street North.
Click below for the application & more information.

 

Activity Ticket Sales

Children’s Activities are free OR require tickets. Each ticket costs $1. All Children’s Activities are located in the Children’s Activity Areas, located all around the area of College Street & 6th St. South AND on at Main Street & 4th Street South corner (home of old Gilmer Inn) . Tickets can be purchased at the ticket sales booth located on College Street college Street near Children's Activity Area #1 & on Main Street near Children's Activity Area #2.

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Children’s Activities are free OR require tickets. Each ticket costs $1. All Children’s Activities are located in the Children’s Activity Areas, located all around the area of College Street & 6th St. South AND on at Main Street & 4th Street South corner (home of old Gilmer Inn) . Tickets can be purchased at the ticket sales booth located on College Street college Street near Children's Activity Area #1 & on Main Street near Children's Activity Area #2.

WCBI "Crank It Up" Car Giveaway

Take your chance to win a 2011 Nissan Maxima to be given away in front in the WCBI parking lot.

Visit wcbi.com for more car giveaway details!

Car giveaway will be held on Sept 18th, 2021 beginning at Noon.

Sponsored by OK Tires, Audio Advantage, Bob's Paint & Auto Body & Columbus Nissan.

 

9:00-11:00 am -   Pre-qualifier check in must have valid driver’s license and proof of insurance.      

11:00 am -  Qualifiers selected out of crowd

Noon -  Crank It Up Begins

 

***The Crank It Up Contest will start once all 50 qualifiers are seated***

Hands on Marketplace

A chance for children to learn from local Mississippi Artists.

Located on 5th Street North next to the Columbus Arts Council.

Presented by the Columbus Arts Council & The Dispatch . Free Children's Activities include Front Page Selfies, Paper Making Crafts, Make & Take Crafts with the Columbus Arts Council & Dispatch Photo Booth!

Mother Goose

Market Street would not be complete without Mother Goose, a local favorite!  She will be strolling throughout with her songs and stories of the festival mainly in the Children's Area.

 

Downtown Promotions

Don't forget about all the lovely shops and restaurants of Downtown Columbus! Enjoy promotions, special guests and sales throughout the weekend.

Information & Festival
Memorabilia Booth

Purchase your official 2021 Market Street Festival t-shirts! Youth XS- Adult Large ($22) and Adult 2X- 4X ($25).

 Sales will be located at intersection of 5th Street South & Main Street . Sizes range from  Youth XS-L and Adult Small- 4X.  

Saturday, September 18, 2021 Music Line Up