Bright Lights Belhaven Nights

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Bright Lights Belhaven Nights, the historic Belhaven neighborhood’s annual street festival that launched in 2004, draws people from all over Jackson for live music from local bands, vendors, food and more every August. Last year’s event, on Aug. 10, 2019, brought more than 3,500 visitors to the Belhaven neighborhood’s Poplar, Kenwood and Carlisle streets. The American Planning Association designated Belhaven as one of its “Great Neighborhoods in America” in 2014, and Bright Lights, Belhaven Nights won the Best Festival award in Best of Jackson 2019. — Dustin Cardon

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WINNER: Best Local Festival

Address: Belhaven Foundation, 954 Fortification Street, Jackson, MS 39202

Phone number: 601-352-8849

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