Inside + Out
From fine Arts & Crafts to the most stylish name brands, you’ll find a wealth of treasures to take home with you after a shopping excursion in Mississippi’s retail mecca of Ridgeland. Pick up or download your copy of the Ridgeland Retail Trail Guide and you’ll be on your way. For hand-crafted works from the artisans of the Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi, visit the retail gallery at the Mississippi Craft Center, conveniently located just off the historic Natchez Trace Parkway. From one end of the city to the other you’ll find independently owned boutiques, galleries, and brand-name stores at our indoor and outdoor lifestyle centers. Enjoy the delectable flavors of Ridgeland at one our 140 restaurants offering everything from family-style Southern cooking to fine fusion cuisine. Dining takes on a refreshing nature as many of our eateries offer patio and outdoor seating, and some with views of the beautiful Barnett Reservoir. Whatever your tastes, you’re sure to experience a memorable meal and unparalleled hospitality. Ridgeland is a sporty city with an active vibe. The city has been named Mississippi’s Healthiest Hometown and recognized as a Bike-Friendly Community by the League of American Cyclists. Locals and visitors alike are found on the Ridgeland’s 14.76-mile Multi-Use Trail, 10-mile Mountain Bike Trail, and Magnolia Ridge BMX Track. Don’t miss award-winning special events in Ridgeland like Art, Wine & Wheels Weekend on April 6-7, 2019 which includes the Ridgeland Fine Arts Festival, Sante South Wine Festival, Run Now Wine Later 5K and cycling event. There’s the Township Jazz Festival and KidFest! in April and the Natchez Trace Century Ride, Pepsi Pops and Red Beans and Rice Festival in May. Explore Ridgeland by bike or boat, in shops or on trails, through touch or taste, inside or out!