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Outdoor Movie Series Continues with Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark. Come to Belhaven Park on Monday, May 9th for this action-packed adventure movie sponsored by Jones, Funderburg, Sessums, Peterson and Lee, PLLC.  Admission is free and the movie begins at dusk.

For information about Baptist May Events and Seminars, go to our Upcoming Events page to find out more or to

Support Laurel Street Park: Buy a fence picket. Laurel Street Park is turning 10!  In celebration of a decade of success at being one of the best loved parks in Jackson, the Friends of Laurel Street Park committee is once again offering a picket naming opportunity at Laurel Street Park.  Pickets are $50 and will be installed on new, additional fencing after the entrance renovation is completed in July.  Don't miss this opportunity to be part of the park's history!!  Please call or email Christine at 601.750.1779 or to order a picket.

What's going on at Power APAC? Click here to find out.

Have you read The Help?  This New York Times Bestseller has put a spotlight on Jackson and Greater Belhaven and  Book Club members from across the nation are traveling here to tour the sights mentioned in Kathryn Stockett’s book, which is being made into a movie. We are taking this opportunity to promote our City and neighborhood in a positive way by offering a tour brochure that discusses Greater Belhaven locations in a present day context.  Our neighborhood is the home of some of the main characters and points all around Greater Belhaven are mentioned throughout the book. Take a tour of our lovely neighborhood and see the locations where events unfold within its pages. Click here to download the tour brochure. There is a driving map that accompanies the points of interest.

Jackson is a travel destination - especially the Greater Belhaven Neighborhood!

The Atlanta Journal Constitution has a wonderful article on Jackson that’s really almost 100% about Belhaven! It mentions the upcoming festival, the Welty House, Fairview Inn, Pizza Shack and the Farmer’s Market. Click here to read the article.

The Market is open for business!  The Mississippi Farmers Market and The Greater Belhaven Market have come together to combine the dynamics of Jackson’s two largest inner city Farmers Markets at one location where they offer customers a one stop shop for the freshest, high quality Mississippi produced products. The MS Farmers Market is located at 929 High Street, adjacent to the Fairgrounds. Market hours are Saturday’s from 8am to 2pm.

Click here to find out more about the Farmers Market.

Bright Lights, Belhaven Nights 2011 will be August 13th!

The Greater Belhaven Neighborhood Foundation's annual street festival, Bright Lights, Belhaven Nights is a great night of music, children's activities, food and fun.  We hope you had a great time at Greater Belhaven's end-of-summer party.  Click here to read more about the 2010 festival, sponsors, and music lineup.

Click here to see the 2010 Bright Lights, Belhaven Nights signature painting by David Lambert.  Click here to read more about David Lambert and this year's painting. You can purchase a print at the GBNF office before the festival. Signed and numbered prints are $50 and poster prints are $25.  Call 601-352-8850 for information.

Belhaven Park is a Winner!

The Belhaven Park project won a Preservation Award from the Jackson Historic Preservation Commission.  The award was presented to Greater Belhaven Neighborhood Foundation Chair, Marsha Cannon at an awards reception on May 13, 2010 at the King Edward Hotel. The awards acknowledge projects that foster civic pride through preservation projects.

Jackson Free Press: Best of Jackson!  The Greater Belhaven Neighborhood's businesses, residents and the neighborhood itself received "The Best" in 15 categories and voted second, third or good showing over 50 times.  Click here to see the 'Best of Belhaven.'

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The Eudora Welty Education and Vistors Center is now open to the public. The Visitors Center is located next door to the Welty House, at 1109 Pinehurst Street.  For ticket information call 601-353-7762 or email

Greater Belhaven Land Use Plan - please click on the "Our Future" circle above to see this exciting plan!