Mississippi Coliseum is part of the Mississippi State Fairgrounds. This 6,500-seat arena rests on the top of the now extinct Jackson volcano. The Coliseum is a multipurpose arena that hosts musical acts, rodeos, wrestling matches and other sporting events. It has seen many great performances by such classic acts as Rush, The Allman Brothers, Aerosmith, Bob Dylan and Van Halen. Mississippi Coliseum is the home of the annual Jackson Music Festival and the Dixie National Rodeo. It is also a stop on the WWE Live tour. Events at the Coliseum are always popular and can sell out quickly. Be sure to get the best Mississippi Coliseum - Jackson tickets at StubHub.
Where are the best seats at Mississippi Coliseum?
Mississippi Coliseum - Jackson seating varies with each event. While it can seat about 6,500 for sports events with a traditional arena arrangement, it can be expanded to 10,000 seats for concerts and other performances. For sports and wrestling matches, sections A1-19 and B1-19 are the box seats and risers that are closest to the action. For musical performances, the temporary seating in the floor sections will give you the best view of the stage.
Are children welcome at Mississippi Coliseum - Jackson events?
Unless otherwise posted, children of all ages are welcome to attend events at the Coliseum. Children 18 months and older must have a ticket for entry. Smaller children must sit on an adult's lap.
Is there on-site parking at the Coliseum?
There is plenty of free parking for Mississippi Coliseum events in the lot outside of the arena. Parking may be a little more challenging during fair season or the National Rodeo finals. Other parking options can be found within a couple of blocks of the Coliseum.
Is Mississippi Coliseum wheelchair-friendly?
The Coliseum has wheelchair-accessible seating in the mid-arena sections. There is an elevator by the north entrance of the building. People with special needs should contact the facility ahead of time for more information.
Can I reach the Coliseum by public transportation?
The Jackson bus system can bring you to the Coliseum for daytime events. It runs from 5:15 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. on weekdays and 6:45 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. on Saturdays. Patrons will want to take the Route 4 bus from Downtown Jackson and get off at any of the Greymont Street stops.
Are there options for food and drink at Mississippi Coliseum?
There are basic concessions available during most Mississippi Coliseum - Jackson events. Events held during the Mississippi State Fair will give you access to many vendors at the fairgrounds where you can get everything from basic hot food to alligator on a stick. If you are looking for a bite before or after the show, head two blocks north to High Street where you will find several familiar fast food options.Back to Top
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