Clarksdale, MS: Not Just For Blues Fans!

Clarksdale, MS is a Mecca of sorts for Blues fans all over the world. Our claim to fame is that we have live music 365 nights a year. So, what is there for folks who aren’t into th Blues? Is there anything for non-music fans to do when the #visitclarksdale ? Absolutely!


Clarksdale and the surround areas have plenty to do for those wanting to get out and enjoy nature. Take a river trip with Quapaw Canoe Co. Experience the Mighty Mississippi with their skilled guides. Want a more laid back day on the water? Moon Lake is just a short drive from town. If games and sports are your thing, try a round of disc golf by the Sunflower River! If you want a round of the real thing, The Coahoma Country Club is the spot for you. Nosef park, just down the road from Downtown Clarksdale, has freshly revamped tennis and basketball courts.


Clarksdale is home to incredibly talented artists, as well as deeply rooted history and culture. Local artwork is one of the best things a traveler can bring home as a souvenir. We have artists that specialize in cereamics, painting, woodcarving, sculpture, photography, and more. These artists may have their own gallery or studio, or you may find their work in various stores around town. Check out this guide to shopping in Downtown Clarksdale. Not looking to buy anything? Try visiting one of these museums or points of interest related to Clarksdale’s history – whether it’s literary, agricultural, Native American, or music history!


One thing we love to do around here is eat! Clarksdale has a surprisingly wide variety of dining options. Take your pic of soul food holes-in-the-wall, southern meat’n three plate lunch specials, barbecue joints, burger shacks, authentic Chinese, fine dining, and more! A complete guide to Clarksdale dining can be found here.

We could keep going, but you get the idea! Clarksdale is not just for Blues fans. There are so many amazing opportunities to experience all our beloved town has to offer. We would love to host you while you take it all in! Contact us today to reserve a loft, and PLEASE let us help you with any questions you have or suggestions you need! We look forward to seeing you very soon!