A SAMPLE DAY IN CLARKSDALE:

- Wake up to gourmet coffee at Yazoo Pass (Monday-Saturday) or Meraki Coffee Roasters (Tuesday-Sunday).

- Pick up a helpful Tourism Map at the Clarksdale Tourism office (Monday-Friday) inside the renovated Train Depot behind the historic Greyhound Station, downtown.

- Dine on a Blues Breakfast at Bluesberry Café (Saturday & Sunday) with live music and tasty food, or relax with breakfast at Grandma's Pancake House, Yazoo Pass or Rest Haven Restaurant (Monday-Saturday).

- Drop by Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art (Monday-Saturday) for music, gifts and — most importantly — information on the night's music shows.

- isit the Delta Blues Museum (Monday-Saturday), home of the Muddy Waters' "cabin," vintage guitars, historical photos and more.

 

- Take a walking tour of the numerous Mississippi Blues Trail markers, Clarksdale Walk of Fame markers and Art & Culture banners throughout downtown to learn more about the area's multicultural history.

- Dine at one of our half-dozen lunchtime restaurants — including world-famous Ground Zero Blues Club (Monday-Saturday).

-Delve into the Rock & Blues Museum (Saturday & Sunday) for a nearly A-Z tour through blues, rock and soul music history.

 

- Shop for a vintage guitar or custom-built harmonica at Blues Town Music and Deak Harp's Mississippi Saxophone stores Monday-Saturday).

- Pick up some local gifts and art at downtown shops like Hambone Art & Music, Delta Creations, Magpie's and Nelly May's (most days).

- Take a well-deserved happy hour at one of our downtown bars or restaurants — including Levon's Bar & Grill (Wednesday-Sunday) and Stone Pony (Monday-Saturday).

- Enjoy dinner at a range rockin' restaurants — from old-school favorites like Ramon's and Ranchero to new-kids-on-the-block like Levon's and Trinity Lee Bayou Café. Today's Clarksdale offers everything from traditional barbecue, fried catfish and Delta hot tamales to big city steaks, gourmet pizzas and even vegetarian options!

- Save some energy for live blues 'n roots music every night at iconic venues like Bluesberry Café (Monday nights), Hambone Art & Music (Tuesday), Red's Lounge (Wednesday plus Friday-Sunday), Ground Zero Blues Club (Wednesday-Saturday), Levon's (Thursday-Sunday), Shack Up Inn (most weekends), Hopson Commissary (most Saturdays), New Roxy (seasonally), Grandma's Blues House (occasionally), Delta Blues Alley Café (occasionally) and Crossroads Cultural Arts Center (occasionally).

- You might also choose to visit Clarksdale during one of our almost-monthly blues and arts-related festivals. Often, local festivals include outdoor daytime music in front of places like Cat Head and the Rock & Blues Museum.