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South Mississippi Fair at the Magnolia Center - Laurel, MS
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The Magnolia Center

We've got you Covered!

Whatever event you may wish to hold in South Mississippi, the new Multi-Purpose Facility in Laurel has you covered!

This facility is a multi-use multi-faceted, multi-function building that can accommodate up to 7,500 people with floor seating.

We will work with you to customize the space, coordinate concessions or food service, and provide all the extras that you may need to make your event successful. Need air-conditioning? We've got it! Need seating? We've got it! Need a stage? We've got it! Need a kitchen? We've got it! Need outside display space? We've got that too, at the South Mississippi Fairgrounds!

Reserve the Magnolia Center for your upcoming event!

The Magnolia Center is the perfect place for your car show, convention, family reunion or other special event. To make a reservation, please call our office at 601-649-9010 or email us through our contact form by clicking here.

The Magnolia Center

The Magnolia Center

The Magnolia Center

The Magnolia Center

The Magnolia Center

The Magnolia Center

Key Stats
Square Footage






Permanent Seating


Floor Seating

1500 to 3000

Ceiling Height in Arena 24' to outside eaves
28' to inside eaves
Flooring Crushed Limestone Aggregate
Portable Flooring Portafloor
Rest room Facilities 21 regular/2 handicap stalls female
11 urinals/5 regular/2 handicap stalls male
Arena Access three(3) 14 x 14 overhead doors
AC & Heating facility is equipped to heat and cool
PA System adequate for speakers and event announcers
Concert Sound & Lighting facility is not equipped with any items, but required electrical for such events is available
Stagging portable flat-bed trailers
Tables 62 - 6' length available for rent
Chairs 1200 metal folding for rent
Horse Stalls 128 available for daily rental

To see a map of the facility click here.

Convinient Location

We're located conveniently off exit 93 of Interstate 59 on Ellisville Blvd in Laurel, MS and only a short distance from the following locations:

City Distance (miles)
New Orleans, LA 146
Memphis, TN 272
Jackson, MS 88
Mobile, AL 105
Birmingham, AL 200
Little Rock, AR 349
Biloxi, MS 114
Dallas, TX 473
Atlanta, GA 358

Within a few minutes drive:

  • 11 motels
  • 5 bed & breakfasts
  • 1 public, 3 private golf courses
  • A regional medical center
  • Art Museum
  • Bowling center
  • Movie theaters
  • Numerous parks
  • Several lakes
  • Historical buildings
  • Over 75 restaurants, fast food & sandwich shops
  • Churches of most denominations
  • Most major service stations