Pioneer Day at French Camp

Attractions Lodging

Pioneer Day is a welcome step-back in time, where front porch visiting and trading crafts and stories were the tradition.

Pioneer Day at French Camp

Second Saturday in May

Annual Festival


Load the wagons and bring your family and friends – join us on the annually on the second Saturday in May at the French Camp Historic District for Pioneer Day! Take a step back in time and wander through our historic village of cabins, museum, antebellum home, and more. Enjoy a self-guided boardwalk tour, learn from period demonstrators or sit back and enjoy live music from local artists.

The event is open to the public and there is no entry fee. Concessions are available.

For more information or directions, visit us online at or call us at 662.547.6482.

The French Camp Historic District is located at Mile Marker 181 on the Natchez Trace Parkway. All proceeds from Pioneer Day benefit the students of French Camp Academy.

Pioneer Weekend Getaway

Interested in a weekend getaway? Contact French Camp Guest Services for more information on our getaway packages!

French Camp Guest Services
(662) 547-6835
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