Things To Do In Brandon

Half Off High-Speed Ferrari or Lamborghini Drive

Trustmark Park

$249 $125

A closed-course drive in an exotic car with a 500 hp. engine is captured on film

Up to 76% Off Group Classes at Pilates For Life

Flowood

$80 $29

Certified instructors use advanced equipment in Pilates workouts designed to increase core strength

Repticon – 50% Off

Wahabi Shrine Center

$30 $15

Live_logo

Reptile, amphibian, and arachnid breeders and experts showcase creatures' behavior and biology through exhibits and demonstrations

63% Off Wine-Tasting at Pavoni's Wine Bar at Ciao Bella 

Ciao Bella

$129 $49

Newly constructed wine bar at elegant restaurant serves tastes of European wine paired with small plates

Up to 83% Off at Pilates V Studio

Northeast Jackson

$150 $30

Studio specializing in Reformer-based classes offers a variety of Pilates classes to improve flexibility, balance, core power, and posture

50% Off a Haunted-History Walking Tour

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers Jackson's most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

Half Off Mosaic-Making Projects at The Mosaic Shop

Jackson

$14 $7

150+ wooden forms frame colorful shards of glass glued by visitors inside this well-equipped mosaic studio

Up to 69% Off Personal-Training Sessions

Ridgeland

$160 $69

Expert trainers lead clients of all fitness levels through custom one-on-one training sessions

50% Off

Trace Ridge

$400 $200

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 71% Off Couples’ Dance Lessons in Ridgeland

Ridgeland

$120 $39

Certified dance instructors help students to find the groove of swing, samba, and tango; whole wedding party can join in private lesson

Up to 56% Off at Madison Station CrossFit

1

$125 $59

Constantly changing, scalable CrossFit workouts challenge students of all ages and fitness levels to achieve their goals

50% Off

Madison Midtown

$400 $200

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 41% Off Golf at Country Club of Canton

Country Club of Canton

$70 $41

Sculpted into ancient pine forests in 1923, course winds around a lake to incorporate water into many holes

Half Off Lessons at The Martial Arts House

Hattiesburg

$100 $50

Former military policeman James Rothery shares his own self-defense skills and those he learned through wu zu quan kung fu

Select Local Merchants

Sprawling across an indoor arena, Pump It Up's giant inflatables beckon kids to slide and bounce during private parties and open play. Technicolor bouncy castles send their inhabitants soaring, obstacle courses foster good-spirited competition, and ceiling-to-floor slides let sock-clad kiddies pretend they're escaping a giant gumball machine. Occasionally, Pump it Up's staff dims the lights and turns up the music to transform their facility into a glow-in-the-dark party catered to tweens and teens.

Pump It Up's staff supervises the arena during parties, giving parents time to relax and play patty cake uninterrupted. They can also help customers design personalized parties inside a private room with options such as pizza, drinks, goodie bags, balloons, and ice cream.

1576 Old Fannin Rd
Brandon,
MS
US

Throughout the week, Fannin Lanes provides classic entertainment opportunities for bowlers of all ages with 24 tenpin runways and a stocked video arcade. The alley is also home to a full sports bar, which serves dishes such as santa ae egg rolls, fried dill pickles, potato skins, and mexican okra. Craft beer flows from the bar's 40 taps so guests can wet their whistles before refereeing games. Leagues are available seasonally and the alley pro shop houses a stockpile of balls that may be custom-drilled.

1145 Old Fannin Rd
Brandon,
MS
US

The Cages' four indoor batting chambers house baseball and softball players ages 11 and up as they hone their swings on pitches from tireless mechanical arms. Multiple batters may share the 30-minute cage-rental session and afterward crack maple against an additional 60 fastballs served by the adjustable Iron Mike machines. The automated bicep slings orbs between 45 and 80 miles per hour in a customizable strike zone, inviting bunts, line drives, and soaring fruit salads. The Cages provide baseballs and softballs, but sluggers caddy their own lumber, helmets, and batting gloves to practice.

1576 Old Fannin Road
Brandon,
MS
US

The muscle tutors at Fitness Together will work with you to determine your goals—whether they be to drop pounds, run a marathon,or get strong enough to finally confront Douglas—and develop a customized workout plan designed to help you reach your true fitness potential. They’ll supervise your squats, offer nutritional advice, and push you until you see results. Individualized attention means it’s all about you—your trainer can point out when you’re doing a stretch incorrectly, help you tone the trouble zones, and push you to keep going when you’d otherwise quit or become distracted by the fragile beauty of a passing hummingbird.

1127 Old Fannin Rd
Brandon,
MS
US

The state-of-the-art equipment, convenient amenities, and variety of exercise classes at Courthouse Racquet & Fitness's six locations earned the club several of Jackson Free Press's Urban Living awards in 2011 and 2012, including Best Fitness Center/Gym and Best Yoga Instructor. Visit the flagship Lakeland location to swim in a pool of professional athletic proportions. Explore the 13,000-square-foot Madison 51 facility's yoga, spin, and boot-camp classes or the Northeast center's indoor and outdoor tennis courts.

The newest location in Brandon boasts more than 100 treadmills, elliptical machines, rowers, and other pieces of cardio equipment. Women can take advantage of the Downtown site's ladies-only cardio area. Three locations offer childcare, and the Byram facility has launched an afterschool program, where kids can do arts and crafts and engage in healthy physical activities in an environment devoid of teddy-bear drill instructors.

2625 Courthouse Cir
Flowood,
MS
US

Inside the brightly-lit confines of Fat Cat Ceramics, shelves brim with bare-bisque pieces in the form of plates, mugs, and bowls. Visitors wield non-toxic, lead-free glazes and paints, embellishing items with designs such as flowers, abstract squiggles, or a squirrel's handprint before accommodating staff members fire the pieces, readying them for everyday use. Not just a paint-your-own pottery studio, Fat Cat Ceramics offers specialty sessions such as Clay Day, where participants learn to make their own pottery pieces, and summer camps, where campers delve into daylong or weeklong projects such as creating a mosaic plaque, building flower pots out of clay coils, and making clay jars to store one’s nosehairs.

5352 Lakeland Drive
Flowood,
MS
US