The annual Ida B. Wells Birthday Festival takes place on a weekend close to her July 16th birthday.  Her hometown of Holly Springs, Mississippi welcomes all to join in the celebration of the woman who was born and raised there.  

The Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum works hard to create a weekend of music and dance performances, a tour, banquet and awards ceremony that involve children and adults alike. The Ida B. Wells Memorial Foundation provides support to help make these activities happen.

For more detailed information about programs and times, please contact the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum at  or 662-252-3232.


Click here to learn more about the festival and the town of Holly Springs, MS.