Jackson Blues Festival
Delighting fans for over a decade, the Jackson Blues Festival is one of Jackson’s only dedicated music festivals. With live blues music each June that rivals Chicago or Detroit, crowds gather at the Jackson County Airport in the thousands, bringing lawn chairs and blankets, ready to enjoy some of the best blues musicians in the business today.
Bringing some of the best blues bands in the area, as well as food vendors and many other interesting booths, this event draws people of all ages, even getting the kids involved with a harmonica lesson called the Harmonica Hounds.
Website 3606 Wildwood Ave.
Jackson, MI 49202
The Jackson County Airport - Reynolds Field in Jackson, Michigan is dedicated to serving the aeronautical needs of the greater Jackson area. The 700-acre airport, equipped with an ILS system,... » More Information
The Jackson County Airport - Reynolds Field in Jackson, Michigan is dedicated to serving the aeronautical needs of the greater Jackson area. The 700-acre airport, equipped with an ILS system, is located just south of I-94 (Airport Road exit #137) and is home to over 100 general aviation aircraft ranging from single engine planes to business/corporate jet aircraft. The Airport is home to many businesses including the Jackson College Flight School, a full-service restaurant, a car rental company and the annual Jackson Bluesfest in June.
Aviation Heritage Park
The Aviation Heritage Park display includes a Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star jet, a larger than life bronze statue of a WWII aviator and two original monuments from when the airport was given to the City of Jackson in 1928. Coming in 2013, a monument dedicated to the training of WWII pilots, as well as a replica of the plane once flown by the famed German fighter pilot the Red Baron in WWI.
Group Tour Information
Guided history tours for motor coach groups are available. Call Jackson Journeys at (517) 817-8960 for the history tour information.
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