Got Milk?

If not, get it here…  it’s free and so is the ice cream

Year after year, everybody has fun at Tylertown’s Dairy Festival, even the cows! The festival is free, as are all of festival activities, making it a real treat for families looking for a day of fun. Where else can you get FREE ICE CREAM and MILK?  Come early before it’s gone!  See the event schedule for info on entertainment, pageants, contests (sack race, call-calling, ice cream eating, butter churning, etc.).  Don’t miss the Tractor and Vintage Engine Show, “Cow Bag Nationals” Antique Car Show, Flower Show, and the International Turtle Races. The Rotary Club sponsors the turtle races and offers divisions for turtles of all sizes. FREE Turtle Race T-shirts are provided by the Kalencom Factory Outlet for the first 75 children registering racing turtles. Craft and vendor booths are stationed along the shady trail offering a variety of items for purchase.  All of the food and refreshments are sold by local non-profits under tents near the stage area.   Stay until 9pm for the Grand Finale – a lively Fireworks Display sponsored by Citizens Bank. 

Have a fun-filled day

Enjoy the Music, food, games and activities

Year after year… the Dairy Fest just keeps getting better and better.

  • Entertainment – The Dairy Fest has been described by out-of-town media as one of the best old-time festivals in existence. There’s no admission charge and all of the games and activities are free.  
  • Contests – Sack Races, Flower Show, Pageants, and much more. 
  • Antique Tractor Show, Car Show, and Vintage Bicycle Show. The Antique Tractor Show is as old as the Festival itself. Tractors of all types are on-site, as well as antique cars and bicycles.

Food, Fun, and Crafts

Free Milk and Ice Cream, and much more

Dying to hear some tunes or have some fun? 

  • Free Concerts – No admission at the gate or charge to listen to the talented musicians scheduled throughout the day.
  • Baby Contest – registration is $4 and applications are due by Friday at noon at the extension office ~ (601) 876-4021. Birth to 48 months.
  • Talent Contest – sponsored by Trustmark National Bank and applications can be picked up at either of their Tylertown locations.  Ages 4-16. The pageant begins at 10:00 A.M. and contestants should check-in no later than 9:30 am.
  • Turtle Races – The International Turtle Races Start at 4 P.M.. Registration is at 3 P.M. and the first 75 children will receive a free t-shirt donated by Kalencom. The Rotary Club hosts the races and encourages safe handling practices for the kids and turtles alike.  
  • Fireworks – The Grand Finale is an outstanding Firework Display sponsored by Citizens Bank. It kicks off at 9pm – weather permitting. 

Walthall’s Miss Hospitality, Leah Mallette, and Little Miss Hospitality, Maci Carney, show the 2024 Dairy Festival T-shirt. This year it’s a standard white T-shirt, with a black and white cow, designed by Topisaw Creek Outpost. The shirts are available in a variety of sizes from youth XS to adult XL for $13 each and sizes adult 2X and 3X are $15. The shirts can be purchased at any of the three banks in town or from The Tylertown Times

Need Directions?

Holmes Water Park is Located near the intersection of Beulah Ave. and Highway 48 E. – Park for free at the adjacent Southwest Events Center at 29 Hwy 48 e., Tylertown, MS.