On January 5 and 6, the 2017 Blues Expo will take place at the Jackson Convention Complex from 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday. The expo features area vendors, food and a chance to meet with other race participants. The Blues Crawl takes place on Saturday night after the race at 7 p.m. A shuttle will run from different downtown locations every 10 minutes until midnight. Non-race participants can purchase wristbands for $10, and race participants can do the crawl for free. This year's Blues Crawl includes locations such as Hal & Mal's, The Iron Horse Grill, One Block East, Fenian's Pub and more.
For more information, course maps, to register as a participant and to see the list of businesses partcipating in the Blues Crawl, visit msbluesmarathon.com.