Black-owned Businesses to Support on Juneteenth and All Year Long

Officially observed on June 19, Juneteenth commemorates the freedom of the last enslaved people in the
United States under the terms of the Emancipation Proclamation. In honor of Juneteenth,
we’re highlighting some favorite Black-owned businesses in Ridgeland.

Ava’s Children’s Boutique

Renaissance at Colony Park, 1000 Highland Colony Parkway, Suite 1007, Ridgeland

Sunday, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Monday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

A charming children’s boutique offering newborn, infant, toddler, and mommy & me apparel, plus accessories!


One Stop 601

Northpark Mall, 1200 E. County Line Road, Ridgeland

Monday – Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Located in Mississippi’s largest indoor shopping center, this new addition to the Ridgeland fashion scene offers vibrant and stylish selections for your closet. Browse sneakers, shirts, shorts, jackets, and more.


Soulshine Pizza

111 Highland Colony Parkway, Ridgeland

Sunday – Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Specialty pizzas, oven roasted sandwiches, and “Slap Yo’ Momma Bread Pudding” – what’s not to love? Are you local or a Ridgeland event planner? Consider Soulshine for your next catered event!


Incredible BBQ & Soul Food

Located inside the Shell Gas Station: 290 Highway 51 North, Ridgeland

Closed Sunday & Monday
Tuesday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

It’s all in the name! Enjoy smoked ribs, turkey legs, sausage, and pork chops, plus sides and more, cooked fresh daily.

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Soul Sistas’

6954 Old Canton Road Suite A, Ridgeland

Sunday, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Closed Monday
Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday – Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Feed your soul at this family establishment serving up a rotating menu of plate meals and mouthwatering featured items including catfish, hamburger steak, gizzards and livers, pork chops, and accompanying sides.


Mama Nature’s Juice Bar

655 Lake Harbour Drive Suite 400, Ridgeland

Closed Sunday
Monday – Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

“Simple ingredients, BIG Differences” is the motto, delicious juices are the game. Try a cold pressed or fresh pressed juice from this delightful spot offering plant-based menu items and local ingredients.


CJei CharmZ

Northpark Mall, 1200 E. County Line Road, Ridgeland

Thursday – Friday, 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday, 1:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The owners of this unique store at Northpark were inspired by their daughter to offer decorative pins for Crocs footwear. This inspired research for trending items including candied grapes, now offered alongside Spicy Bowls and other delicious treats.


Charmed Boutique & Platinum Plus

Northpark Mall, 1200 E. County Line Road, Ridgeland

Monday – Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Local musician Iesha opened curated Charmed Boutique in 2018, a representation of her passion and style. Iesha’s next step was to open a sister boutique, Platinum Plus, which is more inclusive to her plus-sized customers. Explore a large selection of fun and eclectic clothes, shoes, and accessories.