There’s a special kind of magic to the fall. The air grows delicate, and the trees erupt in color. Best of all, we can finally celebrate the flavors that deepen our appreciation of the season.
Ridgeland, Mississippi has the season’s seasonings and bright fall foliage to satisfy the most passionate autumn enthusiasts. With charming cafés, singular sweets, off-the-vine produce, and masterclass seafood, fall in Ridgeland is a cozy foodie festival!
At Freshway Produce, you can have your pumpkin and eat it too! You'll find pumpkins of every shape, size and color for that perfect jack-o-lantern or homemade Pumpkin Pie.
This family owned and operated farmer’s market is your one-stop shop for fresh, seasonal produce. You’ll also find Mississippi-made sweet potato pies, cakes, and other baked goods, as well as freshly frozen local vegetables to take home.
In a world overrun by corporate cafés, Fusion Coffeehouse offers a locally-owned, down-to-earth alternative.
Locally roasted beans enhance the caramel lattes and cappuccino, while the season’s real hero—the Pumpkin Spice Latte—makes its debut on the menu along with a toasty Campfire Mocha. Chilly visitors will also find tea and hot chocolate on offer alongside craft coffee combos featuring cinnamon, hazelnut, toasted marshmallows, and butterscotch.
The Dapper Doughnut
With mottos like “Always Made Fresh to Order” and “Always Dapper”, this nostalgic doughnut counter earns its dashing reputation.
Stop by for a seasonal box of mini doughnuts available in 6, 12, and 24 count boxes, or make ANY doughnut into a milkshake!
Foodies know the rule when it comes to oysters – they’re best to eat in months with “r”s, so the fall months (September, October, November) kick off peak oyster season! There’s no better place to indulge in this seafood specialty than Caet [Seafood I Oysterette].
Enjoy the delectable dining creations of Chef Derek Emerson in the chic indoor dining area and oyster bar or outside in the crisp fall air on their patio at the Renaissance at Colony Park.
Ridgeland’s very own board game tavern is rolling out the fall fun with events like Trick R’ Trivia, Scary-oke, and a Spooktacular Costume Contest! These events join Dogmud’s lineup of regular game nights, themed music and trivia nights, and even Noodle Night with homemade ramen.
This autumn, Dogmud is serving up comforting fall specials like seafood gumbo, red beans and rice, and chicken and dumplings. End your evening with a specialty cocktail – newest on the menu is the Stoker’s Garden, inspired by Dracula!
The Prickly Hippie
On the face of it, cakes and cacti share little in common. One is dessert, the other found in deserts. But at The Prickly Hippie, you can satisfy both your sweet tooth and green thumb!
Specializing in eclectic treats, the master bakers at The Prickly Hippie craft the spookiest sweets around. From skeleton head PeaceTarts to Pumpkin Cheesecake donuts, your tastebuds will be diving right into the fall season.
The Whimsy Cookie Co.
More than just a cookie store, The Whimsy Cookie is a magical place for childlike wander and happiness. Each cookie is made with the swish of a wand, so it seems, because every bite perfectly melts in your mouth.
Stop by for Halloween-themed treats or fall flavors such as the Cinnamon Roll Ooey Gooey cookie. That's right, you know you can't say no!