The team at Gossett Hyundai South is happy to serve nearby customers in Southaven, MS! How much do you know about the city of Southaven? Keep reading for an overview of our friendly neighbors, including some info about the town’s history and culture!
Southaven, Mississippi gets its name because it's located just south of Whitehaven. The town began as local contractor looked to put together starter homes near Memphis. From its inception, the area has absolutely boomed. In the last thirty years, the population Southaven has tripled.
Southaven is home to an awesome music venue. The BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove focuses on bringing in the best rock and country acts around. Since its opening in 2006, the venue has featured such top acts as Dave Matthews Band, Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean, The White Stripes, ZZ Top, Velvet Revolver, Alice in Chains, and Trace Adkins.
The Snowden family, whose donation helped create the amphitheater, was so generous that the city was able to create the Snowden Grove Park. This complex includes not only the amphitheater but also 17 youth baseball fields. The Dizzy Dean Baseball World Series is played there every year, which brings in the best youth baseball players around the country.
Rock and country music aren’t the only kinds of art supported in Southaven. The DeSoto Family Theater regularly features spectacular stage productions, like The Sound of Music, Annie, and The Diary Of Anne Frank. The theater stands firm behinds its commitment to bring positive and uplifting productions to Southaven and the surrounding community.
People love their arts here but they also love their hockey. The Mississippi RiverKings, a minor league team, call Southaven their home. They play at the Lander’s Center. Several players from the RiverKings have gone on to play professionally for the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Southaven is a beautiful and happening community. The town provides a wonderful respite from its bustling northerly neighbor. If you are searching for a new or used car in the Southaven area, be sure to come by Gossett Hyundai South! Our dealership offers a wide selection of cars, trucks and SUVs, as well as an expert service department that will help you keep your vehicle in top shape for years to come. For more information, give us a call or stop by our dealership!