Mississippi Gulf Coast E-News
There is plenty to do on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Musicfestivals, a wooden boat show, fishing tournaments and headliner entertainmentare just a few. Use our online calendarfor up-to-date information on these and other events.
Spring on the Mississippi Gulf Coast
Spring has finally arrived and with it gorgeous splashes of color! From boat shows and pilgrimages to food and art festivals it is easy to find a way to spend the soaking up the sunshine. Charter fishing and nature tours are great options for spending time on the water.
Celebrate Spring, New Restaurants, and an Open House
As mother nature is preparing to burst forth in spring colors, the Mississippi Gulf Coast offers a vast array of events and entertainment to welcome the warmer weather. From horse shows and parades to golf tournaments and festivals - there is a little something for everyone to enjoy.
Enjoy an Olympic stye equestrian horse show, explore hundreds of boats and RVs, catch beads at a parade, or just enjoy cuisine offered at one of several events featuring food. Headliner entertainment includes: Vivace, Ron White, Lonestar, Michael McDonald, Dwight Yoakam, Taylor Dayne, Rave of Thrones and the Harlem Globetrotters.
January is another busy month on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Start off with New Year's Eve celebrations, room and transportation packages to New Orleans to watch the Crimson Tide play the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Sugar Bowl, enjoy the PCA Rodeo Finals, the Tops of the Hops Beer Fest and end with the beginning of Mardi Gras 2015.
The Peter Anderson Festival, Veterans Day parades, SKA Championship, and the Magnolia State Gem, Mineral, Fossil and Jewelry Show are just a few of the events happening in November. Headliner entertainment include Charley Pride, The Oak Ridge Boys, Irma Thomas, Three Dog Night, Roots & Boots Tour, Mind Machine Tour and Motley Crue.
Cruisin' the Coast's classic cars, Beauvoir's Fall Musterand Cemetery Tours give you a glimpse into the Coast's past. Festivals to enjoy include The Gautier Mullet & Music Fest, Sun & Sand, Zonta Arts & Crafts Festival, The Ever Shedhed Blues Festival & BBQ Competition, and more. Headliner entertainment includes Ringo Starr & his All Starr Band, Marcia Ball, Natalie Cole, Ultimate Doo Wop Show, Travis Tritt, ESPN Friday Night Fights, Blue Man Group, Widespread Panic, and Keys N Krates.
A festival for every taste
There are food festivals such as BBQ World's Experience, Biloxi Seafood Festival, Feast of Flavors, A Taste of Long Beach, Best Gumbo Ever Cooking Class, Biloxi Farmers Market Festival, Chefs of the Coast and the Mississippi Gulf Coast Blues Festival, the Bay Bridgefest and the Inaugural Gulfport Anchor Fest to fill your calendar during September. Then there's the entertainment which includes Bret Michaels, John Corbett, Peter Frampton, Sister Hazel, Dixie Cups, Scotty McCreery, Curren$y, and Little Texas.
5 Weekends on the Mississippi Gulf Coast
Grand opening of the Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum and historic White House Hotel, Wes Anderson at WAMA, Thacker Mountain Radio Show, Full Moon paddleboarding, the Sonny Johnson Memorial Fishing Tournament and the One Coast Triathlon are just a few of the things you can do on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Casino Entertainment includes SaltOriya, Rodney Atkins, Boz Scaggs, Chubby Checker, Ronnie Milsap and Rushlow in the Round.
Greetings from the Mississippi Gulf Coast - A Newcomer, Tunes, Fireworks and More
Kress Live hosts grand opening with Electric Fireworks featuring ETC! ETC! and Brass Bass Phunk, celebrate the 4th in the city of your choice, visit the Pasagoula River Audubon Center and choose your dining location. Enjoy live entertainment at the casinos featuring SaltOriya, The Molly Ringwalds, Air Supply, Mickey Gilley, or Grits and Glamour.
Water and seafood are featured in many activities along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. In June, fishing tournaments like the Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic, entice anglers to enjoy the bounty of our waters. A new sport to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, paddleboarding is growing in popularity and is featured in several activities/events throughout the month. Grand Casino Biloxi is transitioning into Harrah's Gulf Coast and the Golden Nugget has completed a $100 million renovation. Headliners appearing across the coast include SaltOriya, Corey Smith, Darius Rucker, Trace Adkins, D.L. Hughley, Taylor Hicks, MMA Cage Fights and the Coliseum Summer Fair.