Gulf Coast Spotlight


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Songwriters, Gulf Seafood and Reflections


August is full of a few things along the Mississippi Gulf Coast: summer heat and haze, plenty of seafood to dig into and reflecting on the resiliency of our residents.

Happy July 4th!


July is busy with fishing tournaments, patriotic celebrations, baseball games, festivals and headliner entertainment.

A Fair, Blessings, Blueberries, and Hot Rods


Summer is just around the corner and the Mississippi Gulf Coast offers many activities for visitors. From fishing tournaments and fleet blessings to summer fairs and car shows there is a little something for everyone including headliner entertainment at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Gulf Coast casinos, and Kress live.

Fresh Fish, Festivals, and Music


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 calendar for 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.

Boats, Food, Horses, and Parades


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.

New Year's Eve, Rodeo Finals, Beer, and Mardi Gras Season


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.

Arts & Crafts, Veterans Day, and Minerals


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.

Classic Cars and Plenty of Music


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.