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(Gulfport, MS) - The Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra ends its 2015-16 classical concert series much the way it started: with a classical favorite and introducing a rising young star.

The Symhony will present “Classics IV”, the final classical concert of the season, on Saturday, April 23, at 7:00 p.m. at the Saenger Theatre in Biloxi.

Under the baton of conductor and music director Dr. Peter Rubardt, the concert will feature Jean Sibelius’ classic Finlandia and Max Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy. The dazzling sounds of Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony –

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center for Children Announced as a 2016 Recipient of Nation’s Highest Museum and Library Honor

National Medal for Museum and Library Service Recognizes Gulfport, MS

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center’s Community Contributions

GULFPORT (April 19, 2016) – The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced Lynn Meadows Discovery Center for Children of Gulfport, MS, as one of 10 recipients of the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries for service to

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INFINITY Science Center Announces Multi-Phase Plans to Relocate, Restore and Display Last Remaining Piece of Apollo Flight Hardware

Saturn V first stage booster to be transported to INFINITY for new Apollo program exhibit


(Pearlington, MS) April 12, 2016 – The state of Mississippi is getting a new front door. Next month, guests to INFINITY Science Center, a not-for-profit 501(c)3 located in southeast Mississippi along the Gulf Coast,


Thursday, April 14, the 24th Annual Crawfish Music Festival kicks off with legendary rocker Bryan Adams in the Arena. Tickets for that show start at $19.

Crawfish Music Festival Details

  • Thursday, April 14, WXXV presents the Crawfish Music Festival pageant naming the first ever Crawfish Music Festival Pageant Queen! Prizes include a $1,000 scholarship, a feature in Gulf Coast Woman magazine, advertising appearances for the 2017 pageant, and more!


Coastal-Luxe Resort and Family Entertainment Center to Open Late Spring 2016

BILOXI, MS – April 3, 2016 – Margaritaville is bringing an all-new escape to the Gulf Coast with a 373-room 22 story family-friendly resort featuring an indoor 55,000 square foot entertainment complex, the largest on the Gulf Coast. Situated along the Gulf of Mexico, overlooking Deer Island, Margaritaville Resort Biloxi resort is scheduled to open late Spring 2016.

The resort will employ

BILOXI, MS – During tomorrow’s exhibition game with the Milwaukee Brewers at MGM Park, the Shuckers are thrilled to announce that the highly anticipated team mascot will be revealed.

The unveiling will take place during the middle of the first inning tomorrow.

Select tickets for tomorrow’s exhibition game remain and can be purchased at the MGM Park box office or any Ticketmaster outlet. Fans can utilize this direct link to purchase tickets.

The Shuckers will open the 2016 regular season on Thursday, April 7 against the Chattanooga Lookouts at

Visit Mississippi's “Ultimate Outdoor Throwdown"

March 23, 2016
Posted by: Visit Mississippi

The Mississippi Ultimate Outdoor Throwdown, a March Madness-style bracket that lets voters name the most amazing outdoor adventure in Mississippi, launched Monday, March 28. The bracket, promoted in partnership with Outside Magazine, matches up 32 of Mississippi’s prized outdoor attractions and activities, such as well-known trails, lakes, state parks, hunts, gardens and museums. The winner will be named “Mississippi’s Ultimate Outdoor Attraction.”

For Immediate Release

Contact: Chris Harris – (228) 271-3464

March 24, 2016


Fireworks, Giveaways, Theme Nights, Community Nights and Traveling Acts highlight calendar

BILOXI, MS The Biloxi Shuckers are excited to announce the 2016 promotional schedule for all 70 regular season home games at MGM Park. The season leads off with Opening Night on April 7 as the Shuckers face the Chattanooga Lookouts in a rematch of last year’s Southern League Championship Series. A total of 12 fireworks shows fills out


Tuesday, March 22, 2016

For Immediate Release

Fred Couples Forced to Withdraw from 2016 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire

2012 Champion and World Golf Hall of Famer Continues to Battle Back Issues

Mississippi Gulf Coast – Fred Couples has withdrawn from the 2016 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire, it was announced today. Couples, who won the event in 2012, continues to battle back issues.

“We are going to miss Fred Couples playing in the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic this year,” said

Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast to Host Meetings Quest in 2018

Nation's longest-running series of trade shows for meeting planners to be held on the scenic Mississippi Gulf Coast

MARCH 22, 2016 08:55 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES, March 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Meetings Quest, the nation's longest-running series of educational and networking events for association, corporate, government and religious meeting planners, has announced a multi-year partnership with Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast that will result in Meetings Quest being held on the Mississippi Gulf