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Mississippi Gulf Coast Events & Festivals This Fall

The weather is cooling down, but the Mississippi Gulf Coast events lineup is definitely not. Whether you’re a foodie or a music, art, or nature lover, there’s a gathering to enjoy this fall on our coast. Mississippi Songwriters’ Festival Ocean Springs & Gautier | Sept. 22–24 Take your pick! More than 200 songwriters will be playing in bars, parks, restaurants, hotels, and more in Ocean Springs and Gautier. The 14th annual event also offers a youth showcase and songwriters clinics. Taste of Long Beach Long Beach | Sept. 28 The Taste of Long…

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Spend Your Labor Day Weekend in Coastal Mississippi

Planning what to do for Labor Day weekend is a breeze when your destination is the Mississippi Gulf Coast. With so many things to see and do, add one more day of play to your September trip and enjoy special deals to boot. Here are our favorite things to do on the Mississippi Gulf Coast when it’s time to say goodbye to summer: Visit the Beaches Mississippi Gulf Coast beaches offer every activity under the sun. Stroll along the shore, dodging the surf, pick up seashell souvenirs, and scan the waters for rays, turtles, and dolphins. Lay back on…

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Educational Experiences in Coastal Mississippi

The end of summer is officially here, but even thoughschool is back in session, exploration never has to end! Coastal Mississippi has a diverse and exciting array of educational opportunities for all members of the family. Learn how the Mississippi Gulf Coast can act as the perfect backdrop for your next schoolcation! …

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Ultimate Three-Day Itinerary in Coastal Mississippi

Experience the ultimate long weekend getaway with three days in dazzling Coastal Mississippi! Nestled along the picturesque shores of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, we invite you to indulge in a blissful blend of relaxation, adventure, and unforgettable experiences. From pristine beaches and world-class casinos to delectable seafood and plush accommodations, our Gulf Coast offers a perfect escape for those seeking a memorable weekend filled with sun, sand, and excitement! If you’re flying here, you’ll start your adventure at Gulfport-Biloxi…

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Rainy Day on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Rainy day? No problem! We still have plenty for you to experience on the Mississippi Gulf Coast! Kid-friendly activities Infinity Science Center— This NASA Space Center provides an innovative, hands-on experience for the whole family! Lynn Meadows Discovery Center— Lynn Meadows is the ultimate interactive experience for children! With more than 15,000 square feet of indoor exhibits, your child will love spending the day at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center. Escape at Margaritaville Resort— Escape offers 55,000 square feet of fun-filled arcade…

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Upcoming Concerts on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Enjoy a fantastic array of concerts and live music on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, showcasing renowned artists and rising talents. From heart-pounding beats to soulful melodies, the Gulf Coast is the place to be this summer for an unforgettable concert experience. Whether you're into rock, country, jazz, or something in between, get ready to dance, sing along, and create lifelong memories here! Top Musical Acts Thomas Rhett July 13, 2023 Grab your cowboy boots and prepare for a boot-stompin' good time as country superstar Thomas Rhett (“Die a…

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Celebrate 4th of July on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Get ready to have an absolute blast celebrating Independence Day along the breathtaking shores of Coastal Mississippi! Our coastal communities come alive with an infectious display of patriotism, exciting festivities leading up to the holiday, and jaw-dropping fireworks. Whether you're a proud local or a curious visitor, the Fourth of July events on the Mississippi Gulf Coast offer a delightful blend of Southern charm, stunning coastal beauty, and a heartfelt appreciation for the historical significance of this momentous day. So grab your…

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Mississippi Gulf Coast Summer Events to Attend-

Brace yourself for a whirlwind of excitement as live music, seafood, and hot rods take the stage all season. Here are the top Gulf Coast events you’ll want to add to your summer vacation itinerary. Scrapin' the Coast June 23–25 The Biloxi car, truck, and bike exhibition offers a haven for hot-rod enthusiasts. Staged at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center, the three-day event features hundreds of vehicles, live bands, vendors, a stereo competition, and contests. You won’t want to miss this roarin’ event. Independence Day Events…

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Celebrate Juneteenth in Coastal Mississippi

Juneteenth (Monday, June 19) is a time of reflection, education, and jubilation as we gather to pay homage to the struggles and triumphs of the African-American community. On June 19, 1865, federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, where U.S. General Gordon Granger read General Orders No. 3, informing the citizens of Texas that all enslaved people were free. The "Freedom Day" celebrations that followed that announcement became known as Juneteenth, and more than 150 years later, Juneteenth remains the longest-running African-American holiday in America. From lively parades and festivals to soul-stirring music performances, Coastal Mississippi offers a rich tapestry of experiences that’ll deepen your understanding and appreciation of Juneteenth…

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What to Do on Memorial Day Weekend in Coastal Mississippi

Memorial Day Weekend is around the corner! Observed on the last Monday of May, Memorial Day reminds us to honor and remember the fallen soldiers who lost their lives protecting our country. Commemorate the occasion and the unofficial start of summer by adding one more day of play and enjoying the three-day weekend on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Enjoy Gulf Coast Beaches & Ship Island There are 26 miles of stunning, white-sand beaches peppered throughout our unique coastal communities. Biloxi Beach offers plenty of fun under the sun with…

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