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Coastal Mississippi may enjoy summer-like temperatures for much of the year, but that doesn’t mean we don’t love a few months of fall as much as anyone else! In fact, The Secret Coast offers a bundle of seasonal options fit for any pumpkin spice enthusiast, so break out the boots and flannel and start planning your Coastal Mississippi fall getaway today.

Thursday – Jackson County

As the leaves start to change color, so do the temperatures start to cool, making fall the perfect time to get outside and explore all the wondrous scenery our 62-mile

With cooler weather right around the corner, it's time to start planning the perfect fall fishing trip to Coastal Mississippi!


We asked some of the region's charter captains about fall fishing, and they had plenty of expert insight to share.

What type of fish can you catch?

Fall Fishing in Coastal Mississippi Islands"Mississippi is unique in the fact that we have the ability to fish 12 months out of the year. Inshore and offshore opportunities are abound! Our inshore fishing in the fall months is about as good as it gets anywhere. When our bayous and bays start pushing white shrimp

Cruisin’ The Coast was voted #1 in USA TODAY: Best Car Show Competition in 2018 and #2 in 2019! America’s Largest Block Party celebrates antique, classic and hot rod vehicles, nostalgic music and related events. Car enthusiasts from 40 states plus Canada, Germany and Puerto Rico arrive in Coastal Mississippi once a year to showcase their rides and to cruise our beautiful 30-mile stretch of beach-side highway with designated stops sprinkled throughout our 62 miles of coastline. 

Taking place September 13-14 at the Pascagoula River Audubon Center in Moss Point, the Hummingbird and Nature Festival celebrates the beautiful Ruby-throated Hummingbird migration pattern through Coastal Mississippi! From live animal shows for the kids to a happy hour exclusively for the adults, this inaugural event offers fun for all ages.

Hummingbird Happy Hour

Jumpstart your festival experience Friday evening at Hummingbird Happy Hour! From 5 to 7 p.m., this adults-only event takes beer-on-the-bayou to the next level with a new signature

Spending time in nature can be a great way to decompress after a long day at the office. The natural advantages of being outside include health benefits that are hard to match, plus you and your family can make memories that will last a lifetime. From soaking up the sun on the beach to working up a sweat on the trail, you can find so much to do in the area. Check out the best ways to get back to nature on The Secret Coast!

Enjoy A Quiet Beach

While the Gulf Coast is not short on options for fun in the sun, some beaches may prove a little too

Summer is still lingering in Coastal Mississippi, and as we slowly but surely usher in cooler weather, we welcome the dawn of festival season. From unique festivals to one-of-a-kind events, it's never been a better idea to plan a trip to the Coast and enjoy all Coastal Mississippi has to offer.


  • Inaugural Booker Fest, August 30 - 31: Celebrate the musical genius of James Carroll Booker III with a rollicking good-time! This fundraiser for the preservation and maintenance of 100 Men Hall will include a gospel tribute by the St. Rose de Lima

Photo courtesy of Kyle Johnson

Hancock County

Coastal Ridge Farm - 27230 Road 221, Picayune

​Grab your choice of giant white pumpkins freshly picked on Sunday afternoons from September - October.

Southern Promiseland Farm LLC - 1212 Raygan Lane, Kiln

​Visit this 112 acre farm featuring a 10 acre corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayrides, farm animals, and more! Open on Fridays and Saturdays in October.

Harrison County

Farmer Browns Southern Farm CSA and Events - 19162 Borzik Road, Saucier

​This fun farm boasts a pumpkin patch, hay rides, farm

Football Sports Betting

August 13, 2019

On August 1, 2018, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino took in the first legalized sports bet in the history of Mississippi. In the short year since, Coastal Mississippi has quickly become a premier destination for sports betting, offered at each of our twelve casinos! With the college and professional football regular seasons right around the corner, there’s no better time to discover the world of sports betting in Coastal Mississippi.

Whether you’re betting for your favorite team (or against your rivals) or making your choice for league MVP, sports

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