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December Events

'Tis the season to go coastal! We know the holidayswill look a little different this year, but there is still plenty of festive fun to be safely had along The Secret Coast. From dazzling boat parades to outdoor Christmas celebrations all month long, let Coastal Mississippi make your holiday season one to remember. You've earned it. (Just don't forget to pack your running shoes!)…

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Coastal Mississippi Holiday Bingo

This time of year along The Secret Coast is simply magical. While you may have had to change your plans on how to celebrate the holiday season, we hope that you will enjoy our fun challenge of exploring Coastal Mississippi in a new way! Whether you’re looking to relax and enjoy The Secret Coast’s temperate climate in the great outdoors, explore our beautiful coastal communities and their seasonal offerings, or celebrate from the comfort of your own home, there are numerous ways to safely experience coastal holiday cheer with family members of…

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A Seasonal Staycation on The Secret Coast

As the year draws to a close, ‘tis the season to celebrate and spend quality time with family and friends. While you may not be able to take that skiing trip or cross an international destination off your bucket list this holiday season, unforgettable memories are waiting to be made right here on The Secret Coast. The region’s 62 miles of scenic shoreline boast a temperate climate year-round, so there is plenty of outdoor fun to be had. Add a plethora of holiday events and seasonal culinary offerings, and you and your loved ones are sure to…

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Thanksgiving Delights in Coastal Mississippi

Staying home for Thanksgiving? Not in the mood to cook? Over turkey and stuffing? Despite many restaurants being closed on Thanksgiving Day, Coastal Mississippi features several dining options that will be open to serve you and yours. Explore our list and stay thank-full this holiday season. Looking to dine out this Thanksgiving holiday? Coastal Mississippi features incredible cuisine that will leave you feeling thank-full! Explore our list of restaurants that will be open this year. Before visiting, we encourage you to check with individual…

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Local Libations

The Secret Coast’s effervescent craft beer scene has been bubbling up since July 1, 2017, when Mississippi joined 48 of its fellow states in allowing small breweries to sell beer on-premises. With established local breweries offering cozy taprooms and outdoor patios, and a plethora of nano and micro brewers across the region serving up one-of-a-kind small batches, Coastal Mississippi is the place for some of the best coastal cold ones! From blondes and browns, to seasonal sips and hoppy IPAs, find your new favorite brew along The Secret Coast…

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Holiday Shopping Guide for Coastal Mississippi

The holidays are quickly approaching! Don’t panic if you haven’t gotten that perfect gift. The Secret Coast has holiday gift solutions that will make you look like you planned for months. So, relax and browse, you’ve still got time to find a gift for anyone on your list. Most of these stops don’t even require a trip out of the house because they’ve taken their business online and ship their products and gift cards all over the country. We’ve got an insiders shopping guide just for you - unique gifts, restaurants, outdoors, and attractions…

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November Events

Kicking off with the South's premiere arts and crafts festival and winding down with Mississippi's largest Christmas lights show, November in Coastal Mississippi offers a little something for everyone!We have headlining entertainment, holiday festivities and everything in-between - all ready to be enjoyed with your health and safety in mind. …

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Coastal Mississippi's Guide to The Peter Anderson Festival

Are you planning on attending the South’s premiere arts and crafts festival? You should! Mark your calendars for November 7-8, 2020 for the 42nd Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival presented by Blue Moon. We’ve crafted our own How-To guide to ensure you navigate Coastal Mississippi’s biggest festival like a pro. Before visiting, we encourage you to check with individual businesses on any potential changes to their availability and/or hours, but rest assured Coastal Mississippi is working diligently with our partners to ensure your…

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Schoolcation on The Secret Coast

The end of summer is officially here, but when learning from a distance, 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 Secret Coast can act as the perfect backdrop for your next schoolcation! Before visiting, we encourage you to check with individual businesses on any potential changes to their availability and/or hours, but rest assured Coastal Mississippi is working diligently with our partners to ensure your safety and health is the top priority. Find out how in our Destination Promise of health and safety. …

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October Events

Even as the summer months wind down and the cooler temperatures creep in, Coastal Mississippi continues to fill your itinerary with unforgettable celebrations fit for the whole family. From America’s Largest Block Party to some of the biggest names in entertainment, an October spent on The Secret Coast is sure to provide plenty of tricks AND treats this year…

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