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Island Time in Coastal Mississippi

The Secret Coast is home to vast expanses of white-sand beaches on its shoreline, but venture just a little further south from the mainland and you will discover an island paradise like no other. Just across the Mississippi Sound, there are secret islands just waiting to be explored. Deer Island and the Mississippi barrier islands, including Ship Island, Cat Island, Horn Island, and Petit Bois Island (part of the Gulf Islands National Seashore) all offer unique, secluded island experiences, from beautiful beaches and crystal-clear Gulf waters to an array of flora and fauna, first-class fishing opportunities, and seriously stunning views…

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An Un-Fore-Gettable Experience in Coastal Mississippi

The Rapiscan Systems Classic returns to Coastal Mississippi as a Charity Challenge! From May 18-19, some of the greatest golfers in the history of the sport will be battling it out in our own backyard, and for a good cause! Normally a three-day PGA Tour Champions tournament, this year the event will be a two-day Pro-Am instead. Although this year's festivities areclosed to the public, that doesn't mean you can't still fill your itinerary with un-fore-gettable experiences perfect for the Rapiscan Systems Classic weekend! Whether you're a seasoned pro looking to hit the links, or a casual Golf  Coaster, you're sure to enjoy a fun-filled and safe experience along The Secret Coast. …

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Insider's Guide to a Biloxi Shuckers Game

Biloxi Shuckers baseball is finally back! Get ready to fill the stands of MGM Park once again for an unforgettable evening of professional baseball in Coastal Mississippi. Since 2015, the Double-A affiliate for the Milwaukee Brewers has called Biloxi home. What better way to enjoy a summer stay along The Secret Coast than by treating yourself to America’s Pastime? Schooner hasn't seen fans at MGM Park since September 2019 - it's time to get back into fighting shape! Safety Guidelines Aside from a new buffer zone around the field, fans can…

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Life's a Picnic in Coastal Mississippi

Coastal Mississippi offers no shortage of scenic sights and culinary delights, so why not enjoy both at the same time? Whether you're packing a lunch or sampling our delicious coastal cuisine, spread out along our 62 miles of breathtaking shoreline for an open-air dining experience you won't soon forget.From luxurious beachfront options to downtown greens and everything in between, come see for yourself why life's a picnic in Coastal Mississippi…

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A Gulf of Options: The Definitive Dining Guide to Coastal Mississippi

As a coastal destination, the abundance of seafood is seenin the likes of fish, crab, shrimp, and oysters provided in droves by the generous freshwater tributaries of the Mississippi River and the salty waters of the generous Gulf of Mexico. The seafood industry plays an integral role in our regional cuisine, with over 200 species of fish and nationally-recognized oyster and domestic shrimp industries. But the tri-county region of Coastal Mississippi also boasts layers of flavor and influence distilled from the international communities who call its 62 miles of coastline home. Plus, our restaurant scene is a culinary roulette wheel, from fine dining to casual eateries, providing an intriguing pilgrimage for your palate. Discover the diverse restaurant scene that every visitor needs to experience…

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Monthly Events in Coastal Mississippi

We'realways celebrating something in Coastal Mississippi! From First Fridays to Second Saturdays and everything in between, you never have to look very hard to find a good time throughout our twelve coastal communities. As you plan your next escape to The Secret Coast, we've rounded up some of our favorite monthly events to keep your calendars full and your sense of discovery fulfilled…

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Celebrate National Shrimp Day in Coastal Mississippi

National Shrimp Day is May 10, and what better way to celebrate this bountiful delicacy than with a visit to what was once known as the seafood capital of the world ! Coastal Mississippi’s history, culture, and communities truly revolve around the Gulf of Mexico and its maritime and seafood industry. The Gulf Coast region produces 69% of the nation’s domestic shrimp, and 90% of species in the Gulf of Mexico nest in the Mississippi Sound. Where once stood rows of seafood processing plants and boat building facilities surrounded by endless mountains of oyster shells, you will now see attractions, excursions, and restaurants offering an opportunity to discover and devour The Secret Coast’s deep-rooted history with seafood…

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The Ultimate Guide to the Crawfish Music Festival

Heading to the Crawfish Music Festival? A five-day festival with more than a dozen acts can be a bit overwhelming, especially when considering a crowd. Don’t worry, we’ve listed everything you need to know beforehand to make sure you have an enjoyable and safe time enjoying headline entertainment, hot boiled crawfish, and exciting mid-way rides at Coastal Mississippi’s premiere spring event! The Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center has established COVID-19 protocols, including limited capacity, to ensure the health and safety of all…

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Discover the Mississippi Aquarium

Discover a world of natural wonders, right in your backyard! With the grand opening ofMississippi Aquarium in downtown Gulfport, immersing yourself in the incredible story of our state’s aquatic resources has never been more accessible or more fun. Located directly across from Jones Park on Beach Boulevard, the Aquarium offers an entertaining and educational experience for Coastal Mississippi residents and visitors alike…

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