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Coastal Mississippi's Official 2024 Mardi Gras Guide

The 2024 Mardi Gras season is just beginning, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast is packed full of fun parades and events perfect for incoming visitors. Come along with us as we celebrate the Carnival season! Laissez les bon temps rouler ––"Let the good times roll!" 2024 Mardi Gras Schedule Saturday, January 6 1 PM | Moss Point - The King's Parade Wednesday, January 10 5:30 PM | Biloxi – Annual Biloxi Twelfth Night Saturday, January 13 2 PM | Long Beach - Jeep-a-Gras 2024 Saturday, January 27 1 PM | Ocean Springs - Ocean Springs Elks &…

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Celebrating Military History in Coastal Mississippi

Here in Coastal Mississippi, we take great pride in celebrating and honoring our heroic veterans and military personnel who have valiantly defended our freedom. Coastal Mississippi boasts a rich military history, with significant contributions made during World War II. One fascinating piece of history that might surprise many is that the Mississippi Gulf Coast was home to German and Italian prisoners of war during that time. Following their return to their home countries after the war, a group of these former POWs decided to make Mississippi…

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Shop 'Til You Drop in Coastal Mississippi this Black Friday

Looking for a shopper's paradise to venture into for this year's Black Friday festivities? Never fear, Coastal Mississippi has you covered. From bustling shopping centers to quaint boutiques, the Mississippi Gulf Coast has it all to keep you scoring all the best deals on your weekend getaway! Gulfport Premium Outlets For designer gear, Gulfport Premium Outlets has it all. You can shop an exciting collection of stores, including Kate Spade, Nike, H&M, Michael Kors, Coach, and more! The Crossroads Center in Gulfport is just a five-minute drive…

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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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Sweater Weather in Coastal Mississippi

One of the best things we love about life on the Mississippi Gulf Coast is the mild climate that our region enjoys during the fall and winter months. There will still be plenty of beach and boating outings, but as the days become shorter there will be no shortage of cool evenings filled with great events and things to do during your Coastal Mississippi vacation. On the days when you find yourself sporting your favorite college team's sweatshirt or bundled in your favorite comfy sweater, you might find yourself craving a steaming bowl filled…

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Shop 'Til You Drop in Coastal Mississippi

We get it. You're on vacation, but you still have to satisfy your shopping needs. Never fear, Coastal Mississippi has you covered. From bustling shopping centers to quaint boutiques, the Mississippi Gulf Coast has it al! Gulfport Premium Outlets For designer gear, Gulfport Premium Outlets has it all. You can shop an exciting collection of stores, including Kate Spade, Nike, H&M, Michael Kors, Coach, and more! The Crossroads Center in Gulfport is just a five-minute drive away and offers daily essentials and unique clothing stores. With Barnes…

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Holidays in Coastal Mississippi

VETERANS DAY - To honor our heroic veterans, Coastal Mississippi offers multiple events for the men and women who bravely fought in defense of our freedom, including the Annual Jackson County Veterans Day Program and Veterans Day Weekend at the Mississippi Aquarium! Put on your red, white, and blue then come on out to honor our veterans! THANKSGIVING - Thanksgiving Day on the Secret Coast is full of families celebrating the holidays and giving thanks for all the year's blessings. While you're celebrating, head on over to the 3rd Annual otter…

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The Secret Coast's Outdoor Guide

Gear up for the great outdoors: consistently warm weather and perpetually beautiful scenery mean outdoor adventure is a year-round option for Coastal Mississippi explorers. There is nothing better than a day at the beach, and The Secret Coast is just the place to kick off your shoes, put your feet in the sand and relax awhile while enjoying the view of our gorgeous white sandy beaches. Nature & Wildlife With 62 miles of scenic shoreline, it’s easy to find a perfect place to set up for a day in the sun. Whether you take an eco-tour, rent a kayak…

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The Secret Coast's Labor Day Weekend Itinerary

Labor Day weekend is coming in hot, and it’s time to plan your getaway to Coastal Mississippi! When you come to The Secret Coast, there’s plenty to do to keep you and your family entertained. So here is our Secret Coast Labor Day Weekend Itinerary! Friday There’s nothing like a beachside dinner to kick off the weekend right! With endless options to satisfy all your cravings, fresh gulf seafood is always on The Secret Coast menu. Consider Bacchus on the Beach, Felix’s Restaurant & Oyster Bar, or Shaggy’s in Biloxi, Gulfport and Pass Christian…

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Mother's Day in Coastal Mississippi

There is no better place to celebrate the maternal figure in your life than on The Secret Coast. With extravagant dining options, opportunities for shopping and lavishing, and plenty of ways to spend quality time together, we’ve got a plethora of ways to let mothers everywhere know how special they are. It’s important to show Mom your love and appreciation every single day, but we promise any one of these things will make her feel that much more loved…

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