See our Healthy Travel Information page for the latest information on openings, guidelines, and COVID-19 updates. Masks are no longer required across Coastal Mississippi. All are encouraged to follow safety guidelines outlined by the Mississippi State Department of Health. The Mississippi Gaming Commission is requiring all guests in casinos wear masks.

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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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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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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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Christmas in Mississippi Film Trail

From our dazzling light displays to headline holiday entertainment at our casino resort properties, Christmas celebrations in Coastal Mississippi are quite unlike any other. In fact, our Secret Coast seasonal festivities made their way to the small screen in the 2017 Lifetime holiday hit Christmas in Mississippi ! Filmed on location in Gulfport, the movie follows photographer Holly Logan (Jana Kramer) as she returns home for the holidays. Along the way, she rediscovers her love for Gulfport and her high school sweetheart, Mike (Wes Brown)…

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Holiday Fun for Every Budget

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Coastal Mississippi…   But instead of white snow, we have 26 miles of white sandy beaches and 12 coastal communities boasting a plethora of things to do and see. Find holiday-themed activities and events across the coast for every age and budget. We've composed a list of fun activities with your wallet in mind while you plan your holidays in Coastal Mississippi. …

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A Coastal Mississippi Holiday

In Coastal Mississippi, we always find a reason to celebrate – and Christmas tops the list (well, maybe behind Mardi Gras)! From the nationally acclaimed Christmas light show at the Gulfport Harbor Lights Winter Festival to the dazzling holiday entertainment at the casinos, we celebrate with families in mind…

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