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With Mardi Gras right around the corner, there's no better time than now to give you what you want: a comprehensive guide to everyone's favorite celebration.

Parades

There's a reason an estimated 450,000 people come to the Mississippi Gulf Coast each year for Mardi Gras, and it starts with the parades! With over 20 parades, "Carnival on the Coast" is bigger than it's ever been, and it only gets better with each passing year. If you've never been to a Mardi Gras parade before, then you're in for a treat and need to check out this year's

We’re excitedly counting down the days until the solar eclipse that will occur on August 21, 2017. While we won’t see a total eclipse here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy viewing the partial eclipse (about 80 percent coverage) that will be visible at approximately 1:30 p.m. CST.

Check out these solar eclipse viewing events happening on Monday, August 21:

INFINITY Science Center
Join INFINITY and its NASA partners for a day of activities surrounding the solar eclipse. Activities will begin at 9:30 a.m.

Cue the fireworks! The 4th of July is right around the corner and we have everything you need to know about the celebrations leading up to Independence Day.

June 30

32nd Annual Our Lady of the Gulf Crab Festival
A 4th of July Weekend tradition, the Crab Festival is a fun event for the entire family taking place on June 30 - July 2 in Bay St. Louis. This free festival features fresh seafood, live music, arts & crafts booths, rides, raffles, crab races, and much more.

70th Annual Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo
The whole family will enjoy