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Celebrate Black History Month in Coastal Mississippi

Did you know that there are several places along The Secret Coast that are significant in African American History? This Black History Month, we encourage you to celebratethe progress we've made as a society by visiting each location. In this article, we will uncover exhibits and other points of interest regarding the origin of local African American movements. Keep reading to see where your self-guided tour of paying homage will begin…

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Winter 2021: 8 Fun Outdoor Activities to Do with the Whole Family

Winters can be frigid in some partsof the world, but not here in Coastal Mississippi! Our mild winter weather makes it an exciting time to head outside with the family. There are a variety of natural landscapes and tons of fun activities for even the littlest members of the family. Keep reading to learn about the best ways to spend time outdoors this season…

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Halloween in Coastal Mississippi: Fall 2021

It’s officially fall, and you know what that means! Time to pull out your costumes and spooky decorations, because we’re celebrating Halloween like there’s no tomorrow. There are countless ways to get into the Halloween spirit with events taking place all throughout Coastal Mississippi: cemetery tours, haunted houses, costume parties, pumpkin patches... You name it, we’ve got it…

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The Ultimate Guide to Cruisin' the Coast: 2021 Highlights

It’s the 25th anniversary of Cruisin’ the Coast, and they’ve prepared quite the celebration for lovers of all things antique, classic, and hot rod vehicles. An abundance of activities from autocross racing to car auctions, live music performances, block parties, celebrity appearances, and more will take place throughout the Mississippi Gulf Coast from October 3rd through the 10th. Cruisin’ the Coast is one of the biggest events in Mississippi, spanning over 11 cities and 40 miles of the coast. Over 8,000 vehicles have registered this year, from…

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A Sea of Stars on the Secret Coast 2021

The Mississippi Aquarium is getting us excited about local wildlife differently this October. To kick-off the Gulfport Big Weekend, MSAQ is partnering with Hancock Whitney to dazzle the night sky with an amazing drone show. Five hundred drones will glow above Jones Park to create 3D shapes of marine life such as alligators, dolphins, and turtles – all while choreographed to music and embellished with a fireworks finale. You will have never seen anything like it…

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