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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).

Holiday Fun for Every Budget

November 12, 2019

 

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. 

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.


Gulfport Harbor Lights Winter Festival

Bringing in over 215,000 visitors over a five-year span, Jones Park in Gulfport plays host to one of the largest holiday light celebrations in the entire country!

A dazzling display of over 1,500,000

Planning a trip to Coastal Mississippi to celebrate dad? Our 62 miles of coastline offer up endless opportunities for adventure and relaxation.

Father's Day Grid

Get outside

Whether you take an eco-tour or rent a kayak, get ready to experience nature in its purest form throughout The Secret Coast. The region has been designated a National Heritage Area, a place where natural, cultural, and historic resources combine to form a cohesive, nationally important landscape that celebrates our nation's diverse heritage. Coastal Mississippi is full of surprises, and

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