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2021 Coastal Mississippi Holiday

‘Tis the season to go coastal! With the festivities in full swing this year, there is no shortage of events on the Secret Coast to get you into the holiday spirit. From dazzling boat parades to nationally-acclaimed Christmas light shows, and other family-friendly celebrations, this holiday season will be one to remember…

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2021 Cemetery Tours in Coastal Mississippi

Old Biloxi Cemetery Tour (Biloxi, MS) Every year in the month of October, the Old Biloxi Cemetery comes to life as live character reenactments take place. Attendees can visit a total of ten portrayals to learn more about the interred individuals there. It is a free self-guided tour that occurs continuously, so visit any time between 2-4 p.m. on October 17th or 5-7 p.m. on October 19th. Historic Griffin Cemetery Tour (Moss Point, MS) Learn about the founding families of Moss Point at the Historic Griffin Cemetery Tour, where six presenters will…

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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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November Events

Kicking off with the South's premiere arts and crafts festival and winding down with Mississippi's largest Christmas lights show, November in Coastal Mississippi offers a little something for everyone!We have headlining entertainment, holiday festivities and everything in-between - all ready to be enjoyed with your health and safety in mind. …

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Experience the Flavors of Coastal Mississippi at Chefs of the Coast

Magnolia, roux & brews will all be features at the 37th Annual Chefs of the Coast Food & Wine Gala on October 20, 2019! This annual event is presented by the Mississippi Coast Restaurant & Beverage Association. This event, featuring close to 20 restauranteurs and chefs, will take place at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center from 6-8:30 p.m. At the event, expect gourmet food samplings, wine tastings, a beer garden, a food truck corral, a Culinary Gladiator Battle, silent auction, live entertainment and more! To add to the…

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A Tour of Art on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Everyone knows the Mississippi Gulf Coast is home to some of the finest seafood in the world, as well as some of the most pristine beaches around. But some might be surprised to find out what an eclectic art scene there is across the Coast. Between Ocean Springs, Biloxi and Bay St. Louis, there are numerous galleries and museums that are brimming with beautiful works of art. Walter Anderson Museum of Art Arguably the most famous artist to ever live on the Coast, Walter I. Anderson (1903-1965) is recognized as an American master, and his…

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Where to Watch the Solar Eclipse on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

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…

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