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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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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

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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The Ultimate Guide to Cruisin' The Coast

Cruisin’ The Coast was voted #1 in USA TODAY: Best Car Show Competition in 2018 and 2020! America’s Largest Block Party celebrates antique, classic and hot rod vehicles, nostalgic music and related events.Car enthusiasts from 40 states plus Canada, Germany and Puerto Rico arrive in Coastal Mississippi once a year to showcase their rides and to cruise our beautiful 30-mile stretch of beach-side highway with designated stops sprinkled throughout our 62 miles of coastline. …

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Celebrate Mardi Gras on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

For more than a century, Carnival season has been celebrated on the Mississippi Gulf Coast with parades, balls, and other festivities. This year, Mardi Gras, also known as “Fat Tuesday,” falls on February 28; however, you can experience Mardi Gras celebrations all month long! Below are the parades and events happening along the Coast that you can look forward to this Mardi Gras season. February 11 Children’s Mardi Gras Celebration: Lynn Meadows Discovery Center | 10 am Elk’s Mardi Gras Parade: Ocean Springs | 1 pm Krewe of Legacy Mardi Gras…

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Halloween on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

With Halloween right around the corner, the Mississippi Gulf Coast has so many upcoming activities and events to partake in to celebrate the spooktacular holiday. The following are a few of the many Halloween events you can experience on the Mississippi Gulf Coast this year:…

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Americana in Mississippi Tour

Blues. Country. Gospel. Rock. It all started right here in Mississippi. That’s right. Mississippi is the birthplace of America’s music, and we are celebrating that with an Americana in Mississippi Music Tour throughout the state…

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Gulf Coast Winter Classics

The Gulf Coast Winter Classics Horse Showhas welcomed horses and riders to the Mississippi Gulf Coast for the last 18 years. This series of hunter and jumper events last for six weeks, Wednesday through Sunday each week…

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