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Gulf Coast Upcoming Festivals


The Mississippi Gulf Coast is home to several festivals year-round. Here is a list of festivals occurring along the Mississippi Gulf Coast and some highlighted festivals happening this quarter.

Art in the Pass (April 7-8) features fine arts, crafts, live music, food vendors and more in Pass Christian overlooking the sparkling waters of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. 

Free Flowin' on the Riverfront (April 14) celebrates the beauty of the Pascagoula River with live music, food and art vendors, Pascagoula Run Kayak Race, Paddlepalooza, and a fireworks show to end the day.

Enjoy crawfish, live music and carnival rides during the Annual Mississippi Coast Coliseum Crawfish Music Festival (April 20-22) on the grounds of the Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center.

Live entertainment, thrilling carnival rides are the stars of the Annual Fatima International Spring Fest (April 27-29) on the grounds of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Biloxi.

Annual Southern Summer Arts & Craft Festival (May 5) features music, southern food, lots of vendors, art, crafts and other handmade items at the Harrison County Fairgrounds.

The Annual Pirate Day In The Bay (May 18-19) features music and carnival rides on the waterfront of the Bay St Louis Marina.

The Billy Creel Memorial Gulf Coast Wooden & Classic Boat (May 19-20) showcases wooden boats in the water and on trailers. There will be art & craft booths, cast net contest, live music and Biloxi Schooner sails. All taking place at the Biloxi Schooner Pier Complex.

The Southern Steampunk Expo (May 20) is a fun-filled Expo offering Tea Dueling, Costume Contest, Belly Dancing exhibitions, games from Gulf Coast Gaming Events, area Airships, area steampunks sharing tips on the steampunk genra, multiple vendors, live birds & so much more. There will be vendor workshops and panels to offer instruction on making items such as leather clothing accessories. Located at the Warehouse, 3420 Giles Rd, Gulfport.