Bring your lawn chairs or blanket and enjoy an afternoon of dawg-gone Fun! Who will be the first King & Queen of the Krewe of Barkloxi? Dress up in your favorite Costume to match your four-legged friend. Donation to enter the costume contest - proceeds will go to the Humane Society of South Mississippi. Pre-registration required to enter your K-9 in the parade.
Free Party: Saturday, Feb 24th - fun event promoting healthy lifestyles to individuals of all ages with and without disabilities.
Free Sports Helmets will be provided at the event to those who request one through Disability Connection by February 9th. The Run/Walk/Roll is optional. All Registration is through the Gulf Coast Running Club. You can register for the Run/Walk/Roll at the event or pay a discount by Pre-Registering, postmarked by February 14, 2018. To pre-register, go to www.GulfCoastRunningClub.org, click on the Arbor Day Run. Print the registration form, and return by mail. Runners receive a T-shirt and a Tree. Runners with challenges receive a Medal. Volunteers/Caregivers do not need to pay registration fee to accompany a walker.
The event includes music, art, special soccer, and snacks. This event is in partnership with Gulf Coast Running Club, the race includes a ¼ mile challenge so that everyone, including wheelchairs, can participate in the healthful benefits of a run with awards following.
Saturday Schedule (Run with Gulf Coast Running Club, Town Green):
• 8:00-9:30 Registration and Sign-in for those Pre-Registered
A celebration of seafood heritage in the City of Biloxi. Attendees will enjoy live entertainment, arts and crafts, kids activities and the best seafood on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Sunday will feature the Sun Herald Gumbo Championship, where for a separate fee attendees can taste professional and amateur gumbo from teams competing for the Peoples' Choice and Best of Show Awards. Tasting available for a fee.
Awarded Southeast Tourism Society (STS) Top 20 Fall Event 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, and 2017 Awarded American Bus Association (ABA) Top 100 Events for 2010 Awarded Top Events USA 2011