The Arbor Day Run/Walk/Roll is a one day event promoting healthy lifestyles to individuals of all ages, with and without disabilities.
This event has 3 goals:
to promote health lifestyles
to encourage people with disabilities to be active community participants and join the fun of a run
to share information on community resources for people with disabilities and the under-served
Those paying the registration fee will wear their t-shirts and meet at the tree at Town Green, Biloxi, to participate in the Arbor Day 5k-1 mile- 1/4 mile Run/Walk/Roll. This event is brought in partnership with the Gulf Coast Running Club. The race includes a 1/4 mile challenge so that everyone, including wheelchairs, can participate in the healthful benefits of a run with awards following. Run/Walk/Roll participants receive a tree from the city of Biloxi, those with challenges to running receive a medallion and free safety helmets.
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