Jones Park Splash Pad

Hwy 49 & Hwy 90

Gulfport, MS 39501

Phone: (228) 868-5881

Jones Park Splash Pad is a zero-depth aquatic solution that is comprised of a tropical theme and combines the sensations of different water movements. Water is flowing, misting, and jetting. The Jones Park Splash Pad provides fun for all ages.

Enjoy an open-air Memorial Day concert featuring patriotic selections, quality music, and fireworks. Bring your picnic baskets, blankets, lounge chairs, and enjoy the music & show - all overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Presented by the Gulf Coast Symphony.

Billed as the largest family friendly fishing rodeo in the world, this successful yearly event includes fun for the entire family. The event features fireworks, fishing, and vendors. Contestants fish the Gulf waters for days, competing for cash and prizes in 30 categories of both saltwater and freshwater fish. In previous years, records for tuna, shark and flounder have been broken at the Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo. The fishing rodeo attracts an average of 50,000 people every year, and even made the cover of Sports Illustrated!

Extra cost for carnival rides.

Awarded Southeast Tourism Society (STS) Top 20 Event 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2015!

Best Viewing Locations

~ Jones Park
~ Gulfport Municipal Marina
~ Beach south of Hwy 90 west of Hewes Avenue (Moses Jetty will close at 6am for set up)


A Firework-Free zone will be from 15th Street to Hwy 49, South of Hwy 90.

This spectacular light show is being presented as a walking tour OR aboard a free heated trolley. Participants will be able to visit with Santa in Santa’s Village every night, take pictures at any of the Elfie Selfie stations located throughout the park and enjoy hot chocolate, marshmallows, and concession items available for purchase.

Tickets for rides such as Santa’s Big Wheel, the Merry Go Round Carousel, Santa Express Tour Train, Skyracer, Santa’s Kid’s Master Express Train are also available for purchase inside the park. Guests may also wish to Park & Pay at the CTA Parking Garage – Fee includes covered parking, show entry, and free heated shuttle service to and from the show in Jones Park.

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Supported by the City of Gulfport, Island View Casino Resort and Coast Transit Authority.

2017 Festival - Gulf Coast Weekend