Jones Park

Highway 49 & Highway 90

Gulfport, MS 39501

Phone: (228) 868-5848

Jones Park is located on 60 acres at the very south end of Highway 49, the center of the City of Gulfport adjacent to the Mississippi State Port. Not only is this park/harbor facility a signature facility for the City of Gulfport but it is the “Front Yard for the State of Mississippi”.

- 319 Slip Marina and Promenade Walk
- Marina Services Building
- Barksdale Pavilion (23,000 square feet)
- Leo Seal Educational Plaza (8,000 square feet)
- Splash pad and Playground Area
- Replica Lighthouse
- Amphitheatre Stage Area with Flanking Pavilions
- 20th Avenue Circle Anchor Installation (40,000 lb Seabee Donation)
- .86 mile walking track
- Fuel Dock & Bait Shop
- Paving and water/sewer and electrical infrastructure
- Asphalt parking for 450 vehicles and 60 boat trailers

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.

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

2017 Festival - Gulf Coast Weekend