Temporary Closures


Governor Reeves has issued a shelter-in-place order that will begin 5 p.m. Friday, April 3, and will last until 8 a.m. on April 20. Learn more from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency here.

Only essential businesses and services will be open after 5 p.m., Friday, April 3. These businesses include grocery stores, hospitals/clinics, pharmacies, utilities, post offices, gas stations, first responders, financial institutions, child care services and restaurant offering take out or curbside pick-up. For a list of restaurants that are offering curbside and takeout options, please click here.

Some Coastal Mississippi attractions and venues are temporarily closing following CDC guidelines and in an abundance of caution. While this list will be updated frequently, as you consider travel plans, please check visit their websites or follow them on Facebook for the most up-to-date information.

Alice Moseley Folk Art Museum

Beau Rivage Resort & Casino

Beauvoir, The Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library

Betsy Ann Riverboat

Big Play Entertainment Center

Biloxi Natatorium 

Biloxi Shrimping Trip

Biloxi Visitors Center

Boomtown Casino

Coastal Mississippi Mardi Gras Museum

Davis Bayou Campground (guests must leave by noon March 19 - Gulf Islands National Seashore Ocean Springs

The Davis Bayou Area and associated facilities Closed

  • Park Road remains open to VFW Road, Gollott Road, Quave Road and Eagle Point Road to serve adjacent subdivisions
  • All National Park Service managed islands including Petit Bois, West Petit Bois, Horn, and Ship islands, as well as the NPS-owned portions of Cat Island
  • The Davis Bayou Area

Desoto National Forrest - The USDA Forest Service today announced that Developed Recreation Areas on the National Forests in Mississippi have been temporarily closed for the health and safety of visitors and staff.

Dusti Bongé Art Foundation

Edgewater Mall

The Gator Ranch Airboat Swamp Tours

Hancock County Tourism Bureau

Hard Rock Casino & Hotel

Harrah's Gulf Coast

Harrison County has closed all public-use facilities including the fairgrounds, community/civic centers and recreational facilities

Harrison County Beaches are closed to groups of 10 or more.

Hollywood Casino Gulf Coast

Infinity Science Center

IP Casino Resort Spa

Island View Casino Resort

Locked Up Ocean Springs

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

Margaritaville Resort & Family Entertainment Center

Mary Mahoney's Restaurant

McLeod Park is closed to campers as of March 22

Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center through April 15

Mississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum - Closed until March 20 monitoring recommendations daily

Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art

Palace Casino Resort

Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge Visitors center closed. Trails are open.

Realizations, Ocean Springs is now taking online orders only,

Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort

Shearwater Pottery

Ship Island Excursions

Silver Slipper Casino Resort

Treasure Bay Casino Resort

Walter Anderson Museum of Art

William Colmer Visitors Center at Gulf Islands National Seashore

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