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 Shrimping Trip
Biloxi Visitors Center
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
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
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
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