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Get excited for festival season!

It’s no secret that the Coast likes to have a good time, especially when the weather turns warm and exciting outdoor activities abound. Make sure to mark these events on your calendar so you don’t miss any of the fun!


“Celebrate the Gulf” Marine Education Festival
April 1
War Memorial Park, Pass Christian
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
free admission
(228) 475-7047


Art in the Pass
April 1-2
War Memorial Park, Pass Christian
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
free admission
(228) 452-3315


Biloxi Chamber Craft Beer Festival
April 1
MGM Park, Biloxi
4-7 p.m.
Early registration $40, gate admission $50, VIP registration $75
(228) 604-0014


Spring Native Plant Sale and Earth Day Festivities
April 3-21
Pascagoula River Audubon Center, Moss Point,
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
free admission
(228) 990-7389


Annual Arts Alive!-2023
April 15
Old Town Bay St Louis
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
free admission, or suggested $5 donation
(228) 342-4521


Annual Crawfish Music Festival
April 21-23
Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi
Festival gate times and ticket prices vary ($34-$109); prices will increase on day of event, and children age 5 and under free in general admission sections only.
(800) 726-2781
(228) 594-3700


2nd Annual Cannabis Fest
April 22
Biloxi Town Green
noon-8 p.m.

This is a 21-and-over event. All guests will be expected to provide a valid photo ID at entrance.



Rock-N-Roll Open Car, Jeep, Truck & Bike Show
May 6
Point Cadet Plaza, Biloxi
9 a.m.-6 p.m.
(228) 860-5015


Run for the Roses Festival
May 6
George County Fairgrounds, Lucedale
10 a.m.-6 p.m. free admission
(251) 379-2915


CPR Fest
May 6
Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi
7 p.m.
Standard tickets start at $25.50, $10 parking (cash)
(800) 726-2781
(228) 594-3700


Annual Pirate Day in The Bay
May 19-20
Downtown Bay St Louis
Friday 4-11 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Many events are free; check website for current pricing


Annual Mississippi Memorial Day Blowout
May 26-29
Gulfport Dragway Gates open at noon
$40 per person entire weekend
(228) 863-4408


Annual Blessing of the Fleet
May 28
Point Cadet Plaza Pavilion, Biloxi

Wreath dropping at 2 p.m. Boats will line up in the west end of the Biloxi Channel south of the Biloxi Small Craft Harbor, then parade east in the Biloxi Channel
(228) 435-6339


Jeepin’ the Coast
May 31-June 4
506 Jeff Davis Ave., Long Beach (Jeep Central)

Registration pickup May 31 from 3 p.m.-7 p.m. at Jeep Central
(228) 697-7347



Annual Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic
June 5-11
Point Cadet Marina, 119 Beach Blvd., Biloxi
See website for complete details
(228) 239-2575


Juneteenth Parade and Festival
June 17
City of Gulfport Leisure Services, 1422 23rd Avenue, Gulfport,
11 a.m. Free public event
(228) 868-5700


Scrapin’ the Coast
June 23-25
Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi
Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday- Sunday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
$20 spectators
(228) 832-2688
(228) 832-4683



Booker Fest
Sept. 1-3
100 Men Hall, Bay St Louis
Friday 7 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m., Sunday 10 a.m.
$30 and $55 or $85 weekend wristband
(415) 336-9543


Annual Biloxi Seafood Festival
Sept. 9-10
Biloxi Town Green (subject to change)
Saturday 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
$5 admission, children 12 and under free
(228) 604-0014


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