The best Coastal Mississippi events

The best Coastal Mississippi events

Friday, 26 Apr, 2024 0

From boating, fishing and delicious seafood the southern hospitality is in full flow this summer in Coastal Mississippi.

The MS Gulf Coast welcomes travelers to experience weekends of adventure, entertainment and relaxation with a myriad of events and festivals lined up on the sun-drenched shorelines.

“We are excited to invite all travelers to discover the magic of spring and summer here in Coastal Mississippi,” said Judy Young, CEO of Coastal Mississippi Tourism.

“Whether seeking serene sunsets, water adventures, or vibrant cultural experiences, everyone can expect an unforgettable weekend getaway.”


The Best Events and Festivals:

Taste of Ocean Springs | Food & Wine Festival: Savor food, wine, and southern charm as historic downtown Ocean Springs transforms into a culinary haven. May 9, 6PM – 8PM.

LLamaroo: Fly Llama Brewing invites 2024 festival goers to Biloxi with live music, a Hungry Llama Smashburger eating contest, art vendors, food trucks, beer, and new for this year, a live gameshow version of Family FeudMay 11.

Free Flowin’ Fest: Don’t miss this free annual music festival in downtown Pascagoula, featuring coastal fare, arts & crafts vendors, and live music all day. May 11, 12PM – 8PM

St. Clare Seafood FestivalCome to Waveland for this annual festival, featuring the freshest seafood from local chefs, arts & crafts vendors, rows of classic cars, children’s rides and more. Enjoy spectacular views of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, great food, live music, and cool spring breezes. May 24 – May 26, Time Varies Daily.

Jazz in the Pass: Live music will echo across the Mississippi Sound from Pass Christian’s War Memorial Park. Bring blankets and chairs and enjoy an evening of great music, food and drink, and local crafts. May 26, 12PM – 8 PM.

Annual Jeepin the Coast: Get ready for one of the biggest events of the summer as thousands of Jeep enthusiasts gather from across the US. This annual five-day Jeep event starts in Long Beach and invites travelers to enjoy family-friendly activities, hang out together or branch off on their own Coastal Mississippi adventure. May 29 – June 2, Time Varies Daily.

GCAP Pride Day 2024The Gulf Coast Association of Pride (GCAP) will host Pride Day in Biloxi, featuring diverse activities celebrating the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s LGBTQIA+ community. Expect everything from delicious coastal fare to drag shows, live music, and the crowning of the Pride Queen & King. June 1, 11AM – 6PM.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic: The premier billfish tournament on the Gulf of Mexico returns for another year of record-breaking fish, and millions in cash prizes. Luxury fishing boats and billfish weighing up to 1,000 pounds are the catch of the day at this spectacular annual tournament hosted by the Golden Nugget Casino. Watch as teams from around the Gulf of Mexico battle it out for the largest blue marlin, tuna, mahi mahi, and wahoo. June 3 – June 9, Time Varies Daily.

Rock-n-Roll Open Car, Jeep & Bike ShowFor Rock-n-roll, sports cars, coastal fare and more, this Biloxi event has everything. From classic cars to local vendors, including the Big Boyz Toy Show with the coolest outdoor gear on the Gulf Coast, there is also live music and all-you-can-eat crawfish. June 15, 11AM – 6PM.


With an array of events and festivals, Coastal Mississippi promises weekends filled with unbridled fun. Everyone is invited to escape the ordinary and Play Coastal Mississippi on a memorable spring or summer weekend getaway.

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