There is always something to celebrate in Mississippi’s cities by the bay! Whether it’s an impromptu beach bash, an instant party when the dice roll your way, the monthly Art Walk, or a variety of seasonal festivities, the calendar is always full. Plan your trip accordingly, or just create your own celebration when you arrive!

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Current Festivals & Events

Every Thursday – Rumble on the Gulf

Each Thursday, Silver Slipper Casino offers live music and fun for all.

Location: 5000 S Beach Blvd, Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
Hours: 5pm-9pm



10/25/2021 – 2nd Annual Paddle Paradise

The City of Diamondhead and Paddle the Gulf are hosting the 2nd Annual Paddle Paradise Kayak event.  If you would like to participate Registration is at 8am.  David Mayley band will play after 11am until 2pm at the Lazy Gator.  Food and drinks available for sale at restaurant.  Free T-shirt and goody bags for the first 100 paddlers to register.

Location: Marina, 3410 Yacht Club Dr. Diamondhead, MS
Admission: Free
Hours: 8am-4pm – ( Registration Begins at 8am, Paddle begins at 9:30am )
Phone: 228-222-4626

10/30/2021 – Halloween Tour at Cedar Rest Cemetery

Eight cemetery residents will come to life during this annual cemetery tour presented by the Hancock County Historical Society.  After the tour, head back to the Lobrano House for hot dogs and snacks.

Address: 200 South Second street, Bay St. Louis, MS
Admission: Free
Hours: 5pm-7pm
Phone: 228-467-4090

10/31/2021 – First Ever Waveland Community Movie Night

HOCUS POCUS !!!  Following Coleman Ave trick or treat.  Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and come enjoy the fun.  Enjoy free refreshments donated by Studio Waveland + Gallery & Weichert Realtors Loescher Properties.

Location: Coleman Ave, Waveland, MS
Admission: Free to the public
Hours: 5pm

11/13/2021 – Second Saturday Artwalk

Held in historic Old Town Bay St. Louis the second Saturday of every month, art, fun, music, food, and shopping are yours to enjoy in this pedestrian-friendly event sponsored by the Old Town Merchants Association.

November Hot Spots: The Porch & 211 Main
Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Admission: Free
Hours:  Hot Spot Activities are 10am-7pm – Live Music 4pm-7pm
Phone: 269-719-6728

10/31/2021 – First Ever Waveland Community Movie Night

HOCUS POCUS !!!  Following Coleman Ave trick or treat.  Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and come enjoy the fun.  Enjoy free refreshments donated by Studio Waveland + Gallery & Weichert Realtors Loescher Properties.

Location: Coleman Ave, Waveland, MS
Admission: Free to the public
Hours: 5pm

11/27/2021 – Christmas Market Waveland

Details are not yet available from Waveland.

Location: Waveland, MS
Admission: Free
Hours:  To be determined
Phone: 228-467-4134

12/4/2021 – Christmas tree lighting Waveland

Details are not yet available from Waveland.

Location: Waveland, MS
Admission: Free
Hours:  To be determined
Phone: 228-467-4134

12/7/2021 – Hancock County Historical Society presents Connections Matter

The Hancock County Historical Society is hosting a gala at the premier of their new documentary “Connections Matter: an oral history of the people and places of Hancock County, MS.  The film features Charles Gray, one of the society’s early members and current executive director.

Location: Silver Slipper Casino Hotel. Blue Bayou Bar and Grill, Bay St. Louis, MS
Admission: $50 per person – Reservations are required  to be in by 12/3
Hours: 5pm-8pm
Phone: 228-467-4090

12/11/2021 – Second Saturday Artwalk

Held in historic Old Town Bay St. Louis the second Saturday of every month, art, fun, music, food, and shopping are yours to enjoy in this pedestrian-friendly event sponsored by the Old Town Merchants Association.

December Hot Spots: Bay Books & Antique Maison
Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Admission: Free
Hours:  Hot Spot Activities are 10am-7pm – Live Music 4pm-7pm
Phone: 269-719-6728