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



9/22-25/2021 Hancock County Fair

The Hancock County Fair brings back the history of county fairs and celebrates community heritage. There will be live music, midway games and rides, livestock, and craft competitions. The Hancock County Fair is put on by the Hancock County Community Committee.

Location: Hancock County Multi-Purpose Arena, 4184 Kiln-Delisle Rd., Kiln, MS
Phone: 228-493-1582


10/9/2021 – 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.

October Hot Spots: 200 North Beach & Mockingbird
Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Admission: Free
Hours:  Hot Spot Activities are 10am-7pm – Live Music 4pm-7pm
Phone: 269-719-6728

9/25/2021 – 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 – Annual Cemetery Tour

Experience the fun of a Halloween Cemetery Tour, but have no fear because all Ghosts are on vacation and are not home to frighten you.

Address: Details will be provided when they become available!
Admission: FREE
Hours: Not yet determined
Phone: 228-467-4090