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 Third FridayWaveland Food Truck Friday

Enjoy great fun, food, drinks and music and don’t forget your lawn chairs !

Location: 301 Coleman Avenue, Waveland, MS
Hours: 5pm-7pm
Admission: Free to the public
Phone: 228-216-1259


8/8/2020 – Second Saturday Artwalk

This welcome back edition of Second Saturday in Bay St. Louis will feature incredible cuisine, great music, some of the coast’s finest artists and shopping.

August Hot Spots:  Bodega BSL Rental/Sale & Antique Maison
Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Admission: Free
Hours:  Hot Spot Activities 10am-7pm – Live Music 4pm-7pm
Phone: 228-344-0036

9/4-6/2020 – St. Clare Fall Festival

Fantastic food, Beverages, live bands, vendors, Cornhole tournament and games for the kids.

Location: St. Clare Catholic Church, Beach Blvd, Waveland, MS
Admission: Free
Hours: 10am-10pm
Phone: 228-467-9275

9/12/2020 – Second Saturday Artwalk

This welcome back edition of Second Saturday in Bay St. Louis will feature incredible cuisine, great music, some of the coast’s finest artists and shopping.

September Hot Spots:  Serious Bread & Jane Evans Design
Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Admission: Free
Hours:  Hot Spot Activities 10am-7pm – Live Music 4pm-7pm
Phone: 228-344-0036

9/19-20/2020 – Diamondhead Arts & Crafts Show

Enjoy the beauty of shopping under the Oaks – Selected quality handmade arts and crafts – Food trucks and Children’s activities include bounce houses, face painting and crafts.

This event provides funding for Diamondhead Youth Athletic Association, a non-profit organization which provides youth the opportunity to participate in a variety of sports such as Flag Football, Tackle Football and Cheerleading.

Location: 5500 Diamondhead Dr. Circle (Near City Hall), Diamondhead, MS
Hours: Sat 9am-5pm Sun 10am-4pm
Admission: Free
Phone: 504-439-4004
Email: dhartsandcraftsfair@gmail.com


9/19-20/2020 – Arts Alive Festival

CANCELLED

Over 50 artists from across the United States will be exhibiting and demonstrating a wide variety of arts in every medium and genre imaginable, filling the streets of Old Town BSL.

Make sure to bring your lawn chair to The BSL Shoofly Community Stage and sing along with the regions hottest musicians including Kelsey Moran, Hadley Hill, the Electric Sheep, Thomas Jackson and others. Street performers will include Bay Rat Marching Battery, Bellydance, Firedance and others.

Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis, MS
Hours: Sat 10am – 8pm / Sun Noon – 4pm
Admission: Free
Phone: 228-342-7668

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11/14-15/2020 – Mystic Krewe of the Seahorse Pirate Day in the Bay

CANCELLED

Come join Captain Longbeard, the pirates & wenches of the Mystic Krewe of the Seahorse.

​Location: South Beach blvd. & Court Street, Bay St. Louis, MS
Hours: Friday 4pm-11pm – Saturday 11am-11pm

Phone: 228-365-5581

11/14-15/2020 – Mermaids Arts and Crafts Show

Featuring handmade jewelry, ceramics, and woodwork from artists all over the south.

Location: Historic Train Depot Grounds at 1928 Depot Way, Bay St. Louis, MS
Admission: Free
Hours:  Sat 9am-7pm  Sun 10am-4pm
Phone: Mary Ann at 228-342-9232 or Jeanne at 228-216-3883