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

8/13/2021 – Waveland Food Truck Friday

Come to see us at our Waveland food truck Friday and don’t forget your lawn chair and blanket.

Location: Coleman Avenue WavelandS Bourgeuis St & Coleman Ave, Waveland, MS
Admission: Free to the public
Hours: 5pm-8pm

8/14/2021 – Waveland Ground Zero Hurricane Museum Exhibit

Waveland has been expressly chosen by the Mississippi Humanities Council to host “Crossroads” as part of the Museum on Main Street program—a national/state/local partnership to bring exhibitions and programs to rural cultural organizations. The exhibition is part of Museum on Main Street, a unique collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), state humanities councils across the nation, and local host institutions. The exhibition will tour 6 communities in Mississippi and Waveland is the only host site on the Coast.  Sat, Jul 3, 2021 – Sat, Aug 14, 2021

Location: 335 Coleman Avenue, Waveland, MS 39576
Admission: Free – Donations are always appreciated
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday – 10AM – 3PM
Phone: 228-467-9012

8/14/2021 – 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.

March Hot Spots: Daiquiri Shak & Magnolia Antiques
Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Admission: Free
Hours:  Hot Spot Activities are 10am-7pm – Live Music 4pm-7pm
Phone: 269-719-6728

9/3-5/2021 – Second annual Booker Fest

The 100 Men Hall hosts its second annual Booker Fest to celebrate the musical genius of James Booker.  The festival is sponsored by the Silver Slipper and features a rollicking good-time itinerary that allows festivalgoers to enjoy a weekend of good music.

Location: 303 Union Street, Bay St. Louis, MS
Hours: Fri 7pm-9pm Sat 11pm-12pm and Sun 4pm-8:30pm
Admission: $75 wristband in advance allows entry to all events.
Phone: Rachel at 415-336-9543

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