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
2/19/2020 – Hancock Performing Arts Center
New Stage Theatre Arts-in-Education Touring Program Presents Macbeth by William Shakespeare
Location: 7140 Stennis Airport Road, Kiln, MS
Admission: $5 Students & Teachers with school ID, Adults – $10
Phone: 228-255-6247 for tickets
2/21-22/2020 – William Carey Beach Volleyball Tournament
This is a one of a kind event for South Mississippi and Hancock County. Beach Volleyball was just named as an emerging sport in the NAIA and is currently in its fourth year of championship status in the NCAA which is held in Gulf Shores, AL. Beach Volleyball is one of the fastest growing sports in the United States.
Location: Beach Volley Ball Court, Beach Blvd., Waveland, MS
Hours: Begins at 11am
3/14/2020 – 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.
3/21-22/2020 – Arts Alive Festival
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
5/28-31/2020 – Jeepin the Coast
JTC unites all jeepers for its yearly Jeepin The Coast event on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, which offers a 26 mile long beach with soft sand and beautiful views. Click below to register or check out some of the upcoming JTC events.
7/11/2020 – BBQ and Blues with a Twist Festival
Food, Music, Fellowship and Fun for all. Presented by St. Rose de Lima Catholic Church.
9/13-14/2019 – Mermaids Arts and Craft show
Presented by Krewe of Nereids
Location: 1928 Depot Way, Bay St. Louis, MS