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

12/07/2019 12th Annual Bay St. Louis Christmas Parade

Join us for the 12th Annual Christmas Parade in Bay St. Louis.  It will begin at the corder of Necaise Avenue & Main Street and ends at the Historic Train Depot with the Annual Snowflakes & Sugarplums Festival.

Address: Bay St. Louis, MS
Admission: Free
Phone: 228-463-9222

12/07/2019 Snowflakes & Sugarplums Festival

After the Bay St. Louis parade, remain at the Depot to enjoy the Snowflakes & Sugarplums Festival.  Pictures with Santa, Dream Castle Bounce Village, H & H Express Train and Hollywood Casino Sugarplum Village.  Special appearances by Ruddie the Reindeer and the Post Office will be there mailing letters to Santa.  Live Christmas Music & Face Painting.

Address: Bay St. Louis, MS
Admission: Free
Phone: 228-463-9222

12/14/2019 – Christmas Live Nativity Pageant

Hosted and Performed by MAP Kids.  Live reenactment with narrative and songs to celebrate the Christmas season.

Address: Train Depot Gazebo, Bay St. Louis, MS
Admission: Free
Hours:  7pm
Phone: 251-978-3750

12/14/2019 – 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:  Biz-zee Bee & Bay Elements
Address: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Admission: Free
Hours:  Hot Spot Activities are 10am-7pm – Live Music 4pm-7pm
Phone: 228-209-1325

12/18/2019 – Christmas Live Nativity Pageant

Hosted and Performed by MAP Kids.  Live reenactment with narrative and songs to celebrate the Christmas season.

Address: St. Thomas Episcopal Church 5303 Diamondhead Circle,  Diamondhead, MS
Admission: Free
Hours:  5:30pm
Phone: 251-978-3750

1/14/2020 – 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.

January Hot Spots:  Bay-Tique & Gallery 200
Address: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Admission: Free
Hours:  Hot Spot Activities are 10am-7pm – Live Music 4pm-7pm
Phone: 228-209-1325