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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Every Thursday – IPA Fun Run

Enjoy your favorite beer after the race. Buy your first beer, enjoy your second one free. One free beer per participant.

Address: Mockingbird Caf’e, 110 S. Second St., Bay St. Louis, MS
Admission: Free
Hours: 5:45pm, registration: 6pm, run (times may change seasonally)

Every Friday – Bay Bikers Social Bike Ride

Each Friday, weather permitting, area bicyclists meet in the evening and take a tour around town. It’s an adult social group and everyone is welcome. Most rides end with a stop at a local restaurant or bar.

Location: Daiquiri Shak, 112 Court St., Bay St. Louis, MS
Hours: 7:30 pm-till

Every First Friday – First Fridays at Lazy Magnolia

Enjoy great local beer, food, and music. Lazy Magnolia’s brewery tour and tasting experience is even more fun on the first Friday of each month. Sip your samples while enjoying local live music. Try some beer pairings with locally produced treats available for purchase from our featured food vendor. Get a Collector’s Pint Glass, and you can be one of the first to sample a new brew not yet released for sale. Lazy Magnolia will donate $1 to a local charity for each guest who joins us for the First Friday tour and tasting experience. No RSVP necessary, just show up. Now that’s a great way to spend a Lazy afternoon!

Address: Lazy Magnolia Brewery, 7030 Roscoe Turner Rd., Kiln, MS
Admission: $15
Hours: 5pm – 8pm
Phone: 228-467-2727

Every Second Friday – Board Games for Adults

A fun evening of board games for adults at the Mockingbird Cafe. Bring your own games or use theirs.

Address: Mockingbird Café, 110 South Second St., Bay St. Louis, MS
Hours: 5pm-8:30pm
Phone: 228-467-8383

Every Saturday – Hancock County Farmers’ Market

You’ll find fresh produce, homemade breads, and much more. A spot at the market is free of charge.

Address: 3068 Longfellow Dr., Bay St. Louis, MS
Hours: 8am
Phone: 228-860-6203

Every Second Saturday – 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.

Address: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Admission: Free
Hours: 4pm-8pm (Shops open at 10am)
Phone: 228-463-2688

7/19-21/2019 – Disney’s Frozen jr.

Come and join us at the Hancock Performing Arts Center for Music and Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez, based on the Disney film written by Jennifer Lee.  You may purchase tickets at the door or on our Website.

Location: 7140 Stennis Airport Road, Kiln, MS
Hours: 7-19&20 at 7pm and 7-21 at 2pm
Admission: Students $10 – Adults $15 – Family Pack 5 for $50
Phone: 251-978-3750
Website:  Mapkids
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7/26/2019 – Lily Keber’s latest documentary BuckJumping

Please join us on this cinematic journey through the soul of New Orleans.  Food will be for purchase by Food Network’s Chef Chris Hayes of The Smoking Oyster whose food and recipes have been winning awards in New Orleans and around the country.

Location: 303 Union Street, Bay St. Louis, MS
Hours: 7pm-10pm
Admission: Tickets are $10
Phone: Rachel at 415-336-9543
Website:  The 100 men hall

7/28/2019 – 4th Sunday at 4 Night of Art

Featuring: Jessica Nicole Gordon & Pianist Guy Bowering and the artwork of Bobby & Deana Goldsmith

Location: 912 South Beach Blvd, Bay St. Louis, MS
Hours: 4pm Music – 5pm Art and Reception
Admission: Free
Phone: 228-467-0106

8/17/2019 – Alice Moseley FunFest 2

Music by: Coastal Native Delights – Bay Ratz – Dave Mayley Band – Faith Becnel.  Amanda Shaw, Monsters at large, Ryan Foret and Feret Tradition.

Location: 1928 Depot Way, Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, MS
Hours: 11am – 8pm
Admission: Free
Phone: 228-467-9223

10/06/2019-10/13/2019 Cruisin’ The Coast

Do not miss one of Cruisin’ the Coast’s BEST events! The Bay St. Louis venue (Thursday Oct. 10-12) of this weeklong Coast-wide event. Remember, it is always FREE to the public.

City/State: Bay St. Louis MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Downtown Bay St. Louis
Admission: FREE to the Public.
Phone: 1-888-808-1188

10/26/2019 – Misfits Street Krewzers

Annual Trunk or Treat for Halloween

Address: 1928 Depot Way, Bay St. Louis, MS
Hours: 3pm – 9pm
Admission: Free
Phone: 228-493-2033

11/8-9/2019 – Sugar Magnolia Music Festival

Great music, Gulf Coast Cuisine, Local Craft Beer Garden, RV Hookups, Camping

Address: 4134 Kiln-Delisle Rd, Kiln, MS
Click here:  Details TBD
Click here:  Schedule TBD

11/21-23/2019 – Hancock Performing Arts Center

Homegrown Literary and Arts Exchange Festival

A new three day event created to nourish celebrate and connect Gulf Coast authors and artists with those in the writing and artistic communities of the state and the region.  Programs and schedules available later.

Location: 7140 Stennis Airport Road, Kiln, MS
Admission: TBD
Hours: TBD
Website: Hancock Performing Arts Center
Phone: 228-255-6247 (Catherine Tibbs)

11/27/2019 – 12/31/2019 – Snowflakes in the Bay

Enjoy the illuminated snowflakes in the historic live oaks in Bay St. Louis and Waveland.  Sponsored by the Hancock County Tourism Bureau.

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

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