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



1/8/2022 – 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: Baytique, Bijoubel, Shannon Mullen Art / Katie’s Jewelry & Gifts
Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Admission: Free
Hours:  Hot Spot Activities are 10am-7pm – Live Music 4pm-7pm
Phone: 269-719-6728

2/12/2022 – 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.

February Hot Spots: Dan B’s & Bay Elements
Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Admission: Free
Hours:  Hot Spot Activities are 10am-7pm – Live Music 4pm-7pm
Phone: 269-719-6728

3/12/2022 – S12th Annual “SOUP”ER MUDFEST 2021

Buy your bowl made by local artists for $20 (Cash Only) under the tent on Main Street and tour Old Town Businesses to enjoy a tasting of over 20 soups.

Benefit for the Hancock County Food Pantry, Old Town Merchants Association and Hancock County Tourism.

Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis, MS
Hours: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Phone: 228-463-9222



3/12/2022 – 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: Bodega Adventure Rentals, Alice Moseley Museum & Bizzee Bee
Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Admission: Free
Hours:  Hot Spot Activities are 10am-7pm – Live Music 4pm-7pm
Phone: 269-719-6728

4/9/2022 – 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.

April Hot Spots: Serious Bread, Align & Bay St. Louis Little Theatre
Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Admission: Free
Hours:  Hot Spot Activities are 10am-7pm – Live Music 4pm-7pm
Phone: 269-719-6728

4/23/2022 – Mississippi Heroes Celebration

Bay St. Louis Train Depot Grounds.

Location: 1928 Depot Way, Bay St. Louis, MS
Admission: Free
Hours:  Festival begins at 10am – Race registration at 8am
Email: Katherine Sutton at Mississippiheroes@gmail.com



5/14/2022 – 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.

May Hot Spots: Bodega Spirits, PJ’s Coffee, Social Chair celebrates & “Sweet 16”
Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Admission: Free
Hours:  Hot Spot Activities are 10am-7pm – Live Music 4pm-7pm
Phone: 269-719-6728

6/11/2022 – 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.

June Hot Spots: Ruth’s Roots, The Buttercup & Gulf Coast Home
Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Admission: Free
Hours:  Hot Spot Activities are 10am-7pm – Live Music 4pm-7pm
Phone: 269-719-6728

7/9/2022 – 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.

July Hot Spots: Hancock Arts, Jane Evans Design, Antique Maison & 211 Main
Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Admission: Free
Hours:  Hot Spot Activities are 10am-7pm – Live Music 4pm-7pm
Phone: 269-719-6728

8/13/2022 – 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.

August Hot Spots: Parrot Head, Gallery 200/Clay Creations & Bay Life
Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Admission: Free
Hours:  Hot Spot Activities are 10am-7pm – Live Music 4pm-7pm
Phone: 269-719-6728

9/10/2022 – 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.

September Hot Spots: Cuz’s, Hancock County Historical Society & 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

10/8/2022 – 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.

October Hot Spots: 200 North Beach, Tami Curtis & The French Potager
Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Admission: Free
Hours:  Hot Spot Activities are 10am-7pm – Live Music 4pm-7pm
Phone: 269-719-6728

11/12/2022 – 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.

November Hot Spots: Bay Books, Cafe Bone Jour & Mockingbird Cafe
Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Admission: Free
Hours:  Hot Spot Activities are 10am-7pm – Live Music 4pm-7pm
Phone: 269-719-6728

12/10/2022 – 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: Bay St. Louis Harbor Lighting, Daiquiri Shak, Creole Creamery & The Porch
Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Admission: Free
Hours:  Hot Spot Activities are 10am-7pm – Live Music 4pm-7pm
Phone: 269-719-6728