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
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.
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
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.
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.