Ocean Springs, a cottage community rich in cultural, is located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. This historic town is filled with several miles of shopping, dining and entertainment surrounded by arts, beautiful landscaping, bayous and a walkable downtown district that you do not want to miss. With the Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau offices located in the heart of downtown, this community focuses on enhancing the local culture and preserving the quality of life.

We invite you to stop by the Ocean Springs Welcome Center located in the historic L&N Depot Plaza to find out all Ocean Springs has to offer. Meet our friendly staff and fill up on brochures, maps and more.

Take a glimpse of local art in the center, get a list of upcoming events and festivals happening in town, check for hotel availability and start your day on the Live Oaks Bicycle Route or walk along our beach front.

Find out where to SHOP. STAY. EAT. EXPLORE. Begin your adventure here!

Click the map to explore downtown Ocean Springs!


Ocean Springs has plenty of adventures downtown, uptown, all around town.  From shops and restaurants in a walkable downtown entertainment district to chain stores, one of a kind businesses on Highway 90 or as we locals call it, Bienville Boulevard

In addition to the all around town tour guide, we invite you to stop by the Ocean Springs Welcome Center located in the historic L&N Depot Plaza and grab a WALKING MAP of Ocean Spring’s downtown Entertainment District.  The map shows you where to park your vehicle or bicycle, where you can find art, historic landmarks and more.    


featured events


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Stay up-to-date on everything happening with the 43rd Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival!

Check out the website here!

Vendor applications are still being accepted through August 20. Apply here!

Interested in being a sponsor at this year’s festival? Get all of your information here!


Click the Where Do You Blue Moon logo for the 2021 application!

Community Events

Saturdays – Ocean Springs Fresh Market, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at L&N Depot in downtown    

October 16 – Witchy Bingo at Woody’s OS – Woody’s OS, 3008 Bienville Blvd – 5:00 p.m.

October 16 – Rotary Club of Ocean Springs 5K – Mary C. O’Keefe, 1600 Government Street – 6:15 p.m.

October 16 – Wayne Sharp presents “The Mushroom Brotherhood” – Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government Street – 7:00 p.m.

October 24 – Fall Family Festival – St. Paul Methodist Church, 6716 Bienville Blvd – 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

October 30 – Peek-a-boo Drive Thru – Maxem Health Urgent Care Ocean Springs, 1514 Bienville Blvd – 1:00 p.m. while supplies last.  

October 30 – Mississippi Plein Air Painters Gathering – Downtown Ocean Springs

October 30 – Witches Ride of Ocean Springs – Downtown Ocean Springs – 5:00 p.m.

October 30 – Witches Ride Poker Flight – Downtown Ocean Springs – 6:00 p.m.

October 30 – Scary C – Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government Street – 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

More events to come…


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Join us on October 30th for our Spooky Springs @ The Scary C event from 6-8PM! This event will be fun for all ages! The Scary C will be featuring a haunted house, a Create Your Own Glass Pumpkin class, face painting, flash mobs, artist demos, tasty treats, painting stations, and lots more! 

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With more than a dozen annual events and activities throughout the year, we depend on our volunteers to make it all happen.  If you are looking for ways to get involved in our community events and activities, click IMPACT or visit our “Volunteer” tab under “About Us” at the top of the page! We are a non-profit organization that needs YOU!


Halloween Festivities Commence! Kicking off the Halloween Festivities in Downtown Ocean Springs is the Witches Ride of Ocean Springs.

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