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

Red, White, and Blueberry Festival

Join us for FREE Ice Cream topped with Blueberries or Strawberries in Celebration of Blueberry Season. See you Saturday, June 4th from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the L&N Depot Plaza.


Applications available here


Join us for Business After Hours Thursday, May 19 at 5:00 p.m. at Treasure Oak Country Club, 2105 Bienville Blvd. Bring your business card and a $5 donation.

Community Events

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

Saturdays – Porter Ave Market, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. – 503 Porter Ave

Wednesdays – Ocean Springs Fresh Market, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. – 401 Porter Ave

Saturdays – Ocean Springs Drum Circle, 6:30 p.m. – Ocean Springs Front Beach

May 16 – Ribbon Cutting – Jubilee Havens – The Whistle Stop – L&N Depot Plaza, 1000 Washington Ave – 10:00 a.m.

May 18 – Cappuccino with Cops Sponsored Ingalls – The District Coffee, 1301 Government St – 8:00 a.m.

May 19 – Business After Hours – Treasure Oak Country Club, 2105 Bienville Blvd – 5:00 p.m.

May 19 – “The Anniversary” Gallery Night – My Happy Place Gallery of Art, 1209 Government St – 5:00 p.m.

May 19 – Songs & Stories – Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St – 7:00 p.m.

May 20 – Words & Wonder – Walter Anderson Museum of Art, 510 Washington Ave – 11:00 a.m.

More events to come…

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