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.    



For the latest COVID-19 updates and resources, click on our Ocean Springs Community Strong image. 


Upcoming Events

Visit our Community Calendar link under the “Festivals & Events” tab for a full listing of  events and activities around town! 

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

October 1 – Ribbon Cutting for Coast Aesthetics, 1801-C Government St at 4 p.m.

October 4-11 – Cruisin the Coast (Please follow all guidelines by the CDC and refer to local signage at entrances.)

October 8, 9, 10 – Cruisin the Coast Ocean Springs (Please follow all guidelines by the CDC and refer to local signage at entrances.)

Now – October 12 – Blue Moon Art Project Artwork Submissions. www.peterandersonfestival.com for rules and applications.

More events to come…

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We are "OS community strong" and we want to keep our community informed of what our local businesses are doing, what our City is saying and how our County is preparing during this time related to COVID-19 (coronavirus).  We continue to post on our Facebook page and...

27th Spring Arts Festival Canceled

Annual Spring Arts Festival has been canceled Due to the rising cases of COVID-19, the annual Spring Arts Festival rescheduled for Saturday, August 1 and Sunday, August 2 in downtown Ocean Springs has been canceled.  The annual festival showcasing nearly 150 vendors...

Ocean Springs Community Awards Announced

Ocean Springs Community Awards announced at annual meeting (Ocean Springs, Miss) – For years, the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau has recognized outstanding members of the community who have made extraordinary contributions in service,...



Artists and businesses are called to apply!

Artwalk gives you the opportunity to watch artists in action, shop for local art, eat and drink at downtown restaurants and mingle among the small, boutique shops and galleries. The event is free to attend, and offers something for the whole family. For more information, click the logo above! www.artwalkos.com 

Click the peter anderson festival logo to apply!

This award wining festival presented by Blue Moon is host to some of the most creative works around. Join in this outdoor event, set for November. Watch for more information on a commemorative shirt! This will be a limited edition, one time shirt!

Become a partner in the community - VOLUNTEER

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!

Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce business Testimonials

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