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.    


food month


Tickets available for this new event now! Walk to participating restaurants in Ocean Springs to try food and beverage samples and get a true taste of Ocean Springs. For more information on how to buy tickets, click here!


Celebrate the food scene of Ocean Springs all month long. Check out the Ocean Springs Chamber Facebook page for how you can win on Free Food Fridays and where to check out for Restaurant Week.

Click here for more information.


May features unique food holidays all month long! Check out what restaurants you can celebrate at all month long by following the OceanSpringsEats Instagram or the link here.

Upcoming Events

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

May 7, 14, 21, 28- Free Food Fridays – Giveaways on Friday via Facebook

May 11- Ribbon Cutting – The Beauty Spot – 1064 Thorn Ave – 4:00pm. Free to attend. 

May 15- Superhero Bike Parade by Ospreys- Mary C O’Keefe Cultural Center- 9:00am-10:30am- $10 Entry Fee

May 15- Luther Dickinson’s 5th Annual “Music Inspired by the Seven Climates”- Walter Anderson Museum of Art- 11:00am-8:00pm. Regular entries fees apply. 

May 15- 17th Annual Jackson County “Household Hazardous Waste Collection” Day- Singing River Mall Parking Lot, Hwy 90, Gautier- 8:00am-Noon.

May 18- Double Ribbon Cutting- The Hemmingway & Mimi Reinke Designs- 929 Washington Ave- 4:00pm- Free to attend. 

May 20- “The Anniversary” Gallery Night at My Happy Place Art Gallery- 1209 Government Street- 5:00pm-8:00pm- Free to attend.

More events to come…


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Established in 1983 by a congressional resolution, National Travel and Tourism Week is an annual tradition during the first full week of May for the U.S. travel community to celebrate the value travel holds for our economy, businesses and personal wellbeing. 


Tickets available for this new event soon! Walk to participating restaurants in Ocean Springs to try food and beverage samples and get a true taste of Ocean Springs.

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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!

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