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!

Upcoming Events

November 30 – Small Business Saturday from 10am to 5pm 

December 5 – Annual Tree Lighting with Santa at the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center from 5:30pm to 7:30pm

December 6 & 7- Holiday Open House from 10am to until 

December 8 – Ocean Springs Christmas Parade from 2pm to until 

Visit our Community Calendar for a full listing of holiday events around town! 

More events to come…

In the News

Snow and Elsa on schedule for this year’s Tree Lighting with Santa in Ocean Springs

  Snow and Elsa on schedule for this year’s Tree Lighting with Santa in Ocean Springs       On Thursday, Dec. 5, the City of Ocean Springs and the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau will host the annual Tree Lighting with Santa event at...

Winners announced for business community Fall decorating contest

Ocean Springs Business Community Fall Decorating Contest Winners Announced From festive fall décor to spooky ghosts and pumpkins, merchants decorated their storefronts for the annual fall and Halloween decorating contest last month.  As an effort to celebrate the...

2019 Blue Moon Art Project Winners Announced

Starkville artist named 2019 Blue Moon Art Project Winner  Mississippi artist, Catherine Anne Davis is this year’s winner of the Blue Moon Art Project associated with the 41st Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival.  The state-wide art project brought to...


Become a partner in the community

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 HERE 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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