WELCOME TO OCEAN SPRINGS, MISSISSIPPI!

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

January 6 thru February 21 – Ocean Springs King Cake Contest, 1000 Washington Ave.

January 8 – The District Coffee Company Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, 1301 Government St., at 4:00pm 

January 16 – Business After Hours at Rain Residential, 810 Iberville Dr., from 5:00pm to 7:00pm

January 18 – 32nd Kelsey Williams Winter Classic 10k at the YMCA, 1810 Government St., from 9:00am to 12:00pm

January 28 – Casino Bridge Run at The Golden Nugget Casino, 151 Beach Blvd., at 8:00am 

February 1 – Valentine’s Day Bridge Run 8k & 1/2 Mile at Fort Maurepas, 499 Front Beach Dr., from 9:00am to 12:00pm  

February 1 – Budweiser Clydesdales Parade, Downtown Ocean Springs, starts at 3:00pm

February 3 – Early Registration Deadline for the 27th Spring Arts Festival

February 8 – Ocean Springs Elks Mardi Gras Parade, Downtown Ocean Springs, 1:00pm

February 8 – Krewe Unique Mardi Gras Parade, Downtown Ocean Springs, 1:30pm

February 12 – Breakfast with the Mayor at Blue Dog Bistro, 1801 A Government St., from 8:00am to 9:00am

February 20 – Business After Hours at Woody’s Roadside, 3008 Bienville Blvd., from 5:00pm to 7:00pm

February 21 – Ocean Springs Night Parade, Downtown Ocean Springs, at 7:00pm 

February 28 –  The Annual Meeting R.S.V.P. deadline

March 4 –  The Annual Meeting at Gulf Hills Hotel, 13701 Paso Rd., at 6:00pm

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

More events to come…

In the News

Mardi Gras Festivities in Ocean Springs

Mardi Gras festivities are ready to roll into Ocean Springs It is officially Mardi Gras season on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and Ocean Springs is ready with a king cake contest and Mardi Gras parade line up. Beginning this week, the Ocean Springs Visitor Center as...

Accepting Applications for Spring Arts Festival

Applications are now available for the 27th Annual Spring Arts Festival: Herb, Garden & Art, to be held in downtown Ocean Springs on March 28 and March 29, 2020 Artists, crafters and growers are invited to participate featuring pieces in various media including...

World Renowned Budweiser Clydesdales to Visit Ocean Springs

World Renowned Budweiser Clydesdales to visit Ocean Springs On Saturday, February 1, the City of Ocean Springs will welcome the Budweiser Clydesdales to downtown with a parade and Budweiser beer pairing dinner.  The Budweiser Clydesdale crew will hitch starting at 2...

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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 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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