1000
Washington
Avenue
Ocean Springs
MS
39564
228.875.4424

About Us

Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce - Main Street - Tourism Bureau is a non-profit, membership organization.  The primary goals/mission are to promote tourism, provide progressive leadership for economic and community vitality for the greater Ocean Springs, Jackson County area and gulf coast and to enhance local culture and preserve quality of life through planned growth, diversification and beautification.

History
Ocean Springs was discovered in 1699 by French explorer Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville.  Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce was established in 1947 as the City’s Chamber of Commerce with an executive director, staff and board of directors.  

In 1989, the City of Ocean Springs became a national main street community designating the Chamber as the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce – Main Street.  Today, the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce - Main Street - Tourism Bureau is a non-profit, private organization located in the heart of downtown and not only serves to promote and preserve, but also informs as the official city’s visitor center. For more history on Ocean Springs, visit www.oceanspringsarchives.net.

Mission
To promote tourism, provide progressive leadership for economic and community vitality for the greater Ocean Springs, Jackson County area and gulf coast and to enhance local culture and preserve quality of life through planned growth, diversification and beautification

Specialization
Key areas include business and public relations, marketing, business development, economic development, design, tourism development and promotion and event development and execution.  The three-tier organization focuses on membership via Chamber of Commerce, where local businesses gain networking, marketing, promotion and commerce opportunities, preservation of the downtown and Main Street district via the Main Street organization, and branding, marketing and town promotion to residents and visitors via the Tourism Bureau. The Chamber of Commerce also works to provide a strong calendar of events and activities for the community.

Contact information
Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce - Main Street - Tourism Bureau
1000 Washington Avenue
Ocean Springs, MS  39564
Phone: (228) 875-4424
Fax: (228) 875-0332
www.oceanspringschamber.com
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Chamber Hours
Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm

Saturday – Ocean Springs Fresh Market from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Sunday Closed



Closed for the following Holidays:

New Year's Eve and New Year's Day

Martin Luther King

Mardi Gras
 Day 
Good Friday

Memorial Day

Fourth of July

Labor Day


Veterans Day
Thanksgiving Day

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Directions
From I-10:
Take exit 50 and drive south three miles, cross Hwy. 90 and railroad tracks, and the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce - Main Street – Tourism Bureau (L&N Depot Building) will be on your left.

From Hwy. 90:
Turn south on Washington Ave., cross railroad tracks, and the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce - Main Street – Tourism Bureau (L&N Depot Building) will be on your left.

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