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.    


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Applications are now available for the 43rd Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival. Click here to apply now! 


Stay up-to-date on everything happening with the 43rd Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival!

Check out the website here!


Click the Where Do You Blue Moon logo for the 2021 application!

Community Events

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

Now-August 2- Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival Application Deadline. 

Now-August 20- Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival Late Application Deadline.

August 3 – Ribbon Cutting for Charisma “A Girl’s Best Outfit” – 1000B Washington Ave – 4:00pm – Free to attend. 

August 6 – Ribbon Cutting for La Sauce Style – 1304 Government Street – 4:00pm – Free to attend. 

August 7 – Nature Discovery Tours – Fontainebleau Trail in Ocean Springs – 9:00 am – Free to attend. 

August 12 – Ribbon Cutting for Weichert, Realtors – Gulf Properties – 2668 Bienville Blvd – 3:00 pm. Free to attend. 

August 18 – Ribbon Cutting For Ethotera Art Studio – 705 Bellande Ave – 3:30pm – Free to attend.

August 19 – “Land Sweet Land” – Gallery Night – My Happy Place Gallery – 1209 Government Street – 5:00 – 8:00 pm – Free to attend.

August 26 – Business After Hours – Ocean Spring Mercantile – 700 Washington Ave – 5:00 – 7:00 pm – Free to attend.

September 4 – Art Walk – Downtown Ocean Springs – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. 

More events to come…


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Get ready to go back to school! Shop downtown, uptown, all around town July 30 & 31. Qualifying items include clothing, footwear, and school supplies. To see a full list of qualifying items click here.

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!

Have some fun with 99 Days of Summer!

The 99 Days of Summer campaign features a list of 99 things to do in Ocean Springs highlighting the various shops, and restaurants, as well as summer camps, beach activities and tours.

Meet the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce chamber assistant team!

                               Visit our YouTube Page for more videos about Ocean Springs and the Chamber of Commerce!                                                 Ocean Springs Chamber YouTube 

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