• Peter Anderson Festival November 4th and 5th, 2023.    
  • Ocean Springs named as the Best Coastal Small Town by USA Today.    

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Taste of Ocean Springs Food & Wine Festival

Taste of Ocean Springs

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Prepare for an unforgettable culinary experience at the Taste of Ocean Springs Food & Wine Festival! Brace yourself for a delectable and adventure as downtown transforms into a culinary haven on Thursday, May 9, from 6-8:30 p.m. Envision a vibrant atmosphere lit by enchanting white lights, with elegant tablecloths setting the stage for an evening of pure indulgence.

Dive into a world of flavor where the town’s culinary maestros will vie for your taste buds’ affection. Picture yourself strolling through a feast for the senses as local restaurants pull out all the stops to showcase their most exquisite creations. But wait, there’s more – it’s not just a feast for your taste buds; it’s a competition! Get ready to cast your vote for the dish that leaves your palate singing.

Don’t miss your chance to be part of an evening that promises to be a symphony of tastes, a spectacle of culinary mastery, and an experience that will leave you craving for more. The Taste of Ocean Springs Food & Wine Festival is not just an event; it’s a culinary journey that will ignite your senses and redefine your appreciation for the culinary arts!

April 11 – Ribbon Cutting – Jernigan Chiropractic Ocean Springs – 2107 Bienville Blvd – 12:30 p.m.

April 12 – Ribbon Cutting – Elliott Homes – Savannah Estates, 102 Everly Circle – 12:00 p.m.

April 12 – Ribbon Cutting –  Crooked Coast, 900-B Washington Ave – 3:00 p.m.

April 12 – Las Torres Azules: A Fusion of Art and Fashion – Walter Anderson Museum of Art, 510 Washington Ave – 6:00 p.m.

April 12 – I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston Tribute Show – Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St – 7:00 p.m.

April 13 – William Lee Martin’s “King of Cowtown Tour” – Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St – 7:30 p.m.

April 16 –  One Coast Awards – Beau Rivage Casino & Resort, Biloxi – 8:00 a.m.

April 18 – Business After Hours – Hillyer House, 920 Washington Ave – 5:00 p.m.

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

Saturdays – Ocean Springs Drum Circle, 5:00 p.m. – Ocean Springs Front Beach

Second Saturdays – Library Mystery Society – Ocean Springs Municipal Library – 12 p.m.

Give us a call at 228-875-4424 for more details on all community events in Ocean Springs.


Community Calendar Link

For annual event details visit our festivals and events page.

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Colorful community

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 Visitors 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, grab a list of upcoming events and check for hotel availability.

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 Visitors 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.    

Find out where to SHOP. STAY. EAT. EXPLORE. Begin your adventure here!


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