• Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival Vendor Applications open May 1st.     
  • Ocean Springs named as the Best Coastal Small Town by USA Today.     
  • Grab your 99 Days of Summer Packet at the Ocean Springs Visitors Center!     
  • Red, White, and Blueberry Festival is June 1, 2024.       

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Ocean Springs Business After Hours is Set for June 20th

(Ocean Springs, MS) – The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-MainStreet-Tourism Bureau is pleased to partner with Bradford O’Keefe FuneralHome and O’Keefe Realty and present Business After Hours on Thursday,June 20 from 5-7 p.m. at Bradford ... read more

Ocean Springs Chamber-Main Street promotes its 99 Days of Summer Campaign

(Ocean Springs, MS) – The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau is once again hosting its summer campaign, “99 Days of Summer” to encourage locals and visitors to spend their summer in Ocean Springs.  The campaign ... read more

Ocean Springs Chamber-Main Street brings back the summer Pelican Pound Program

(Ocean Springs, MS) - The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-TourismBureau has brought back the popular pelican pound program to help encourageresidents and visitors to buy local. The pelican pound, a wooden nickel valued at $5 ... read more

Ocean Springs Main Street Receives 2024 Main Street America Accreditation

Ocean Springs Main Street has been designated as an Accredited Main Street America™ program for meeting rigorous performance standards. Each year, Main Street America and its partners announce the list of Accredited programs to recognize ... read more

Ocean Springs Chamber-Main Street celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week

(Ocean Springs, MS) – Ocean Springs’ tourism entity, Ocean Springs Chamber ofCommerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau is celebrating National Travel andTourism week. May 19-25 serves as National Travel & Tourism Week throughout the ... read more

Ocean Springs Chamber-Main Street to Host Lunch with Legislators Sponsored by Chevron

(Ocean Springs, MS) - On Wednesday, May 29 the Ocean Springs Chamber ofCommerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau and its sponsor Chevron, will hostLunch with Legislators from 12-1 p.m. at Phoenicia Gourmet.Legislators confirmed to attend the luncheon ... read more

Ocean Springs to hold 19th Annual Red, White & “Blueberry” Festival

(Ocean Springs) – On Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., blueberry vendors will join the Ocean Springs Fresh Market for the Annual Red, White & “Blueberry” Festival in the L&N Depot Plaza in downtown Ocean Springs. The public is ... read more

Applications are open for the 46th Annual Peter Anderson Festival Presented by Blue Moon

The 46th Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival presented by Blue Moon, known as the largest fine arts festival in Mississippi, is currently accepting online applications for consideration to the fall festival. Applications and all ... read more

Announcing Ocean Springs 2024 best food and wine awards

Taste of Ocean Springs Food & Wine Festival organizers and its partners are pleased to recognize the 2024 best of the best food and wine awards.  More than 400 foodies attended this year’s Taste of Ocean Springs Food & Wine ... read more

Business After Hours set for April

(Ocean Springs, MS) – The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-MainStreet-Tourism Bureau is pleased to partner with Hillyer House and presentBusiness After Hours on Thursday, April 18 from 5-7 p.m. at Hillyer Houselocated at 920 Washington ... read more

Ocean Springs Budweiser’s Bud & Burgers Cooking Competition rescheduled

(Ocean Springs, MS) – The Ocean Springs Bud & Burgers Cooking Competition hosted by the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau and Mitchell Distributing been rescheduled to September 14.  The competition allows for ... read more

2024 Ocean Springs Tourism Guide is HERE

(Ocean Springs, MS) - The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-MainStreet-Tourism Bureau is pleased to announce the release of its annualtown visitors guide. The 80-page full-color publication features theshopping, dining, art, recreation, and ... read more

Taste of Ocean Springs Tickets are Now Available

(Ocean Springs, MS) - Tickets are now available for purchase to attend thisyear’s Food & Wine Festival as it highlights the culinary tastes from localrestaurants of Ocean Springs on Thursday, May 9 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. in theL&N Depot ... read more

14th Annual St. Paddy’s Day Celebration set for Ocean Springs Featuring Guinness Pub Crawl presented by F.E.B. Distributing

(Ocean Springs, MS) –Get ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in OceanSprings with the 14th Annual St. Paddy’s Day Celebration and Pub Crawl onSaturday, March 16 downtown, uptown, and all-around town. The festivities begin at 10 a.m. with ... read more

2023 Ocean Springs Chamber-Main Street Community Awards

(Ocean Springs, Miss) – The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-TourismBureau announced recipients of its annual community awards on Wednesday, February The ceremony was in conjunction with the Ocean Springs Chamber-Main ... read more

Winner of Annual Ocean Springs King Cake Contest Announced

(Ocean Springs, MS) – Travelers and locals to the Ocean SpringsVisitors Center have tasted and voted for their favorite king caketreat of the season. Sugar Tribe Sweets & Events, bakery has beenawarded as the best king cake for ... read more

Tickets now available for Ocean Springs Chamber Annual Meeting

The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau will hold its Annual Banquet on Wednesday, February 21 at Gulf Hills Hotel & Resort located at 13701 Paso Road, Ocean Springs.  Tickets are $40 per person and can be ... read more

Ocean Springs Main Street works with Mississippi Main Street Association Directors’ Retreat

(Ocean Springs, MS) - On January 24 - 26, nearly 50 Main Street Directorsfrom throughout the state of Mississippi will be in Ocean Springs duringtheir annual Mississippi Main Street Association Directors' Retreat. The Ocean Springs Chamber ... read more

Ocean Springs Visitors Center Kicks Off Mardi Gras with its Annual King Cake Contest

(Ocean Springs, MS) - The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-MainStreet-Tourism Bureau is working with the community to showcases what itslocal businesses have to offer by hosting its annual king cake voting contestat the Ocean Springs Visitors ... read more

Ocean Springs Chamber Announces 2024 Board of Directors

(Ocean Springs, MS) – The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce – MainStreet – Tourism Bureau is pleased to announce the Board of Directors for the2024 calendar year. The incoming Board consists of five executive members, Sandra Carter ... read more

Breakfast with the Mayor set for February

(Ocean Springs, MS) – Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main StreetTourism Bureau along with its sponsor, Fenstermaker, will host its quarterly Breakfast with the Mayor on Wednesday, February 7 from 8-9 a.m. at The LadyMay located at 708 ... read more

Annual Spring Arts Festival Set for March 23 & 24: Exhibitor Applications NOW Available

(Ocean Springs, MS) - The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau and its presenting sponsor Michelob Ultra is pleased to present the 31st Annual Spring Arts Festival on Saturday, March 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, ... read more

Ocean Springs Business After Hours is Set for January

Ocean Springs, MS) – The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main StreetTourism Bureau is pleased to partner with and present Business After Hours onThursday, January 18 from 5-7 p.m. at Selah Pilates & Wellness located at 2501Bienville ... read more

Ocean Springs Chamber – Main Street Announces Community Calendar of Events

(Ocean Springs, MS) – The community of Ocean Springs is starting off the New Yearwith a full calendar of events that includes Mardi Gras parades, Spring Arts Festival,Annual Taste of Ocean Springs, Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival, ... read more

Celebrate the holidays in Ocean Springs with free, festive activities for the family

(Ocean Springs) - Starting on Thursday, Dec. 7, the City of Ocean Springs will host the annual TreeLighting with Santa at the Mary C from 6 to 8 p.m. Enjoy two hours of holiday cheerwith live music, singalongs, and photos with Santa. Bring your ... read more

Accepting gifts for Mississippi State Hospital

Ocean Springs) – The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main StreetTourism Bureau is now accepting gifts for Whitfield State Hospital Christmasgift drive.Now through December 7 at noon, we are accepting donated items for the men and women of ... read more

Ocean Springs Business After Hours is Set for November

Ocean Springs, MS) – The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main StreetTourism Bureau is pleased to partner with Ethotera Art Studio and present Business After Hours on Thursday, November 16 from 5-7 p.m. at Ethotera Art Studio located at 432 ... read more

2023 Blue Moon Art Project Winner Announced

(Ocean Springs) -Mississippi artist, Elizabeth Huffmaster is this year’s winner ofthe Blue Moon Art Project associated with the 45th Annual Peter Anderson Arts& Crafts Festival presented by Blue Moon held on November 4 & 5, 2023. The ... read more

Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival Award Winners Announced

(Ocean Springs) – Winners for the 45th Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festivalpresented by Blue Moon have been announced. Every year, awards are given out to top exhibitors at the festival. Throughout the twodayevent judges travel ... read more

More than 400 participants registered for the Witches Ride of Ocean Springs

(Ocean Springs, MS) – On the evening of Saturday, October 28, the streets ofdowntown Ocean Springs will be filled with witches riding to bring good cheerto little ghouls and goblins in the annual Witches Ride of Ocean Springs event.Beginning at ... read more

Peter Anderson Festival T-Shirts Are Now Available

(Ocean Springs, MS) - The official Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival t-shirts arenow available for purchase. Designed by artist Matt Stebly, the artwork features apottery bowl with Peter Anderson working the clay to pay tribute to ... read more

Get Ready for Annual Art Walk in Downtown Ocean Springs

(Ocean Springs, MS) - On Saturday, September 2nd from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., organizers will host the 32nd Annual Labor Day Art Walk in downtown Ocean Springs. A mixture of potters, painters, sculptors, mixed media artists, and more are partnering ... read more

Ocean Springs Community to celebrate Miner’s Toy Store with a block party and dedication

(Ocean Springs, MS) - On Wednesday, August 30 from 4 – 6 p.m., the OceanSprings Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau will partner withMiner’s Doll and Toy Store to unveil and rededicate a metal statue. Thecommunity is encouraged to ... read more

Ocean Springs Business After Hours to Feature Mississippi Songwriters

(Ocean Springs, MS) – The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-TourismBureau is pleased to partner with the Mississippi Songwriters Alliance and presentBusiness After Hours on Thursday, August 17 from 5-7 p.m. The Mississippi ... read more

Get Ready for Annual Art Walk in Downtown Ocean Springs

(Ocean Springs, MS) - On Saturday, September 2nd from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., organizerswill host the 32nd Annual Labor Day Art Walk in downtown Ocean Springs. A mixtureof potters, painters, sculptors, mixed media artists, and more are partnering ... read more

Floor Trader and Murky Waters BBQ named Ocean Springs Businesses of the Month

(Ocean Springs, MS) - Ocean Springs businesses The Floor Trader and MurkyWaters BBQ have been named as the July businesses of the month by theOcean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau. Businessof the month is a recognition ... read more

Ocean Springs Main Street awards businesses with Facade Grants

(Ocean Springs, MS) - The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-TourismBureau, in partnership with the Mississippi Power Foundation and the United Way ofJackson and George Counties, recently awarded façade grant improvement ... read more

Ocean Springs Business After Hours is set for June

Ocean Springs Business After Hours is set for June

Ocean Springs, MS) – The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau is pleased to partner with and present Business After Hours on Thursday, June 29 from 5-7 p.m. at Ocean Springs Lumber & Supply located at 1611 ... read more

Ocean Springs Development, The Beatnik, wins state Main Street Award

Ocean Springs Development, The Beatnik, wins state Main Street Award

(Ocean Springs, MS) - Ocean Springs Main Street joined the Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) at their annual state-wide awards event on Thursday, June 15 in Jackson.  The annual awards luncheon honors Main Street directors, board ... read more

Best taste awarded for 2023 Taste of Ocean Springs

(Ocean Springs, MS) – Patrick’s Seafood Restaurant has been awarded as the “besttaste” for Ocean Springs following the annual Taste of Ocean Springs Food Crawlheld last week. More than 400 foodies attended this year’s Taste of Ocean Springs ... read more

Ocean Springs Business After Hours is set for May

Ocean Springs, MS) – The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main StreetTourism Bureau is pleased to partner with and present Business After Hours on Thursday, May 18 from 5-7 p.m. at The First Bank located at 1700 Government Street. A ribbon ... read more

Ocean Springs Chamber-Main Street’s Cappuccino with Cops set for Wednesday

(Ocean Springs, MS) – This Wednesday, May 17 from 8-9 a.m. the OceanSprings Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau along with itssponsor, Singing River Health System will host its 2nd annual Cappuccinowith Cops at The District Coffee ... read more

Hillyer House and Zaxby’s named Ocean Springs Businesses of the Month

(Ocean Springs, MS) - Ocean Springs businesses Hillyer House and Zaxby’shave been named as the Businesses of the Month for May by the OceanSprings Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau. Business of theMonth is a recognition awarded to ... read more

Applications are open for the 45th Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival

(Ocean Springs, MS) - The 45th Annual Peter Anderson Arts & CraftsFestival presented by Blue Moon, known as the largest fine arts festivalin Mississippi, is currently accepting online applications forconsideration to the fall festival. ... read more

Ocean Springs Bud & Burgers Rescheduled due to Rain

(Ocean Springs, MS) – Due to the high chance of rain, the Ocean Springs Chamberof Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau and Mitchell Distributing isrescheduling the annual burger competition, Bud & Burgers, Ocean Springs Editionfrom this ... read more

Ocean Springs Main Street Launches 2023 Facade Grant Program

(Ocean Springs, MS) - The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-TourismBureau, in partnership with the Mississippi Power Foundation, is pleased to announcea Façade Grant Improvement Program supporting the growth and revitalization ... read more

Ocean Springs Business After Hours is set for April

The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau is pleased to partner with and present Business After Hours onThursday, April 13 from 5-7 p.m. at The Citizens Bank located at 2702 BienvilleBlvd. Suite 3. Chamber members, ... read more

Budweiser Clydesdales return to Downtown Ocean Springs

(Ocean Springs, MS) – Local Anheuser Busch distributor Mitchell Distributing isbringing the Clydesdales to Ocean Springs during their Coastal Mississippi visit onThursday, April 27. The Budweiser Clydesdale crew will hitch on Jackson Avenue ... read more

Ocean Springs Gears Up for Budweiser’s Bud & Burgers Cooking Competition

(Ocean Springs, MS) - The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-MainStreet-Tourism Bureau is pleased to announce the release of its annualtown visitors guide. The 72- page, the full-color publication features theshopping, dining, art, recreation, ... read more

Tickets are now on sale for the Taste of Ocean Springs Food Crawl

(Ocean Springs, MS) – In Ocean Springs, the month of May has been coined “FoodMonth” to promote the more than 100 restaurants and bars around town. The OceanSprings Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau and its participatingpartners ... read more

2023 Ocean Springs Tourism Guide is HERE

(Ocean Springs, MS) – Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-TourismBureau and Mitchell Distributing will host its community annual burgercompetition, Bud & Burgers, Ocean Springs Edition on Saturday, April 15 from 5-8p.m. at the ... read more

Ocean Springs Chamber-Main Street’s Frappuccino with Fire set for Wednesday

(Ocean Springs, MS) – This Wednesday, March 15 from 8-9 a.m. the OceanSprings Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau along with itssponsor, Mississippi Gulf Coast YMCA will host its 2nd annual Frappuccinowith Fire at Coffee Fusion ... read more

Ocean Springs Business after Hours Set for March

(Ocean Springs, MS) – The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau is pleased to partner with and present Business After Hours onThursday, March 30 from 5-7 p.m. at Coldwell Banker Smith Homes located at6913 Washington ... read more

Ocean Springs named Best Small Town for Shopping by USA Today

(Ocean Springs, MS) – The public was recently asked to vote for the 2023 USA Today 10 BestReaders’ Choice travel awards contest for the Best Small Town for Shopping and Best Smalltown Cultural Scene. Ocean Springs has been named as the number ... read more

Annual Spring Arts Festival Set for March 25 & 26

(Ocean Springs, MS) – The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau is pleased to present the 30th Annual Spring Arts Festivalpresented by Michelob Ultra on Saturday, March 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. andSunday, March 26 from 9 ... read more

Ocean Springs Main Street garners state award for Food Crawl

For Immediate Release – June 22, 2022 (Ocean Springs, MS) – Last week, the Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) celebrated the achievements of Mississippi Main Street Communities with an Annual Awards presentation where Ocean Springs Main ... read more

Sutton joins Mississippi Main Street Board of Directors

PRESS RELEASE  For Immediate Release – June 22, 2022 (Ocean Springs, MS) - During the Mississippi Main Street’s Award Luncheon hosted last week in Jackson, Cynthia Sutton, executive director of the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main ... read more

Ocean Springs makes national list for summer fun

PRESS RELEASE  For Immediate Release – May 24, 2022 (Ocean Springs, MS) - Ocean Springs’ southern charm lands itself on the list of 150 things to do in the USA this summer.  According to the national online travel source, Travel Lemming, the ... read more

Making the World a Bearder Place at the annual Red, White & Blueberry Festival

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release – May 26, 2022 (Ocean Springs, MS) - Wahl Grooming will once again bring its 20ft mobile barbershop to the 17th annual Red, White & Blueberry Festival on Saturday, June 4 from 10-2 p.m. at the L&N ... read more

Ocean Springs Chamber Announces 2022 Board of Directors

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release – January 11,2022 (Ocean Springs, MS) – The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce – Main Street – Tourism Bureau is pleased to announce the Board of Directors for the 2022 calendar year. The incoming Board ... read more