• 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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Accolades

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Awards for 2017:

  • Outstanding Marketing Award- Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau 

Mississippi Main Street Association

  • Top 20 Event- Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival

Southeast Tourism Society

AWARDS AND ARTICLES TO REMEMBER:

  • Great American Main Street Award 2013
  • “Dream Town” 2014 – Coastal Living
  • Top 5 Happiest Seaside Town 2015 – Coastal Living
  • Best 10 Small Towns 2015 – USA Today 
  • One of the Coolest Small Towns 2016 – Budget Travel
  • One of 7 Waterfront Towns worth a Closer Look 2016 – CNN
  • One of 8 Delightful Downtown Cities –  2017Where to Retire Magazine