• 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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Bring your appetite, shopping list, beach towels and experience Ocean Springs.  Artfully explore the tabs above for everything there is to see and do in Ocean Springs!

Welcome to Ocean Springs, Mississippi!

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.

Come Shop. Eat. Stay. with us in Ocean Springs.

Ocean Springs is “one of a kind” with hundreds of boutique shops and galleries making it the largest, locally owned shopping district on the Coast.

Traditionally known for our gulf coast seafood, Ocean Springs can fill the taste palette of anyone with its 100 “one of a kind” restaurants and bars and booming nightlife.

Ocean Springs has miles of nature trails, bicycle trails, blueway trails and greenways. Take a walk down to the beach or across the Biloxi Bay Bridge connecting Ocean Springs to Biloxi. There’s a “one of a kind” walking path.

Festivals – Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival

The Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival is the largest fine arts festival in the state attracting over 120,000 attendees and nearly 400 artists, crafters and food vendors each November. It is put on each year by the staff and volunteers at the Ocean Springs Chamber-Main Street-Tourism Bureau and presented by Blue Moon. For other community events click on the “Calendar” or “Festivals” link on the home page.

Places to Stay

Need help on places to stay in Ocean Springs.  Our friendly tourism staff can help you.  Stop by the Welcome Center, 1000 Washington Avenue and look through the brochures of places to stay or click on the “Directory” under our “Membership” link and scroll through the “Accommodations” under the “Business Category”.

Places to Eat

Ocean Springs has more than 100 places for you and your family to eat at and enjoy evening entertainment at from local restaurants to nightlife spots with live music to hibachi to take home catering and more.  Visit the “Restaurants and Nightlife” tab under our “Membership” and “Directory” links to select your tasty meal or to enjoy a sweet treat.  Want to look more at their hours or menus, click on the website link under the restaurant name to be connected to their Facebook page or website.  Come eat, shop and stay with us in Ocean Springs.

Places to Shop

With a walkable downtown and a shopping mecca all over town, Ocean Springs is filled with one of a kind, locally owned shops with the perfect gifts and cloths for you and your family.  Looking for something unique and creative, visit with us at our numerous shops and galleries around town.  Stop by the Ocean Springs Welcome Center for a walking map and a tourism guide to town.