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

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

Click the map to explore downtown Ocean Springs!

EXPLORE OCEAN SPRINGS, MISSISSIPPI!

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.     SHOP. STAY. EAT. EXPLORE.

featured events

TASTE OF OCEAN SPRINGS FOOD CRAWL

Join us for the Taste of Ocean Springs Food Crawl on May 12, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. Event will include tastings from area restaurants in an outdoor setting throughout downtown.

PETER ANDERSON ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL

Applications available here

BUSINESS AFTER HOURS

Join us for Business After Hours Thursday, April 28 at 5:00 p.m. at La Sauce Style, 1304 Government St. Bring your business card and a $5 donation.

Community Events
Saturdays – Ocean Springs Fresh Market, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at L&N Depot in downtown     Saturdays – Porter Ave Market, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. – 503 Porter Ave Wednesdays – Ocean Springs Fresh Market, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. – 401 Porter Ave Saturdays – Ocean Springs Drum Circle, 6:30 p.m. – Ocean Springs Front Beach May 10 – Ribbon Cutting – Sugar Tribe Sweets & Events – 2961 Bienville Blvd – 10:30 a.m. May 11 – One Year Anniversary Ribbon Cutting – The Lady May – 708 Washington Ave – 10:00 a.m. May 12 – Taste of Ocean Springs Food Crawl – Downtown Ocean Springs – 6:00 p.m.- Tickets Sold Out May 12 – Vintage Cuban Lecture – Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St – 6:00 p.m. May 13 – OSEF Crawfish & Cornhole – Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St – 6:00 p.m. More events to come…

In the News

July Sidewalk Sale Participating Businesses

Business Address Special The Art House 910 Cash Alley Light Refreshments and art from our non-profit co-op The Bay Collection 906 Washington Ave, Sale on summer apparel Candy Cottage 702 Washington Ave. Inside sales up to 50% off pink labels Chamber of Commerce 1000...

Pelican Pound Participating Businesses

  The Pelican Pound is Ocean Springs "currency" valued at $5 per wooden coin. One coin per person may be used per purchase at these participating businesses throughout Ocean Springs. The Art House, 921 Cash Alley Bay Collection, The, 906 Washington Ave Bleu...

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Join the Chamber Today!

Interested in becoming a member of the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce? Click here for a membership application.

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!

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From our local live broadcast to our Mississippi Behind the Scenes shows connecting our local community with resources, arts, event updates, business and artist perspectives and more. 

Follow us as we travel around Mississippi connecting with community partners and providing our local businesses and artists with resources, ideas and connections!  Visit: Behind the Scenes – Mississippi Edition
Filmed live on the Ocean Springs Chamber-Main Street-Tourism Bureau Facebook page, this live series provides a different view of local events, business owners, artists and more. Check out our Community Live Facebook Shows here: Ocean Springs Community Live Shows Link
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