• 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 July 18

Ocean Springs Business After Hours is Set for July 18

(Ocean Springs, MS) – The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau is pleased to partner with Ocean Springs Municipal ... Read More

Get ready for Annual Art Walk in downtown Ocean Springs

Get ready for Annual Art Walk in downtown Ocean Springs

(Ocean Springs, MS) - On Saturday, August 31 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., organizers will host the 33rdAnnual Labor Day Art Walk in downtown Ocean ... Read More

Calling for Teams to Sign up for the Bud & Burgers Cooking Competition

Calling for Teams to Sign up for the Bud & Burgers Cooking Competition

(Ocean Springs, MS) – Do you have what it takes to grill the best burger on the coast, or do you simply enjoy grilling?  On Saturday, ... Read More

Ocean Springs July Sidewalk Sale Uptown, Downtown, All Around Town Set for July 19 & 20

Ocean Springs July Sidewalk Sale Uptown, Downtown, All Around Town Set for July 19 & 20

(Ocean Springs, MS) - The local businesses of Ocean Springs downtown, uptown, all-around town will take part in the annual July Sidewalk ... Read More

Calling Mississippi Artists to enter the Blue Moon Art Contest

Calling Mississippi Artists to enter the Blue Moon Art Contest

(Ocean Springs, MS) – The organizers of the Blue Moon Art Project contest are calling for Mississippi artists aged 21 or older to create a fun ... Read More

Ocean Springs Main Street Opens Applications for the 2024 Façade Grant Program

Ocean Springs Main Street Opens Applications for the 2024 Façade Grant Program

(Ocean Springs, MS) - The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau, in partnership with the Mississippi Power Foundation, ... Read More

Ocean Springs Business After Hours is Set for June 20th

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 ... Read More

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

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 ... Read More

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

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 ... Read More

Ocean Springs Main Street Receives 2024 Main Street America Accreditation

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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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, ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... Read More

Ocean Springs Chamber to Host Lunch with Legislators Sponsored by Chevron

(Ocean Springs, MS) - On Tuesday, April 25, the Ocean Springs Chamber ofCommerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau will host Lunch with Legislators ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... Read More