(Ocean Springs, MS) – The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main
Street-Tourism Bureau is working with the community to showcases what its
local businesses have to offer by hosting its annual king cake voting contest
at the Ocean Springs Visitors Center now throughout Mardi Gras season.
“The idea behind the contest is to help our tourists better understand and
become more exposed to Mardi Gras on the Mississippi Gulf Coast,” says
Cynthia Sutton, CEO of the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main
Street-Tourism Bureau. “King cakes have a rich history on the Gulf Coast and
this is a fun way to share the culture and promote our local bakeries and
Each week, the Ocean Springs Visitors Center will serve a variety of king-cake
treats to those who pass through town. Visitors will have the opportunity to
sample the king cakes or king cake treats and vote for their favorite. A
certificate will be awarded to the business voted with the best king cake in
town at the end of the season. The contest will run through February 10.
Those interested in voting can stop by the Ocean Springs Visitors
Center/Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce during business hours Monday –
Saturday to taste and vote.
For more information contact the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce –
Main Street – Tourism Bureau at 228-875-4424 or follow the fun on Facebook
For For more information, please contact the Ocean Springs Chamber of
Commerce – Main Street – Tourism Bureau at 228-875-4424 and visit