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December 2 & 3 – Holiday Open House – Uptown, Downtown, All Around Town – 10:00 a.m.

December 3 – Very Merry Art Market – The Art House, 921 Cash Alley – 9:00 a.m.

December 3 – Nature Discovery Tours – Fontainebleau Trail – 9:00 a.m.

December 3 – Open House at Lee Tracy – Lee Tracy, 1000 Government St STE C – 10:00 a.m. 

 December 3 – Christmas Pictures with the Grinch – NextHome HomeFront, 1405 Government St – 11:00 a.m.

December 3 – Gayle Clark Legacy Trunk Show – Ethotera Art Studio, 432 Porter Ave – 12:00 p.m.

December 3 – Silent Light – Walter Anderson Museum, 510 Washington Ave – 5:00 p.m.

December 4 – Discover Christmas Parade and Toy Drive – Starts at Front Beach to OS Lumber – 2:00 p.m.

December 10 – Photos with Santa at Downtown Cart Rentals – Downtown Cart Rentals, 1316 Government St – 1:00 p.m.

December 10 – Deck the Halls with Coast Big Band – Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St – 7:30 p.m.

December 11 – Charnley-Norwood Christmas Open House – Charnley-Norwood House, 509 E. Beach Dr – 1:00 p.m.

December 15 – Th3 of Us Blades Customer Appreciation Day – Th3 of Us Blades, 1306B Bienville Blvd – 6:00 p.m.

December 15 – Song & Stories: Brandon Green – Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St – 7:00 p.m.

December 16 – Story Time with Santa at Words & Wonder – Walter Anderson Museum of Art, 510 Washington Ave – 11:00 a.m.

December 16 – Date Nights at Ethotera – Ethotera Art Studio, 432 Porter Ave – 6:00 p.m.

Saturdays – Ocean Springs Fresh Market, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at L&N Depot in downtown

Saturdays – Ocean Springs Drum Circle, 6:30 p.m. – Ocean Springs Front Beach

Wednesdays– Ocean Springs Fresh Market, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. – 401 Porter Ave

Community Calendar Link

For annual event details visit our festivals and events page.

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Colorful community

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 Visitors 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, grab a list of upcoming events and check for hotel availability.

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 Visitors 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.    

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


Mission:  To promote tourism, provide progressive leadership for economic and community vitality for the greater Ocean Springs, Jackson County area, and gulf coast and enhance local culture and preserve the quality of life through planned growth, diversification, and beautification.