• 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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Peter Anderson Festival Applications available May 1st!

The Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, celebrates the legacy of master potter Peter Anderson while showcasing the town’s vibrant arts community. From late August to the first weekend in November, the festival season buzzes with events, pre-parties, and contests like the Blue Moon art project. Presented by Blue Moon via F.E.B. Distributing, the festival boosts economic development and highlights local artists, shops, and restaurants, fostering a welcoming atmosphere for residents and visitors alike.

Taste of Ocean Springs

May 18 – Macaron Making – Sweet Enchantments – 9:00 a.m.

May 19 – Beachseki – Ocean Springs Front Beach – 5:00 p.m.

 May 20 – All-Abilities Story Time – Ocean Springs Municipal Library – 10:00 a.m.

May 20 – Tower Garden – Ocean Springs Municipal Library – 5:20 p.m.

May 20 – HOT Pilates Pop-Up Class – River Rock Yoga and Pilates – 6:00 p.m.

 May 21 – 2nd Annual Hello Summer Yearbook Signing Party – Lost Pizza Co. – 5:00 p.m.

May 23 – 80’s Murder Mystery Dinner Show – Gulf Hills Hotel + Resort – 7:00 p.m.

May 23 – KAHLO Quartet in Concert – St. John’s Episcopal Church – 7:00 p.m. 

May 24 – “Glow Party” Fun Gym – Cheer Force One – 6:00 p.m.

May 25 – Drawing in Graphite – Ethotera Art Studio – 10:00 a.m.

May 25 – Tea 101 – Ocean Springs Municipal Library – 1:00 p.m.

May 29 – Lunch with the Legislators – Phoenicia Gourmet – 12:00 p.m. RSVP Required

May 31 – Ribbon Cutting – Unique Collision – 2:00 p.m.

June 1 – Red, White, and Blueberry Festival – L&N Depot Plaza – 10:00 a.m.

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

Saturdays – Ocean Springs Drum Circle, 5:00 p.m. – Ocean Springs Front Beach

Second Saturdays – Library Mystery Society – Ocean Springs Municipal Library – 12 p.m.

Give us a call at 228-875-4424 for more details on all community events in Ocean Springs.


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.