• Peter Anderson Festival November 4th and 5th, 2023.    
  • 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!    
  • Labor Day Artwalk is September 2, 2023.    

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 Ocean Springs is offering a $5 coin to tourists to use upon their visit to Ocean Springs, now through September.

Click HERE for Participating Businesses.


September 25 – Ocean Springs Lions Club Presents a Public Safety Huddle Featuring Michael Lindsey – Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center – 5:00 p.m.

September 28 – Ribbon Cutting – The Lighthouse Academy for Dyslexia – 2436 W. Commerce St – 4:00 p.m.

September 28 – Business After Hours – It’s All Arranged – 5:00 p.m.

September 28 – Secret Coast: A Walter Anderson Inspired Art Showcase – Twisted Anchor Tattoo – 6:00 p.m.

September 29 – Friday at the Fort – Fort Maurepas – 6:00 p.m.

September 30 – Inside Sidewalk Book Sale – St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store, 2200A Bienville Blvd – 10 a.m.

September 30 – Ribbon Cutting – Petsense by Tractor Supply – 1511 Bienville Blvd – 10:30 a.m.

October 5-7 – Cruisin’ the Coast – Downtown Ocean Springs – 9 a.m.

October 6 – Lunch on the Lawn – O’Keefe Realty Group, 611 Jackson Ave – 11:00 a.m.

October 7 – Nature Discovery Tours – Fontainebleau Trail – 9:00 a.m.

October 7 – “Perpetual Motion” Beer Garden – Walter Anderson Museum of Art – 1:00 p.m.

October 8 – Luther Dickinson’s “Music Inspired by the Seven Climates” – Walter Anderson Museum of Art – 6:00 p.m.

October 12 – Ribbon Cutting – Ashley Gunn Attorney at Law, PLLC, 2112 Bienville Blvd #C2 – 4:30 p.m.

October 12 – 2023 Ocean Springs Cemetery Tour – Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center – 5:30 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– Fresh Market at the Collective, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. – 401 Porter Ave

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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.