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August 18 – Business After Hours at OS Lumber Co – 5:00 p.m. – OS Lumber & Supply Co, 1611 Government St

August 18 – Songs & Stories – 7:00 p.m. – Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St

August 19 – Words & Wonder – 11:00 a.m. – Walter Anderson Museum of Art, 510 Washington Ave

August 19 – Coast Big Band – 7:00 p.m. – Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St

August 19 – Fall Paint Party – 5:00 p.m. – Glitter on the Gulf, 2935 Bienville Blvd

August 25 – Ribbon Cutting – Aldi – 9:00 a.m. – Aldi, 3801 Bienville Blvd

August 26 – Pies & Prose – 6:30 p.m. – The Parish Hall at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 705 Rayburn Ave 

August 27 – Halloween Paint Party – 5:00 p.m. – Glitter on the Gulf, 2935 Bienville Blvd

August 27 – Thacker Mountain Radio Live in Ocean Springs – 7:00 p.m. – Walter Anderson Museum of Art, 510 Washington Ave

September 1 – The Firefly – 7:00 p.m. – Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St

September 3 – Artwalk, 10-4 p.m. – Downtown Ocean Springs

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

Saturdays – Porter Ave Market, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. – 503 Porter Ave

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.

Recent Blogs

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Ocean Springs Community Awards Announced

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2019 Blue Moon Art Project Winners Announced

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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!

 

 

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Mission

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.