• 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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Things to Do


#1 Fort Maurepas Park

This park located onthe Gulf of Mexico features pavilions splash pad stage public restrooms and walkway to the Chester McPherson fishing pier.

#2 Shearwater Pottery

Founded in 1928 by master potter  Peter Anderson this pottery studio and annex still operate today Visit the showroom and shop.

#3 Walter Anderson Museum of Art

Explore the history of the nationally acclaimed Anderson family along with their friends in this state-of-the-art Museum Visit their site for fees and schedules.

# 4 Mary C O’Keefe Cultural Center

Explore OceanSprings history watch a live performance checkout the latest art exhibit or take a cooking class.

#5 Gulf Islands National Seashore Park

Enjoy fishing hiking biking bird watching picnicking and ranger-led programs through this national park Overnight campground.

#6 Live Oak Bicycle Route

Pedal your waythrough Ocean Springs guided by Walter Anderson directional signs Pick up your map at the Ocean Springs Visitor Center.

#7 Ocean Ocean Springs Blueways

Journeythrough OceanSprings’ network of bayous and river tributaries by kayak canoe or paddleboard Visit the Land Trust for the Mississippi Coastal Plain for more info or grab a map at the Ocean Springs Visitors Center.

#8 Shopping

Spend some time at our locally owned boutiques galleries and gift shops downtown uptown all around town.

#9 Dining & Nightlife

Dine and enjoy local flavor at over 100 restaurants and nightlife venues. Stay after the sun goes down for local entertainment.

#10 Festivals

Year-round activities include monthly festivals weekly fresh market and more.