Things to Do
ADVENTURES AROUND EVERY CORNER
#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.
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.
Year-round activities include monthly festivals weekly fresh market and more.