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There is always something to celebrate on Mississippi's West Coast! From the impromptu beach bash and instant party when the dice roll your way to monthly artwalks and seasonal festivities, check out the calendar to plan your trip, or just create your own celebration when you arrive!

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7/01/2016-7/03/2016    Crab Festival

Celebrate the Crab! One of the biggest and best festivals on the MS Coast. Exhibits, vendors, carnival rides, live entertainment and Crabs, Crabs, Crabs. Boiled crabs, crab stuffed potatoes, and much more! Bring your appetite and the kids.
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church
Admission: FREE
Hours: 10am-10pm
Phone: 228-467-6509
Website: www.olgchurch.net/index.cfm?load=page&page=212

All Dates:  07/01/2016-07/03/2016


7/01/2016    First Fridays at LAZY MAGNOLIA

Enjoy great local beer, food and music. Lazy Magnolia’s brewery tour and tasting experience is even more fun on the First Friday of each month. Sip your samples while enjoying some local live music. Try some beer pairings with locally produced treats available for purchase from our featured food vendor. Get a Collector's Pint Glass, and you can be one of the first to sample a new brew not yet released for sale. Lazy Magnolia will donate $1 to a local charity for each guest who joins us for the First Friday tour and tasting experience. No RSVP necessary, just show up. Now that’s a great way to spend a Lazy afternoon!
City/State: Kiln , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Lazy Magnolia Brewery, 7030 Roscoe Turner Rd.
Admission: $15
Hours: 5pm - 8pm
Phone: 228-467-2727
Website: lazymagnolia.com/

All Dates:  07/01/2016 , 08/05/2016 , 09/02/2016 , 10/07/2016 , 11/04/2016 , 12/02/2016


7/02/2016    4th of July FIREWORKS in Waveland!

Lots of fun at the Garland Ladner Memorial Pier on the beach in Waveland with fireworks! Last year's July 4 event was such a success, Waveland will host another Independence Day community celebration. “Destination Waveland” will be held on Saturday, July 2, 5-9 p.m. The party will feature local favorite Category 6 and a large firework display to cap off this patriotic festivity.
City/State: Waveland , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: 125 North Beach Blvd.
Admission: FREE!
Hours: 5pm - 9pm

All Dates:  07/02/2016


7/09/2016    Second Annual Frida Fest

Celebrate the birthday of acclaimed Mexican artist Frida Kahlo at Second Saturday Artwalk in Bay St. Louis! There will be a Frida-look-alike Contest, a Mariachi photo booth, face painting, tapas, pinatas and much more!!!
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Old Town
Admission: Free!
Hours: 4pm - 8pm
Website: www.baystlouisoldtown.com

All Dates:  07/09/2016


7/09/2016    Second Saturday Artwalk

Held in historic Old Town Bay St. Louis the second Saturday of every month! Art, fun, music, food and shopping will be yours to enjoy in the pedestrian-friendly event sponsored by the Old Town Merchants Association.
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Old Town
Admission: FREE!!!
Hours: 4pm-8pm
Phone: 228-463-2688
Website: www.baystlouisoldtown.com

All Dates:  07/09/2016 , 08/13/2016 , 09/10/2016 , 10/08/2016 , 11/12/2016 , 12/10/2016


7/29/2016    Mister Atticus's Night Market

The last Friday of each month, the Mockingbird Cafe and Smith & Lens Gallery have teamed to generate that same fine Second Saturday art/music synergy on the 100 block of South Second Street. Mr. Atticus's Night Market includes flower growers, artists, belly dancers, farmers, feathered headdresses, tapas and locally made crafts. Live Music changes every month! Just next door, Smith & Lens Gallery opens a new art show each Final Friday with a fun courtyard reception from 6 -8 pm.
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: 110 South Second Street
Hours: 6PM - 9PM
Phone: 228-467-8383
Website: www.mockingbirdcafe.com

All Dates:  07/29/2016 , 08/26/2016 , 09/30/2016 , 10/28/2016 , 11/27/2016


9/03/2016    6th Annual Bay St. Louis Masonic Lodge CLASSIC CAR & BIKE Show

Classic Cars will be parked along the first block of MAIN STREET in OLD TOWN BAY ST. LOUIS. Step back in time and enjoy seeing classic beauties. Contact Randy Shubert or visit Southern Accents @ 125B Main Street for more details.
City/State: Bay Saint Louis , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Main Street
Hours: 9am-4pm
Phone: 228-363-2998
Contact: Randy Shubert , MS

All Dates:  09/03/2016


9/17/2016-9/18/2016    Diamondhead Arts & Crafts Show

32nd Annual Arts and Crafts Show has grown to be one of the biggest festivals of its kind on the Mississippi Coast. Looking for unusual jewelry, unique Christmas gifts, or something for your self? This is the place to find it.
City/State: Diamondhead , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Diamondhead Country Club
Hours: 9:30am-5:00pm and 10:00am-4:00pm
Phone: 228-255-6922

All Dates:  09/17/2016-09/18/2016


9/21/2016-9/24/2016    Hancock County Fair

REVIVAL OF THE HANCOCK COUNTY FAIR brings back the history of County Fairs and celebrates community heritage. There will be Live Music, Midway Games & Rides, a Pageant, Livestock and Craft Competitions, There will also be a Country Market with Arts & Crafts and Local Cuisine & Traditional Fair Food.
City/State: Kiln , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Hancock County Multi-Purpose Arena, 4184 Kiln-Delisle Road
Phone: 228-363-7268
Website: http://www.hancockcountyfair.us/
Contact: LeAyn , MS

All Dates:  09/21/2016-09/24/2016


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