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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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11/23/2016-1/01/2017    Snowflakes in the Bay

Hancock County is transformed with illuminated snowflakes in the beautiful historic live oak trees throughout Mississippi's West Coast.
City/State: Location: Hancock County
Admission: FREE
Phone: 228-463-9222

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12/02/2016-12/23/2016    Something Special & Bohemian Gallery

Something Special & Bohemian Gallery 207 & 209 Main, Bay St. Louis Open until 8 p.m. with Discount Drawings December Weekends: 2nd/3rd, 9th/10th, 16th/17th Thursdays: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd Second Chance Grand Prize Drawing Dec. 23.
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: General
Location: 207 & 209 Main Street
Hours: December Weekends: 2nd/3rd, 9th/10th, 16th/17th Thursdays: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd

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12/08/2016    A Gingerbread Christmas

Santa Claus and refreshments Pearlington Pubic Library
City/State: Pearlington , MS
Category: General
Location: 6096 First Ave.
Admission: FREE
Hours: 6 p.m.

All Dates:  12/08/2016


12/08/2016    First Responders/Military Appreciation Night

Featured Old Town Shops Old Town Bay St. Louis
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Arts
Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Hours: 3-8 p.m.
Website: www.baystlouisoldtown.com

All Dates:  12/08/2016


12/10/2016    Christmas Cantata

Spirited music featuring the Timeless Christmas Story
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Arts
Location: First Baptist Church Main Street
Admission: FREE
Hours: 6 p.m.
Website: www.fbcbsl.org

All Dates:  12/10/2016


12/10/2016    Fire Truck Christmas Parade

Numerous Fire Trucks parade through The Kiln with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Starts at Bobinger Road, ends at the Hancock County Arena, 4184 Kiln Delise Rd.
City/State: Kiln , MS
Category: General
Admission: FREE
Hours: 1 p.m.
Phone: 228-216-2045

All Dates:  12/10/2016


12/10/2016    Holiday Spirits

Hosted by John McDonald Realty Live entertainment At the corner of Main Street and Second Street. Old Town Bay St. Louis
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: General
Location: At the corner of Main Street and Second Street.
Admission: FREE
Hours: 4 p.m.-8 p.m.

All Dates:  12/10/2016


12/10/2016    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:  12/10/2016


12/11/2016    Christmas Horse Parade in The Kiln

Over 100 horses and wagons with Santa and Mrs. Claus, Starting at noon Bobinger Road looping around and ending at the VFW Road 6285 at 2 p.m. with Santa.
City/State: Kiln , MS
Category: General
Admission: FREE
Hours: 12 noon
Phone: 228-493-5666

All Dates:  12/11/2016


12/13/2016    A Down Home Christmas

Santa Claus and Refreshments Kiln Public Library
City/State: Kiln , MS
Category: Arts
Location: 17065 Hwy. 603
Admission: FREE
Hours: 6 p.m.
Website: www.hancocklibraries.info

All Dates:  12/13/2016


12/15/2016    A Natural Christmas

Santa Claus and Refreshments East Hancock County Library
City/State: Diamondhead , MS
Category: Arts
Location: 4545 Shepherd Sq
Admission: FREE
Hours: 6 p.m.
Website: www.hancocklibraries.info

All Dates:  12/15/2016


12/15/2016    Bay Emporium Christmas Open House

Bay Emporium Christmas Open House
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: General
Location: 112 South Second St.
Admission: FREE
Hours: 5-7 p.m.
Phone: (228) 671-9790

All Dates:  12/15/2016


12/15/2016    Friends and Family Night

Featured Old Town Shops Old Town Bay St. Louis
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: General
Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Hours: 3-8 p.m.
Website: www.baystlouisoldtown.com

All Dates:  12/15/2016


12/17/2016    Christmas Live Nativity Re-enactment

Hosted by Bay St. Louis Little Theater Depot Grounds
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Arts
Location: 1928 Depot Way
Admission: FREE
Hours: 7 p.m.
Website: www.bsllt.org

All Dates:  12/17/2016


12/22/2016    (Wise) Men’s Shopping Night

Featured Old Town Shops Old Town Bay St. Louis
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Arts
Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Hours: 3-8 p.m.
Website: www.baystlouisoldtown.com

All Dates:  12/22/2016


12/31/2016    Starfish Cafe New Year's Eve Gala

Doors open @ 7:30 PM Midnight Champagne Toast, Food reception Stations and Live Music with Phil Williams and Friends. Silent Auctions/Live Auction/Cash Bar Tickets $50/pp Proceeds benefit the Starfish Cafe Capital Campaign.
City/State: Bay Saint Louis , MS
Category: General
Location: Bay St. Louis Community Hall
Admission: $50
Hours: 7:30- til
Phone: 228-229-3503
Website: https://www.facebook.com/starfishcafebsl/?fref=ts

All Dates:  12/31/2016


1/26/2017    BSL Rotary Chili Cook Off

A chili cooking competition where the Bay St. Louis Rotarian's each prepare dishes for judging either by a select group of judges or by the general public. Live entertainment, silent auctions, raffles & more. Golf Cart Raffle to benefit Rotary projects.
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Bay St. Louis Community Hall
Admission: $10.00
Hours: 5:00 pm- 8:00pm
Phone: 228-466-4222
Website: www.rotarybaystlouis.com
Contact: Stephen Schruff , MS

All Dates:  01/26/2017


2/18/2017    Krewe of Kids

Children parade with bikes, wagons, shopping carts, walking, or just about anything NON-motorized down Dunbar Avenue to Highway 90 & back!
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Dunbar to Hwy 90
Admission: FREE!!
Hours: 11am
Website: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkYbZQDjDi0

All Dates:  02/18/2017


2/19/2017    Krewe of Nereids

Waveland hosts one of the oldest and largest carnival parades on the Mississippi Coast. The all female Krewe of Nereids is the largest cultural event that takes place in Hancock County and you're invited to participate in the fun.
City/State: Wavveland , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Highway 90
Admission: Free!!
Hours: 1pm
Website: thekreweofnereids.com/Parade_information.html

All Dates:  02/19/2017


2/25/2017    Krewe of Diamondhead

The Diamondhead Parade has rolled since 1976 when it began with golf carts! Now, it's one of the biggest and family-friendly parades on the MS Gulf Coast.
City/State: Diamondhead , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Diamondhead Country Club
Admission: FREE!!!
Hours: Noon until
Website: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HUv3DCIGWpA

All Dates:  02/25/2017


2/27/2017    Mystic Krewe of the Seahorse

Join us for the 3rd annual parade of the Mystic Krewe of the Seahorse, the only parade on the Mississippi Gulf Coast on Lundi Gras! Come catch some beads & have fun!
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Downtown
Admission: FREE!
Hours: 5pm
Phone: 662-617-7422
Website: http://mystickreweoftheseahorse.com/

All Dates:  02/27/2017


2/28/2017    Krewe of Diamonds

Join us for a fun parade through downtown Bay St. Louis. Lots of throws and plenty of fun. It is the only predominately African-American Krewe with Mardi Gras Indians to parade on Mardi Gras Day on the Mississippi Coast.
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Downtown Bay St. Louis
Admission: FREE!!!
Hours: 1pm

All Dates:  02/28/2017


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