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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!
 

Be sure to visit our Farmers Market offering the best in fresh produce, plants, homemade preserves, honey, goat cheese and MUCH more. 

Thur, 2pm-6pm and Sat, 8am-1pm on the grounds of the Historic Train Depot, Bay St. Louis, MS, 39520


Don't forget to LIKE our Facebook Page!!  It always has detailed events and celebrations. 



3/07/2015    First Friday 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. They will unveil a new pint glass design each First Friday, and you can be one of the first to sample a new brew not yet released for sale. Lazy Magnolia will also 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.
Hours: 5pm - 8pm
Phone: 228-467-2727
Website: https://www.facebook.com/LazyMagnoliaBrewingCompany

All Dates:  03/07/2015 , 04/03/2015 , 05/01/2015 , 06/05/2015 , 07/03/2015 , 08/07/2015 , 09/04/2015 , 10/02/2015 , 11/06/2015 , 12/04/2015


3/14/2015    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:  03/14/2015 , 04/11/2015 , 05/09/2015 , 06/13/2015 , 07/11/2015 , 08/08/2015 , 09/12/2015 , 10/10/2015 , 11/14/2015 , 12/12/2015


3/14/2015    Souper Mudfest (Second Saturday)

Second Saturday with a twist. Buy a bowl made by our local potters for $20 and sample gourmet soups throughout businesses in Old Town, FREE! You can buy your bowl on the City Green at Main & Second Streets. The bowls sell out very quickly, so get there early!
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Hours: 4pm-8pm

All Dates:  03/14/2015


3/14/2015    St. Patrick's Day Parade - Waveland

Organized in 1964, this is the OLDEST Irish Parade on the MS Coast. It's always a fun time for the entire family in Waveland for their annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  Great throws and Irish Stew ingredients, cabbage, potatoes, and carrots will be tossed by float riders.
City/State: Waveland , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Downtown Waveland
Admission: FREE!!!
Hours: 2pm
Phone: 228-671-9570

All Dates:  03/14/2015


3/21/2015    Annual Bay/Waveland Spring Pilgrimage

Celebrating the 76th FREE Pilgrimage! The event begins at noon at the Waveland Civic Center where tourists and visitors can pick up brochures, maps and enjoy light refreshments. Saint Rose de Lima Catholic Church will only be available until 3pm.
City/State: Waveland , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: 335 Coleman Ave.
Admission: FREE!
Hours: Noon - 4pm
Phone: 228-466-4387 or 228-467-7337

All Dates:  03/21/2015


3/21/2015    Arts Alive!

Dozens of artists will be showing work, demonstrating technique and talking about their creative process at shops and galleries throughout Old Town.
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis
Hours: 10:00 am until
Phone: 228-493-2852
Website: http://www.artsalivegulfcoast.com/

All Dates:  03/21/2015


3/26/2015-3/29/2015    Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic

The PGA TOUR Champions Tour is coming to the Gulf Coast for the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic at Fallen Oak Golf Course. Here is your chance to see your favorite Champions!
City/State: Saucier , MS
Category: Sports & Outdoor
Location: Fallen Oak Golf Course
Phone: 228-896-6365
Website: http://www.2015mgrc.com/

All Dates:  03/26/2015-03/29/2015


4/11/2015    Stella’s Blues & BBQ Festival

Get ready for some awesome BBQ, lots of great bands & entertainment ,and of course Bay St. Louis Little Theatre will present their annual "Stella Yellin' Contest." You can count on some of the PREMIER Barbecuers on the Mississippi Gulf Coast to be at this one!
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Depot District on Blaize Ave.
Admission: Free!
Hours: Noon - 9pm
Phone: 228-463-9222

All Dates:  04/11/2015


6/20/2015    Midsummer Night's Dream Fesitval

There is a Renaissance theme with the "Annual Faerie Princess Pageant” highlighting this special children’s event. The Pageant is open to boys & girls from 1 to 12 years of age. Registration will be $10 and there will be the Grand Prize Award of $50 and a crown for the prince and tiara for the princess in each age category. The sounds of a live harpist will fill the evening under the oak trees from 6pm - 7pm & from 7pm - 9pm, the instrumental Band, Roman Street will take the stage. Everyone is invited to bring their picnic baskets and blankets and spend the evening. Box Lunches will be available for sale.
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Historic Train Depot District
Hours: 5pm - 9pm
Phone: 228-463-9222

All Dates:  06/20/2015


7/03/2015-7/05/2015    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: http://www.olgchurch.net/index.cfm?load=page&page=212

All Dates:  07/03/2015-07/05/2015


9/19/2015-9/20/2015    Diamondhead Arts & Crafts Show

31st 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:  09/19/2015-09/20/2015


9/26/2015-10/31/2015    Southern Promiseland Corn MAZE

Every year, the Southern Promiseland CORN MAZE is special and different. The Necaise family works really hard to see YOUR family has a great time when you visit.
City/State: Kiln , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: 1212 Raygan Lane
Phone: 228-255-4866
Website: http://southernpromiseland.com/

All Dates:  09/26/2015-10/31/2015


10/04/2015-10/11/2015    Cruisin' The Coast

Don't miss one of Cruisin' The Coast's BEST events! The Bay St. Louis venue of this week-long Coast-wide event, continues to be one of the most exciting and well-attended locations. And remember, it is always FREE to the public.
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Downtown Bay St. Louis
Admission: FREE!!!!! to the Public.
Phone: 800-466-9048
Website: http://www.cruisinthecoast.com/

All Dates:  10/04/2015-10/11/2015


10/31/2015    Cedar Rest Cemetery Tour

Join the Hancock County Historical Society in their Annual Cemetery Tour on Halloween! Refreshments will be served at the Lobrano House. The Cedar Rest Cemetery is on Second Street in Bay St. Louis. Hair-raising begins at dusk.
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Cedar Rest Cemetery on Second Street
Phone: 228-467-4090
Website: http://www.hancockcountyhistoricalsociety.com/upcoming/upcoming.htm

All Dates:  10/31/2015


11/27/2015-1/01/2016    Snowflakes in the Bay & Waveland

Bay St. Louis & Waveland are transformed with illuminated snowflakes in the beautiful historic live oak trees throughout Mississippi's West Coast.
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Bay St. Louis
Admission: FREE!!!
Hours: Dusk
Phone: 228-463-9222

All Dates:  11/27/2015-01/01/2016


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