The Mississippi Gulf Coast is always putting on some sort of event from music festivals to BBQ cook offs. There is never a dull moment on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. With all the events and festivals going on one should never find themselves bored. There is always a music event to be seen at one of the many great casinos. Many award winning festivals, shows, and events make their way through the Gulf Coast. The Gulf Coast is home to one of the biggest custom car shows in the United States, Scrapin the Coast. There’s also one of the biggest classic car shows, Cruisin the Coast. Both these car shows bring in competitors and spectators from all over the world.
With a little bit of time spent online you can find events all over the Mississippi Gulf Coast for almost every weekend. Going to one of these events is a great way to show some out of town friends a great time experiencing our culture. The upcoming Gulfport Music festival features many popular artists from all over the musical spectrum. This event will be a great time for die hard fans and people interested in finding new artists. May 9th and 10th is the weekend for this incredible festival and early bird tickets are now on sale. Be sure to get your tickets early because you would hate to miss out on this great lineup playing on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
With all these great events to choose from, one might feel overwhelmed but there is always something going on. The Mississippi Gulf Coast is jam packed with festivals and events that one can choose from. Anything from a huge music festival to an 8th annual bbq competition is happening. The Mississippi Gulf Coast provides the perfect atmosphere with its warm weather and friendly residents. Coming to the Mississippi Gulf Coast can be an educational experience, a fun weekend trip, or the event that you will remember for the rest of your life; perhaps all three. No matter if you are looking for a relaxing family weekend or a great party with friends, you can find it all here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast with our many events and festivals.
The coast of Mississippi celebrates Mardi Gras. In fact, from Mobile to the New Orleans area, you are sure to hear “throw me something, mister”! Along the Mississippi Gulf coast there are several Mardi Gras Parades from Waveland to Biloxi. Each little community along the Gulf has its own parade, complete with their own flavor. Mississippi parades are often very family oriented and a great way to spend an afternoon. Parades can be caught around just about every town like Bay St. Louis, Pass Christian, Waveland, Biloxi, Gulfport and more.
What is your favorite Mississippi Mardi Gras parade?
The Blind Tiger is buying the lot next to them at 119 North Beach on the Main Street side of Beach Boulevard in Bay St. Louis. This means more business and more jobs for the local community. The people of Bay St. Louis are excited about this new and exciting expansion of the ever growing and popular Blind Tiger of Bay St. Louis. In the new three-story building, The Blind Tiger will have a hand-crafted brewing station and an oyster bar facing the water. WLOX recently did a story about the new devopment with an interview of the owner, Thomas Genin, and Bay St. Louis’s Mayor. It is a great story about the redeveolpment of Bay St. Louis and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The Blind Tiger opened it’s doors in early 2013 to resounding applause from residents and tourists. “We have been very excited to be apart of the community of Bay St. Louis, ” said one employee of The Blind Tiger. Any night you’ll walk into The Blind Tiger and see friendly faces, good eats and tons of drinks. That’s not all. On weekends, they have artists play in the open courtyard overlooking the beach. After the marina is complete, the possibilities will be endless for The Blind Tiger to grow and look to the future. Not to mention, the view is already amazing. Enjoy a Joe Cat Burger, Fish Tacos or a new creation from Chef/ Owner/ Operator Thomas Genin and the crew at The Blind Tiger.
Author John Pendergrass will be signing his book Against the Odds: The Adventures of a Man in His Sixties Competing in Six of the World’s Toughest Triathlons across Six Continents on Saturday, July 13th from 5:30-7:00.
What a great 4th of July on the beach in Mississippi. People were out having a ball in Hancock, Jackson and Harrison counties. The beaches in Waveland, Bay St. Louis, Pass Christian, Long Beach, Gulfport, Biloxi and Ocean Springs were packed with families having fun.
Many families visit the coast of Mississippi to get away from the hyper commercialism found in other beach destinations. It is amazing how the neighborhoods along the coast still offer such an affordable opportunity for coastal living.
This weekend holds the 29th Annual Crab Fest in Bay St. Louis. Come out for delicious seafood, desserts, handmade crafts, and rides, all on the grounds of Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church. Fun for all ages!