Category Archives: Gulfport

Veteran’s Day Parade, Gulfport

The 15th Annual Gulf Coast Veterans Day Parade will be held on Saturday, November 7,  at 11 am in downtown Gulfport. Following the parade, The Red White & Blue in the Park Festival is open from 10am-5pm in Jones Park.  There will be musical entertainment, food vendors, arts/crafts and food vendors.

  • Date: 11/07/2015
  • Times: Parade 11am; Festival 10am-5pm
  • Festival Location: Jones Park, Highway 90, Gulfport
  • Contact: Valerie Mabry – Publicity
  • Phone: 228-669-4997
  • Admission: Free

Christmas on the Water

This year’s Christmas on the Water event will be held December 5, 2015.  This is the yearly fundraiser for the Mississippi Gulf Coast Attractions Association.

The cruise follows the Mississippi Gulf Coast and includes the historical Lights on the Water Parade in Biloxi, ending with spectacular fireworks.  The cruise begins around 4:30 p.m. in the Gulfport Small Craft Harbor and returns around 9:30 p.m.  You will be served heavy hor d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be available.

For tickets or more information, call Janice at 228.388.1431 or email her at

Enjoy your cruise, and, even though it is way early, let me be the first to wish you a “Merry Christmas”!!!



Pet-Friendly Restaurants in South Mississippi

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Do you like to travel with your pet?  Or enjoy your pet’s company at mealtime?  But then hate to leave the little (or large) fellow at home or in your room when you go out to enjoy the restaurants on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi?  Well, you don’t have to look into those sorrowful, soulful eyes and tell him/her to “Stay!” any longer!  Here is a short list of pet-friendly restaurants locally!

The Shed BBQ & Blues Joint
7501 HWY 57
Ocean Springs, MS, US 39565

Shaggy’s Biloxi Beach
1763 Beach Blvd
Biloxi, MS, US 39530
(228) 432-5005

The Grind Coffee & Nosh
934 Cedar Lake road
Biloxi, MS, US
(228) 392-3305

The Blind Tiger
119 N. Beach Boulevard
Bay St. Louis, MS

Sonic Drive-In
112 Jeff Davis Ave
Long Beach, MS 39560

Mary Mahoney’s
110 Rue Magnolia
Biloxi, MS
Recommended that you call in advance to confirm outdoor seating.

For additional pet-friendly restaurants in South Mississippi, please follow these links:

Ocean Springs

Always remember your Pet Etiquette when dining out with Fido:

  1. Keep Fido on a leash at all times;
  2. Fido doesn’t belong on the table, chairs, or stools;
  3. It is impolite to feed Fido from the table;
  4. Fido should always observe his/her inside voice and not bark to disturb other diners.

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Haunted Houses and Events in Gulfport!

Just a little research on the Internet will find you several Haunted Houses, real and staged, and related events in Gulfport.  Here are just a few that you might want to check out!

Terror on the Coast, 3450 Giles Road, just off U.S. 49 and 34th Street,

Gregory House,

Catacombs of Terror, Barksdale Pavilion in Jones Park

Into the Woods / Haunted Trail, 27460  Road 310, Gulfport

Tripadvisor Names Ten Best Restaurants in Gulfport has named the top 201 restaurants in Gulfport    Here are the Top Ten in order of ranking:

  1. Half Shell Oyster House
  2. The Chimneys
  3. Tony’s Brick Oven Pizzeria
  4. Orchid Indian Restaurant
  5. Sweet Peppers Deli
  6. Brooklyn Pizzeria
  7. Blow-Fly Inn
  8. C. A. Sarducci’s
  9. El Mexicano Inn
  10. Slap Ya Momma’s BBQ Smoke House–