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May 21, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Depot Arts District in Bay St. Louis; Suggested $5 donation
Experience an immersive festival of arts, music, and culinary creations
at Hancock County’s capstone arts and culture event. With 45 artist tents, children’s activities, hands-on demonstrations, live performances, and a dessert competition, #ArtsAliveBSL will be sure to stimulate the senses for an amazing time.
Memorial Day Weekend
May 28 – 30
There's no better place to spend your Memorial Day than Coastal Mississippi! Whether you're in need of quiet relaxation or crave a weekend full of outdoor adventure, the 62 miles of scenic coastline provides itineraries for every type of traveler and budget. Our accommodations range from boutique hotels in charming downtown districts to world-class casino resorts – some properties are even pet-friendly. For the leisure visitor, Coastal Mississippi boasts an array of attractions, shopping, spas, and nightlife to fill your schedule. And for the outdoor adventurer, choose from boat cruises to the barrier islands, fishing charters for deep-sea catches, and kayak or paddleboard rentals for river exploration. Find endless choices and open-ended experiences on The Secret Coast.
24th Annual Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic
June 6 – 12; Golden Nugget Biloxi Hotel & Casino; Free admission for spectators
Hundreds of anglers will converge in Coastal Mississippi, competing for over $2 million in cash and prizes. As the premiere billfish tournament in the Gulf of Mexico, the Billfish Classic holds the Gulf of Mexico Blue Marlin record at 1054.6 pounds! The week-long event features nightly dock parties and live entertainment for spectators at the weigh-in scales. Put this tournament on your calendar for your chance to see another record made.
20th Annual Scrapin' the Coast
June 24 – 26; 9am-5pm Friday, 8am-5pm Saturday-Sunday;
Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center; $15 spectator admission
Heralded as the South's largest and premiere car, truck, and bike show, Scrapin' the Coast will bring hundreds of hot rods to Coastal Mississippi for a weekend of non-stop cruisin' and fun. In addition to the official car and truck show at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center, expect vendors, live entertainment, and more on the weekend’s itinerary!

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