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  Nov. 4 & 5, 2023 Throughout Downtown
Ocean Springs
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday & Sunday
Presented by Blue Moon®,
this is the largest fine arts festival in the state of Mississippi.
This event showcases 400 artists, crafters and food vendors from all over the United States.
Festival T-Shirts
Park N’ Ride
In partnership with the Ocean Springs School District, FREE transportation to entrances is
available, thanks to the YMCA, Coast Transit Authority, and Downtown Cart Rentals. The buses will pick up from the Ocean Springs Upper Elementary, Oak Park Elementary, and the Greyhound Stadium off of Government Street and Holcomb Boulevard.
Scan the QR Code below for a direct link to directions via our website.
The festival artists are proud to showcase their work to thousands of spectators. Many of the artists will be creating quite a show at their booths during the festival. Check out our artist roster by scanning the code below.
Getting Around the Festival
Walkability is the name of the game with this festival. We highly recommend taking advantage of our Park N’ Ride options, making access to the festival easy. Park N’ Rides will drop off
at entrances. No bicycles, skateboards, or golf carts allowed within the body of the festival.
Blue Moon Experience
In celebration of the state-wide Blue Moon art contest and partnership with Blue Moon Brewing Company, Blue Moon will be throughout the festival with Blue Moon artwork cups at local restaurants and bars, and with the Blue Moon Art Contest Voting Tents. To check out the Blue Moon Art Contest artwork, visit our website,
Raising Cane’s Plinko
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers will be on hand with activities and more. Try your hand at Plinko and win prizes. Exhibit area will be hosted on the lawn of the Mary C.
                         Exclusive to the festival, this year’s shirt celebrates the 95th year of Shearwater Pottery and 45th year of the Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival. The artwork is designed by Matt Stebly, owner of Twisted Anchor Tattoo and Gallery and great grandson to Walter Inglis Anderson. All festival merchandise is available at the t-shirt booths located throughout the festival near the entrances.
Hands on Marine Education Area
Led by the University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, attendees can experience a variety of displays, artifacts and hands on activities with marine education, hosted on the lawn of the Mary C.

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