SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Haven't figured out what you'll do for the weekend? If you're planning on spending it on the Gulf Coast there are plenty of family friendly events and events for those interested in doing something solo.
A Blue Marlin weighing in at more than 700 pounds. Tuna weighing close to 200 pounds, that's the kind of record breaking fish competitors in the Billfish Classic will be looking for. They'll take to the water Friday through Sunday. Catch all the action as their boats return and the fish are weighed in at the Point Cadet Marina in Biloxi.
17th Annual MS Gulf Coast Billfish Classic
Scales open 3-9pm Friday and Saturday
Scales open 1-4pm Sunday
Point Cadet Marina, Biloxi
Jump into June at the Annual Mississippi Coast Coliseum Summer Fair. The event includes an array of food options, thrilling rides, carnival games, free shows and live music. The fun gets event better with contests and unique vendors throughout its eleven day run.
27th Annual Coast Coliseum Summer Fair
MS Coast coliseum, Biloxi
Bring the kids to meet Iron Man at Edgewater Mall's Kids Day. The first 150 kids receive a free pass to Gulf Islands Water Park! Enjoy face painting and balloon twisting. Don't forget your camera or smart phone.
Iron Man at Edgewater Mall
Edgewater Mall, Biloxi
Some of the nation's top professional boxing prospects will be paired in the ring at the Biloxi Civic Center on Saturday. El Tieno Galarza will make his much anticipated return to the ring since his last contest against Kell Brook. Biloxi's own "Concrete" Mike Bissett takes on Wisconsin fighter Mike Reiter. Several other boxers are squaring off in the ring.
Biloxi Civic Center, Biloxi
Looking for a fun outdoor activity with your children? Then the Ocean Springs elk's junior fishing rodeo is calling your name. Open to kids ages 3 to 13, pre-registration is Friday from 3-6 p.m. as well as on the day of the rodeo at the Elks Lodge Building. Weigh-in ends at 1 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for different age categories. Hot dogs and drinks will be provided.
Junior Fishing Rodeo
Elks Lodge Ocean Springs
You're invited to a night of Blues music at 100 Men Hall in Bay St. Louis. Listen to live music performed by Pat Murphy and the Jumpin' Jukes. The Big Sleazy Speakeasy is catering. There's also going to be a silent auction. All proceeds benefit the 100 Men DBA Hall.
100 Men Hall, Bay St. Louis