If you decided to head down to South Mississippi this week and were somehow unaware of what was going on, you may think you have jumped time and landed in the middle of America's largest block party. Well you have.
The Cruisin' the Coast event started in 1996 with fewer than 400 antique, classic and hot rod vehicles and has grown to an expected 7,000 this year.
Our hats off to the organizers of Cruisin'. It's a great tourism event for the Mississippi Coast, whether or not you know anything about old cars.
To those of us who live here, let's remember to be patient with the heavy load of traffic and get out and do some car watching. To all our visitors, welcome to the Gulf Coast and enjoy Cruisin'.
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