Events

  Heroes at Fallen Oak Golf Tournament a ‘thank you’ to first responders

A chance to unwind, compete and enjoy the beauty of Fallen Oak. That's what 80 of our local first responders enjoyed Tuesday in the Heroes at Fallen Oak Golf Tournament.

  Crawfish Music Festival moving ahead rain or shine

  Mississippi Coast Coliseum making comeback with more events after COVID-19 cancels many

  Spring Break events already kicking off on Gulf Coast

  Biloxi prepares for increased traffic during spring break weekend

LaPointe-Krebs House and Museum announces new executive director one month before rededication

  St. Michael Catholic Church hosts annual Easter egg hunt

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  Two South Mississippi organizations team up for a one-of-a-kind pet adoption event

  Visitors, residents enjoy last day of Spring Arts Festival in Ocean Springs

  Oyster festival brings in hundreds for tasty treats and open air

  Gulfport’s Venture Church hosts food drive for families in need

  Spring Arts Festival preparations underway in Ocean Springs

  Greyhound Lacrosse holds fundraiser game benefitting local nonprofit for veterans

  Extra Table hosts inaugural March of the Mayors food drive

The inaugural effort challenged 10 cities, along the Gul Coast to collect food donations to those in need.

  Sunkist Country Club, golfers ready for Slavic Invitational’s return

Many from all over will be playing golf in South Mississippi on the last weekend of September in the 46th Annual Slavic Invitational.

  Several events set to continue in April on the Coast

From country music to hip hop culture to family-friendly events, April will be a busy month for the Gulf Coast.

  Annual Black Beach Weekend events not happening in April, moved to later date

Organizers of the annual Black Beach Weekend events say the fun will have to be pushed back a few months.

  Coast Coliseum sees ticket sales soar as Crawfish Music Festival crawls closer

  Gulf Coast Winter Classics continue despite changes due to COVID-19

  Gulf Coast Running Club hosts Arbor Day 5k Run for 13th year

  Gulf Coast Winter Classics back again for 23rd year

  ‘Let the good porches roll’ in Ocean Springs

  All aboard the Pinta for an educational lesson

  No Ocean Springs parade? No problem for those seeking entertainment

Downtown Ocean Springs was supposed to be jammed with Carnival revelers Saturday afternoon. However, due to the pandemic, Ocean Springs Elks parade - along with all the others in South Mississippi was shut down.

  Biloxi Little Theatre prepares to debut virtual show

The coronavirus pandemic has forever changed the world, but local theatres are getting creative so they can once again perform, and showcase their passion.

  Coast Coliseum to host unique ice skating experience for people of all abilities

The “Breaking Barriers on Ice” experience is happening at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27.

  Buskin’ the Coast: Blackwater Brass Band bringing Mardi Gras music to South Mississippi

With parades and balls canceled, the Blackwater Brass Band is finding a way to bring Mardi Gras music to the Coast with its Buskin' the Coast event.

Assocation cancels Long Beach Mardi Gras parade

The Carnival Association of Long Beach announced Tuesday members had voted to suspend the parade for this season.

  No Mardi Gras parades? You can still let the good times roll in 2021

With no Mardi Gras parades this Carnival season thanks to COVID-19, the Coastal Mississippi Mardi Gras Museum and the Gulf Coast Carnival Association have come up with a fun way to celebrate without catching beads.

  Pascagoula & Gautier cancel 2021 Mardi Gras parades

Every Mardi Gras season, people line the parade route in Pascagoula to watch the floats roll down Ingalls Avenue, but this Mardi Gras season the sidewalks will be empty.

  COVID-19 not allowing the good times to roll until 2022

Some carnival krewes have already announced their decisions not to have Mardi Gras parades this year.

Another Coast Mardi Gras parade canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

The decision comes after lengthy discussions amongst the krewe and the administrations of both cities, according to officials.

  Annual holiday shows continue, but look a little different than years past

While many annual Coast Christmas shows have been canceled due to the pandemic, some performances are going digital this year to keep people entertained.

  Volunteers help make Gulf Coast Marathon weekend a success

This year’s Gulf Coast Marathon weekend wouldn’t be possible if not for the hundreds of volunteers who helped out along the way.

  Gulf Coast Marathon weekend wraps up Sunday with full energy and excitement

Wrapping up the Gulf Coast Marathon weekend, runners completed a full marathon of 26.2 miles from Pass Christian to Biloxi.

  Gulf Coast Marathon weekend kicked off Saturday with Margaritaville 5K Run

Hundreds of people laced their running shoes up this Saturday morning, which marked the start of the 5th Annual Gulf Coast Marathon weekend.

  Coast families keep ‘Picture with Santa’ tradition alive with COVID-19 safety protocols in place

In a tough year when many public traditions have come to a halt because of COVID-19, there’s one that has survived with all the safety protocols in place, of course.

  Gulfport-Orange Grove Rotary Club holds Christmas for Kids event

The Rotary Club of Gulfport-Orange Grove continued a longstanding tradition Saturday to make Christmas wishes come true for dozens of children in the community.

  Christmas on the Bayou protecting their participants, preserving a tradition

The Christmas on the Bayou boat parade sets sail Saturday from Gulfport Lake and winds along Bernard Bayou.

  Christmas on the Bayou set to light up the water this weekend

The boat parade sets sail Saturday from Gulfport Lake and winds along Bernard Bayou.

  Christmas on Porter is canceled due to surge in COVID-19 cases

The St. Paul United Methodist Church decided that they would not throw their annual Christmas on Porter event this year.

  Another Coast Mardi Gras club cancels parade, events for 2021

The recent surge in COVID-19 is causing organizers and groups across South Mississippi to cancel events until the pandemic eases up.

  Christmas on the Water spreads holiday cheer amidst COVID-19 cancellations

Christmas on the Water is an annual holiday event that brings people together to witness colorful boats, bright lights, and a wonderful display of fireworks.

  Jones Park Holiday Celebration bringing smiles to the community

The holiday season is now in full swing and the Gulfport Leisure Services team is helping amp up the holiday spirit.

  Christmas tree lighting in Ocean Springs goes on but with safety measures in place

While many cities have canceled holiday events, Ocean Springs went ahead with its annual Christmas Tree Lighting.

  Holiday events across the Coast canceled as COVID numbers continue to rise

As the number of new COVID cases continues to rise, cities across the Gulf Coast are canceling holiday events to help minimize the spread of the virus.

  Coast Mardi Gras parade first to be canceled due to COVID risks

As concerns over the rising number of COVID-19 cases continues to grow, at least one Mardi Gras parade on the Coast has already been canceled due to the pandemic.

8th annual Alpaca Festival set for Saturday

A Stroke-A-Gene-Us Alpaca farm is gearing up for its 8th annual Alpaca Festival.

  Families escape stresses of COVID at Grand Fair in D’Iberville

For many people, the fair is the first family outing in months because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Peter Anderson Festival closes out busy weekend in Ocean Springs

The streets in downtown Ocean Springs were buzzing all weekend with foot traffic as thousands showed up for the annual Peter Anderson Arts and Crafts Festival.

  52nd Fall Street Festival brings much needed business to Picayune

Crowds of people took in the 52nd year of the Picayune Fall Street Festival while organizers praise the two-day event.

  Hundreds attend inaugural Taco Fest amid hiccups, complaints

Hundreds showed up to the inaugural Gulf Coast Taco Festival, which reported quite a few hiccups, leaving many customers dissatisfied.

Ocean Springs in need of volunteers to help with Peter Anderson festival

The Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival is happening Nov. 7-8 in downtown Ocean Springs.

  Old Biloxi Cemetery Tour goes on despite COVID-19

The Old Biloxi Cemetery Tour is back once again. This year, because of COVID-19, the tour will air on television without live audiences.

  Pink Dress Run Block Party was minus the run but not the fun

They didn’t run this year at the annual Carter’s Champions Pink Dress Run Block Party, but participants did still get the chance to strut their colors.

  Pascagoula flower shop celebrates 75 years in business

Pugh’s Floral Shop in Pascagoula is celebrating being in business for 75 years!

  Sumrall versus Stone canceled due to COVID-19

The forfeit now gives Stone a 4-3 overall record, with a 3-1 record in Region 7-4A. The Tomcats will look to secure the second seed in the playoffs with a win over Forrest County AHS on the road next week.

  Saints, Mayor Cantrell reach agreement to host fans

Beginning Sunday, Saints season ticket holders will have access to 3,000 tickets for the Saints-Panthers contest. An increase in crowd size will only be possible if current trends in terms of COVID-19 numbers "remain stable".

  George County football undergo 2-week COVID-19 quarantine

Rebels become six coast team to fall victim to virus. The team will be forced to forfeit their next two games, crushing any potential playoff hopes.

  Saints staying in New Orleans to play Carolina Sunday

A quick turnaround from LSU night games, along with securing hotel arrangements for the Saints away team, prevents New Orleans from playing in Baton Rouge this weekend.

Local brewery hosts Oktoberfest in Ocean Springs

On Saturday, Craft Advisory Brewery was bustling with life and laughter at its Oktoberfest event.

  Lucedale Fair lights up the midway but COVID precautions are in place

Smiles and laughs filled the George County Fair Ground Tuesday but those nice moments are only possible due to the COVID procedures that are in place.

  South Mississippi Strong: Living historians bring the past to life with annual Fall Muster

Living historians camp out on the grounds of Beauvoir and spend the week living as people would have more than 150 years ago.

  Safety measures are in place for the Peter Anderson Festival

This year, the Peter Anderson Arts and Crafts Festival is going to be a bit more unique as extra precautions are being taken because of COVID-19.

American Red Cross in need of blood donations

Pint after pint was donated in Ocean Springs on Monday at the American Red Cross blood drive as the pandemic continues to stress the nationwide supply.

  ''The show must go on’: Coast theatre companies set to return after pandemic

Rehearsals have begun at Coast theatres after being closed months due to the pandemic, and casts are eagerly anticipating the return to the stage.

  Classic Car of the Day: Meet the Cruisers and the vintage rides they love

Each day, our reporters pick a “Classic Car of the Day” and talk with the owners about what makes their car so special.

  Cruisin’ the Coast Autocross gives adrenaline junkies the thrill they seek

Gorgeous weather in South Mississippi allowed the Autocross to continue Wednesday at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center.

  Biloxi’s Cruisin' Block Party revs up good vibes

In Biloxi, the annual Cruisin block party got going bright and early with lots of classic cars and people enjoying the South Mississippi sun and hospitality.

  South Mississippi Strong: Husband and wife team volunteer at Cruisin' for over a decade

Mark Scairono and his wife Debbie are part of the crucial network of volunteers it takes to pull off Cruisin' the Coast each year.

  Cruisers keeping an eye toward the Gulf of Mexico and Hurricane Delta

Cruisers are, by nature, a practical bunch. So if weather threatens to break up America’s Largest Block Party, they take it in stride.

  Moss Point’s Cruisin' the Coast event brings out people, cars & stories

The rockin' and rollin' good times of Cruisin' the Coast were on display in Moss Point Tuesday.

  Coast Football: Thursday Games for Week 6

Several coast football games have been rescheduled to Thursday as Hurricane Delta is expected to make landfall Friday.

  Cruisers line up in Gautier to cruise through the decades

Hoods were popping open as cars and trucks from the past sat on display Sunday at the old Singing River Mall parking lot.

  Cruisin’ the Coast like Christmas for local car clubs

Cruisin' the Coast 2020 has finally arrived, bringing a festive air that local car club members wait for all year long.

  Enthusiasts explain annual draw of Cruisin' the Coast

Cruisin' the Coast is right around the corner, and the streets are already full of life.

  Preparations continue as thousands expected to attend Miss. State Fair

The fair begins this Wednesday, October 7th, at 5 PM.

  Coast Football: Canceled Games for Week 5

Several coast teams have to forfeit Friday games due to COVID-19.

  Gov. Tate Reeves increases crowd capacity at high school football games

In the new COVID-19 executive order, high school stadiums can fill up to 50 percent capacity.

  Gulf Coast & Pearl River ready for MACCC South opener

Gulf Coast has won eight of the last nine meetings, dating back to 2011 and 12 of the last 14 back to 2007, but Pearl River leads the all-time series 55-41-1.

  Hattiesburg Zoo to hold Zoo Boo and Lights of the Wild

The Hattiesburg Zoo is planning to host its annual Zoo Boo and Lights of the Wild events this year.