Arts and Entertainment
Biloxi Little Theatre
Biloxi MS 39533
228 432-8543, Fax: 228 863-6742
An all volunteer community theatre. Presents four major productions annually, plus two youth productions and two special fund raisers.
240 Eisenhower Dr
Biloxi MS 39531
228 388-6258, Fax: 228 388-6238
Live theatre entertaining Mississippi's Gulf Coast for over 27 years. Year round schedule featuring an array of popular musicals, dramas, comedies, and children's productions.
Saenger Theatre for the Performing Arts
Biloxi MS 39533
228 435-6291, 800 245-6943, Fax: 228 435-6211
Open 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Mon-Fri closed 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm for lunch. Home to the Gulf Coast Opera Theatre, Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra, KNS Theatre, JAMO as well as local dance companies and community arts organizations.
Mardi Gras season, with festivities, parades and carnival balls. Itís the biggest party of the year and has been celebrated on the Gulf Coast longer than in New Orleans. Some carnival crews sell tickets to the public to attend their balls, and some allow guests to view their festivities for free.
spring pilgrimage time, when some of the areaís most beautiful homes open their doors for tours.
salutes the Irish in all of us with parades and festivities celebrating St. Patrickís Day. Call the Mississippi Gulf Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau at (800) 237-9493 for a complete schedule of events.
Great Biloxi Schooner Races and Blessing of the Fleet. The Blessing of the Fleet is held every year to open the shrimping season. This celebration includes a street festival, the coronation of the Shrimp King & Queen, and a parade of gaily decorated boats receiving a blessing for a safe and bountiful shrimping season.
enjoy ten days of family fun at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum Summer Fair & Music Festival.
The Fourth of July holiday brings fishermen from near and far to the Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo. This is the biggest event of its kind in the world! The rodeo transforms Gulfportís harbor area into a family fun festival, with carnival rides, food concessions, arts and crafts booths and much more.
The Fourth also is the time for the Annual Crab Festival in Bay St. Louis, where you can have crab dishes prepared any way you can imagine. Call (228) 467-6509 for details.
For sailing enthusiasts, July is the month for one of the areaís most popular sailing regattas, The Race for the Case. Call (228) 435-6320 for details.
The annual Mississippi Coast Pro Rodeo. and the all female Regatta take place in August from the Pass Christian Yacht Club.
The Mississippi Blues Festival takes place in at the Jackson County Fairgrounds. Regionally and nationally known blues, soul, and gospel entertainers perform inside and out during this event.
Annual Sand Sculpture Contest.
During September, there is also a sand sculpture with cash prizes sponsored by The Sun Herald.
The Gulf Coast pays tribute to Scottish heritage with the annual Scottish Games and Celtic Festival.
Beauvoir conducts its annual Fall Muster, which recreates Civil War times.
Cruisin' the Coast comes roaring back to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Itís back to the 50's and 60's with classic car cruises, big name entertainment, "Show-n-Shine" auto cruise-ins, etc.
Gulf Coast dresses up for the holidays in with colorful events such as Biloxiís Christmas on the Water Boat Parade and a display of ethnic Christmas trees at the Tullis Manor. Call (228) 435-6293 for more details.