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There is always something to celebrate on Mississippi's West Coast! From the impromptu beach bash and instant party when the dice roll your way to monthly artwalks and seasonal festivities, check out the calendar to plan your trip, or just create your own celebration when you arrive!

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1/04/2017-12/31/2017    Second Saturday Artwalk

Held in historic Old Town Bay St. Louis the second Saturday of every month! Art, fun, music, food and shopping will be yours to enjoy in the pedestrian-friendly event sponsored by the Old Town Merchants Association.
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Old Town
Admission: FREE!!!
Hours: 4pm-8pm
Phone: 228-463-2688
Website: www.baystlouisoldtown.com

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1/06/2017-11/03/2017    First Fridays at LAZY MAGNOLIA

Enjoy great local beer, food and music. Lazy Magnolia’s brewery tour and tasting experience is even more fun on the First Friday of each month. Sip your samples while enjoying some local live music. Try some beer pairings with locally produced treats available for purchase from our featured food vendor. Get a Collector's Pint Glass, and you can be one of the first to sample a new brew not yet released for sale. Lazy Magnolia will donate $1 to a local charity for each guest who joins us for the First Friday tour and tasting experience. No RSVP necessary, just show up. Now that’s a great way to spend a Lazy afternoon!
City/State: Kiln , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Lazy Magnolia Brewery, 7030 Roscoe Turner Rd.
Admission: $15
Hours: 5pm - 8pm
Phone: 228-467-2727
Website: lazymagnolia.com/

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7/05/2017-12/31/2017    Board Games for Adults @ The Mockingbird Cafe

Every Second Friday - A fun evening of Board Games for Adults at the Mockingbird Café. You and your friends can bring your own board games, or use theirs.
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Arts
Location: Mockingbird Café, 110 Second Street
Hours: 5:00 pm- 8:30pm
Phone: 228-467-5282

All Dates:  09/08/2017


7/05/2017-12/31/2017    Friday's Bay Bikers Social Bike Ride

Each Friday - weather permitting - area bicyclists meet up in the evening and take a tour around town. It's an adult social group and everyone is welcome. Most rides end with a stop at a local restaurant or bar.
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Arts
Location: Daiquire Shak- 112 Court Street
Hours: 7:30- til

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7/05/2017-12/31/2017    Hancock County Saturday Farmers Market

You'll find fresh produce, homemade breads and much more! Do you have something to sell? A spot at the Farmers Market is free of charge! For more details or to register, please contact David Kenny at 228-860-6203.
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Arts
Location: 3068 Longfellow Drive
Admission: Free to the public
Hours: 8:00 am
Phone: 228-860-6203
Website: http://lisamonti.net/?p=8015

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7/05/2017-10/31/2017    Mr. Atticus’s Night Market

The fourth Friday of each month brings special happenings at the Mockingbird with Mr. Atticus’s Night Market, featuring craft and art vendors’ booths, delicious grub with gallery showing next door at Smith & Lens. And there’s always great live music
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Arts
Location: 110 S. 2nd Street
Admission: Free to the public
Phone: 228-467-8383
Website: http://www.mockingbirdcafe.com/

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7/06/2017-12/30/2017    Thursday IPA Fun Run @ The Mockingbird Cafe

Thu, Jul 6, 2017 6:15pm | US/Central Location: The Mockingbird Cafe map Category: Sports Description Registration begins at 5:45 PM, Fun Run starts at 6 PM. (Times may change seasonally.) There is no cost to participate. Enjoy your favorite beer after the race. *Buy your first beer, enjoy your second one Free! *One Free beer per participant, please More Info: http://www.mockingbirdcafe.com/
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Arts
Location: The Mockingbird Cafe- 110 S. Second St
Website: www.mockingbirdcafe.com

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8/19/2017    Waveland Community Awareness Day

Meet Waveland's First Responders and view their equipment.
City/State: Waveland , MS
Category: Arts
Location: Coleman Avenue
Admission: Free to the public
Hours: 10 am - 3 pm
Website: http://www.waveland.ms.gov

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8/24/2017    Salute to Business & Industry Annual Awards Gala

Hancock Chamber's Annual Salute to Business & Industry Awards Gala, Thursday, August 24th ~ 5:30pm, Hollywood Casino Gulf Coast Recognizing Businesses & Industries of the Year and Outstanding Citizens of Hancock County
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Arts
Location: Hollywood Casino - 711 Hollywood Casino
Admission: $
Hours: 5:30 pm - 8:00pm

All Dates:  08/24/2017


9/09/2017-9/10/2017    Mermaids Arts & Crafts Show

Featuring handmade jewelry, ceramics, and woodwork from artists all over the South.
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Historic Train Depot
Phone: 228-466-4498
Website: thekreweofnereids.wix.com/mermaidmarketplace

All Dates:  09/09/2017-09/10/2017


9/13/2017    "News with a Twist" Live in Bay St. Louis

WGNO "News with a Twist" Live Broadcast. 5 pm and 6 pm news.
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: General
Location: Historic Train Depot
Admission: open to the public
Hours: 4-7 p.m.
Phone: 228-463-9222
Website: www.mswestcoast.org

All Dates:  09/13/2017


9/20/2017-9/23/2017    Hancock County Fair

REVIVAL OF THE HANCOCK COUNTY FAIR brings back the history of County Fairs and celebrates community heritage. There will be Live Music, Midway Games & Rides, Livestock and Craft Competitions, There will also be a Country Market with Arts & Crafts and Local Cuisine & Traditional Fair Food.
City/State: Kiln , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Hancock County Multi-Purpose Arena, 4184 Kiln-Delisle Road
Phone: 228-467-5456
Website: http://www.hancockcountyfair.us/

All Dates:  09/20/2017-09/23/2017


9/22/2017    Bay St. Louis Little Theatre

"Nine to Five" A comedy based on the Movie "Nine to Five" characters. Show dates Sep 22. Make reservations at 228-467-9024.
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Arts
Location: 398 Blaize Ave
Hours: doors open at 7:00pm
Phone: 228-467-9024
Website: www.bsllt.org

All Dates:  09/22/2017


9/30/2017    Down Home Blues Music Series

Presented by the Alice Moseley Museum: Music and Concert series in the Moseley Pavilion on the grounds of the Historic Train Depot. Featuring local & Mississippi Delta blues artist. Bring your lawn chairs and picnics and enjoy the afternoon under the Oaks. Free and Open to the Public. September concert - Hancock County BlueShift, (featuring Tommy and Gene Moran), joins Delta blues artist Vasti Jackson
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Arts
Location: Historic Train Depot- 1928 Depot Way
Admission: Free to the public
Hours: 1 p.m.- 4 p.m.
Phone: 228-463-9222
Website: www.mswestcoast.org
Contact: Hancock   PO Box 3002 , MS

All Dates:  09/30/2017


9/30/2017    St. Rose de Lima Heritage Festival

Annual Church Festival! Great food, entertainment, fun for kids, silent auction, and more! Grounds open at 11:00 am and ends at 11:00 pm
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: St. Rose de Lima Festival Grounds-301 S. Necaise Ave.
Admission: FREE!
Hours: 11am - 11pm
Phone: 228-263-7142

All Dates:  09/30/2017


10/02/2017-10/08/2017    Cruisin' The Coast

Don't miss one of Cruisin' The Coast's BEST events! The Bay St. Louis venue (Thursday Oct. 5-7) of this week-long Coast-wide event. And remember, it is always FREE to the public.
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Downtown Bay St. Louis
Admission: FREE!!!!! to the Public.
Phone: 800-466-9048
Website: http://www.cruisinthecoast.com/

All Dates:  10/02/2017-10/08/2017


10/18/2017    5th Annual Hancock County Senior Prom

It will be another fun-filled event with food, entertainment, and dancing for the Senior Citizens of Hancock County.
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: General
Location: Bay St. Louis Community Hall
Website: https://www.facebook.com/seniorprom.hancockcounty?fref=ts

All Dates:  10/18/2017


10/27/2017-10/29/2017    Gulf Coast Halloween Carnaval et Fete de Rue

8 DAYS! 4 CITIES! 2 COUNTIES! Attractions - Parades - Contests - Parties - Shows …and More!
City/State: Website: https://www.facebook.com/GulfCoastHalloween/

All Dates:  10/27/2017-10/29/2017


10/31/2017    Cedar Rest Cemetery Tour

Join the Hancock County Historical Society in their Annual Cemetery Tour on Halloween! Refreshments will be served at the Lobrano House. The Cedar Rest Cemetery is on Second Street in Bay St. Louis. Hair-raising begins at dusk.
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Cedar Rest Cemetery on Second Street
Phone: 228-467-4090
Website: http://www.hancockcountyhistoricalsociety.com/upcoming/upcoming.htm

All Dates:  10/31/2017


11/24/2017-12/31/2017    Snowflakes in the Bay

Hancock County is transformed with illuminated snowflakes in the beautiful historic live oak trees throughout Mississippi's West Coast.
City/State: Location: Hancock County
Admission: FREE
Phone: 228-463-9222

All Dates:  11/24/2017-12/31/2017


12/02/2017    10th Annual Bay St. Louis Christmas Parade

Join us for the 10th Annual Christmas Parade in Bay St. Louis. It will begin at the corner of Necaise Avenue & Main Street and end at the Historic Train Depot with the Annual Snowflakes & Sugarplums Festival.
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Festivals
Location: Old Town & Depot District Bay St. Louis
Admission: FREE
Hours: 11 am -12:30 pm
Phone: 228-463-9222

All Dates:  12/02/2017


12/02/2017    Snowflakes & Sugarplums Festival

After the Bay St. Louis Parade remain at the Depot to enjoy Snowflakes & Sugarplums festival. Pictures with Santa , Dream Castle Bounce Village, H & H Express Train, and Hollywood Casino Sugarplum Village. Plus, special appearances by Ruddie the Reindeer, and Queen Elsa. Christmas Music & Live Music
City/State: Bay St. Louis , MS
Category: Arts
Location: Bay St. Louis Historic Train Depot
Hours: 11am-4pm
Phone: 228-463-9222
Website: www.mswestcoast.org

All Dates:  12/02/2017


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