Travel & Tourism

Three Coast events among the Top 20 in the South

Cars, crafts and Christmas lights are featured at three of the most popular events in South Mississippi and these festivals are included among Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events for the fall.

The Coast events are:

▪  Cruisin’ The Coast on Oct. 1-8. Held in cities across South Mississippi, the eight-day festival is the largest event in Mississippi

▪  Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival on Nov. 4-5 in downtown Ocean Springs, the largest fine arts festival in the state

▪  Gulfport Harbor Lights Winter Festival on Nov. 24-Jan. 1 at Jones Park in Gulfport, with a light show that can be viewed on foot or aboard a heated trolley

Southeast Tourism Society promotes tourism in its member states of Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Top 20 Events program began in 1985 and lists the Top 20 events for each month in the Southeast. The lists are published quarterly.

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