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Peter Anderson festival makes top 20 tourism list

Crowds of people fill the streets of downtown Ocean Springs for the 37th annual Peter Anderson Arts and Crafts Festival on Nov. 7, 2015. The festival has made the Southeast Tourism Society’s list of Top 20 events.
Crowds of people fill the streets of downtown Ocean Springs for the 37th annual Peter Anderson Arts and Crafts Festival on Nov. 7, 2015. The festival has made the Southeast Tourism Society’s list of Top 20 events. amccoy@sunherald.com File

The 38th annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival presented by Blue Moon has been selected as one of Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events.

This year’s festival will be Nov. 5-6 in downtown Ocean Springs. It is hosted by the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce Main Street Tourism Bureau.

One of the largest art festivals in the state, it attracts more than 400 vendors and 150,000 people, providing an economic impact of $23 million to the area.

Events selected for the list represent the best and most unique activities, said Bill Hardman, president of the Southeast Tourism Society.

Sun Herald

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