September 14-17
Vintage Flamingo Market
Once a month, Vintage Flamingo
opens its doors to host its vintage
market. The event is held during the
second weekend each month and
boasts wares such as recycled,
repurposed and vintage furniture and
Thursday & Saturday:
9 a.m.-6 p.m.,
Friday: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.,
Sunday: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Vintage Flamingo
2701 14th Ave., Gulfport

September 15
Rock 'N Roll Over
The Humane Society of South
Mississippi hosts its annual
fundraising event to raise the $2.2
million it takes to provide high quality
services to over 8,000 homeless pets
each year. This yearís benefit will take
on a '60s theme and include all kinds
of far-out fun and even a few groovy
adoptable pets! Event begins at 7 p.m.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi

September 16
St. Patrick Foundation Gala
The St. Patrick Foundation will host
its gala, the Foundation Celebration,
from 7-11 p.m at St. Patrick Catholic
High School. The event will serve as a
kick off for homecoming week as well
as introduce the Foundation and the
good work it has accomplished thus

St. Patrick Catholic High School

September 16
Junior Auxiliary Charity Boil
This annual fundraiser supports Junior
Auxiliary and its numerous service
projects throughout the year. Don't
miss the Silent Auction items, great
food, live entertainment and a chance
to win $4,000. Charity Boil takes
place from 7-10 p.m.

Grand Magnolia Ballroom & Suites,


September 21
Light the Night
The Mississippi-Louisiana Chapter of
the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
will host its fundraising walk.
Proceeds fund treatments that are
saving the lives of patients. Last year,
the Mississippi-Louisiana Chapter
Light the Night Campaign raised
nearly $620,000 and hosted over
3,000 people.

Jones Park, Gulfport

September 22
Moonlight on the Bay
This gala benefit dinner dance will
feature live music by Witness, a silent
auction and prize drawings. Doors
open at 7 p.m. with dinner to follow at
7:30. All proceeds benefit the Hancock
Medical Center Foundation. Black tie
Hollywood Casino,
Cypress Cove Ballroom


September 23
Ingalls 5k on the Causeway
Walk, Run, family fun! Plan to attend
the 6th Annual Ingalls 5K on the
Causeway benefitting Special
Olympics Mississippi. Event includes
free food and drinks, live music, kids
games, door prizes and awards. Race
will be held at 8 a.m.

Singing River Island Causeway

Looking for something to do? South Mississippi Living doesn’t want you to be bored. Here are some local events for both families and grown-ups alike. Feel free to look over the listings below or, if you need to download a printable version to take with you, simply click on the Calendar graphic to the right.

This is not a complete list of activities or events.
Check other local listings for a more complete list.

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September 6-10
Harrison County Fair
Fair features 4-H livestock shows,
horse shows and a variety of exhibits.

Other activities include contests and
games for families and children of all
ages, raffle drawings, live

entertainment, carnival rides, petting
zoo, pony rides, rodeo and more.
Harrison County Fairgrounds

September 8
Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco
Maniscalco continues to build upon
arguably the most successful year of
his career yet. In 2016 he was named
Just For Laughs Stand Up 'Comedian
of the Year' and was selected for
People Magazineís annual 'Ones to
Watch' package. Show begins at 8
p.m. with tickets starting at $39.95.

Beau Rivage Resort & Casino

September 9
Mississippi Gulf Coast Blues &
Heritage Festival

Enjoy one of the top blues festivals on
the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The
headline entertainment will be the
Original B.B. King Blues Band
featuring new front man, Jesse
Robinson. Visitors will have an
opportunity to hear their favorite
songs, eat delicious food and see
culture exhibits.

Jackson County Fairgrounds

September 9
Tailgating for Teachers
Donít miss the Ocean Springs
Education Foundationís annual
$5,000 drawdown and party. Each
$100 ticket admits two and gives one
chance for the $5,000 drawdown.
Music by Blackwater Brass, heavy
hors díoeuvres and drinks, outdoor
tailgating and raffle bundles with
great trips! All proceeds go to OSSD
classroom teacher grants.

Ocean Springs Civic Center

September 9
Race for the Cure Gulf Coast
The fundraising 5K promotes breast
health awareness, celebrates
survivors, encourages breast cancer
patients and honors those we have
lost. Registration for the event begins
at 4 p.m. with the race starting at
5:30 p.m. The event will feature a
Survivor tent with reception, kids
activities and Best 'Pinked Up' Person

Jones Park, Gulfport

September 9-10
Biloxi Seafood Festival
A celebration of seafood heritage in
the City of Biloxi. Attendees will enjoy
live entertainment, arts and crafts,
kids activities and the best seafood on
the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Festival
takes place on Saturday from 10 a.m.-
9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m.-5

Biloxi Town Green

September 9-10
Krewe of Nereids Mermaids Arts
& Crafts Show

Show features handmade goods such
as jewelry, ceramics and woodwork
from artists from all over the South.
Access to downtown shopping,
restaurants, campgrounds, hotels and
casinos in one of Southern Living
magazineís 'Top 50 Places to be in the

Historic Train Depot, Bay St. Louis

September 24
Chefs of the Coast
This premier food and wine
exposition will feature the Coast's
elite chefs and restaurants as they
showcase the fabulous and diverse
local cuisine. Don't miss this
celebration of Gulf Coast culture.
The 2017 theme is 'Diamonds &
Pearls.' General admission is $65 per

person with couples and VIP rates

Mississippi Coast Coliseum &
Convention Center

September 26
Renaissance the Runway
The Bacot McCarty Foundation
presents Renaissance the Runway, a
fundraising fashion show that
showcases the life of the coastal
woman through local fashion.
Clothing provided by local retailers.
Proceeds benefit local causes.

IP Casino Resort & Spa

September 28
Taste of Spirits
Join the Kiwanis Club of Pascagoula
for a night of mystery, cocktails, hors
díoeuvres, music and networking, all
while raising funds to support the
local youth. Tickets are $40 each or
$65 per couple. Event takes place
from 6-8 p.m.

Grand Magnolia Ballroom & Suites,


September 28
Gulfport Gameshow Showdown
The Gameshow Showdown, hosted
by the Gulfport Chamber of
Commerce, showcases some of the
classics, the big wheel, punchboard,
and a big deal game! Come play with
us, all while having fantastic
opportunities for networking and
prize winning. Event takes place
from 6-9 p.m.

Gulf Coast Events Center

September 28-29
12th Annual Cleveland Obesity

The summit focuses on the causes of
obesity and is co-hosted by the
National Diabetes & Obesity
Research Institute, in affiliation with
Cleveland Clinic. It is live simulcast
from Cleveland, Ohio, and Biloxi.

MGCCC Hospitality Management
Center, Biloxi

September 29-30
Gulf Coast Oyster Cook-Off and

Event features an oyster cook-off,
oyster shucking contest, live
entertainment, seafood and much
more! Festival takes place from 4-10
p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
on Saturday.

Biloxi town Green

September 29-October 1
Inkin the Coast
Tattoo and arts festival that features
tattoo artists from around the world,
including TV personalities from
shows such as Inkmasters and more.
Inkin the Coast also includes, a
beard and mustache contest, tattoo
contests, clothing, art, jewelry and
many other vendors.

Mississippi Coast Coliseum &
Convention Center


September 30
Gulf Coast Heart Walk
Combining fitness and philanthropy,
the Gulf Coast Heart Walk brings
together walk teams, walkers,
survivors of heart disease and stroke,
and lifestyle-change heroes who are
all taking steps toward a healthier
lifestyle while raising funds to
combat heart disease and stroke.
Walk begins at 7:30 a.m.

Jones Park, Gulfport