April 12
Sip & Savor
The Pass Christian Chamber of
Commerce presents Sip & Savor, an
evening of local cuisine and
beverages. The event takes place from
6:30-8:30 p.m. Admission is $30 per
person in advance and $50 day-of.
Must be 21 to attend.

Oak Crest Mansion Inn, Pass Christian
228.604.0014
www.mscoastchamber.com

April 12-15
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
decor. 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
228.363.0795

April 14
'Cruisin' for Missions
Get ready to rev up the fun at the
Cruisin' for Missions Car Show and
Family Fun Day, featuring a car, truck
and bike show, along with a free
family-friendly festival. Festival
includes carnival-style games and
activities such as musical
entertainment, bake walks, inflatable
obstacle course, games and face
painting. Event takes place from 9:30
a.m.-2 p.m.

Crosspoint Church, Gulfport ï www.mycrosspoint.org

April 14
Second Saturday Kite Flying
Join Kewl Kites at a Second Saturday
Fun Fly. Bring your own kite, borrow
one from Kewl Kites or just come out
to watch all of the amazing kites as
they fill the sky. Free kite flying
lessons. Learn to fly a single line, a
dual line or a 4-line sport kite! Event
is free to attend and takes place from
10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Highway 90 and Jeff Davis Ave.,
Long Beach

228.206.0322

April 14
Bizet to Broadway
Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra is
proud to present favorites from
Phantom of the Opera, Les Miz, and
Carmen! Featuring guest artists
Kirstin Chavez and Richard Troxell.
You won't want to miss this wonderful
concert. Bizet to Broadway begins at
7:30 p.m.

Saenger Theatre, Biloxi
www.gulfcoastsymphony.net

April 17
White Coats & Wine

White Coats & Wine is a poolside
wine tasting event benefitting the St.
Vincent de Paul Community
Pharmacy. Proceeds from the event
help to provide necessary funding to
purchase medicine for its program
participants. Tickets can be purchased
online or by phone for $100 for
individuals or $150 for couples. Event
takes place from 6-9 p.m.

Beau Rivage Resort and Casino.
www.svdprx.org

April 17
Bike Biloxi
Bike Biloxi ride begins at 6 p.m. at the
Biloxi Visitor Center. There is no
charge for this event, but bike rental is
available at the Visitor Center and
MGM Stadium. Bike rental is $3 per
hour; you will need to download the
Zagster app on your phone for rental.
Everyone is invited. Bike Biloxi
recurs monthly on the 3rd Tuesday.

Biloxi Visitors Center
228.435.6339

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.

To submit your own idea to be included in both the magazine and on this page, click here for the submission form.

April 4-7
Mississippi Gulf Coast Spring
Pilgrimage

The 66th Mississippi Gulf Coast Spring
Pilgrimage is the South's only
complimentary 'Pilgrimage,' a tour of
Coastal Homes and Gardens from Moss
Point to Diamondhead. Each day is an
adventure in a different location.

Mississippi Gulf Coast
www.springpilgrimage.com

April 5

Annual Winemakers Tour
The Winemakerís Tour is the only wine
tasting event on the Gulf Coast offering
more than 80 wines and the opportunity
to speak with the wine producers. Wines
will be paired with a selection of
assorted cheeses and fruit, as well as
hors díoeuvres. Tasting costs $85 per
person to attend and takes place from
6:30-9:30 p.m.

IP Casino Resort & Spa, Thirty-Two
228.436.3000 ext. 3232

April 7
Annual ìCelebrate the Gulfî Marine
Education Festival

Visit more than 25 exhibits related to the
wise use, preservation or conservation
of the valuable aquatic and coastal
resources. Children and adults alike will
get to experience a variety of displays as
well as participate in many hands-on
activities. This free Festival takes place
from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

War Memorial Park, Pass Christian
228.475.7047
www.grandbaynerr.org

April 7
BBQ Under the Oaks
Event features the friendly competitive
spirit of about 30 cooking teams as they
try to ìout-doî each other to create the
most succulent, smoky, fall-off-the-bone
barbecue delicacies. Event takes place
from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. and tickets are
$40 in advance, $45 at the door, $10 for
children 6-12 and free for 6 and under.

Gulfport Centennial Plaza
228.896.4276
www.gulfcoastsymphony.net

April 7-8
Mississippi Poetry Society Spring
Festival

Includes readings of prize winning
poetry, workshops, introduction of the
state Poet of the Year, a book sale and
door prizes. Festival admission is $10
for members, $15 for non-members and
$25 for the banquet.

Gulf Hills Hotel & Convention Center,
Ocean Springs

www.misspoetry.net

April 8
ADHD & Homework: Information
and Tips for Parents

Workshop is for parents of students with
ADHD and begins at 1 p.m. Huntington
Learning offers tips and strategies for
parents during homework time. Teachers
have been trained with ADHD teaching
strategies that address students across all
grade levels.

Huntington Learning Center, Gulfport
www.huntingtonhelps.com

April 8
Sensory Sundays at Lynn Meadows

Sensory Sundays is an exclusive event
for children with Autism Spectrum
Disorders and sensory processing
differences to have a fun, enjoyable and
interactive learning experience in a
comfortable and accepting environment.
Takes place from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and
costs $6 to attend.

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
www.lmdc.org

April 19
Third Thursday Family Art Night

Every Third Thursday is Family Art
Night at The Salvation Army Kroc
Center. Bring the whole family and
create family projects while making
lasting memories. Event begins at 6
p.m. and costs $7 per person.

KROC Center, Biloxi
228.207.1218

April 20-22
Annual Crawfish Music Festival

Great talent, exciting midway rides,
unique vendors, games, giveaways
and contests for one low daily price.
Enjoy thrilling carnival rides, arts &
crafts vendors, delicious food and
more. Advance Purchase tickets are
$14 for adults, $4 for children 6-12
and free for children 6 and under.

Mississippi Coast Coliseum
228.594.3700
www.mscoastcoliseum.com

April 21
March for Babies

Fundraising walk begins at 9 a.m.
and travels along the Ocean
Springs/Biloxi bridge. Money raised
through March for Babies supports
lifesaving research, community
services, education and advocacy
that helps babies get a healthy start.

Point Cadet Plaza, Biloxi
228.206.3431
www.marchforbabies.org

April 21
The International String Trio

The International String Trio has an
extensive repertoire of global
musical styles including gypsy
swing, traditional Irish reels, burning
bluegrass, tango, film music and
more. Tickets are available at the
door, online and by phone for $15
for adults/$10 for students. Concert
begins at 7 p.m.

First United Methodist Church
Gulfport

www.arts.fumc-gulfport.org

April 21
Pass Christian Boys and Girls
Club Starlight Gala

The Pass Christian Boys and Girls
Club Starlight Gala promises to be a
grand night of food and drinks, silent
live auctions, dancing, and music by
the band South. Proceeds from this
all-inclusive event benefit the
children of Pass Christian. Event
takes place from 7-10 p.m. and costs
$125 per person. It's a night to wear
white.

Pass Christian Yacht Club
www.bgcgulfcoast.org

April 26
Annual Ports of Call
This International Food Festival
features live entertainment along
with a variety of foods from local
restaurants representing six different
international ports. There will be
signature cocktails, adult beverages,
a silent auction and fun surprises.
Event takes place from 5:30-8:30
p.m. and costs $20 to attend.

Climb CDC Event Center, Gulfport
228.864.6677

April 27
Lynn Meadows Free Friday Night

Enjoy the Lynn Meadows Discovery
Center free from 5- 8 p.m.

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
228.897.6039
www.lmdc.org

April 28
Mississippi Coast Model Railroad
Museum Wild West Fundraiser

Join the museum for its one-of-a-
kind fundraiser from 7-11 p.m. at the
only location on the Coast that builds
movie sets and props. This fun-filled
night will include dancing, music,
drinks and food to support continued
development of the Railroad
Museum.

The Warehouse, Gulfport
www.mcmrcm.org