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Posted on: March 17, 2023

2023 Spring Arts Festival Road Closure Information


The Spring Arts Festival will take place in downtown Ocean Springs on Saturday, March 25, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, March 26, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Certain streets will be closed to thru traffic from 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 25, through 7:00 p.m. Sunday, March 26. Ocean Springs Police Department is scheduled to lift barricades at 4:30 p.m. Sunday to allow vendors to exit the festival area. The roads within the footprint of the festival will remain closed to thru traffic until approximately 7:00 p.m. on Sunday evening. As always, it is at police discretion whether to add, remove, or relocate barricades.

The following roads will be closed:

-Washington Avenue (from Highway 90 to Porter Avenue)

-Government Street (from Washington Avenue to Handy Avenue)

-Robinson Street (from Cash Alley to Church Street)

Vehicles parked within the festival footprint will be towed starting at 3:30 a.m. March 25. Parking on private property will not be allowed. No parking violations will be strictly enforced.

For further information about the festival, please contact the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau at 228.875.4424.

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