Special Events

Special Events

The City of Ocean Springs Parks and Recreation Department strives at providing quality events throughout the year. Families are the focus of our special events, and all events are free to participate in. Please join us for any or all of our events. We hope to see you there!

Dates and times are subject to change.

Easter Egg Hunt

This event is scheduled for Saturday, April 9, 2022.

One of the most exciting annual events for Ocean Springs is the Easter Egg Hunt. With over six-thousand eggs, exciting prizes, great music, and fun activities, it’s the ultimate family event, and it's held at The Mary C. O'keefe on Government St. from 10am-2 pm. Carnival games line the lawn, and families can get their picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Egg Hunts are broken down by age group and run every 30 minutes. Please call Parks & Recreation at 228-875-8665 for more information.

Fourth of July Fireworks Show

This is event is scheduled for Sunday July 4, 2021 at 8:45pm.

The City of Ocean Springs offers a beautiful fireworks display. It’s a great opportunity for the family to celebrate the Fourth of July. Fireworks are displayed for everyone to see off of Front Beach. Join us, and bring your blanket or chair to enjoy the show beachside or at Fort Maurepas Park.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1800, Ocean Springs, MS 39566-1800
Delivery Address: 1018 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564