Ocean Springs 4th of July Celebration – Bring your blankets and chairs, play volleyball, kids can enjoy the splash pad and everyone can end the evening with a bang as fireworks light up the night sky.
Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo – Gulfport- July 4-7- The Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo is held at Jones Park in Gulfport every year during the week of July 4. Sponsored by Keesler Air Force Base, the Fishing Rodeo been a Coastal tradition for 71 years. It always features fun carnival rides, food, and music.
Natchez Fireworks Show– Every year on Independence Day, residents and visitors line up along the Natchez bluffs to watch an incredible fireworks show play out over the muddy waters of the Mississippi River.
Mississippi Championship Hot Air Balloon Festival – July 4-7- Canton, Ms- 34th annual Mississippi Championship Hot Air Balloon Festival, July 4th – 7th. Dozens of hot air balloons will lead a fun-filled weekend for children and adults of all ages. The four-day event will include several competitive balloon races and fun flights, two spectacular balloon glows, two incredible firework presentations, children’s activities, great food, and great entertainment.
Our Lady of the Gulf Crab Fest – Bay St. Louis – The Fest begins on Thursday July 4th at 11:00 a.m. (food service begins at Noon) and continues until 11 p.m. on Saturday July 6th. People come from far and near to feast on all kinds of seafood, listen to live music and ride the various rides as well as browse through the many crafts available for purchase.