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Play The Coast is the premier media destination to learn about
attractions, events, restaurants, shopping, bars and clubs and more.

It's always a great time to be playing the Coast. The Mississippi Gulf Coast has something for everyone. It offers world-class casinos and golf courses; restaurants and dishes special to this region; an energetic nightlife in casinos and locales like downtown Gulfport, Bay St. Louis and Ocean Springs; and a long list of attractions to fit any budget or family size. Our goal is to provide you with the most comprehensive source of information — magazine, website, phone app — to make it easy to play the Coast.

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Community Flea Market at Ocean Springs Marketplace

Community Flea Market at Ocean Springs Marketplace

Anything goes in this one day inside and outside sale! We're already known for our fabulous selections of art, vintage, pottery, jewelry, furniture, collectibles and women's/children's clothing and accessories...BUT Saturday, Oct. 13, we're opening our doors (and parking lot) and allowing folks to sell their "white elephants"...so who knows what will happen? In addition, we've gathered a HUGE selection of salvage items, bric a brac, DIY projects...too much to list!



All-You-Can-Eat Dungeness Crab nightly! @ Treasure Bay Casino

All-You-Can-Eat Dungeness Crab nightly! @ Treasure Bay Casino

Infinity Buffet Offering an endless selection of dishes at a great price. Relax and enjoy the view overlooking our sparkling pool and tropical deck. The infinity buffet offers an endless selection of dishes, featuring All-You-Can-Eat Dungeness Crab nightly! Specialized serving stations include hearty soups, salads, seafood, pasta, carved meats and a tempting array of desserts. $9.99 Breakfast – 7am to 10:30am $12.49 Lunch – 11am to 2:30pm $25.99 Dinner – Sun-Thu 3pm to 9pm, Fri & Sat 3pm to 10pm Dinner $12.99 for children 4-10



Taco Tuesday .99c Tacos

Taco Tuesday .99c Tacos

Come and enjoy a great evening with the family and get any Ground beef or chicken taco hard or soft shell for .99c each.





Day Trips


The Coast offers a number of perfect day trips for every kind of visitor. Check out this resource to plan your perfect day.

Mrs. Mardi Gras - Day Trip 2

Mrs. Mardi Gras - Day Trip 2

Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez… or Let the Good Times Roll! If you’ve ever heard of Mardi Gras, chances are you think of New Orleans. No doubt, the Big Easy has a strong carnival tradition; Mobile, Alabama does too. But the Mississippi Gulf Coast is no stranger to Mardi Gras celebrations.



MS Highway 90 - Day Trip 1

MS Highway 90 - Day Trip 1

Highway 90, we visited several locations along scenic Highway 90. Our stops included:- Downtown Bay St Louis, MS (bars, dining, shopping, and night life)...



WALTER ANDERSON MUSEUM OF ART

WALTER ANDERSON MUSEUM OF ART

A visit to the Walter Anderson Museum of Art (WAMA) is an enchanting and unique experience.
The Walter Anderson Museum was opened in 1991 and is dedicated to the celebration of the works of Walter Inglis Anderson ...





Articles & Reviews


Find out about the best places to eat, shop & play and stay up to date on all things Gulf Coast.

Recognizing Gulf Coast Outpost Businesses

Recognizing Gulf Coast Outpost Businesses

The Mississippi Gulf Coast National Heritage Area (MGCNHA) recently awarded the Gulf Coast Outpost (GCO) recognition to local nature-based business owners and operators. Businesses such as eco tours, locally owned outfitters, charter boat operators, tour guides, eco-lodges and agritourism entities are encouraged to participate.



Saving the Mississippi Sandhill Crane: Rarest Bird in North America

Saving the Mississippi Sandhill Crane: Rarest Bird in North America

The 1970’s saw the expansion of the Interstate 10 freeway system across South Mississippi. The promise of greater ease in travel brought with it great controversy. The freeway was being built right through the home of the sandhill crane in Jackson County. Jacob M. (Jake) Valentine, Jr. was assigned to investigate the effects on this population.



Cigars in the Pass

Cigars in the Pass

The outside lawn of Cigars in the Pass is unassuming and casual, with various chairs situated under the giant shade tree, welcoming you to sit and enjoy time with friends. The outdoor patio has a view of the beautiful gulf and surrounding city.



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