The fall festival season has arrived in downtown Ocean Springs! Read up on all of the upcoming festivals here! From award-winning songwriters to the largest fine arts festival in Mississippi, The Roost is in the heart of it all in downtown Ocean Springs!
Ocean Springs is built upon citizen artists and the surrounding community lifting them up to showcase the art foundation that the entire town is built upon. There are many spots downtown where you can view public art, historic and local art, and even purchase it to bring home!
As we enter wedding season for 2019, let us invite you to listen to the story of one of our favorite Roost brides, Mrs. Jennifer Cashin. She and her groom, Mr. Chad Cashin, held an intimate ceremony in our upstairs gallery followed by a traditional New Orleans-style second line parade through downtown Ocean Springs complete with local funk band, Blackwater Brass.
Bringing the kiddos? No problem! There are plenty of fun things to do in downtown Ocean Springs and the surrounding area with the kids. Check out our list of suggestions here…
When the weather gets warmer on the MS Gulf Coast, it means the beginning of Shuckers season! The Biloxi Shuckers, a minor league baseball team named in honor of Biloxi’s history as the one-time Seafood Capital of the World started games this week…their stadium is just a 10min. drive from The Roost! Check out some details here along with a link to the 2019 Season Schedule!
Cover picture by Ocean Springs’ own, Josh Dahl Creative
Explore the Mississippi Sound and the Gulf of Mexico with Captain Mayfield and Island Trace Charter! Call The Roost to set up an outdoor adventure unique to the Mississippi Gulf Coast that will make memories to last a lifetime!
Whether you’re looking for a delicious pastry, gelato, or a gourmet popsicle, Downtown Ocean Springs is filled with sweet treats within walking distance of The Roost! Check out our comprehensive list below for coffee shops, candy shops, and pastry shops downtown.
Downtown Ocean Springs is known as one of the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s culinary hotspots! There is something to suit every taste bud downtown and usually some live music to go along with it!
Architectural Digest just announced the most beautifully designed bars in each state AND.... The Wilbur Bar at the Roost has been named “The Most Beautifully Designed Bar in Mississippi.” Read more here!
Downtown Ocean Springs is known for its live music. Most weeknights and certainly every weekend, you can find bands playing at downtown restaurants and bars such as The Government St. Grocery, The Greenhouse on Porter, Glory Bound Gyro Co., Murky Waters BBQ, Mosaic Restaurant & Bar, The Hideaway, The Office Bar, The Julep Room, Boots & Spurs, and Mississippi Juke Joint.
The Mississippi Gulf Coast is a hot spot for birding! Whether you are an expert, novice, or just interested getting out into nature to see natural habitats and wildlife, Ocean Springs has it all. The mix of both coastal and inland species makes for a spectacular array of birds, with some visitors seeing over 100 different species in a weekend!
Whether you are a practicing “yogi” or novice yoga practitioner, yoga is the perfect way to relax your body and mind during your stay. Come back from vacation refreshed and ready to take on the world! Ocean Springs offers multiple options to practice yoga…whether it be in a traditional studio environment, at the beach, or even on the water via paddleboard!