Getting Around the Festival

44th Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival
Saturday, November 5 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, November 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Downtown Ocean Springs, Mississippi

Situated in the heart of downtown Ocean Springs, this award winning festival showcases more than 400 artists, crafters and food vendor booths underneath the live oak trees and surrounded by hundreds of locally owned shops, restaurants and galleries. Live music, artist demonstrations and more are part of this fun, family weekend event.

GETTING TO THE FESTIVAL –

Park n Ride is available this year.  We highly recommend you taking advantage of the park and ride locations. Parking on private property or on the sides of the streets on Bienville Boulevard is not permitted.

PARK N’ ride OPTIONS

We encourage all to park at the Ocean Springs Upper Elementary and Oak Park Elementary off of Government Street/ Holcomb Blvd as well as the Central office located across at 2300 Government Street.  Park n’ Ride from the Greyhound Stadium parking will NOT BE AVAILABLE THIS YEAR.  Thanks to the YMCA and Coast Transit Authority, the shuttles will deliver to the Government Street entrance or Porter Avenue entrance next to City Hall.  Handicap parking is available by City Hall and Ocean Springs Library.  Any motor coaches wanting to drop off are encouraged to schedule drop off prior to the event by contacting the Ocean Springs Chamber/Visitor Center at 228-875-4424. 

Upper Elementary and Oak Park School Parking

2300 Government Street

  • Free Parking
  • Drop off locations are at Government Street entrance and Porter Avenue entrance

Directions: Take Exit 50 off I-10, South to Bienville Blvd (Hwy 90), left (East) on Bienville Blvd, right onto Holcomb Blvd. At first stop sign, elementary schools will be on left and right, south side of Government Street.

Take Exit 57 off I-10, South to Bienville Blvd (Hwy 90), right (West) onto Bienville Blvd, left onto Holcomb Blvd. At first stop sign, elementary schools will be on left and right, south side of Government Street.

Greyhound Stadium Parking –NOT AN AVAILABLE PARK N’ RIDE LOCATION FOR 2022.

1005 Hanley Road

Directions: Take Exit 50 off I-10, South to Bienville Blvd (Hwy 90), left (East) onto Bienville Blvd, right onto Hanley Road (near Big Lots), stadium on left.

Take Exit 57 off I-10, South to Bienville Blvd (Hwy 90), right (West) onto Bienville Blvd, left onto Hanley Road.

Parking on side streets are not allowed!
Wheelchair accessible drop off location includes the Porter Avenue entrance. See map for details.

INFORMATION BOOTHS

Information booths are located at five main entrances to the festival.