Annual 1699 Weekend of Discovery event canceled

Due to the growing concerns for the spread of the COVID19 virus, the annual 1699 Weekend of Discovery event previously scheduled for Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25 in downtown Ocean Springs has been canceled.

The cancellation includes the kickoff reception with the unveiling of the landing participants and the reenactment and surrounding festivities.

The annual event is hosted by the 1699 Historical Society, the City of Ocean Springs and the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau.

For more information on the event, contact the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce – Main Street – Tourism Bureau at 228-875-4424 or visit

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