Black Spring Break

What to expect for Spring Break in Biloxi

Spring break is upon us, which means thousands of people will be flocking to the beaches here on the Gulf Coast. News 25's Kristen Anzuini tells us what you can expect on the roads with all of the extra people…

Were spring breakers welcomed properly on the Coast?

The thousands of spring breakers that came to Biloxi have been gone for two weeks, but how the crowds were treated is still on the minds of Civil Rights activists on the Coast. Black Spring Break draws thousands of guests…

Vendors set up along Highway 90 in Biloxi

While thousands of people will be here on the Coast to enjoy Black Spring Break Weekend, hundreds of others have decided to set up shop along Highway 90 in hopes of making a buck. The number of city-approved vendors who…

Not everyone is excited for Black Spring Break

While thousands of visitors pack up and come to Biloxi for Black Spring Break some local residents are headed in the opposite direction. News 25’s Gina Tomlinson went out to a neighborhood off Highway 90 where residents say the big…

Barricades for Spring Break go up in Gulfport

As the Coast gets ready for the crowds that Black Spring Break is expected to bring in, Gulfport police are mapping out their traffic plan for the big weekend. The Gulfport Police Department began putting out barricades along Highway 90…

Black Spring Break neighborhood pass

With Black Spring Break right around the corner, traffic has become a big concern amongst Coast residents. With over 150,000 visitors expected over the weekend, the City of Biloxi has offered neighborhood passes, exclusive to only a couple hundred people…

C Spire prepares for Black Spring Break 2018

As the Mississippi Gulf Coast prepares for Black Beach Weekend, C Spire is also gearing up for the weekend extravaganza. The wireless provider is deploying additional capacity to its mobile communications this week to help handle the anticipated increase in…

NAACP issues warning of hostile environment

The Jackson County NAACP has issued an advisory warning of a hostile environment in Ocean Springs in order to warn the thousands of people making their way to the Mississippi Gulf Coast for Black Spring Break. In the advisory, written…

Coliseum prepares for large crowds this weekend

In 2017, Biloxi Black Beach Weekend brought in around 60,000 visitors to the Coast. This year, the Gulf Coast Spring Fest Concert at the Coliseum, which is always the biggest event of the weekend, is full of A-list artists like…

Barricades up along Highway 90 in Biloxi

The City of Biloxi has begun their preparations for Black Beach Weekend. Come this weekend, the beach will be packed with tourists in town for spring break. Now, all along Highway 90 you will begin to see barricades set up…

Biloxi prepares the city for Spring Break

As Black Spring Break approaches Biloxi is doing everything to prepare the city for the estimated tens of thousands of visitors that will be making their way to the Coast. The city will distribute over 7,000 copies of the spring…

Black Spring Break promoters respond to former promoter’s indictment

Current promoters of Black Spring Break express the importance of keeping safety first and communication with police strong. This is following the recent indictment of former Black Spring Break promoter Keith Brown, who, according to authorities, was running a cocaine…