Getting Around the Festival

38th 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

It is highly recommended that you take advantage of the convenient and FREE park n’ ride options made possible by Coast Transit Authority and the YMCA. Coast Transit Authority buses are ADA ready and include bike racks.  Parking on private property or on the sides of the streets on Bienville Boulevard is not permitted.

PARK N’ RIDE OPTIONS

FREE transportation to the entrances, thanks to the YMCA and Coast Transit Authority. The buses will pick up from Ocean Springs Upper Elementary and Oak Park Elementary off of Government Street/ Holcomb Blvd. Buses will also pick up from the Greyhound Stadium parking lot located off Government Street/Hanley Road.

Upper Elementary and Oak Park School Parking

2300 Government Street

  • Free Parking
  • Shuttles run every 15 minutes from 8:30 to 5:30 p.m. each day
  • 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

1005 Hanley Road

  • Free Parking
  • Shuttles run every 15 minutes from 8:30 to 5:30 p.m. each day
  • 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) 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.

Buses will run every 15 minutes from the parking lots to entrances of festival both days from 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 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 four main entrances to the festival (see map for specific locations).