Schedule | Cruisin' The Coast (2022)

Sunday, October 2

  • • View the Cruise, Downtown Gulfport, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Cruise-In with KOTO, Hardy Court Shopping Center, Gulfport, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
    • Cruisin’ Through the Decades, Gautier, 4-6 p.m.; Drive-in Movie – Footloose,
    6:30 p.m.
    • Cristy Lee appearances: Hardy Court, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; Gulfport, 1:30-4 p.m.

Casino Entertainment

  • Jesse Hill, Scarlet Pearl Casino, Scarlet’s Steaks & Seafood Brunch,
    10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Eugene Eash, Scarlet Pearl Casino, Butler’s, 5-10 p.m.

Monday, October 3

  • KOTO spins the oldies at Cruise Central, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • 2022 Registration package pick-up, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. for last names A-K only; Cruise Central, Centennial Plaza, Gulfport
  • 2022 Onsite registration, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Cruise Central, Centennial Plaza, Gulfport
  • Autocross – presented by Scarlet Pearl Casino and Autocross Guys, Coast Coliseum (west parking lot), 1-5 p.m. Open to registered vehicles only.
  • Long Beach Parade – Open to registered vehicles only. First 600 to arrive will be in the parade. Line up at 1 p.m. at Long Beach High School, parade starts at 5:30 p.m.
  • Cristy Lee appearances: Cruise Central, Centennial Plaza, Gulfport, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; CTC Kick-off Parade serving as Grand Marshall, Long Beach, 4-6 p.m.
  • The Tip Tops playing at Long Beach Harbor, 6-9 p.m.

Tuesday, October 4

  • KOTO spins the oldies at Cruise Central, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • 2022 Registration package pick-up, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. for last names L-Z only; Cruise Central, Centennial Plaza, Gulfport
  • 2022 Onsite registration, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Cruise Central, Centennial Plaza, Gulfport
  • The Vicari Auto Auction vehicle check-in at Coast Coliseum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Autocross – presented by Scarlet Pearl Casino and Autocross Guys, Coast Coliseum (west parking lot), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Open to registered vehicles only.
  • “Salute To Our Veterans,” 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Cruise Central with Garry Wesley
  • Cruisin’ The River City, Moss Point, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Margaritaville Cruise-in, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., Margaritaville Resort Biloxi
  • Joe & Amanda Martin, Martin Brothers Customs/Iron Resurrection appearances: Margaritaville, 10 a.m.-noon; Cruise Central, 2-4 p.m.
  • Flame-throwing competition at Island View Casino in Gulfport, Entertainment, 4 p.m., Registration, 5 p.m., begins at dusk; $600 Cash Prizes & Trophies!

Wednesday, October 5

  • KOTO spins the oldies at Cruise Central, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • 2022 Registration package pick-up, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. for all registrations;
  • Biloxi Block Party, Downtown Biloxi, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Autocross – presented by Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort and Autocross Guys, Coast Coliseum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Open to registered vehicles only.
  • The Vicari Auto Auction vehicle check-in at Coast Coliseum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Car Corral open and vehicle check-in, east of Treasure Bay, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Diamondhead, Blessing of the Classics, 4-7 p.m.
  • Joe & Amanda Martin appearance: Biloxi Block Party, 10 a.m.-noon
  • Courtney Hansen appearance: Biloxi Block Party, 10 a.m.-noon
  • Official Beau Rivage Cruisin’ Event – 6-10 p.m., Sock Hop featuring the New Orleans Mystics – Beau Rivage Theatre
    – 6-7:30 p.m., Terry Mason’s Hot Rod Show
    – 6-8 p.m., Meet & Greet with Courtney Hansen and Joe & Amanda Martin
    – 7:30-8 p.m., Sharon Martin, popular New Orleans Blues & Jazz singer
    – 8-9 p.m., Sock Hop with New Orleans Mystics
    $10 admission; Doors open at 6 p.m.; with 50s music, dancing, and drink specials; Beau Rivage Casino Resort

Casino Entertainment

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  • Eugene Eash, Scarlet Pearl Casino, Scarlet’s Steaks & Seafood, 6-10 p.m.
  • Johnny Dawg of Na Na Sha & Triggerproof All Stars, Beau Rivage, EIGHT75, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.

Thursday, October 6

  • KOTO spins the oldies at Cruise Central, 9-11 a.m.
  • Registration and all Cruisin’ Venues are open 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
    Sites with bands: Bay St. Louis, Pass Christian, Gulfport Cruise Central, Edgewater Mall, D’Iberville, Ocean Springs,
    Pascagoula
  • 2023 Registration opens, noon-5 p.m., Cruise Central, Centennial Plaza, Gulfport
  • Country Cruisin’ Breakfast, Long Beach Yacht Club, 7-10 a.m.
  • The Vicari Auto Auction at Coast Coliseum, doors open at 8:30 a.m.
  • Vicari Auction’s CTC Swap Meet open at Coast Coliseum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Car Corral open and vehicle check-in, east of Treasure Bay, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Burn ‘em Up in the Pass! Market Street, Pass Christian, 5 p.m. until dusk. Live entertainment TBD. Check our website and Facebook for more information.
  • Courtney Hansen appearances: Pass Christian, 10 a.m.-noon; Bay St. Louis, 2-4 p.m.
  • Joe & Amanda Martin appearances: Ocean Springs, 10 a.m.- noon; Edgewater Mall, 2-4 p.m.

Cruisin’ Venue Entertainment

Bay St. Louis

  • 11 a.m.-Noon – Figure Eight
  • 1-2 p.m. – Cool Rayz
  • 3-4:30 p.m. – Unfazed Band

Pass Christian

  • 11 a.m.-Noon – Brandie
  • 1-2:p.m. – Martini Shakerz
  • 3-4:30 p.m. – Hypnotic

Gulfport Cruise Central

  • 11 a.m.-Noon – Deuce Coupe
  • 1-2 p.m. – Mario
  • 3-4:30 p.m. – Na Na Sha

Edgewater Mall West Parking Lot (Hwy 90)

  • 11 a.m.-Noon – Doo Wop
  • 1-2 p.m. – Garry Wesley
  • 3:30-4:30 p.m. – The Tip Tops

D’Iberville

  • 11 a.m.-Noon – Magic
  • 1-2 p.m. – Modern Eldorados
  • 3-4:30 p.m. – Vince Vance & The Valiants

Ocean Springs Downtown

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  • 11 a.m.-Noon – Roland Cobbs
  • 1-2 p.m. – Barlow Brothers
  • 3-4:30 p.m. – Escalade

Pascagoula

  • 11 a.m.-Noon – Black Velvet
  • 1-2 p.m. –Razzoo
  • 3-4:30 p.m. – The Sensations

Casino Entertainment

  • The Beach Boys, Beau Rivage, 8 p.m. Tickets beaurivage.com
  • The BSL Trio, Silver Slipper Casino, under the Hotel, 6-9 p.m.
  • Nick Perkins Elvis Tribute – Silver Slipper Casino, Stage Bar, 9pm
  • Eugene Eash, Scarlet Pearl Casino, Scarlet’s Steaks & Seafood, 6-10 p.m.
  • Triggerproof, Beau Rivage, EIGHT75, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.

Friday, October 7

  • KOTO spins the oldies at Cruise Central, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Registration and all Cruisin’ Venues are open 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
    Sites with bands: Bay St. Louis, Pass Christian, Gulfport Cruise Central, Edgewater Mall, D’Iberville, Ocean Springs, Pascagoula
  • 2022 and 2023 Registration continues, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Country Cruisin’ Breakfast, Long Beach Yacht Club, 7-10 a.m.
  • The Vicari Auto Auction doors open at 8:30 a.m.
  • Vicari Auction’s CTC Swap Meet open at Coast Coliseum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Car Corral continues, east of Treasure Bay, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Dennis Gage appearance: Bay St. Louis, 9-11 a.m.; Edgewater Mall, 1-3 p.m.
  • Courtney Hansen appearance: Pascagoula, 10 a.m.-noon
  • Ocean Springs Sock Hop & Street Party, 5:45-9 p.m. featuring The Platters Great Pretender, 5:45-7 p.m. and The Molly Ringwalds, 7:30-9 p.m.
  • “Pass In The Night,” 6:30-9:30 p.m., Pass Christian, Entertainment by Sons of Uh Beech

Cruisin’ Venue Entertainment

Bay St. Louis

  • 11 a.m.-Noon – Black Velvet
  • 1-2:30 p.m. – Barlow Brothers
  • 3:30-4:30 p.m. – Na Na Sha

Pass Christian

  • 11 a.m.-Noon – Roland Cobbs
  • 1-2:30 p.m. – Modern Eldorados
  • 3:30-5 p.m. – Dr. Zarr

Gulfport Cruise Central

  • 11 a.m.-Noon – Figure Eight
  • 1-2:30 p.m. – Razzoo
  • 3:30-5 p.m. – Unfazed Band

Edgewater Mall West Parking Lot (Hwy 90)

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  • 11 a.m.-Noon – Brandie
  • 1-2:30 p.m. – Martini Shakerz
  • 3:30-5 p.m. – Hypnotic

D’Iberville

  • 11 a.m.-Noon – Doo Wop
  • 1-2:30 p.m. – Mario
  • 3:30-5 p.m. – Escalade

Ocean Springs Downtown

  • 11 a.m.-Noon – Deuce Coupe
  • 1-2:30 p.m. – Garry Wesley
  • 3:30-5:15 p.m. – Vince Vance & The Valiants
  • 5:45-7 p.m. – The Platters Great Pretender
  • 7-7:30 p.m. – Chick’s Picks
  • 7:30-9 p.m. – The Molly Ringwalds

Pascagoula

  • 11 a.m.-Noon – Magic
  • 1-2:30 p.m. – Cool Rayz
  • 3:30-5 p.m. – The Tip Tops

Casino Entertainment

  • The Beach Boys, Beau Rivage, 8 p.m. Tickets beaurivage.com
  • Nick Perkins Elvis Tribute – Silver Slipper Casino, Stage Bar, 8pm
  • Hank Berumen, Scarlet Pearl Casino, Scarlet’s Steaks & Seafood, 6-10 p.m.
  • Triggerproof, Beau Rivage, EIGHT75, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
  • Hank Berumen, Scarlet Pearl Casino, Butler’s, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.

Saturday, October 8

  • KOTO spins the oldies at Cruise Central, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Registration and all Cruisin’ Venues are open 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Sites with bands: Bay St. Louis, Pass Christian, Gulfport Cruise Central, Edgewater Mall, D’Iberville, Ocean Springs, Pascagoula
  • 2022 Registration 9 a.m.-Noon
  • 2023 Registration continues 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Country Cruisin’ Breakfast, Long Beach Yacht Club, 7-10 a.m.
  • The Vicari Auto Auction, doors open at 8:30 a.m.
  • Vicari Auction’s CTC Swap Meet open at Coast Coliseum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Car Corral continues, east of Treasure Bay, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Dennis Gage appearances: D’Iberville, 9-11 a.m.; Ocean Springs, 1-3 p.m.
  • The Mississippi Aviation Heritage Museum salute’s Cruisin’ The Coast with a Fly-By at 2 p.m. Aircraft will fly just offshore along Highway 90, beginning in Ocean Springs and continuing to Bay St. Louis.
  • SUPER SATURDAY CONCERT – “Laz Show Band” performing live at Hollywood Casino Resort in Bay St. Louis. Featuring Troy Laz, the band rocks poppin’ horns, funky rhythm and exciting choreography. You will hear everything from Bruno Mars to Stevie Wonder and much more. Free event begins at 7 p.m.

Cruisin’ Venue Entertainment

Bay St. Louis

  • 11 a.m.-Noon – Doo Wop
  • 1-2 p.m. – Starz
  • 3-4:30 p.m. – Vince Vance & The Valiants

Pass Christian

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  • 11 a.m.-Noon – Figure Eight
  • 1-2 p.m. – Razzoo
  • 3-4:30 p.m. – Escalade

Gulfport Cruise Central

  • 11 a.m.-Noon – Brandie
  • 1-2 p.m. – Barlow Brothers
  • 3-4:30 p.m. – Gretsch

Edgewater Mall West Parking Lot (Hwy 90)

  • 11 a.m.-Noon – Black Velvet
  • 1-2 p.m. – Mario
  • 3-4:30 p.m. – Almost Skynard

D’Iberville

  • 11 a.m.-Noon – Roland Cobbs
  • 1-2 p.m. – Martini Shakerz
  • 3-4:30 p.m. – Not Quite FAB, Beatles Tribute

Ocean Springs Downtown

  • 11 a.m.-Noon – Magic
  • 1-2 p.m. – Cool Rayz
  • 3-4:30 p.m. – Unfazed Band

Pascagoula

  • 11 a.m.-Noon – Deuce Coupe
  • 1-2 p.m. – Garry Wesley
  • 3-4:30 p.m. – Na Na Sha

Casino Entertainment

  • Jay Leno, Beau Rivage, 8 p.m. Tickets beaurivage.com
  • Nick Perkins Elvis Tribute – Silver Slipper Casino, Stage Bar, 8pm
  • Eugene Eash, Scarlet Pearl Casino, Scarlet’s Steaks & Seafood, 6-10 p.m.
  • Brandon Bennett, IP Casino Resort Spa, 8 p.m.
  • Triggerproof, Beau Rivage, EIGHT75, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
  • Hank Berumen, Scarlet Pearl Casino, Butler’s, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.

Sunday, October 9

All events at Cruise Central

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  • 2023 Registration open 8 a.m.-Noon.
  • Non-denominational prayer service, 8 a.m.
  • Stamping Cards must be turned in by 9 a.m.
  • Cruisin’ The Coast Finale Ceremonies, 9-10:30 a.m.
  • Gene Oswalt Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Announcements of the winners of the Cash Drawings (50 drawings of $500 each) totaling $25,000
  • Make-A-Wish Raffle Car Giveaway and unveiling of new 2023 Raffle Vehicle!
  • Live entertainment by the Vince Vance & The Valiants, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Casino Entertainment

  • Eugene Eash, Scarlet Pearl Casino, Scarlet’s Steaks & Seafood Brunch, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Butler’s, 5-10 p.m.

All events and times subject to change. Check our website for updates.

FAQs

What is cruising the coast in Mississippi? ›

Welcome to America's Largest Block Party. Cruisin' The Coast® began in 1996 as a festival to celebrate antique, classic and hot rod vehicles, nostalgic music and related events.

Is Cruisin the Coast in Bay St Louis? ›

The Mississippi Aviation Heritage Museum salute's Cruisin' The Coast with a Fly-By at 2 p.m. Aircraft will fly just offshore along Highway 90, beginning in Ocean Springs and continuing to Bay St. Louis. SUPER SATURDAY CONCERT – “Laz Show Band” performing live at Hollywood Casino Resort in Bay St.

How long is Cruisin the Coast in Mississippi? ›

Car enthusiasts from 40 states plus Canada, Germany and Puerto Rico arrive on the Mississippi Gulf Coast once a year to showcase their rides and to cruise our beautiful 30-mile stretch of beach-side highway with designated stops in Bay St.

What are the dates for Cruisin the Coast 2022? ›

Join us on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, October 2-9, 2022 for our 26th Annual Cruisin' The Coast® featuring all your favorite activities like Cruise-ins, Headline Bands & Oldies Entertainment, a Swap Meet, the CTC/Vicari Auto Auction and much more!

How many casinos are in Biloxi MS? ›

For thirty years, legalized gaming has been a staple in Biloxi. Today, you'll find eight first-class casino resorts in the city with most offering championship golf courses, fine dining and buffets, top-name entertainment and an array of other visitor amenities.

How many cars attend Cruisin the Coast? ›

Louis, Biloxi, D'Iberville, Gautier, Gulfport, Long Beach, Ocean Springs, Pass Christian, & Pascagoula. Since its inception in 1996, Cruisin' the Coast has grown from 374 cars to over 8,000 annually.

Where is Jeepin the coast? ›

City of Long Beach Welcomes 2022 Jeepin the Coast.

How many cars were at Cruisin the Coast 2021? ›

The official number is, 9,045 and we're only halfway through Cruisin's 25th-anniversary event. The numbers keep growing, and the cars keep rolling.

Which slot machines pay the best? ›

What slot machines have the highest payout percentage? The Ugga Bugga slot machine game has the highest payout percentage, at 99.07%. The second highest is Mega Joker by NetEnt, with a 99% RTP.

Can you tell when a slot machine will hit? ›

You cannot tell when a modern slot machine will hit because the outcome of each spin is random. No matter how many times a machine has spun, and no matter what the outcomes of those spins were, the probability of the next result remains the same.

What is the best day of the week to go to casino? ›

If you are looking to play alongside the crowd, the best days to go to a casino are Saturday and Sunday as well as any national holidays. You can do the opposite by going on weekdays or off-season periods to experience a less crowded gambling floor.

How much money does Cruisin the Coast bring in? ›

Last year, the tax revenue generated by the event totaled more than $2.4 million statewide. About $1.2 million of that is sales tax collection in the Gulf Coast. Cruisin' the Coast began in 1996 with just a few hundred cars.

How many cars are registered for Cruisin the Coast 2019? ›

As of Tuesday night, a total of 8,727 vehicles have registered to participate in Cruisin' the Coast. That's nearly 500 cars more than registered in 2019 when the weeklong block party saw a record high of 8,260 vintage vehicles.

What is Long Beach Mississippi known for? ›

The Mississippi Gulf Coast is known for its beautiful beaches, exciting casinos, world-class entertainment, and fine dining options. There are many attractions and hotels in Long Beach, MS, making it a great place to spend a vacation.

How much does a Mississippi riverboat cruise cost? ›

How much does a Mississippi River cruise cost? Mississippi River cruises cost between $1,300 and $5,000 per person, but the average price of a Mississippi River cruise is about $2,400 per person for a 9-day itinerary.

How long does it take to cruise the Mississippi river? ›

American Queen Steamboat Company: This popular river cruise operator offers several different routes on the Upper and Lower Mississippi River, including Memphis to New Orleans (8-9 days), a New Orleans round trip (8-9 days) or a full-river Minneapolis to New Orleans trip (15-16 days).

Can you ride a barge down the Mississippi? ›

Yes, you can boat through the entire Mississippi River; However, if you plan on going any more north than Minneapolis, MN you will be stopped by the Upper Saint Anthony Falls Lock and Dam. You will need to relaunch your boat north of the lock if you want to continue.

Can you take a trip down the Mississippi river? ›

The river flows through ten states: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana. By car, it can take travelers anywhere between five days and two weeks to follow the river.

Do river cruises include airfare? ›

Generally speaking, no. Now, from time to time river cruise lines or individual travel agencies may do something to sweeten the pot, from discounted airfare to inclusive airfare rolled into a larger package deal. But by and large, airfare for river cruises is still a separate purchase.

Are American river cruises All Inclusive? ›

American river cruises with American Cruise Line are all-inclusive. Dining, entertainment, Wi-Fi, and many shore excursions are built into the package price. Beer and wine are complimentary at lunch and dinner, as are evening cocktails. All river cruises (and some coastal itineraries) include a pre-cruise hotel stay.

Do Mississippi River cruises have casinos? ›

Riverboat Gambling and Entertainment Along the Mississippi River. Riverboat casinos are a popular form of entertainment all along the Mississippi River and its tributaries.

What is the best time of the year to cruise the Mississippi River? ›

The best time to cruise the Mississippi River is during the months of spring (March, April, May) or fall (September, October, November) to avoid the extreme hot and cold temperatures in summer and winter.

Why are river cruises more expensive than ocean cruises? ›

River cruises often appear expensive because they include a lot compared to land-based vacations or mainstream ocean cruises. As a general rule river cruises include food, excursions, and drinks. River cruising is a luxurious way to travel and the price reflects this.

Can you get seasick on the Mississippi River? ›

It's extremely rare for anyone to get seasick on a river cruise. First, there are virtually no waves on a river. Sure, it can get windy, but waves and rocking are almost non-existent. If your river ship is tied up in port at night, you might experience a slightly gentle sway now and then when a cargo boat goes past.

How far up the Mississippi can Sharks go? ›

They are known to travel far up rivers, and have been known to travel up the Mississippi River as far as Alton, Illinois, about 1,100 kilometres (700 mi) from the ocean, but few freshwater interactions with humans have been recorded.

How far up the Mississippi can ships go? ›

The change has East Coast and Gulf Coast ports increasing the depth of their terminals to 50 feet to accommodate modern container ships built to the new guidelines. 950 ft.

How far north can barges go on the Mississippi? ›

The river is 2,340 miles (3,765 kilometers) long. With the Missouri River, the Mississippi forms the world's third-longest river system. It is navigable by ocean-going vessels from the Gulf to Baton Rouge, Louisiana. North of that location, it is navigable by barges and towboats as far as Minneapolis, Minnesota.

How long does it take to drive the length of the Mississippi River? ›

Driving along the Great River Road from the Mississippi River's source to its mouth generally takes travelers between five days and two weeks.

Can you take a boat all the way down the Mississippi? ›

The Mississippi River is entirely navigable by boat. The river's navigable segment begins at Minneapolis' Coon Rapids Dam on the upper Mississippi River. You may take a motorboat down the river for the remaining 1,800 miles from that dam until you reach the Gulf of Mexico.

How long does it take to float down the Mississippi? ›

It takes a drop of water about 90 days to make its journey all the way down from Lake Itasca in Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico. But for a woman on a paddle board, you're looking at about a three-month journey.

Videos

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