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November Family Fun Guide

November Family Fun Guide

Children playing at Fall Event November family events on the gulf coastWelcome to one of the most beautiful, peaceful, enjoyable months of the year on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, November. Mississippi has some of its most gorgeous weather is November, and boy are we ready for it.

Check out November’s family-friendly events from all over the Gulf Coast for your family to enjoy.


Peter Anderson Festival

The Peter Anderson Festival is one of our all time personal favorite weekends on the Gulf Coast! The festival will be held Saturday, November 6 and Sunday, November 7 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Peter Anderson is a must-attend event each fall for all families, with crafts and food from all over the U.S. They even a children’s market area, where local young artists will be selling their pieces.


The MS Coast Coliseum will be hosting public ice skating days beginning Thursday, November 11 at 6 p.m. They will continue to offer various times and days throughout the winter until January 2022!


Rail Fest will take place at the Mississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum on Saturday, November 13 and Sunday, November 14!

They will have train club displays and vendors from Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida. Purchase tickets online or pay at the door. Adults are $10, Military $7, Under 12 $2 & under 3 are FREE.

Fall festival at bayou view park

Bayou View Baptist Church will be hosting their Fall Festival on Saturday, November 13 from 3-5 p.m. in Gulfport. Enjoy crafts, games and food!


Disney on Ice Mickey and friends BiloxiDisney on Ice: Mickey and Friends will take place from Thursday, November 18 – Sunday, November 21. Mickey Mouse is joined by Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy on a journey to discover his favorite memory of all time. Purchase tickets online.


Circus Kirkus at Centennial plaza

Circus Kirkus, a jubilant and whimsical vintage circus is coming to town! Centennial Plaza will host 6 performances running from Friday, November 19 – Sunday, November 28. The former Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus performer Kirk Marsh and his friends from around the world created this wonderful show.

Circus Kirkus is a classic European one ring show with death defying acts and total audience engagement! This fascinating show features aerialists, magic, acrobats and comedy. Great for kids and adults alike, this is a treat for the whole family. Purchase tickets online.


Thanksgiving Day Camp at Lynn Meadows

Thanksgiving Day Camp at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center will be hosted from Monday, November 22 – Thursday, November 26 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. The camp is designed for ages 4-10 and filled with activities that bring science and art alive for children! A variety of learning experiences include Art, STEM, Cooking, Museum Exploration and much more! Lynn Meadows provides an enthusiastic, experienced staff and a fun-filled, safe environment for children to enjoy the camp.


The 10th Annual Fit First Turkey Trot will be held in downtown Bay St. Louis on Thursday, November 25 at 8 a.m. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Animal Shelter in Hancock County.

The Turkey Trot will consist of a 5K CERTIFIED ROUTE and a 1 mile Fun Run. The 5K race begins at 8 a.m. starting at the Bay St. Louis Train Depot. Continue trotting through Old Town Bay Saint Louis, reaching the beautiful Beach Boulevard and finishing back at the Depot!

Please bring pet food, treats, or toys as part of your race entry! Pre-register online.

Otter trotter November events

Join Bayou the Otter from the Mississippi Aquarium on Thursday, November 25, for the 2nd Annual Otter Trotter 5k. Race begins at 8:15 a.m. in front of the Aquarium.

Participants must register online prior to Monday, November 15 at 2 p.m. to guarantee a commemorative Otter Trotter t-shirt, celebratory Otter Trotter Medal, and a runner’s bib.

The Aquarium is open on Thanksgiving Day from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Gulfport Harbor lights November eventsStart making your plans to visit the Gulfport Harbor Lights beginning Friday, November 26 at 5:30 p.m. and ending Friday, December 31. We know your family is sure to make memories that will last a lifetime! Pre-purchase tickets online.

General Admission: $15; Ages 5-12: $5; Ages 0-4: Free. They also offer a Holiday Savings Pass for $120 (12 tickets for the price of 8 tickets).

So, are you still looking for something to do? Check out our Indoor Play Area Guide!