August 30, 2014
This whimsical send off to summer is like Mardi Gras meets the Renaissance and is dedicated to the town’s unofficial mascot and favorite reptile. The festival brings together strolling street performers, main stage acts, performing artists and vendors with all types of weird and wonderful wares. All festivities take place on Beach Boulevard in Gulfport from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Over 200 arts, craft and food vendors will be in attendance at this year’s event! The day culminates in Gulfport’s famous -STREET DANCE at 8:00 pm. Bring your dancing shoes!
August 29, 2014
August 28, 2014
August 23, 2014
The 4th annual Liquid Desires Craft Beer Party celebrates Florida breweries and other unique craft brews with a vibe mirroring Dalí’s fascination with double images, in celebration of the special exhibit, Marvels of Illusion. Celebrate your passion for craft beer among some of the most famous paintings in the world with samplings of a variety of craft beers and access to the brewers themselves, trendy local eateries, and dancing.
Gulfport’s Party of the Year returns with “Roaring Geckos,” the Sixth Annual Gecko Ball. The Gecko Ball is one of a trio of whimsical, celebratory Gecko-themed events in late summer each year, beginning with the Gecko Pub Crawl (Saturday, August 9th), and ending with GeckoFest (Saturday, August 30th), Gulfport’s largest annual street festival held each year on Saturday of Labor Day weekend. All events are sponsored by the Gulfport Merchants Association and a portion of proceeds from events are dedicated each year to various community charities and public art projects.