America’s largest block party is ready to kick off. It’s the 15th annual gathering this weekend in Biloxi and is expected to attract 5,000 antique and classic cars and as many as 150,000 people over its run of eight days.
The event is known as Cruisin’ the Coast and starts in Biloxi and through neighboring cities as thousands of drivers and car enthusiasts begin arriving on Friday and through the weekend.
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Entertainment stages are set up in the following locations:
- West parking lot of Edgewater Mall
- Downtown Biloxi on Wednesday
- Venues from Gulfport to Ocean Springs
Expect a swap meet and auto auction at the Coast Coliseum as casinos and other businesses offer big-name
entertainment and discounts over the run of Cruisin’.
On Wednesday, thousands of Cruisin’ cruisers will display their vehicles throughout downtown Biloxi. “This is a great event for Biloxi and south Mississippi. The Downtown Biloxi Block Party offers people a chance to meet the cruisers, get a close-up look at their cars, and just enjoy the day,” said Mayor A.J. Holloway.
[Click Here] to print an event flyer about the Downtown Biloxi Block Party
[Click Here] to see the Cruisin’ the Coast schedule for this year
[Click Here] to see photographs from last year’s Downtown Biloxi Block Party or click on the slide show on the left side of this article.
News to Use:
The Mississippi Renaissance Garden Foundation will be giving away flower, vegetable and herb seeds to Cruisers and others at the Hiller Park Renaissance Garden site on October 4th, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Lake Valley Seed Company provided the seeds through the America the Beautiful Fund in Washington, D.C. John Fayard Moving made it possible for a $500,000 shipment to be distributed in Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama.
For interest or details, call Martha Boyce at (228)388-2622 or send an email to [email protected]
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If you have a business interest, Mayor A.J. Holloway would welcome your call at (228) 435-6254.
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This column was prepared for publication by Hank Richards, knotmove.com writer for Huntsville, Alexandria the Gulport/Biloxi/Gulcoast Restoration Region, Gulf Coast Political Buzz and press pool reporter for the British Petroleum Recovery Program.
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