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MGCCC offering fall festivals for families and students

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College will host Fall Festivals at the Jackson County Campus in Gautier and the Harrison County Campus in Gulfport on Tuesday, October 26. Each festival will feature a trunk-or-treat, which will be open from 5-8 p.m. on the Jackson County Campus and 5-7 p.m. on the Harrison County Campus. Other activities at the Harrison County Campus will continue from 5-8 p.m.

Fun and free activities at the Jackson County Campus include children’s games and activities, face painting, cupcake walk, dance party, and more.  Concessions will be on sale (cash only).

The Harrison County Campus will also host a Haunted Trail with a $5 admission.  Face coverings are required on the Haunted Trail. Free activities include an outdoor movie, outdoor inflatable games, pumpkin painting, face painting, cupcake walk, and more.  Concessions will be on sale (cash only).

“We are excited about hosting our ninth annual festival at the Jackson County Campus,” said Brandi Martino, coordinator of Student Life at the Jackson County Campus.  “We look forward to having more than 3,000 visitors as we have in the past.”

Paige Cannon, Student Activities coordinator at the Harrison County Campus, agreed.  “This is our seventh annual festival, and we are looking forward to many, many visitors this year.  It is thrilling for us to be able to offer the festival to residents because it provides a safe, secure, central location for parents to bring their children for a little holiday fun.  Additionally, our students enjoy participating.”

The Jackson County Campus festival entrance is at the gymnasium on campus.  Entrance to the Harrison County Campus festival should be made from Debuys Road on the east side of campus.


Written by KMcAdams66


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