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Top 10 Fireworks Shows in Mississippi

As we all know, July 4th is when we celebrate our independence. For many, this means cookouts, any kind of fun on the water, as well as fireworks! Fortunately, Mississippi is home to many fun and beautiful fireworks shows for you to enjoy this year!

1. Gulfport, MS

Where: Highway 49 and 23rd Ave, Gulfport, MS

This fireworks display is free and starts at 8:45 am on July 4th. The fireworks will be shot from Moses Jetty in the Gulfport Municipal Marina. These fireworks can be viewed from Jones Park, Gulfport Marina, and the beach south of 90.

2. Gulfport Fireworks Cruise

Where: Gulfport, MS

This fireworks cruise is done through Ship Island Excursions, and it is on July 4th from 7 pm-9 pm. You are able to enjoy a sunset cruise along the Gulfport shoreline and watch the fireworks! There will be entertainment provided by Tri-Star Sound, and there will be a full bar and snacks available for purchase. You can find more information about this cruise here: Fireworks Cruise.

3. Biloxi Schooner Sails for the 4th

Where: 367 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS

This will be on July 4th from 7-9:30 pm. You can get on the schooner that departs from the Schooner Pier Complex at 7:30 pm when it will sail back behind Deer Island, which is where you will be able to see the fireworks display. At around 9:30 pm, the schooner will go back to the dock. The cost is $40 for adults and $20 for children. If you want to bring food or other refreshments, they do provide ice and ice chests.

4. Biloxi 4th of July Fireworks Display

Where: 679 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, MS

The event will be on July 4th starting at 9 pm. The show is expected to last approximately 18 minutes, and it will be shot from a barge located near Deer Island. You are able to see the fireworks display “between the Biloxi Lighthouse eastward to the Biloxi Bay Bridge.”

5. Ocean Springs 4th of July Fireworks Show

Where: Front Beach, Ocean Springs, MS

This fireworks display will be on July 4th from 6:30 pm-9:00 pm, with fireworks at 8:45 pm. You can bring your blankets and chairs to relax and enjoy the evening, while also playing volleyball or letting the kids enjoy the splash pad. There will be live music done by Double Dee starting at 6:30 pm at Fort Maurepas. For more information, call 228-875-6722.

6. Pascagoula 4th of July Celebration

Where: Beach Blvd., Pascagoula, MS

This celebration will be on July 4th at 8 pm, and it is free. You are able to see the fireworks from Beach Blvd.

7. Diamondhead 4th of July Fireworks

Where: Festival grounds on Airport Drive, just west of the Diamondhead Marina

The July 4th celebration for Diamondhead will be on July 2nd from 6 pm-10 pm. You can enjoy live music, food trucks, as well as a beverage tent. The fireworks start at 9 pm and will go on for 20 minutes. You can bring a chair to enjoy the celebration!

8. Tupelo, MS July 4th Fireworks

Where: Ballard Park, Tupelo, MS

This event will be all day on July 4th. There is lots of entertainment for those of all ages, as there are a variety of food vendors, as well as activities for the kids! For more information, you can call 662-841-6440.

9. Little Black Creek July 4th Fireworks

Where: Little Black Creek, Lumberton, MS

This fireworks show will be on July 2, 2022. This is a campground and park where you can book a stay in a cabin or use one of their RV sites. If you’d like more information, you can visit their website- Little Black Creek Campground.

10. Natchez, MS 4th of July Fireworks

Where: Bluff Park, Natchez, MS

This 4th of July fireworks celebration will take place on July 4th at 9:00 pm. This show can be seen from both sides of the MS river!


Written by Tamra Cater

I am married, and I also have a 4-year-old daughter. I earned my Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi, and I have been teaching psychology classes over the past 10 years. As a professor and as a parent, I grew to love learning anything about child development. I recently turned that into a passion for helping other parents by starting my own blog at


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