schedule

FRIDAY APRIL 28, 2017

1699 Kickoff Reception
Join the landing party at the Ocean Springs Community Center downtown (next to the Walter Anderson Museum of Art) and learn about the history of this wonderful event.  The Landing participants will be presented as well as historical artifacts provided by the Ocean Springs Museum of History.  Music is by Caution Swing Bridge and food will be provided by Broomes Catering.  The event is open to the public and contributions to 1699 and the Ocean Springs Museum of History are appreciated.  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM.

Saturday April 29, 2017

Race to Discovery: 5K run/walk and 1-mile free kids' fun run!  Register Here.
(in partnership with Junior Auxiliary "Fit for Life" Program)
Fort Maurepas Park, Front Beach
5K run/walk begins at 8:15 a.m.
1 mile free kids run/walk begins at 9:00
  
Discovery Regatta! Day 1!
Ocean Springs Yacht Club/Front Beach/Fort Maurepas- 10:00 a.m.
Cont. Sunday, April 30, 2017 Discovery Regatta DAY 2! 11:00 a.m.
 
Children’s Pet Parade!
All ages, all pets welcome to attend and participate
Registration begins at 10:00 a.m. at Little Children's Park, Washington Avenue
Parade begins at 11:00 a.m. and travels to Marshall Park.
  
Lunch and Awards Presentation with Landing Participants!
Ocean Springs Yacht Club
12:00 p.m.
 
The Landing of d’Iberville--Full Dress Reenactment!!
Fort Maurepas Park, Front Beach
Festivities begin at 3:00 p.m.- Landing reenactment to begin at 4:00 p.m.
 

Sunday april 30, 2017

Discovery Regatta (Day 2 of 2)
Ocean Springs Yacht Club/Front Beach/Fort Maurepas
11:00 a.m.