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    Start revving up for the 20th annual Crusin’ the Coast

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    Get ready !!! It’s almost time for the 20th Annual Cruisin the Coast. Cruisin the Coast is a week long event that spans a 30 mile  beach lined stretch of Highway 90 from Bay St Louis to Ocean Springs. It began in 1996, with just 374 cars, as a way for people to show off their Hot Rods, Classic and Antique cars. 20 years later more than 7,000 cars are registering.

    Throughout the week you can enjoy many different events:

    • Swap meet
    • Cruise ins
    • CTC/Vicari Auto Auction
    • Sock Hop
    • Oldies bands and entertainment

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    There are 7 different main sites for this years Cruisin the Coast. These include:

    • Bay St Louis _ Downtown area
    • Pass Christian
    • Gulfport _ [Cruise Central/Registration] 200 Beach Blvd
    • Biloxi _ Edgewater Mall [West side, parking area, of the Mall]
    • Biloxi _ Mississippi Coast Coliseum
    • D’Iberville _ City Hall
    • Ocean Springs _ Downtown area

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    October 2-9, 2016

    Cruisin’ Schedule 2016

    Sunday, October 2, 2016

    • Cruise In, Hardy Court Shopping Center, Gulfport, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
    • Feature Car Appearances:
      Hardy Court, 9 a.m.-noon; View the Cruise, 1-4 p.m.
    • ’Goula Cruise, Pascagoula,’ 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
    • View the Cruise, Downtown Gulfport, 2-6 p.m.

    Casino Entertainment

    • Mario Mena Duo, 8 p.m., IP Casino, Chill Ultra Lounge

    Monday, October 3, 2016

    • Registration open from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Cruise Central, Centennial Plaza, Gulfport
    • Feature Car Appearances:
      Cruise Central, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.; Long Beach, 5 p.m.
    • Autocross – presented by Golden Nugget Casino and Racing Rednecks, Coast Coliseum (west parking lot), 1-5 p.m. Open to registered vehicles only.
    • Long Beach Parade – Open to registered vehicles only. First 600 to arrive will be in the parade. Line up at 4 p.m. at Long Beach High School, parade starts at 5:30 p.m. Shane & Natalie Lester, stars of Street Outlaws NOLA are Grand Marshals.
    • Tip Tops playing at Long Beach Harbor, 6-9 p.m.

    Casino Entertainment

    • Ty Taylor & Friends, 8 p.m., IP Casino, Chill Ultra Lounge

    Tuesday, October 4, 2016

    • Registration open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Cruise Central, Gulfport
    • The Vicari Auto Auction vehicle check-in at Coliseum 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Autocross – presented by Golden Nugget Casino and Racing Rednecks, Coast Coliseum (west parking lot), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Open to registered vehicles only.
    • Shane & Natalie Lester, stars of Street Outlaws NOLA, with their cars, “Da Hellion” and “Prime Evil” appearance: Cruise Central, 10 a.m.-noon;
    • New! City of Moss Point “Cruisin’ The River City” 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    • Feature Car Appearance: Cruise Central, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
    • Flame-throwing competition at Island View Casino in Gulfport, Entertainment, 4 p.m., Registration, 5 p.m., begins at dusk. NEW THIS YEAR, $600 in cash prizes and trophies!

    Casino Entertainment

    • Redfield Acoustic, 8 p.m. IP Casino, Chill Ultra Lounge

    Wednesday, October 5, 2016

    • Registration open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Cruise Central, Gulfport
    • Biloxi Block Party, Downtown Biloxi, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
    • Feature Car Appearance:
      Block Party, 8 a.m.- noon
    • Autocross – presented by Golden Nugget Casino and Racing Rednecks, Coast Coliseum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Open to registered vehicles only.
    • The Vicari Auto Auction vehicle check-in at Coliseum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Diamondhead, Blessing of the Classics, 3-6 p.m.
    • Car Corral open and vehicle check-in, east of Treasure Bay, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Courtney Hansen appearances: Biloxi Block Party, 10 a.m.-noon; Autocross, Coast Coliseum (west parking lot), 2-4 p.m.; Beau Rivage, 6-8 p.m.
    • Cristy Lee appearances: Cruise Central, 10 a.m.-noon; Cruise Central, 1-4 p.m.; Beau Rivage, 6-8 p.m.
    • Official Beau Rivage Cruisin’ Event: Bowzer’s Rock n’ Roll Party, Beau Rivage Pool Pavilion, 6-9:30 p.m. Appearances by Courtney Hansen and Cristy Lee, 6-8 p.m.

    Casino Entertainment

    • Dian Diaz, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., Beau Rivage, EIGHT75
    • Mike & Jude, 8 p.m., IP Casino, Chill Ultra Lounge

    Thursday, October 6, 2016

    • Registration and all Cruisin’ Venues are open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sites with bands: Bay St. Louis, Pass Christian, Gulfport Cruise Central, Edgewater Mall, D’Iberville, Ocean Springs
    • 2017 Registration open noon-5 p.m.
    • Country Cruisin’ Breakfast, Long Beach Yacht Club, 7-10 a.m.
    • The Vicari Auto Auction, doors open at 8:30 a.m.
    • Swap Meet/Manufacturers Midway open at Coliseum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Car Corral open and vehicle check-in, east of Treasure Bay, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • DoubleTree Biloxi, Open House with Feature Car, 7-9 p.m.; Appearances by Courtney Hansen and Cristy Lee
    • Courtney Hansen appearances: Pass Christian, 10 a.m.-noon; Bay St. Louis, 2-4 p.m.; DoubleTree 7-9 p.m.
    • Cristy Lee appearances: Edgewater Mall, 10 a.m.-noon; Ocean Springs, 2-4 p.m.; DoubleTree 7-9 p.m.
    • Feature Car Appearances: Pass Christian, 10 a.m.-noon; Cruise Central, 2-4 p.m.; DoubleTree, 7-9 p.m.
    • Southern Automotive Conference Exhibit Hall open to registered Cruisers, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Beau Rivage

    Cruisin’ Venue Entertainment

    Bay St. Louis

    • 11 a.m.-Noon – N Rhythm
    • 1-2 p.m. – Starz
    • 3-4:30 p.m. – Na Na Sha

    Pass Christian

    • 11 a.m.-Noon – Figure 8
    • 1-2 p.m. – Ghost Town
    • 3-4:30 p.m. – Escalade

    Gulfport Cruise Central

    • 11 a.m.-Noon – Deuce Coupe
    • 1-2 p.m. – Halfway Ray
    • 3-4:30 p.m. – Vince Vance & The Valiants

    Edgewater Mall West Parking Lot (Hwy 90)

    • 11 a.m.-Noon – Brandie
    • 1-2 p.m. – Cool Rayz
    • 3-4:30 p.m. – Al “Lil’ Fats” Jackson

    D’Iberville

    • 11 a.m.-Noon – Mr. Saxman
    • 1-2 p.m. – Barlow Brothers
    • 3-4:30 p.m. – Modern Eldorados

    Ocean Springs Downtown

    • 11 a.m.-Noon – Charlie “Doo Wop” Grant
    • 1-2 p.m. – Garry “Elvis” Wesley
    • 3-4:30 p.m. – Magic

    Casino Entertainment

    • Al “Lil’ Fats” Jackson, 7-11 p.m., Silver Slipper Casino, The Stage Bar
    • Dian Diaz, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., Beau Rivage, EIGHT75
    • Perkins Road Band with DJ Spicee and DJ Roop, 9 p.m., IP Casino, Chill Ultra Lounge

    Friday, October 7, 2016

    •  Registration and all Cruisin’ Venues are open 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sites with bands: Bay St. Louis, Pass Christian, Gulfport Cruise Central, Edgewater Mall, D’Iberville, Ocean Springs
    • 2016 and 2017 Registration continues 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Country Cruisin’ Breakfast, Long Beach Yacht Club, 7-10 a.m.
    • The Vicari Auto Auction doors open at 8:30 a.m.
    • Swap Meet/Manufacturers Midway open at Coliseum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Car Corral continues, east of Treasure Bay, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • “Salute To Our Veterans,” 10 a.m.-2 p.m., American Star Field at MGM Park
    • Dennis Gage, of the TV program “My Classic Car,” signing autographs: Bay St. Louis, 9-11 a.m.; Edgewater Mall, 2-4 p.m.
    • Courtney Hansen appearances: Cruise Central, 10 a.m.- noon; Ocean Springs, 2-4 p.m.
    • Cristy Lee appearances: Pass Christian, 10 a.m.-noon; Coliseum, 2-4 p.m.
    • Ocean Springs Sock Hop & Street Party, 5-9 p.m. featuring The Platters
    • Feature Car Appearances: Bay St. Louis, 9-11 a.m.; Edgewater Mall, 2-4 p.m.
    • “Pass In The Night,” 5-9 p.m., Pass Christian, Entertainment: The Tip Tops
    • Southern Automotive Conference Exhibit Hall open to registered Cruisers, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Beau Rivage

    Cruisin’ Venue Entertainment

    Bay St. Louis

    • 11 a.m.-Noon – Mr. Saxman
    • 1-2 p.m. – Garry “Elvis” Wesley
    • 3-4:30 p.m. – Magic

    Pass Christian

    • 11 a.m.-Noon – Brandie
    • 1-2 p.m. – Barlow Brothers
    • 3-4:30 p.m. – Halfway Ray

    Gulfport Cruise Central

    • 11 a.m.-Noon – Figure 8
    • 1-2 p.m. – Modern Eldorados
    • 3-4:30 p.m. – Escalade

    Edgewater Mall West Parking Lot

    (Hwy 90)

    • 11 a.m.-Noon – Charles “Doo Wop” Grant
    • 1-2 p.m. – Ghost Town
    • 3-4:30 p.m. – Vince Vance & The Valiants

    D’Iberville

    • 11 a.m.-Noon – Deuce Coupe
    • 1-2 p.m. – Starz
    • 3-4:30 p.m. – Vintage

    Ocean Springs Downtown

    • 11 a.m.-Noon – N Rhythm
    • 1-2 p.m. – Cool Rayz
    • 3-4:30 p.m. – Na Na Sha

    Casino Entertainment

    • Beach Boys, 8 p.m., Beau Rivage Theatre
    • Brandon Bennett – Aloha from Biloxi, 8 p.m., Hard Rock
    • Cheech and Chong, IP Casino, Studio A
    • Al “Lil’ Fats” Jackson, 8-12 midnight, Silver Slipper Casino, The Stage Bar
    • West Story Road Band, 9 p.m. Harrah’s Gulf Coast
    • Dian Diaz, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., Beau Rivage, EIGHT75
    • Triggerproof, 10 p.m.-3 a.m., Beau Rivage, Coast
    • Perkins Road Band with DJ Spicee and DJ Roop, 9 p.m., IP Casino, Chill Ultra Lounge
    • Anderson, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., Beau Rivage, Breeze Bar
    • Boogie Nights, The Ultimate 70s & 80s Nightclub, Hard Rock Biloxi

    Saturday, October 8, 2016

    • All Cruisin’ Venues are open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sites with bands: Bay St. Louis, Pass Christian, Gulfport Cruise Central, Edgewater Mall, D’Iberville, Ocean Springs
    • 2016 Registration, 9 a.m.-noon
    • 2017 Registration, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Country Cruisin’ Breakfast, Long Beach Yacht Club, 7-10 a.m.
    • Auto Auction begins at Coliseum, Doors open at 8:30 a.m.
    • Swap Meet/Manufacturers Midway open at Coliseum 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Car Corral continues, east of Treasure Bay, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Feature Car Appearances: Coliseum, 9-11 a.m.
    • Dennis Gage, of the TV program “My Classic Car,” visiting sites and signing autographs: D’Iberville, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; Ocean Springs, 2-4 p.m.
    • New! Gautier Mullet & Music Fest, 9 a.m.-11 p.m.,reserved parking for registered vehicles
    • CTC 20th Anniversary Celebration! Harrah’s Gulf Coast on The Great Lawn, 7 p.m., featuring Big Bad Voodoo Daddy with Fireworks following

    Cruisin’ Venue Entertainment

    Bay St. Louis

    • 11 a.m.-Noon – Deuce Coupe
    • 1-2 p.m. – Ghost Town
    • 3-4:30 p.m. – Escalade

    Pass Christian

    • 11 a.m.-Noon – Charles “Doo Wop” Grant
    • 1-2 p.m. – Cool Rayz
    • 3-4:30 p.m. – Al “Lil’ Fats” Jackson

    Gulfport Cruise Central

    • 11 a.m.-Noon – Brandie
    • 1-2 p.m. – Barlow Brothers
    • 3-4:30 p.m. – Na Na Sha

    Edgewater Mall West Parking Lot (Hwy 90)

    • 11 a.m.-Noon – N Rhythm
    • 1-2 p.m. – Garry “Elvis” Wesley
    • 3-4:30 p.m. – Magic

    D’Iberville

    • 11 a.m.-Noon – Figure 8
    • 1-2 p.m. – Halfway Ray
    • 3-4:30 p.m. – Vince Vance & The Valiants

    Ocean Springs Downtown

    • 11 a.m.-Noon – Mr. Saxman
    • 1-2 p.m. – Starz
    • 3-4:30 p.m. – Modern Eldorados

    Casino Entertainment

    • Beach Boys, 8 p.m., Beau Rivage Theatre
    • CTC 20th Anniversary Celebration! Harrah’s Gulf Coast on The Great Lawn, 7 p.m., featuring Big Bad Voodoo Daddy with Fireworks following
    • Brandon Bennett – Aloha from Biloxi, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Biloxi
    • Halfway Show Band, 9 p.m. Harrah’s Gulf Coast
    • Al “Lil’ Fats” Jackson, 8-12 midnight, Silver Slipper Casino, The Stage Bar
    • Perkins Road Band with DJ Spicee and DJ Roop, 9 p.m., IP Casino, Chill Ultra Lounge
    • Dian Diaz, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Beau Rivage, EIGHT75
    • Triggerproof, 10 p.m.-3 a.m., Beau Rivage, Coast
    • Anderson, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., Beau Rivage, Breeze Bar
    • Boogie Nights, The Ultimate 70s & 80s Nightclub, Hard Rock Biloxi

    Sunday, October 9, 2016

    All events at Cruise Central

    • 2017 Registration open 8 a.m.-Noon.
    • Feature Car Appearance
    • Non-denominational prayer service, 8 a.m.
    • Dennis Gage, of the TV program “My Classic Car,” signing autographs: 8-9 a.m.; Master of Ceremonies, 9-10:30 a.m.
    • Stamping Cards must be turned in by 9 a.m.
    • Gene Oswalt Volunteer of the Year Award
    • Dennis Gage will announce the winners of the Cash Drawings (40 drawings of $500 each) totaling $20,000
    • Make-A-Wish Raffle Car Giveaway and unveiling of new 2017 Raffle Car!
    • Live entertainment by Na Na Sha, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

    Casino Entertainment

    • Mario Meno, 8 p.m., IP Casino, Chill Ultra Lounge

    Casino Parking

    Beau Rivage Casino: reserved parking area for registered cruisers on the 2nd floor of the garage

    Additional casino parking will be announced on our website and in the event program

    Cruisin pic 4Book your rooms now for the 21st annual Cruisin the Coast, October 1-8, 2017

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