BayFest, Bay Springs’ Annual Festival,  is coming soon!  Our 28th Annual  four day festival held in the City of Bay Springs will begin May 30 and run thru June 2, 2018.  Our schedule of events will be similar to past years. Please stay tuned for entertainment for 2018. Detailed schedule will be available soon.

Please plan to be with us this year for another fun four day event! We look forward to seeing you!   If you are interested in being a vendor at BayFest you can download application here.

BayFest History:

Bay Fest was begun in 1991 by our current Mayor J. E. Smith as a celebration at the end of the Desert Storm conflict to recognize local citizens and other Mississippians serving in the armed forces.

What is BayFest?

BayFest is a four day festival with a wide variety of excellent musical entertainment every night, a carnival, many food and craft vendors with a large crowd in attendance every night.

On Saturday morning, there is usually a mule pull… an interesting event!  Afterward, there is a continuous schedule of events for children young and old to enjoy! A few of these are a sack race, watermelon and pie eating contests, log sawing contest, tomato throw, prettiest rooster contest and many more. Monetary prizes are awarded to winners!  It is a good time for all! These events have been maintained for many years, and a large crowd is on hand to either participate or cheer on participants.

Aerial Photo by Lloyd Denson


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