From the hundreds of things to do on US Gulf Coast in March 2023 we narrowed our suggestions down to the following eight festivals and events. Cool, happy, and fun events that you expect to find on the Gulf Coast and brought to you by US Gulf Coast Travel.
The following Gulf Coast March events include fun, festive, art, and history themes. March means an influx of US Gulf Coast Spring Break and baseball Spring Training visitors. March holidays include St. Patrick’s Day and Vernal Equinox (the first day of spring).
Enjoy our Fun Things To Do on US Gulf Coast in March and do let us know of other fun and cool events this month.
EatBMT Restaurant Week, Beaumont TX, March 2-12, 2023
More than 50 Beaumont Texas restaurants offer special Beaumont Restaurant Week deals. Celebrate #EATBMT at some of your favorite Southeast Texas eateries or try someplace new.
Visit the event website for information. Also see our favorite Beaumont Craft Beer Places.
Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, Tampa FL, March 4-5, 2023
Continue the Gasparilla Season funness and winter US Gulf Coast art show tour at the 53rd Annual Gasparilla Festival of the Arts. Join tens of thousands of visitors in Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park for one of the top outdoor, juried US fine arts shows with over 1,000 artists in attendance.
Visit the fest website for information. Also see our favorite Tampa Restaurants.
US Gulf Coast note: Naples St. Patrick’s Day is a major annual celebration and this year is on March 11. The Grand Marshal is Lou Holtz, former head coach of the Notre Dame football program.
Emerald Coast Cruizin’, Panama City Beach FL, March 8-11, 2023
Emerald Coast Cruisin’—“The South’s Best Blast from the Past”—brings together automotive enthusiasts to the “World’s Most Beautiful Beaches” every year since 2005. Bring your own (or ogle other’s) classic cars, street rods, muscle cars, and other exotic and performance vehicles.
Visit the event website for information. Also see our favorite Relaxed Luxury Hotel in Panama City Beach Florida.
Collier County Fair, Naples FL, March 16-26, 2023
The 11-day Collier County Fair is a phenomenal family event with superb fair rides, fun games, fantastic entertainment, and plenty of food. Enjoy the live music acts, safari petting zoo, Space Adventures thrill show, Rock-N-Circus, racing pigs, Cowboy Circus, pro wrestling, livestock shows, butter carving exhibitions, and so much more.
US Gulf Coast note: March 20 is Monday Dollar Day at Collier County Fair and rides are only $1.
Visit the fair website for information. Also see our favorite Naples Florida restaurants.
US Gulf Coast tip: Naples St. Patrick’s Day is a major annual celebration and this year is on March 11. The Grand Marshal is Lou Holtz, former head coach of the Notre Dame football program.
Festival of Flowers, Mobile AL, March 23-26, 2023
Feel the zen at the 30th annual Festival of Flowers at Mobile’s Ascension Providence Hospital Campus. The largest outdoor flower show in the US southeast features Japanese influenced gardens in 2023. Experience a Mount Fuji mural, bamboo forest, and six landscaped gardens.
Visit the festival website for information. Also see our favorite Mobile Alabama Restaurants.
Spring Arts Festival, Ocean Springs MS, March 25-26, 2023
The 30th annual Spring Arts Festival takes over the gorgeous oak-lined streets of downtown Ocean Springs the last weekend of March. More than 150 arts, crafts, and floral vendors join hundreds of surrounding local art galleries, restaurants, and shops to celebrate art and culture.
Visit the festival website for information. Also see our favorite Things to Do in Ocean Springs Mississippi.
Bayou Terrebonne Boucherie, Houma LA, March 25, 2023
Enjoy family-friendly Cajun food, fun, and festivity at the 3rd Annual Bayou Terrebonne Boucherie, operated by bayou Terrebonne Distillers. Highlights include a white bean cookoff, live music, the now-famous Cajun Cup (a series of bayou-themed competitions), and some of the best pork of this planet.
Visit the event website for information. Also see our favorite Things to Do in Houma.
KEDT Food & Wine Classic, Corpus Christi TX, March 30, 2023
The 34th Annual KEDT Food & Wine Classic is a main fundraiser for this South Texas community-owned public broadcasting station. Enjoy gourmet food from Coastal Bend’s finest restaurants and caterers. Sample from more than 90 domestic and imported wines. This prestigious gala is held at Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History.
Visit the classic website for information. Also see our favorite places to kayak on the Texas Gulf Coast.
Please let us know of other happy, fun, and cool things to do on US Gulf Coast in March. Or any month!