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community Center Topics:

 Community Center Director
Jim Hart, Director

Alisa Roberson, Admin. Asst. 

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 998
Pascagoula, MS 39568

Physical Address:
See Specific Facility

community centers

East Central Community Center

The County’s Centers are the ideal locations for Brides & Grooms, Kings & Queens, or Buyers & Sellers. With 14 meeting facilities spread across the County residents and guests are never more than a few minutes away from major highways or the interstate. From an 11,800 square foot auditorium to quaint 300 square feet meeting rooms, the County’s community centers provide versatile spots for weddings, civic meetings, or trade shows.

Please call the individual Community Center below for rules, requirements and fees.  

Cedar Grove Community Center
7216 Melrose Drive
Biloxi, MS 39532
556 net square ft
Helena Community Center
10500 Saracennia Rd.
Moss Point, MS 39562
300 net square feet
Daisy Vestry Community Center
25900 Old Schoolhouse Road
Biloxi, MS 39532
304 net square feet
Gautier Convention Center
2012 Library Lane
Gautier, MS 39553
5000 net square feet

East Central Community Center
(pictured above)
4300 Hwy 614
Moss Point, MS 39562
5000 net square feet

Latimer Community Center
10908 Daisy Vestry Rd.
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
2496 net square feet
Escatawpa Community Center
4717 Jamestown Rd.
Moss Point, MS 39563
792 Net square feet
Larue Community Center
19400 Larue Rd.
Ocean Springs, MS  39564
304 net square feet
Eastside Community Center
3512 Azalea St.
Moss Point, MS 39563
Orange Grove Community Center
East Jackson County
9313 Old Stage Rd.
Moss Point, MS 39562
1872 net square feet
Fairground Facilities
2902 Shortcut Road
Pascagoula, MS 39567
5 facilities of varioius sizes and uses
St. Martin Community Center
15008 Lemoyne Blvd.
Biloxi, MS 39532
3864 net square feet
Fontainebleau Community Center
Highway 57 South
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
5,400 Net square feet
Vancleave Hud Bldg.
Ballfield Road
Vancleave, MS 39564
792 net square feet

Jackson County Fairground Facilities

The Jackson County Fairgrounds, site of the annual County Fair, is located on a 35-acre site on the corner of Hospital and Shortcut Roads in Pascagoula. Operated by the Jackson County Board of Supervisors, this complex is home to five multi-functional facilities that can accommodate a wide range of meeting and convention needs.

1. Jackson County Civic Center Jackson County Civic Center

    • 11,834-square-foot auditorium
    • 1,500-square-foot stage
    • 1,000-square-foot conference room
    • Concessions available
    • Dressing rooms off stage
    • Total seating capacity of 2,000

2. Fair Hall Multi-Purpose Building

    • 2,688-square-foot auditorium
    • 704-square-foot stage
    • Total seating capacity of 400

3. Arts Building

    • 6,720-square-foot space
    • Display racks and cases

4. Multi-Purpose Building
    • Portable panels, bleachers
    • Portable sanitary trenchesfair food booth
    • Suitable for all kinds of shows
    • Livestock barn during county fair
    • 37,500-square-foot covered arena
    • Concession area, storage
    • Rest Rooms, announcer's room
    • Shower facilities

5. Covered Food Pavillion
- Great for cook-offs!

    • 227 foot long covered food pavillion 
    • 10 individual food booths with their own kitchens 
    • Public restroom
    • Outdoor open seating along counters

Annual Events Held at the Fairgrounds

(week held)



 March (2nd)  Industrial Trade Show  Civic Center & Barn
 May (2nd Sat.)  County Auction  Barn

 June (2nd)

 Relay for Life


 June (1st)

 Tri-County Job Fair

 Civic Center

 September (1st)

 Blues Festival

 Barn/Fair Hall

 September (4th)

 Home Builders Assoc. Show

 Civic Center 

 October (3rd)

 Jackson County Fair

 All Facilities

 (2nd weekend)

 Gem and Mineral Show

 Civic Center