Annual Zonta Arts & Crafts Festival
The Zonta Arts & Crafts Festival is the premier event in Pascagoula. It features arts, crafts, food, and exhibit booths. There is even a free antique car show, free live entertainment on two separate stages, and plenty of activities for kids. Over 300 vendors, food distributors, and live entertainment flood the streets of Downtown Pascagoula each Fall on the first Saturday in October.
Admission is free! The main attractions are the delicious food and shopping opportunities. The festival raises funds that grant numerous scholarships to young women. Funds raised also support local service projects. Thousands of pieces of artwork, jewelry, and crafts are handmade from a variety of unique materials. You can count on certain items to be found at this festival including delectable roasted corn, BBQ, and Philippine cuisine.
About 15,000 people come spend their weekend in the streets of downtown Pascagoula each year for the Zonta Festival. Zonta International is a global organization that words toward the advancement of women’s status worldwide.