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Friday, September 27th, 2019
7 - 11pm

Barksdale Pavilion

2269 Jones Park Drive

Gulfport, MS 39501

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After a sell-out crowd of 2,000-plus partygoers in 2018, the second annual Splash Bash is bound to be an underwater night to remember.  Mingle with your friends, pose for a picture with the Aquarium's ambassador animals and dance the night away for an unforgettable evening.

Your individual ticket includes live entertainment, premium cocktails and delicious cuisine by local restaurants and chefs. We recommend you purchase individual tickets in advance from Mississippi Aquarium, but limited tickets will be available at the gate on the night of the event.

Get your 2019 splash bash Commemorative poster and t-shirt!

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The 2019 Splash Bash poster is by the talented artist, Robert Waldrop!

Price is $20 and all proceeds benefit Mississippi Aquarium


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Become a sponsor or a patron

We invite you to “jump in” with us at this year’sHancock Whitney Splash Bash!

Sponsors receive exclusive admittance to the Hancock Whitney VIP Lounge, with upscale cocktail bars, delectable cuisine, comfortable seating and other special amenities. We also recognize sponsors on social media, the event web page, and event welcome signage.

Patrons receive admittance to the event with access to the Hancock Whitney VIP Lounge, where hand crafted libations, including the official Hancock Whitney “signature cocktail,” complements delectable cuisine by local restaurants and chefs. Patrons also enjoy comfortable lounge seating and a view of the main stage. Patrons receive recognition on the event web page and event welcome signage.

Become a sponsor

*Tickets to this event are non-refundable. By attending the event, you understand, agree and acknowledge that you may be photographed and filmed, and you hereby provide Mississippi Aquarium and Hancock Whitney with your consent to be photographed and filmed.


I have additional questions. Who should I contact?

For more information, please contact Mississippi Aquarium at 228.205.4031 or

Are reserved tables available at Hancock Whitney Splash Bash?

Sponsoring organizations may receive specific allotments of admission tickets and, based on sponsorship levels, access to VIP and/or Chill tents. Tables on the main floor of the pavilion are open seating, rather than reserved, to encourage guest interaction. Some groups may choose to select seating areas on the main floor upon arrival and as available. VIP and Chill tents offer open, limited lounge seating.

Can I bring young children to the event?

For more information, please contact Mississippi Aquarium at 228.284.6800 or

What should I wear?

This event is "DressyCasual." The suggested attire for men is long pants, and a polo or button- up shirt. The suggested attire for ladies is pants, casual dresses, or skirts. The event will be located outside, please dress accordingly.

Are food and drink included in my price of admission?

Absolutely! All food and beverages will be included. As a reminder, you must be 21 and older to enter.

Where can I park?

Free parking is available in the CTA Parking Garage across Highway 90, north ofJones Park. A complimentary shuttle service to and from the event will run throughout the evening.‍

What happens if it rains?

We’ll still have a great time! This is a rain or shine event.
THANK YOU to our generous 2019 SPONSORS!


THANK YOU to our generous 2019 patrons!

PowerMark Properties; Elizabeth Thomas; Darrell Eilts; Joel Verdon; CareDoc; Community Bank

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