Location Information


LOCATION: For the 7th year, our event is being held at the gorgeous beachfront Courtyard by Marriott located at 1600 East Beach Boulevard, Gulfport, MS 39501.  Check out the hotel's website here: Beachfront Gulfport Courtyard by Marriott

ROOM RATES:  The Courtyard has reserved a block of rooms for our event at a special discounted rate of $129 per night.  This is a great rate for a hotel at the beach!  Be sure to make your reservation early, as this rate is only being guaranteed until March 28th. Call the Reservation Department directly at 228-864-4310 to book a room.  Be sure to ask for the Croppin' on the Coast rate when booking your room.  

Amenities include:

  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • ADA-accessible rooms available
  • Luxury bedding
  • In-room mini refrigerator
  • Large, well-lit work desk in room
  • Wi-fi access
  • In room coffee, hair dryer, iron & ironing board
  • Free on-site parking
  • Outdoor pool & whirpool
  • 1,000-sq.-ft. exercise room


  • Courtyard Cafe, open daily for breakfast
  • Shrimper's, open for lunch & dinner, serving local fare & seafood
  • Evening room service available
  • The Market, 24-hour self-serve pantry
  • 24-hour coffee in lobby


  • Gulf of Mexico beaches (across the street)
  • Ship Island Ferry (1M)
  • Lynn Meadows (3M)
  • Edgewater and Prime Outlet Malls (6M)
  • Gulf Islands Waterpark (9M)
  • MS Coast Coliseum (6M)
  • Island View Casino (1M)
  • Biloxi Casinos (10M)
  • Many restaurants located nearby (within a short drive)
  • Salute Italian Restaurant  and The Chimneys (walking distance from hotel)


From I-10: Take Exit 34A (Hwy 49 South) to Hwy 90 (Beach Boulevard at the Gulf) and turn left. Hotel will be one mile on the left.