Why You Will Have the Best Time at the Gecko Ball

Are you ready to discover one of the most highly-anticipated events in Gulfport? Look no further than the Gecko Ball! In one of our previous blogs, we told you that the Gecko Fest is fun for you and your family. But did you know the Gecko Ball is the peak of the festival’s celebrations? Between the groovy atmosphere, delicious cuisine, a costume contest, and even a Gecko Queen coronation, it’s a party you don’t want to miss! Read on to find out more about the Gecko Ball and start planning your trip today.

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Here’s What Makes the Gecko Ball One of the Best Events in Gulfport


A Highly Anticipated Event

The annual Gecko Ball has been rocking the town of Gulfport for more than ten years, and it just keeps getting better! While you’re in the area, stop by and party along. It’s sure to be the best event you attend this summer. The ball is held at the Gulfport Casino in August and offers a new, exciting theme each year. (Comic book characters are just one example.) Tickets are available in July and cost $35 per person. They sell out fast, so don’t wait too long! Purchase your tickets today! right here.


A Fun Night Full of Activities

Dancing is not the only activity you can enjoy at the Gecko Ball. On top of the killer playlist and live band, this wonderful event features a photo booth, live auction of locally-made artwork, delicious buffet, and a selection of wine, beer, and original cocktails! Come as you are or in the theme of the year; you might just win the award for “Best Outfit”.

Local Tip: Be sure to stick around to see the coronation of the next Gecko Ball queen!


Book Your Stay at the Historic Peninsula Inn

After dancing, laughing, and spending time with your friends and family, come home to a comfortable room at the Historic Peninsula Inn! Our stunning accommodations have everything you need for a relaxing vacation. Enjoy amenities like private bathrooms, free WIFI, flat screen TVs, comfortable furnishings, and complimentary breakfast available from 8 to 10 a.m. Our inn is the perfect place to rest after a fun party!

We offer rooms for solo travelers, couples, families, and more. For example, our Casablanca Suite can sleep up to four people and features two spacious bedrooms for added privacy. Have sweet dreams in the luxurious queen-size bed and put the kids to sleep in two twin beds. When your family wakes up the next day, enjoy a delicious homemade breakfast downstairs.

Book your stay today at the Historic Peninsula Inn! We look forward to hosting you.