In the wake of Hurricane Sally and the coronavirus pandemic, our destination is committed to providing you with an enjoyable and safe experience. It’s Official: Gulfport is Open for Business September 30, 2020 by Laura Mulrooney In a ceremonious acceptance of the “new normal,” city officials, business leaders and the Gulfport’s Merchant Chamber gathered at Gulfport’s Welcome Center early Tuesday, September 29. Gulfport Beach is sampled weekly from January 1st to December 31st. Hancock County will open beaches May 2. Harrison and Jackson County beaches are open. The beach is conveniently located near shops and restaurants, so come out and enjoy some time in the sun. Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key Beaches will open … Many area businesses are offering modified services, and a few remain closed. Harrison County: Courthouses in Gulfport and Biloxi are limiting traffic through April 6, with courts, tax offices, and the circuit and chancery clerk’s offices remaining open. Post-Sally cleanup is moving quickly and while most of our public beach access points are open, a few remain closed due to safety concerns. Gulfport Beach Park is an open beach recreation area on beautiful Boca Ciega Bay, located on Shore Boulevard South between 54th and 58th Streets. Source Information Tampa Bay Waterkeeper is providing additional water quality data on levels of Enterococci bacteria for recreational swimming, fishing, and boating areas in coastal Tampa Bay Counties.