February 4

Come to the Cultural Center, 723 N. Main Street, Tuesday, February 4 for the first installment of the Freedom Summer Dialogues featuring Anthony J. Harris author of "Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me 'Round: A Coming-of-age Story and Personal Account of the Civil Rights Movement in Hattiesburg, Mississippi" Open to the public. Copies of Harris' book will be available for purchase.

February 6

The USM Center for the Study of War and Society presents featured spearker Dr. Robert Gates, former U.S. Secretary of Defense and Director of the CIA, February 6 7pm at the Hattiesburg Saenger Theatre. This lecture series is free and open to the public.

February 7

Southern Miss Basketball. Marshall vs Southern Miss. Tip-off 8:30 pm at Reed Green Coliseum. To The Top!

February 8

Hattiesburg Arts Council presents: Gospel Brunch and Scenes from Driving Mrs. Daisy Hattiesburg Cultural Center Saturday, February 8 at 11am. Public Invited

February 9

Southern Miss Basketball. Charlotte vs Southern Miss. Tip-off 1:00 pm at Reed Green Coliseum. To The Top!

Valentines Day

Valentines Day Friday, February 14, 2014

February 16

Concert for Dr. Dana Ragsdale: A Celebration of Her Life & A Dedication to Her Heart - 2:30pm Sunday, February 16 at the Library of Hattiesburg, 329 Hardy Street. Presented by friends, former students and The Library of Hattiesburg, Petal & Forrest County. Free Admission

February 20

Southern Miss Basketball. UTSA vs Southern Miss. Tip-off 7:00 pm at Reed Green Coliseum. To The Top!

February 21 - 23

Southern Miss Baseball Louisiana-Lafayette vs Southern Miss at The Pete. To The Top!

February 22

Southern Miss Basketball. UTEP vs Southern Miss. Tip-off 1:00 pm at Reed Green Coliseum. To The Top!

February 25

Southern Miss Baseball Alcorn State vs Southern Miss. 6:00 pm at The Pete. To The Top!

February 26

Southern Miss Baseball Alabama vs Southern Miss. 6:00 pm at The Pete. To The Top!

Feb. 28 - March 2

Southern Miss Baseball Troy vs Southern Miss at The Pete. To The Top!

Fat Tuesday

Mardi Gras Tuesday, March 4th

March 4

Freedom Summer Dialogues: The Political Winds of Change Cultural Center, 723 N. Main Street, 11:30 am Second installment of the Freedom Summer Dialogues featuring Robert Moses, learder in the 1960s Civil Rights Movement and founder of the U.S. Algebra Project. Event is FREE and open to the public.

March 11

Southern Miss Baseball New Orleans vs Southern Miss. 6:30 pm at The Pete. To The Top!

March 12

Southern Miss Baseball South Alabama vs Southern Miss. 6:30 pm at The Pete. To The Top!

Saint Patricks Day

Saint Patricks Day Monday, March 17, 2014

March 18

Southern Miss Baseball Louisiana-Monroe vs Southern Miss. 6:30 pm at The Pete. To The Top!

Southern Miss NIT Game

Southern Miss vs Toledo NIT Game 7:30 pm Reed Green Coliseum

March 21 - 23

Southern Miss Baseball USTA vs Southern Miss at The Pete. To The Top!

March 29

HubFest Historic Downtown 9am to 5pm. For more information visit The ADP website.

April 1

Freedom Summer Dialogues: The Role of the Arts Cultural Center, 723 N. Main Street, 11:30 am Third installment of the Freedom Summer Dialogues. The Hattiesburg High School Speech and Debate students will perform dramatic interpretations of The Color Purple. Event is FREE and open to the public.

April 4 - 6

Southern Miss Baseball Middle Tenn. vs Southern Miss at The Pete. To The Top!

Saturday Sidewalk Sale!!!

Saturday Sidewalk Sale April 5 from 9am to 4pm

April 12

Hattiesburg Craft Beer Festival 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Hattiesburg Historic Train Depot. For tickets visit Hattiesburg Craft Beer Festival website.

Artistic Scavenger Hunt

An Egg-Sighting Artistic Scavenger Hunt April 12 from 9am to 6pm Clues & Details Available Where Posters Are Displayed Prizes & Surprises!!!

Good Friday

Good Friday April 18, 2014

Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday, Sunday, April 20, 2014

Southern Miss Opera

Tuesday, April 22 and Thursday, April 24 the Southern Miss Opera will perform Sour Angelica at the Old Forrest County Courthouse in Historic Downtown located at 200 West Pine. Both concerts are Free!

Earth Day

Keep Hattiesburg Beautiful & Hattiesburg Farmers Market 2014 Earth Day Celebration Entertainment by: T-Bone Pruitt Thursday, April 24, 2014 3p.m. – 6p.m. Town Square Park

Free Comic Book Day May 3rd

Free Comic Book Day at Southern Fried Comics! Join us for a day of free comics, live music, a kid's costume contest, and more! And as always, we are working with a great local charity - this year it's the United Blood Services of MS. Saturday, May 3rd 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

July 4th

Independence Day Friday, July 4th

Downtown Tailgate

Southern Beverage Downtown Tailgate Southern Miss vs Mississippi State Saturday August 30th Live Remote & Tailgating begins at 3:00 pm Kickoff at 6:30 pm Game broadcast by Rock 104

Fall Art Walk

Fall Art Walk Saturday, October 11 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm


Great Music, Craft Beer Tasting and Join the Hattiesburg Concert Association for FREE Gifts all right in the middle of Fall Art Walk! Saturday, October 11, 4-8 pm at the Carter Building on Front Street.

Thursday Night Downtown

Thursday Night Downtown. Get your weekend started!


Thanksgiving Thursday, November 27, 2014

Downtown Crawfish Jam 2015

Walthall Park- 600 Walnut Street, Hattiesburg

Saturday, April 18...

FestivalSouth June 6-20

FestivalSouth June 6-20, 2015. Go to festivalsouth.org for event information.

Little Free Libraries

On February 7, 2015, the Take A Look/Find A Book Exhibit will showcase these interactive sculptures to the public at the Hattiesburg Cultural Center along with the Sylvia Moore Exhibit and art making for all ages.

Farmers Market Every Thursday 3-6pm

Downtown Hattiesburg Farmers Market Thursday from 3pm to 6pm Town Square Park April - October

Brown Bag Concert Series

Join us from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday at the fountain at City Hall for our next Brown Bag concert. The concert is free. Lunches, this week provided by Bianchi's Pizzeria, available for $6 (cash) with one drink included. Come early! Lunches sell out quickly. Also, feel free to pack your own lunch.

Every Friday in October

Live at Five Town Square Park 5:00 pm to 9:00pm every Friday in October FRI | 10.2 TOMMIE 'T-BONE' PRUITT FRI | 10.9 THE RUSSELL WELCH HOT QUARTET FRI | 10.16 THE REVELERS FRI | 10.23 JJ THAMES FRI | 10.30 SOUTHERN MISS JAZZTET

Mobile Street Festival

Friday, Saturday and Sunday October 2,3, & 4th, 2015...

Downtown BBQ Showdown

Brown Bottling Co. along with Mountain Dew & Cheerwine present the 4th Annual Downtown BBQ Showd...

Call for Artists

HHDA invites all artists to apply to be part of Fall ArtWalk 2015 Saturday, November 7th


At The Thirsty Hippo Oct 22, 23, & 24th Tickets $22.50 go to www.hattiesburglivemusic.com to purchase tickets


October 23-31st Fun for the whole family


Halloween, October 31, 2015 City Wide Trick or Treating 4pm - 6pm

The Lucky Rabbit

Come shop for vintage, retro, antique, upcycled and unique goods. Seek the Unique at The Lucky Rabbit.

Frosty Ales & Curly Tails

AT Hattiesburg Zoo Novemer 5th $20 admission Chorizo, The Prized KuneKune Pig presents Frosty Ales and Curly Tails: A Beer and Bacon Event at the...

Outlaw Homebrew Competition

It's that time again for our 6th ANNUAL OUTLAW HOMEBREW COMPETITION! November 7th noon until...... Visit our website at www.kegan...

Fall Art Walk

DOWNTOWN HATTIESBURG HOSTS FALL ART WALK WITH FOCUS ON ARTS OF ALL TYPE On Saturday, November 7 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., the Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association will host the 2015 Fall Art Walk.


Eaglepalooza Saturday, November 21st. Echo Smith and Audra Mae

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving. May your day be filled with family, friends, and a grateful heart.

Small Shop Saturday

Nov 28 is Small Business Saturday®, a day created specifically for small businesses like the ones in Downtown Hattiesburg. This year, don't just #ShopSmall® for our Fashion, Local Food, Local Art & Craft Beer. Do it for the businesses you love, for the community you call home, and for the money that can stay in the neighborhood when we all Shop Small. This Nov 28 Get up, get out, and Shop Small. Stay tuned for all the events and specials Downtown!

Neon Knights Crusader 5K

The Sacred Heart Catholic School Crusader 5K has been rescheduled for Saturday, Dec 5 at 6 pm. at Town Square Park. For more information or to participate e-mail brackett.aaron@gmail.com

Christmas Market

Downtown Candlelit Christmas- Dec. 12, 2015

The Annual Victorian Candlelit Christmas Expands to Downtown as part of the Downtown Candlel...

HHDA Annual Meeting

HHDA Annual Meeting is scheduled for January 14, 2016 at the Historic Train Depot beginning at 11:30 a.m

Merry Christmas

May the peace and joy of the season be with you and your family