The 24th annual Downtown Crawfish Jam Music Festival (DCJ) presented in part by Southern Beverage, is set for April 15, 2023 at Walthall Park. DCJ is one of several fun neighborhood events hosted by the Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood throughout the year and serves as their largest fundraiser for the Walthall Foundation.
Walthall Park located in the Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood in Downtown Hattiesburg. This, pay-one-price music festival features an exciting mix of musical acts – featuring multiple local and regional bands in addition to all-you-can-eat: crawfish, burger, hot dogs, Coke products and cold beer!
Music is set to start at 11 a.m. and run until 5:30 p.m. The Downtown Crawfish Jam (DCJ) also offers, boiled crawfish, hot dogs, sausage dogs and hamburgers, soft drinks and beer, and a family friendly atmosphere.
Walthall Park (located at 600 Walnut Street at the intersection with Rebecca Avenue. This year we will not sell tickets at the gate, all tickets must be purchased in advance.
Ticket outlets at the following locations will be available starting April 1st: Signs First – 4400 Hardy Street, West Hattiesburg and T-bones Records. Tickets are: Junior Ticket $40 (under 21) and Adult Ticket $50 (includes admission plus all-you-can-eat and drink). Valid I.D. required at the gate to receive the “all you can drink beer” wristband. Children 12 and under are admitted free. All tickets are all-inclusive. (Crawfish Guaranteed until 3pm only)
Visitors should be aware that there will be limited parking on the streets in the neighborhood. Walnut Street will be closed off between Hall Avenue and Rebecca Avenue and Rebecca Ave will be closed between Walnut St and Court St.
Proceeds from the Festival are reinvested in the community through the HHNA and Walthall Foundation; providing support for projects and events in the Downtown Hattiesburg area. Some of these projects include Historic Preservation Projects and upkeep of the Walthall property as well as, events like the Victorian Candlelit Christmas.
For more information: online visit or find us on Facebook at Downtown Crawfish Jam or email

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    Walthall Park
    600 Walnut Street, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39401
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