Festivals & Events

Whether one of the many year-round tours and trails available in Downtown Hattiesburg or the well-loved annual and pop-up events taking place in the district, there’s always something new to keep locals and visitors entertained and immersed in Hattiesburg’s local culture.

Annual Events

Downtown HBURG Farmers Market

March – November, Every Thursday from 3pm – 6pm
Town Square Park


Live At Five

Fridays in the Spring and Fall, 2021
5pm – 9pm
Town Square Park


March 26, 2022
Arts & Music Street Festival

Downtown Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg Half Marathon

April 2, 2022

Registration opens Aug. 2, 2021

Race Begins & Ends in Downtown
201 Forrest St

Downtown Crawfish Jam Music Festival

April 23, 2022
Walthall Park
600 Walnut St.

Festival South

2021 Dates- Visit Website
Multi-genre Arts & Entertainment Festival

Downtown Brews & Bites

TBD 2022

Town Square Park

Food Trucks. Craft Beer Pairings.              Live Music.


Pop Up dates TBD
June – Sept. 2021

Star-Spangled Celebration

July 2nd, 2021, 6- 9pm

Fireworks Show at 9pm

Annual Dual Fireworks Display at Chain Park and Petal River Park

SSCR 2021- Vendor packet

2021 SSCR Sponsor packet

Hattiesburg Craft Beer Festival

June 2022
Town Square Park

Live Music.  Food Vendors. 100+ Beers. Unlimited Samples.

Downtown BBQ Showdown

2022 Date TBA
Town Square Park

Downtown Candlelit Christmas

Dec. 11-12, 2021
Throughout Downtown Hattiesburg

Victorian Candlelit Christmas
Dec. 11-12, 2021
Historic Neighborhood


NYE - Midnight on Front Street

December 31 8PM to Midnight
Front Street & Main Street
Downtown Hattiesburg

A Christmas Story Self-Guided Window Display Walking tour

November 15, 2021 – January 2, 2022
Throughout Downtown Hattiesburg

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