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

Opens March 24th

Live At Five

Fridays in the Spring and Fall, 2022
5pm – 9pm
Town Square Park

For Vendor & sponsor info contact Allison@liveatfivehburg.com


March 25, 2023
Arts & Music Street Festival

Downtown Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg Half Marathon

April 1, 2023

Registration opens Aug. 1, 2022

Race Begins & Ends in Downtown
201 Forrest St

Downtown Crawfish Jam Music Festival

April 15, 2023
Walthall Park
600 Walnut St.


Festival South

2023 Dates- Visit Website
Multi-genre Arts & Entertainment Festival


Hattiesburg Craft Beer Festival

March 4, 2023
Town Square Park

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

Vendor Application

Sponsorship Application

Volunteer Application


Town Square Park, 7pm

June 10th, July 15th, Aug 19th

Star-Spangled Celebration

June 30, 2023, 6- 9pm

Fireworks Show at 9pm

Annual Dual Fireworks Display at Chain Park and Petal River Park

SSCR 2022- Vendor packet

2022 SSCR Sponsor packet

Volunteer Application

Downtown Brews & Bites

Sept 10, 2022

Town Square Park

Food Trucks. Craft Beer Pairings.              Live Music.

B&B Sponsorship form – 2022

Downtown BBQ Showdown

2023 Date TBA
Town Square Park

Downtown Candlelit Christmas

Dec. 10-11, 2022
Throughout Downtown Hattiesburg

Victorian Candlelit Christmas
Dec. 10-11, 2022
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 18, 2022 – January 2, 2023
Throughout Downtown Hattiesburg

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