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

Every Thursday from 3pm – 6pm
Town Square Park


Live At Five

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


2022 Date TBA
Arts & Music Street Festival

Downtown Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg Half Marathon

April 2, 2021

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

July 24, 2021, 5-7 PM

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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