Members of the Downtown Association can benefit in each of these core areas:


  • Invitation to all monthly membership meetings and annual meeting.
  • Participation and sponsorship opportunities at all Downtown events or seminars.
  • Valuable partnerships and networking opportunities with Downtown Hattiesburg’s
  • Serve as a Downtown volunteer at festivals and special events.
  • Eligible to receive support for business events, promotions and ribbon cuttings.


  • Influence the future of Downtown Hattiesburg, upholding its historical beauty and
    preservation efforts through planned development of its streetscapes, store fronts,
    and green spaces.
  • Create an engaging, safe Downtown environment for residents and visitors to enjoy year-round.


  • Website and social media visibility.
  • Receive weekly eBlast, featuring events, promotions, and member spotlights.
  • Listed in promotional and advertising materials.
  • Receive official decal for display and discounts on Downtown promotional items.
  • Enter in referral service program for first preference on contract services.

Economic Vitality

  • Create and maintain a thriving Downtown business sector, focusing on job creation, property values, and growing new investment opportunities.
  • Eligible for facade and business development grants and design assistance for
    building renovations.

Our association always welcomes new members and promotion partners!
There are two simple ways to become a member or renew a membership.


    * Required
    Level of Support *
    Payment Method *
    Mail Check to: HHDA P.O. Box 150, Hattiesburg, MS 39403Pay On-line- Click Submit then Click Pay Now at bottom

    Public Partners

    Promotion Partners


    Anderson Design Center

    Clinton CPA

    Fairview Pharmacy

    Grove Transit

    Hattiesburg Arts Council

    Hanco Corporation

    Hub City Construction

    Landarc Consulting Group, Inc.

    London & Stetelman

    Main Street United Methodist Church

    Mumbling Brothers

    Rush Law Firm

    Shipley Donuts

    Shows, Dearman & Waits, Inc.

    Southern Beverage Co.

    Southern Miss Alumni Association

    Southern Prohibition Brewery

    SVN Southgate Realty, LLC

    Taylor Rental

    The First, A Nat’l Banking Assoc.

    Business Members

    Aides Services Coalition

    Allen’s Crown and Trophy

    American Graphics

    Anderson Design Center

    Association Management Systems, Inc.

    Author Shoppe

    Bliss Bridal

    Blu Jazz Café

    Bloom’s: A Garden Shop

    Bourne Brothers Printing

    Celebrations Party Supply

    Christian Services, Inc.

    College Town Escape Rooms

    Clyde Bryant Insurance Agency

    Davis-Morris Law Firm, P.A.

    Depot Kitchen and Market

    Dossett GMC

    Dr. Greer Whitacre


    Dunbar Real Estate, Inc.

    DREAM of Hattiesburg

    Economy Supply Co.

    Flathau’s Fine Foods

    Garner Lumley

    Go Young Fashions

    Hburg Public School District Foundation

    Hattiesburg Arts Council

    Hattiesburg Concert Association

    HCS Trading, Inc.

    Honors College at Southern Miss

    Hub Development

    Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home

    Inslaw Properties


    Love Birds Bridal

    Main Street Books


    Maggie’s Beer House & Mason Jar Spirits

    Magnolia State Bank

    Main Street Books

    McElhaney Plumbing

    Mississippi United

    Mississippi Music

    Oddfellows Gallery

    Parlor Salon- Aveda

    Pearl River Valley Opportunity

    Pinebelt Community Foundation

    Realty Executives, Jamie O’Quinn

    Roberts and Associates

    Rush Law Firm

    Sacred Heart Catholic School

    Schools Against Vaping

    Southbound Bagel

    Southeast MS Rural Health Initiative


    Stage, Style, & Study

    Stokes Distributing

    South MS Genealogical & Historical Society

    Southern Bone & Joint Specialists, P.A.

    Southern Miss Honors College

    Stage, Style, and Study

    The Bottling Company

    T. Michael Reed, Attorney

    Top Notch Embroidery

    Travis & Travis

    Trinity Episcopal Church

    Twin Forks Rising Community Dev. Corp.

    United Way of Southeast MS


    Jacque & Gary Blackwelder

    Jack Benford

    Raylawni & Alfred Branch

    Ken Brown

    Russ & Brooke Bryan

    Kelleigh Cleveland

    Jim & Deedre Coll

    Richard & Mo Conville

    Charles Cullefer

    Steve & Mary Dryden

    Fran DuFour

    Chad & Catherine Edmonson

    Harry Goff

    Robert & Lynn Hall

    Shawn Harris

    Jane Kingsafer

    Kenny Lance

    Susan Higgs & Chad Miller

    Joe & Meg Paul

    Scott & Elizabeth Schwartz

    Kate Smith & Hank Mazaleski

    Susan & David Straus

    Sally & Garland Sullivan

    Lynn Sullivan

    Dee & Toddy Tatum


    Joseph & Christy Tatum

    Leigh Ann & Greg Underwood

    Carey & Sharon Varnado