When you or your business joins The Downtown Hattiesburg Association, Hattiesburg’s Main Street program,  you gain access to:

  • Weekly newsletter with updates on Downtown happenings and accomplishments.
  • Opportunities to participate in cooperative promotions and events.
  • Opportunity to apply for facade and business development grants (as available).
  • Design assistance for building renovations.
  • A Main Street Manager with access to national information networks and technical assistance.
  • Invitation to all membership events and seminars offered locally through the Mississippi Main Street Association.
  • Liason to City and County governments regarding issues that affect downtown.
  • Your name listed as a member on our website.
  • More benefits for Partner Level members.

DHA strives to ensure that existing downtown businesses remain successful and that new businesses are attracted to the area. They work to enhance the appearance of the Main Street District, publicize the shopping and dining opportunities, and plan special events that will draw people to spend time Downtown.

Choose a Membership level that suites you.

Individual            $ 50.00 annually
Family                $ 75.00 annually
Business (1-9 employees)      $150.00 annually
Business (10+ employees)     $250.00 annually


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: DHA P.O. Box 150, Hattiesburg, MS 39403Pay On-line- Click Submit then Click Pay Now at bottom