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.


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

    Business Members

    Aides Services Coalition

    American Graphics

    Anderson Design Center

    Association Management Systems, Inc.

    Automotive Glass

    Author Shoppe

    Bliss Bridal

    Blu Jazz Café

    Bloom’s: A Garden Shop

    Bourne Brothers Printing

    Christian Services, Inc.

    Clyde Bryant Insurance Agency

    Crawford House

    Davis-Morris Law Firm, P.A.

    Deakle & Johnson

    Depot Kitchen and Market

    Dossett GMC

    Dr. Greer Whitacre


    DREAM of Hattiesburg

    Dukes, Dukes, & Hunter

    Dunbar Real Estate, Inc.

    Economy Supply Co.

    Fairley’s Wings & More

    Flathau’s Fine Foods

    Garner Lumley

    Go Young Fashions

    Hburg Public School District Foundation

    Hattiesburg Concert Association

    HCS Trading, Inc.

    Hicks Law Firm,PLLC

    Honors College at Southern Miss

    Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home

    Inslaw Properties


    Launch Mississippi

    Lotus Downtown Spa


    Love Birds Bridal

    Main Street Books

    McElhaney Plumbing

    McKenzie’s on Main

    Mississippi Center for Legal Services

    Mississippi Music

    Oddfellows Gallery

    Parlor Salon- Aveda

    Pearl River Valley Opportunity

    Pinebelt Community Foundation

    Preservation Crossing


    ReMax Real Estate, Brenda Lambert

    Ruby Nails

    Sacred Heart Catholic School

    Schools Against Vaping

    Southbound Bagel

    Southeast MS Rural Health Initiative


    South MS Genealogical & Historical Society

    Southern Bone & Joint Specialists, P.A.

    Southern Miss Honors College

    Stage, Style & Study

    Stokes Distributing

    T. Michael Reed, Attorney

    Thrivent Financial

    Top Notch Embroidery

    Travis & Travis

    Trinity Episcopal Church

    Twin Forks Rising Community Dev. Corp.

    United Way of Southeast MS

    Vaccination Equity Initiative, MS

    VFW Post 5379, St James Wright 



    Jacque & Gary Blackwelder

    Raylawni & Alfred Branch

    Ken Brown

    Russ & Brooke Bryan

    Jim & Deedre Coll

    Richard & Mo Conville

    Charles Cullefer

    Steve & Mary Dryden

    Chad & Catherine Edmonson

    Corey Ferraez

    Harry Goff

    Hermine & Bill Granberry

    Robert & Lynn Hall

    Shawn & Amanda Harris

    Richard Henry

    Jane Kingsafer

    Kenny Lance

    Susan Higgs & Chad Miller

    Joe & Meg Paul

    Xena Proctor

    Theresa Ratti

    Kate Smith & Hank Mazaleski

    Susan & David Straus

    Sally & Garland Sullivan

    Lynn Sullivan

    Dee & Toddy Tatum

    Greg & LeighAnn Underwood

    LeeAnne & Ronnie Venable