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.


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

Public Partners

City of Hattiesburg

Forrest County
Board of Supervisors

Promotion Partners


Historic Saenger Theater


Sixth Street Museum District



Area Development Partnership


Bryan Nelson, P.A.

Community Bank

Forrest General Hospital

Grove Transit

Hattiesburg Arts Council

Hattiesburg Coca-Cola Bottling Co.

Hattiesburg Medical Park Management

Hattiesburg Convention Commission

Hood Industries

Hub City Lofts

Merchants Foodservice

Merit Health Wesley

Mississippi Power Company


Trustmark Bank

Warren Paving


Albert & Robinson Architects, P.A.

Dews Foundry

Fairview Pharmacy

Hattiesburg Clinic

Landry Lewis Germany Architects, P.A.


Regions Bank


Clinton CPA

Copy Cats Printing

Emerge Events

Hanco Corporation

Hub City Construction

Landarc Consulting Group, Inc.

London & Stetelman

Main Street United Methodist Church

Montague, Pittman & Varnado

Mumbling Brothers

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.

The Shop Downtown

William Carey University

Business Members

Allen’s Crown and Trophy

American Graphics

Anderson Design Center

Angela Davis-Morris, Attorney

Association Management Systems, Inc.

Blu Jazz Café

Bloom’s: A Garden Shop

College Town Escape Rooms

Connect Chiropractic

Depot Kitchen and Market

Downtown Clinic, Dr. Charles Hernandez

Dr. Greer Whitacre

DREAM of Hattiesburg

Flathau’s Fine Foods

Hattiesburg Arts Council

Hattiesburg Concert Association

HCS Trading, Inc.

Inslaw Properties


Lecture Hookah Lounge

Maggie’s Beer House & Mason Jar Spirits

Magnolia State Bank

Main Street Books

Merchants Foodservice

Mississippi Music

Moore Funeral Services

Oddfellows Gallery

One Zero One Salon

Pearl River Valley Opportunity

Personal Growth of MS

Petra Café

Pinebelt Community Foundation

Realty Executives

Roberts and Associates

Rush Law Firm

Sacred Heart Catholic School

Southbound Bagel

South MS Genealogical & Historical Society

Southern Bone & Joint Specialists, P.A.

Southern Miss Honors College

Stagestruck Performance Studio

Stage, Style, and Study

T. Michael Reed, Attorney

Trinity Episcopal Church

United Way of Southeast MS

USM School of Construction


Robin Aronson

Jacque & Gary Blackwelder

Anita & Buff Blount

Raylawni & Alfred Branch

Ken Brown

Heather N. Brown

Russ & Brooke Bryan

Jim & Deedre Coll

Richard & Mo Conville

Charles Cullefer

Steve & Mary Dryden

Fran DuFour

Chad & Catherine Edmonson

Harry Goff

Robert & Lynn Hall

Shawn Harris

Stephanie Kinard

Andrea Kostyall

Sinclair Lundy

Susan Higgs & Chad Miller

Joe & Meg Paul

Betty Press

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

Josh Wilson