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What's Happening in HBURG

Check out our list of special events happening in Hattiesburg. For weekly and monthly events, see our Things To Do This Month in Hattiesburg blog. 


Join us in downtown Hattiesburg for HUBFEST on Saturday, March 23!

Peter Pan & Wendy's Adventures

Fairytales on Ice National Tour presents Peter Pan & Wendy’s Adventures at Hattiesburg’s Historic Saenger Theater.

Hattiesburg Half Marathon

United Way of Southeast Mississippi is honored to host the 13th Annual Hattiesburg Half-Marathon, 10K & 5K.

Pinnacle Awards

Join SMP as we host our annual Pinnacle Awards for 2024.

The Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival

04/10/2024 - 04/12/2024
The 2024 Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival will take place April 10-12 on campus at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, MS. We’re honored to announce that Cynthia Leitich Smith is the 2024 Southern Miss Medallion winner. Smith is a New York Times bestselling author and the 2021 NSK Neustadt Laureate. Her novel Hearts Unbroken won an American Indian Youth Literature Award and she has been named one of the 10 Must-Read Native American Authors by Book Riot. Smith’s anthology Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids was an ALA Children’s Notable Book in addition to winning the Reading the West Young Readers Book Award.

Downtown Crawfish Jam

The Downtown Crawfish Jam Music Festival, Saturday, April 20, 2024, at Walthall Park. Family Friendly, Live, music, food, beer and crawfish.

Farm to Fork Ride or Run

04/26/2024 - 04/27/2024
Extra Table is hosting the Farm to Fork Ride or Run, a unique culinary experience with multiple rides/races to choose from.

Farm to Fork Crit

Extra Table is hosting the Farm to Fork Crit in Downtown Hattiesburg. Cyclist will take to a .8 mile closed course racing at exhilarating speeds.

Midtown Sounds

Meet us at Southern Station at USM for Midtown Sounds 2024 on Saturday, May 4.

2024 Softball State Championships

05/14/2024 - 05/18/2024
Mississippi High School Activities Association will hold its state-wide softball championship in Hattiesburg May 14-18, 2024.


The Hattiesburg Disabled American Veterans will host their 3nd Annual VetFest on Saturday, May 18, 2024 in Town Square Park

Dog Days 5k and 2 Mile Walk at FestivalSouth

Dog Days 5k and 2 Mile Walk at FestivalSouth is an event benefitting Hub City Service Dogs, a nonprofit organization in Hattiesburg, MS, that trains service dogs for individuals with medical disabilities.