What's Happening in HBURG

Join us for one of our many annual events. Like live music? Check out Hubfest or Live at Five. Want more art in your life? Mobile St. Renaissance Fest has what you’re looking for. Need to get in the holiday spirit? Stop by the Hattiesburg Zoo for Zoo Boo in October and Zoo Lights in December. No matter how you like to have fun, Hattiesburg has something for you!

Please see the full listing below or select a category to narrow your search. 

The Princess Bride 30th Anniversary Screening

The Historic Saenger Theater is screening The Princess Bride in honor of its 30th Anniversary.

Oktoberfest at the Porter

09/26/2017 - 09/30/2017
Come celebrate one of the beer world's favorite festivals at The Porter! The Porter will have traditional German foods, fun games & contests, drink specials and more all week!


GARDEN BROTHERS CIRCUS celebrates 100 years entertaining families throughout North America. Join in the family fun at the Forrest County Multi-purpose Center! Two shows!

Dale Center Lecture by General David Petraeus

The Dale Center for the Study of War & Society is pleased to announce that General David Petraeus (U.S. Army, Retired) will deliver the 2017 Lt. Col. John H. Dale Distinguished Lecture in International Security and Global Policy at 7pm on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at the Historic Saenger Theatre in downtown Hattiesburg.

Trojan Barbie Production at USM

Trojan Barbie recasts the legendary fall of the city of Troy against the vivid reality of modern warfare. This brilliant, edgy play catapults absurd fantasies, humor and dance into the harsh aftermath of war: “The past folded uneasily into the present.” Trojan Barbie wonthe 2007 Jane Chambers Award for theatre innovation in playwriting! NOTE: Trojan Barbie contains strong language and subject matter suitable for mature audiences only.

Trojan Barbie Production at USM - October

10/05/2017 - 10/07/2017
October 1 at 2PM October 5, 6, 7 at 7:30PM nightly Tatum Theater $14 public; $10 faculty, staff, seniors and military; $8 students

Brown Bag Concert Series

Each Thursday in October, join the community and the Hattiesburg Arts Council for a lunch and music event.

Downtown Maker's Market

Head out to TownSquare Park the first Saturday of each month for local artist creations, food, music, and vendors!

Historic Mobile Street Renaissance Festival

10/07/2017 - 10/08/2017
Join your neighbors and the community in the Historic Mobile St. area for a multi-day festival with music, BBQ, and more!

“The God Committee” A Production by Mark St. Germain

Medicine, money, and morality clash in “The God Committee” when the Heart Transplant Selection Committee of St. Patrick’s Hospital has only minutes to decide which of three patients will receive a donor heart.

National Theatre Live! “Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead” by Tom Stoppard

Tatum Theatre $15 public, $10 students, $7 per ticket for groups of 20 or more | 800.844.TICK

Zoo Boo

10/21/2017 - 10/31/2017
Zoo Boo is a multiple-night fall event featuring Halloween Decor for all ages.

Phantom of the Opera

10/26/2017 - 11/04/2017
Phantom of the Opera, the most iconic and longest running show on Broadway, is coming to the Mannoni Performing Arts Center Auditorium at Southern Miss in Hattiesburg, October 26 through November 4.

"Rocky Horror Picture Show"

Let's do the Time Warp again! Every year, the Hattiesburg Saenger Theater brings "Rocky Horror Picture Show" to the big screen.

"Great Russian Nutcracker"

Moscow Ballet is coming to the Saenger Theater to present the Christmas classic, "The Nutcracker."

Victorian Candlelight Christmas

12/09/2017 - 12/10/2017
Take a step back in time during the 40th Annual Victorian Candlelit Christmas, presented by the Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood Association and the Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association.

“The Emperor’s New Clothes” at William Carey

“The Emperor’s New Clothes” Adapted by Max Bush from a story by Hans Christian Andersen Dec. 14-15 at 7 p.m., Dec. 16 at 2:30 p.m. at Tatum Theatre, William Carey University

Zoo Lights

12/15/2017 - 12/23/2017
Zoo Lights is a multiple night holiday winter event featuring lighting of the Hattiesburg Zoo for all ages.

“The Fantasticks” by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt

04/19/2018 - 04/20/2018
“The Fantasticks” tells a story of two neighboring fathers who trick their children, Luisa and Matt, into falling in love by pretending to feud and erecting a wall between their houses. Showtimes: April 19 -20 at 7:30 p.m. and April 21 at 2:30 p.m.