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Events

What's Happening in HBURG

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

MHSAA Football State Championships

12/02/2022 - 12/03/2022
MHSAA Football Championship being hosted by USM

Lights of the Wild

12/02/2022 - 12/23/2022
Ring in the holiday season with the splendor of ✨Lights of the Wild✨ at the Hattiesburg Zoo.

Rita Brent & Friends Live

12/02/2022
Rita Brent & Friends will perform live at Hattiesburg’s Historic Saenger Theater on Friday, December 2nd at 7:00 p.m.

Rita Brent & Friends to Perform for the ASC’s 20th Anniversary at Hattiesburg’s Historic Saenger Theater

12/02/2022
Rita Brent & Friends will perform live at Hattiesburg’s Historic Saenger Theater on Friday, December 2nd at 7:00 p.m.

First Saturday Downtown

12/03/2022
Downtown businesses will host their own unique events during each First Saturday. There's always something new to discover during First Saturday from block parties, outdoor markets to gallery openings.

World Ballet Series: Nutcracker

12/06/2022
Before there was Toy Story, there was The Nutcracker. Masha, one of ballet’s pluckiest heroines, journeys to a land where toys come to life.

Hattiesburg Geotour Launch Party

12/09/2022
The official launch party for the Hattiesburg Geotour.

HCAC Holiday Art Market

12/10/2022
As a premier city in the Gulf South, this event hopes to engage locals and visitors to take part in our creative economy while celebrating our local artists!

Christmas Open House

12/10/2022
On Saturday, December 10th, the African American Military History Museum will be filled with the sweet sounds of Christmas carolers, decorated with beautiful holiday decor and warmed by the light of its crackling fireplace.

Downtown Candlelit Christmas

12/10/2022 - 12/11/2022
The Downtown Hattiesburg Association, in partnership with the Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood Association, invites the public to celebrate the holiday season on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022, and Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022, for Downtown Candlelit Christmas.

Victorian Candlelit Christmas

12/10/2022 - 12/11/2022
The Annual Victorian Candlelit Christmas event, hosted by the Historic Neighborhood Association, is a two-day holiday-favorite event that draws hundreds of visitors from across the region to explore the spectacle of 18,000 white bags with flickering candles, lining the sidewalks of the Historic Neighborhood and the downtown district.

A Carey Christmas, "A Thrill of Hope"

12/11/2022 - 12/12/2022
The Winters School of Music at William Carey University presents A Carey Christmas: “Love Came Down at Christmas.”

Midnight on Front Street

12/31/2022
Meet us at Midnight on Front Street, and be a part of a premier destination event in the Gulf South with fireworks and a ball drop!

New Exhibit at the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum

01/01/2023
Check out this months newest exhibit from the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum!

Dick Ford Perspective Art Exhibit

01/10/2023 - 01/26/2023
This is an exhibit featuring artwork from the late Dick Ford.

MS Gravel Cup at Camp Shelby

01/21/2023
The Camp Shelby Gravel Grind is back!

HCAC Art Market

01/28/2023
As a premier city in the Gulf South, this event hopes to engage locals and visitors to take part in our creative economy while celebrating our local artists! Held at the Hattiesburg Community Arts Center (825 North Main Street - formerly the Hattiesburg American Building), the HCAC Art Market is the perfect place to explore local art and support small businesses!

Making Spaces: Celebrating Black History Month Art Exhibit

01/31/2023 - 03/02/2023
Vixon Sullivan and friends will be showing a collection of art from African-American artists.

New Exhibit at the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum

02/01/2023
Check out this months newest exhibit from the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum!

University Forum Speaker: Talithia Williams

02/07/2023
Listen to Talithia Williams give her presentation "Data, Health, and Change" at the Bennet Auditorium on USM's campus

Symphonic Winds Concert

02/23/2023
The WCU Symphonic Winds Orchestra will be hosting a concert directed by renowned faculty, Dr. Wesley Dykes.

WCU Honor Band

02/23/2023 - 02/25/2023
The William Carey University Winters School of Music will host its 10th Annual Honor Band.

HCAC Art Market

02/25/2023
As a premier city in the Gulf South, this event hopes to engage locals and visitors to take part in our creative economy while celebrating our local artists! Held at the Hattiesburg Community Arts Center (825 North Main Street - formerly the Hattiesburg American Building), the HCAC Art Market is the perfect place to explore local art and support small businesses!

New Exhibit at the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum

03/01/2023
Check out this months newest exhibit from the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum!

9th Annual Hattiesburg Craft Beer Festival

03/04/2023
The Downtown Hattiesburg Association will host the 8th Annual Hattiesburg Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, June 18, 2022, 6-9PM (VIP entry at 5PM) at Town Square Park.

Watercolors Art Exhibit

03/07/2023 - 04/13/2023
A diverse group of artists will be showing a collection of watercolor artwork.

HCAC Art Market

03/18/2023
As a premier city in the Gulf South, this event hopes to engage locals and visitors to take part in our creative economy while celebrating our local artists! Held at the Hattiesburg Community Arts Center (825 North Main Street - formerly the Hattiesburg American Building), the HCAC Art Market is the perfect place to explore local art and support small businesses!

University Forum Speaker: Roxane Gay

03/21/2023
Enjoy "An Evening with Roxane Gay" at the USM University Forum.

HUBFEST

03/25/2023
Join us in downtown Hattiesburg for HUBFEST on Saturday, March 25!

USM School of Music Saxophone Studio

03/30/2023 - 04/02/2023
The Saxophone Studio prepares students for their future careers both in and out of music.

New Exhibit at the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum

04/01/2023
Check out this months newest exhibit from the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum!

Hattiesburg Half Marathon

04/01/2023
The 10th annual Hattiesburg Half Marathon is officially set for Saturday, April 1, 2023. The Half Marathon provides fundraising opportunities for participating Pine Belt nonprofits while also attracting runners to the Hub City from numerous states.

Pinnacle Awards

04/11/2023
Join SMP as we host our annual Pinnacle Awards for 2023.

Spring Concert

04/13/2023
A choral performance from the Winters School of Music at William Carey University.

Downtown Crawfish Jam - 2023

04/15/2023
The Downtown Crawfish Jam Music Festival, Saturday, April 15, 2023, at Walthall Park. Family Friendly, Live, music, food, beer and crawfish.

Senior Art Show

04/18/2023 - 05/04/2023
A diverse group of artists will be showing a collection of watercolor artwork.

University Forum Speaker: Alan Lightman

04/18/2023
Enjoy "Probable Impossibilities" at the USM University Forum from Alan Lightman.

Pops Concert

04/27/2023
This concert will feature instrumental performances, and all of the directors are faculty of the William Carey University Winters School of Music.

HCAC Art Market

04/29/2023
As a premier city in the Gulf South, this event hopes to engage locals and visitors to take part in our creative economy while celebrating our local artists! Held at the Hattiesburg Community Arts Center (825 North Main Street - formerly the Hattiesburg American Building), the HCAC Art Market is the perfect place to explore local art and support small businesses!

New Exhibit at the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum

05/01/2023
Check out this months newest exhibit from the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum!

Midtown Sounds 2023

05/06/2023
Meet us at Southern Station at USM for Midtown Sounds 2022 on Saturday, May 7.

Farm to Fork Ride or Run

05/13/2023
Extra Table is hosting the Farm to Fork Ride or Run, a unique culinary experience with four rides/races to choose from and an exciting mystery race with a secret distance.

HCAC Art Market

05/27/2023
As a premier city in the Gulf South, this event hopes to engage locals and visitors to take part in our creative economy while celebrating our local artists! Held at the Hattiesburg Community Arts Center (825 North Main Street - formerly the Hattiesburg American Building), the HCAC Art Market is the perfect place to explore local art and support small businesses!

New Exhibit at the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum

06/01/2023
Check out this months newest exhibit from the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum!

Dog Days 5k and 2 Mile Walk at FestivalSouth 2023

06/10/2023
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.

New Exhibit at the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum

07/01/2023
Check out this months newest exhibit from the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum!

HCAC Art Market

07/29/2023
As a premier city in the Gulf South, this event hopes to engage locals and visitors to take part in our creative economy while celebrating our local artists! Held at the Hattiesburg Community Arts Center (825 North Main Street - formerly the Hattiesburg American Building), the HCAC Art Market is the perfect place to explore local art and support small businesses!

Best of the Pine Belt Awards

07/29/2023
Join us virtually on July 29 as we announce the winners of the 2023 Best of the Pine Belt Awards.

New Exhibit at the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum

08/01/2023
Check out this months newest exhibit from the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum!

HCAC Art Market

08/26/2023
As a premier city in the Gulf South, this event hopes to engage locals and visitors to take part in our creative economy while celebrating our local artists! Held at the Hattiesburg Community Arts Center (825 North Main Street - formerly the Hattiesburg American Building), the HCAC Art Market is the perfect place to explore local art and support small businesses!

New Exhibit at the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum

09/01/2023
Check out this months newest exhibit from the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum!

HFC Raising Cane's Labor Day Classic

09/03/2023 - 09/04/2023
An open soccer tournament hosted by HFC and Raising Cane's.

Downtown Brews & Bites

09/09/2023
An annual event, Brews & Bites pairs a wonderful selection of food trucks and regional breweries.

Big Rip Classic

09/29/2023 - 10/01/2023
The Big Rip Classic is a three day Disc Golf Tournament in South Mississippi.

HCAC Art Market

09/30/2023
As a premier city in the Gulf South, this event hopes to engage locals and visitors to take part in our creative economy while celebrating our local artists! Held at the Hattiesburg Community Arts Center (825 North Main Street - formerly the Hattiesburg American Building), the HCAC Art Market is the perfect place to explore local art and support small businesses!

New Exhibit at the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum

10/01/2023
Check out this months newest exhibit from the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum!

New Exhibit at the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum

11/01/2023
Check out this months newest exhibit from the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum!

New Exhibit at the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum

12/01/2023
Check out this months newest exhibit from the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum!