Events

Family

Family fun takes on a whole new meaning at the Downtown Crawfish Jam, Annual BBQ Showdown, or Live at Five where food, music, and family exist in perfect harmony. Join in the ‘unzipped” fun with Birthday Bash at the Hattiesburg Zoo or salute our troops at Camp Shelby’s centennial celebration. Bring your crew and join the fun!

King Cole Circus

02/27/2019
Bring your family and enjoy 100 minutes of non-stop fun at affordable prices!

Read Across America Day at Chain Park

03/02/2019
The USM Council on Community Literacy and Reading is hosting Read Across America Day at Chain Park in Hattiesburg.

Lucky Rabbit Weekend (March)

03/07/2019 - 03/10/2019
Shop The Lucky Rabbit all weekend long.

“Art in the Garden” - Presentation by Felder Rushing and HAC Birdhouse Contest

03/23/2019
Featuring painted feather exhibit by Elaine Maisel, glass art from Seraphim Studios, and live music. The event is free and open to the public.

The Future of the Planet: Climate Change and Environmental Protection (University of Southern Mississippi Forum)

03/26/2019
Gina McCarthy has spent her career championing campaigns to cut air pollution, ensure clean water, reduce greenhouse emissions, and secure environmental justice and health equity. In 2013, she was appointed to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by President Barack Obama. As the 13th Administrator of the EPA, McCarthy led the Obama administration’s efforts to address climate change. More recently, she was appointed the founding director of the Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment at Harvard University. This event is free and open to the public.

HAC presents: Arc of Southeast Mississippi Showstopper Performance

03/31/2019
Head to the Historic Saenger Theater for this yearly fundraiser for The Arc of Southeast Mississippi.

Lucky Rabbit Weekend (April)

04/04/2019 - 04/07/2019
Shop The Lucky Rabbit all weekend long.

Hattiesburg Rise & Shine Half Marathon, 10K, & 5K

04/06/2019
Join the Pinebelt Community Foundation on Saturday, April 6, 2019, for the 8th Annual Rise & Shine Half-Marathon & 5K.

Finding the Titanic and Other Tales of the Sea (University of Southern Mississippi Forum)

04/16/2019
An oceanographer and marine archeologist, Robert Ballard is the founder of the Center for Ocean Exploration at the University of Rhode Island and the Ocean Exploration Trust. He is best known, however, for discovering and exploring the Titanic in 1985 and subsequent expeditions which located the German battleship Bismarck in 1989, the British Lusitania in 1993, the USS Yorktown in 1998, and PT-109 in 2002. This event is free and open to the public.

Hattie100 Bike Ride

04/27/2019
Presented by Dream of HBURG, the Hattie 100 is a 100-mile bike ride that starts at the Historic Train Depot in Downtown Hattiesburg, travels up the Longleaf Trace, and back.

Lucky Rabbit Weekend (May)

05/02/2019 - 05/05/2019
Shop The Lucky Rabbit all weekend long.

National Travel & Tourism Week

05/05/2019 - 05/11/2019
Celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week with us at events all week. More details coming soon!