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VISITHATTIESBURG ANNOUNCES #CULINARYCRAWL TO KICK OFF CITY’S FIRST RESTAURANT WEEK, OCT. 7

September 11, 2018

VisitHATTIESBURG is excited to announce #CulinaryCrawl as the kickoff event for the city’s first Restaurant Week, scheduled for Oct. 7-14, 2018.  The #CulinaryCrawl is a ticketed progressive dinner featuring stops at four Hattiesburg hotels.

VISITHATTIESBURG ANNOUNCES LOCAL TOURISM GRANT PROGRAM

September 07, 2018

VisitHATTIESBURG is pleased to announce its new Tourism Grant Program (TGP), a dedicated fund for sponsorship of local events, festivals, and other community programs aimed to increase overnight travel to Hattiesburg.

VISITHATTIESBURG ANNOUNCES “OCTOBERFEAST,” CITY’S FIRST RESTAURANT WEEK, OCT. 7 – 14

August 28, 2018

VisitHATTIESBURG is pleased to announce the city’s first Restaurant Week, scheduled for October 7 – 14, 2018. By partnering with local restaurants and hotels to highlight culinary offerings to visitors, VisitHATTIESBURG expects this event to attract foodies from throughout the southeastern U.S.  

7TH ANNUAL DOWNTOWN BBQ SHOWDOWN SET FOR AUG. 18 IN TOWN SQUARE PARK

August 13, 2018

The 7th Annual Downtown BBQ Showdown, presented by The Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood Association, along with Brown Bottling Group- Pepsi will take place on Saturday, August 18, at Town Square Park in Hattiesburg.  Participating BBQ Teams will set up on Friday, August 17, with the public event on Friday from 5:30 - 9:00 p.m. continuing until Saturday from 10:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

AMERICANA, COUNTRY ARTIST GILLIAN WELCH PERFORMS AT SAENGER THEATER, AUG. 17

August 10, 2018

Americana music enthusiasts have another concert option in Hattiesburg as singer-songwriter Gillian Welch takes the stage at the historic Hattiesburg Saenger Theater for the second installment of the summer series on Friday, August 17 at 8 p.m.