• CULINARY CRAWL: Taking it to the Hub City’s Streets

    VisitHattiesburg is pleased to announce the city’s second annual Restaurant Week scheduled for Oct. 6 –13. Last year’s inaugural event attracted foodies from throughout the region, and VisitHattiesburg expects this year’s event to grow with the addition of new partners and offerings.

    Visitors and locals will enjoy the week’s theme, OctoberFEAST, which will feature specialty hamburgers as a nod to “Hattiesburgers.” Participating restaurants will embrace the theme by creating new menu items and specials for the week. 

  • DUBARD SPEAKEASY OCTOBER 3 @ The Bottling Company

    For the seventh year, the DuBard School will celebrate the gift of language in true speakeasy fashion. This event recognizes the 55+ years of service DuBard School has provided to individuals by helping them to “speak easy.” 
    The DuBard School Speakeasy is a night of music, food, drinks and dancing – all while spreading the good news of the school and the life-changing DuBard Association Method.   

  • September Happenings

    SEPTEMBER 10
    CITY LIGHTS + MUSIC NIGHTS FEATURE KEB MO 

    8PM @ Saenger Theater
    Keb' Mo' (Solo) will be live at the Hattiesburg Saenger Theater as part of the City Lights + Music Nights Concert Series. His 14 albums have garnered him 4 GRAMMY awards and a producer/engineer/artist GRAMMY Certificate. He has received 11 GRAMMY nominations. Keb' has also been awarded 11 Blues Foundation Awards and 6 BMI Awards for his work in TV & Film. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets available at Saenger Box Office.

  • Storytellers

    Stories by Beth Bunch and Haskel Burns
    Photos by Rob Walker

    Three men. Three Paths. Three very different journeys. 

    Ravic 'Doc' Ringlaben

    Flyin' Bryan Hicks

    Jim Coll

     

  • HPSD Hattiesburg High Hall of Fame Class

    Fifteen distinguished alumni of Hattiesburg’s city schools will be inducted into the 2019 Hattiesburg Hall of Fame by the Hattiesburg Public School District Foundation.
    Inductees for the 2019 Class, the second-ever announced, come from fields of business, politics, education, healthcare, journalism, and sports.

  • Happenings: August

    AUGUST 9, 23
    DOWNTOWN
    SUMMERTUNES
    7PM @ Town Square Park
    SummerTunes, presented by Live @ Five H'Burg and the Thirsty Hippo, continues August 9 and 23 at Town Square Park in Downtown Hattiesburg. SummerTunes is the Live @ Five summer series offering free live music and an opportunity to enjoy the company of your friends, family, neighbors and fellow citizens in Town Square Park. The event takes place the second and fourth Friday of June, July, and August from 7-10 p.m. Food and beverages are available for purchase.

  • Happenings: 70th Annual Miss Hospitality

    Celebrating its 70th anniversary, Mississippi Miss Hospitality will host its largest competition in more than a decade, welcoming 44 contestants to Hattiesburg in July. 

    This year’s program features not only the contestants but their Little Misses and former state Miss Hospitalities as well. The Platinum Jubilee competition will take place at 8 p.m. July 26 and 27 at the Saenger Theater in downtown Hattiesburg.

  • BOPB 2019: Attractions and Lifestyles

    BEST AMBASSADOR OF THE AVENUES
    Mary Dryden

    Finalists: 
    Paul Sims • Hunter White • Bradley Myers • Jamers Iverson

    BEST DOWNTOWN HATTIESBURG AMBASSADOR
    Andrea Saffle

    Finalists: 
    Greg Prine • Harry Goff • Heath Kleinke • Keenon Walker

    BEST LAUREL AMBASSADOR
    Ben and Erin Napier

    414 Front St, Laurel
    laurelmercantile.com

    Finalists:
    Kenny and Carrie Mann • Christy Liverett • Chad Edwards

  • BOPB 2019: Food and Drink

    BEST APPETIZER
    Crabmeat Wontons,

    Crescent City Grill
    3810 Hardy St, Hattiesburg
    crescentcitygrill.net

    Finalists: 
    Cheese Rolls at Glory Bound Gyro Company • Debris Fries at Keg & Barrel • Fresh Rolls at Jutamas • Sully’s Sacks at Sully’s Tavern

    BEST BAR AMBIENCE
    Brass Hat

    103 South 30th Ave, Hattiesburg
    brasshatmidtown.com

    Finalists: 
    Branch • Keg & Barrel • Front Street Bar • Mahogany Bar

  • BOPB 2019: Recreation, Health & Beauty

    BEST BARBER SHOP
    JC Cook’s Barber Shop

    5266 Old Highway 11 #80, Hattiesburg
    facebook.com/jccooks39402

    Finalists:
    The Barber Studio • Guild and Gentry • Squared Up

    BEST CHIROPRACTOR
    Brandon Herrington, Herrington Chriropractic

    4700 Hardy St Ste M-1, Hattiesburg
    drbherrington.com

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