5 Fourth of July Events in Hattiesburg

Fourth of July Events in Hattiesburg

The Fourth of July is upon us, which means fireworks, freedom, and a plethora of festivities. Not only is the Fourth of July a yearly recognition of our freedom and independence as a nation: it’s a great time to gather together and celebrate with family, friends, and loved ones. To fully get the most out of this season, we’ve outlined some Fourth of July events in Hattiesburg. 

Star-Spangled Celebration on the River, July 3 

  • What: In celebration of our nation’s founding, the cities of Hattiesburg and Petal will join forces to provide a free fireworks bonanza for the public over the Leaf River in Forrest County. Music and other fun-filled activities will be held at Chain Park in Hattiesburg and Petal River Park in Petal. Food, and kid-friendly rides and games, will be among the festivities!
  • Where: Chain Park, 5619 Hwy. 42
  • When: 6 to 10 p.m.
  • Website: Click here 

Downtown Hattiesburg Farmers Market, July 3 

  • What: Bring your taste buds and enjoy the tastes of the town (and the surrounding areas) with this down-home farmers market in the middle of Square Park in Hattiesburg. Locally owned and grown, this farmers market will please both your palate—and purse strings!
  • Where: Town Square Park, corner of Main Street and Buschman
  • When: 3 to 6 p.m.
  • Website: Click here 

Kids Zone 4th of July Party on the River, July 3

  • What: Presented for a purpose by the Hattiesburg Area Habitat for Humanity, this event in our Fourth of July events in Hattiesburg will feature many fun activities, including face painting, bouncy houses, and more! Get ready to party with a purpose in mind this Fourth of July!
  • Where: Chain Park at Twin Forks, Chain Park Dr., Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401
  • When: 5 p.m. 
  • Website: Click here

Fireworks at Paul B. Johnson State Park, July 4

  • What: See bright lights in celebration of our nation’s freedom at Paul B. Johnson State Park’s annual display. Entrance fee is $10 per vehicle (up to six people). 
  • Where: Paul B. Johnson State Park, 319 Geiger Lake Road 
  • When: 9 p.m. 
  • Website: Click here

July Lucky Rabbit Weekend, July 4-7

  • What: Rounding out our list of Fourth of July events in Hattiesburg is the one-stop shop for shopping till you drop! Enjoy the July Fourth weekend with deals on all your favorite merchandise—and things you didn’t even know you couldn’t live without!
  • Where: The Lucky Rabbit, 217 Mobile St.
  • When: Thurs.: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Fri.: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sat.: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun.: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Website: Click here

This Fourth of July weekend will be an eventful one in Hattiesburg. Planning to move to Hattiesburg, Mississippi or looking for a new place to set up shop? Try out Summer West Apartment Homes! We offer great, affordable apartments—and a friendly neighborhood to boot. Don’t hesitate to contact us here or call us at 601-264-6955! 

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