Coming Up: Downtown Candlelit Christmas 2021

Downtown Candlelit Christmas 2021

Looking for some festive fun happening around town? Downtown Candlelit Christmas 2021 in Downtown Hattiesburg is right around the corner! But that’s not all—Hattiesburg’s annual Victorian Candlelit Christmas is happening the same weekend. Keep reading to learn all about the awesome options.

Downtown Candlelit Christmas 2021

Presented by the Downtown Hattiesburg Association and in partnership with the Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood Association, this weekend-long event lets you get all your shopping done with extended hours alongside a variety of special treats for downtown visitors.

Special events include a self-guided holiday window display contest, “A Downtown Christmas Story,” and the guided walking tour, “Ghosts of Christmas Past.”

Victorian Candlelit Christmas

Hosted by the Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood Association, this annual tradition features flickering luminaries lining the sidewalks of Hattiesburg’s Historic Neighborhood and downtown district. More than 300 homes and businesses will be decorated for the holidays, and virtual home tours will be available as well.

Visiting details

Hattiesburg’s Downtown Candlelit Christmas 2021 kicks off on Dec. 11 and runs through Dec. 12. Each day, the hours will last from 5 to 9 p.m.

For a little extra merriment, considering taking advantage of the “Go Cup” ordinance in the area. It means you can bring a drink you buy in the area along with you as you enjoy the festivities.


It’s nice to know that no matter how much time passes by, our favorite traditions never seem to go away. This season, enjoy music, tours, and decorations when you go to Downtown Candlelit Christmas 2021. Who knows—you might even get all your shopping done early this year, too, thanks to the extended hours!

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