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Celebrate the 4th of July in the Hattiesburg with These Exciting Events and Activities!

Beth Scharwath
Jun 2 4 minutes read

Independence Day is right around the corner, and Hattiesburg has a fantastic lineup of events and activities to make your celebrations memorable. Whether you're looking for fireworks, family-friendly activities, or a community picnic, there's something for everyone. Check out these exciting events and activities happening around Hattiesburg for July 4th, 2024!

Star Spangled Celebration on the River

Date: July 3, 2024 

Location: Chain Park in Hattiesburg & Petal River Park in Petal 

Website: Star Spangled Celebration

Kick off your Independence Day festivities a day early with the Star Spangled Celebration on the River. This spectacular event features a fabulous firework display over the Leaf River, bringing together the communities of Hattiesburg and Petal. Enjoy music, activities, and a festive atmosphere at Chain Park in Hattiesburg and Petal River Park. This event is a collaboration between the Petal Area Chamber of Commerce and the Hattiesburg Downtown Association, promising a first-class experience for all attendees.

Lions Club Sumrall 4th of July Celebration

Date: June 29, 2024 

Location: Sumrall 

Facebook Event Page: Lions Club Sumrall Celebration 

Join the Sumrall community for an early celebration of Independence Day hosted by the Lions Club. This event is perfect for families, offering a range of activities, food, and fun. Celebrate with friends and neighbors and get into the patriotic spirit ahead of the big day.

Temple Baptist Church Community Picnic

Date: June 29, 2024 

Location: Temple Baptist Church

Website: Temple Baptist Church Events 

Temple Baptist Church invites you to their annual community picnic, a fun-filled day that's open to the public and free of charge. Bring your family and friends to enjoy delicious food, games, and great company. It's a wonderful opportunity to relax and celebrate with the community. You do not have to be a member of Temple Baptist to feel welcome at this event. 

Hattiesburg Okatoma River/KOA 4th of July Weekend

Date: July 4th Weekend 

Location: Hattiesburg KOA Campground 

Website: KOA Campground Events

For those looking for a weekend getaway, the Hattiesburg KOA Campground is hosting a series of events over the July 4th weekend. Enjoy camping, special activities, and a festive atmosphere in the great outdoors. It's the perfect way to celebrate Independence Day surrounded by nature and fellow campers.

Laurel 4th of July Celebration

Date: July 4, 2024 

Location: Laurel, MS 

Website: Laurel 4th of July

Just a short drive from Hattiesburg, the city of Laurel is hosting its own 4th of July celebration. This event features fireworks, live music, food vendors, and plenty of family-friendly activities. It's a great option for those looking to explore a neighboring community and enjoy a festive day out. This marks the 45th year of this can't miss event. You're probably already familiar with Laurel, MS from the HGTV show Hometown, so you don't want to miss one of Laurel's biggest events of the year. 

Check back and we'll add more events as dates become available.  And there are lots of other family friendly things to do in Hattiesburg.  You can download my free guide for 10 Free Family Activities for Families Download Guide  

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