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8 Great Ideas for Hattiesburg Summer Fun!

Last week we looked at some of the fun things to do with the family in Laurel this month, but now it’s Hattiesburg’s turn!

We’ve scoured the web to find the best, family-friendly events and activities in Hattiesburg this Summer. Check out these opportunities to enjoy the last of this fabulous Mississippi summer outdoors, or cool off with some of the fun indoor activities. Share this list on Facebook and invite your friends to join you in some Hub City summer fun!

Summer Movie Matinee – “Sky High”

When: Tuesday, July 21 @ 1PM, 4PM
Where: Highland Public Libary
Cost: Free
Activities: Enjoy a free movie with the kids with popcorn, lemonade and more!
Click here for more information.

Top Tier Board Games & Tournaments

When: Varies
Where: Top Tier Board Games
Cost: Varies
Activity: Enjoy a free board game anytime with friends or family or learn a new hobby at one of the scheduled game nights! Click here for more information.

Drum Corp International at USM

When: July 22 @ 7:00PM
Where: USM – M.M. Roberts Stadium
Cost: $30
Activity: The Drum Corps International Tour will return to Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Wednesday, July 22, for the 2015 edition of DCI Southern Mississippi. A lineup of World Class corps will headline this event that is set to take place at the University of Southern Mississippi’s M.M. Roberts Stadium. Click here for more information.

$1 Nights at Petal Roller Dome

When: Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00 to 9:00PM
Where: Petal Roller Dome
Cost: $1
Activity: Here is a great opportunity to introduce the younger generations to a beloved American pastime! Enjoy $1 Skate Nights at the Petal Roller Dome through the end of July! Click here for more information.

Hattiesburg Farmer’s Market

When: Thursdays from 3:00 – 6:00PM through October
Where: Town Square Park
Cost: Free
Activity: The summer Farmer’s Market is as much a part of Mississippi life as magnolia trees and sweet tea! Enjoy the bounty of local farmers, the craftsmanship of local artists, and the sweet treats offered by Hattiesburg’s finest bakers and home cooks. Don’t miss the remainder of this year’s Hattiesburg Farmer’s Market, ending in October. Click here for more information.

Main Street Movie in the Park

When: Saturday, July 25 @ 6:00PM
Where: Town Square Park
Cost: Free!
Activity: Enjoy a free movie under the stars in Downtown Hattiesburg! This event, sponsored by Main Street United Methodist Church, is sure to be a great summertime memory for the whole family! Click here for more information.

Michael’s Arts & Crafts Classes

When: Varies
Where: Michael’s Hattiesburg
Cost: Varies
Activity: Cool off inside while learning new arts and crafts techniques at these fun classes. Classes are available for a variety of projects and ages! Click here for more information.

Piney Woods Picnic

When: September 18-19
Where: Pep’s Point
Cost: Varies
Activity: End the summer with this fantastic family-friendly event! The Piney Woods Picnic was established to create awareness for preservation of the Bouie/Leaf River, and the American music deeply rooted in the region right through the “birthplace of rock and roll.” Through social media, seminars, events and an annual two day festival in the early fall, The Piney Woods Picnic intends to reach out to the general population offering information on how to enhance environmental and economic revitalization through organizations like the Land Trust of the Mississippi Coastal Plains and the support of local musicians. Click here for more information.