Stars & Stripes - A 4th of July Celebration | Events
The City of Hattiesburg invites you to come enjoy the 3rd annual Stars & Stripes event in downtown Hattiesburg. This year's event will feature live music, food and fun for the whole family. There is no cost to attend - so bring a blanket or chair to the park for a good time.
Scheduled performers are:
- 4-5 p.m. - T-Bone Pruitt
- 5 - 5:30 p.m. - Presentation of the Colors
- National Anthem by Melanie Gardner
- Patriotic Kid Parade
- 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. - Meghan Stewart Quartet
- 6:30 - 7 p.m. - Pie Eating Contest
- Patriotic Kid Parade Awards
- 7 - 8 p.m. - Banner Fair
Patriotic Kid Parade:
- Part of this year's Stars & Stripes will be a Patriotic Kid Parade through Town Square Park. Prizes will be awarded to the cutest and most patriotic children. Registration will happen at the info booth at the event on the day of. The parade is open to kids ages 0-12.
Pie Eating Contest:
- There will be a pie eating contest for 3 lucky kids. Participants will be randomly selected from people who register to enter at the information booth. Kids must be between the ages of 8 and 12.
- If it happens to rain on our parade, Stars & Stripes will take place at The Shed BBQ on Mobile Street.