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VISITHATTIESBURG MISSISSIPPI CRAFT YOUR OWN ADVENTURE WELCOME TO HBURG CRAFT YOUR OWN ADVENTURE Connect with our bustling live music scene and impressive variety of local eateries. Taste the selections created in the barrels of our downtown brewery. Discover our art scene, military museums, and outdoor recreation offerings. Whether business or leisure makes us your destination, experience the authentic flavor our locals cannot get enough of. Come play and stay awhile. We will see you soon! MUSIC TRAIL MARKER THE PORTER PUBLIC HOUSE STAY CONNECTED Connect with Hattiesburg before, during, and after your visit. Use these resources to plan your current (and future!) trips to Hattiesburg. VISITHBURG.ORG Consider this your online Visitors Center! It’s a one-stop shop for all things HBURG. HBURG EDGE NEWSLETTER Sign-up online for a weekly list of happenings. SOCIAL MEDIA Get real-time updates and HBURG highlights. #VISITHBURG #EATHBURG IN PERSON Drop in the Hattiesburg

Visitors Center with questions or to find local crafts and merch to take home with you. PREMIER CITY IN THE GULF SOUTH OPTIMIST PARK HALF SHELL OYSTER HOUSE WEST HBURG CONTEMPORARY CHARM From great eats like Indian Delight and Leatha’s BBQ to a fun outing at Painting with a Twist or a hot stone massage, West Hattiesburg will keep you busy during your trip to HBURG! Check out Turtle Creek Mall’s incredible movie theater, putt-putt golf, or large retail options. Head a little farther West to find MasterChef finalist and Food Network Star Chef Katie Dixon’s Birdhouse Cafe and many other options! BOUTIQUE CHARM MIDTOWN DONUTS MIDTOWN HBURG STAY LIKE A LOCAL The new District at Midtown is perfectly located across from the University of Southern Mississippi! Stay at the Hotel Indigo or grab breakfast at The Midtowner. Feeling saucy? Head over to Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, Taziki’s, Pyro’s Pizza, and many more! Midtown also boasts EIGHT of celebrity chef Robert St. John’s

restaurants! Try Italian at Tabella or cajun cooking at Crescent City Grill. Hit the Hatties[BURGER] trail at Mugshot’s Bar & Grill or Ed’s Burger Joint before you leave HBURG’s center. STRING LIGHTS IN DOWNTOWN DOWNTOWN HBURG EAT, PLAY, & SHOP Whether you’re here for a day out with the family or a weekend getaway with friends, Downtown Hattiesburg has a little something for all explorers. Our town parks, bustling pubs, ice cream parlors, and festivals are the perfect social settings, while local shops and eateries will leave you satisfied yet ready to come back for more! Take a walking tour or bike the Trace. your Downtown Hattiesburg adventure awaits. STREET FESTIVALS HATTIE HUNDRED CYCLING EVENT EATHBURG EXPLORE OUR CULINARY SCENE Taste what the rave is all about while on your visit. Stop in one of our local restaurants for HBURG flavor before satisfying your sweet tooth at one of the many bakeries, coffee shops, and bistros found here. With

approximately 500 restaurants in Hattiesburg and more than 200 of them locallyowned, there’s something for all foodies! For a complete list of delicious offerings in HBURG, go to JUTAMA’S THAI RESTAURANT TOWN SQUARE BAKERY SHOPHBURG RETAIL THERAPY AWAITS Bring an extra suitcase because we have everything you need for a proper shopping spree! There are boutiques around every corner, and Turtle Creek Mall at the end of the strip. If vintage finds are more your style, hop into The Lucky Rabbit the first Thursday through Sunday each month. Tickle your funny bone at Bombshell Comics & Stuff or discover upscale decor at Accents Fine Home Interiors and Gifts. THE LUCKY RABBIT LARGE RETAILERS 3,000+ HOTEL ROOMS STAYHBURG RELAX & STAY AWHILE Kick back in HBURG, you’ve earned it. Our welcoming hotels offer a host of modern amenities with a friendly staff ready to serve each guest! Settle in during your business or leisure travel at one of our

globally-recognized hotels, or try a locally-owned option. Make Hattiesburg feel like home at a B&B or an extended stay property. COTTON BLUES LIVE AT 5 - OUTDOOR CONCERTS CHILLHBURG ENJOY OUR NIGHTLIFE The early bird may get the worm, but the night owl has all the fun! Chill at one of our local bars while you sip craft beer or enjoy custom cocktails. From cover bands to local jazz, you can find live music any night. No matter how you like to spend your evening, we have something for you at our historic theaters or intimate live music venues. When you’re ready to call it a night, hop on a trolley or call another local transportation option. PLAYHBURG FUN AROUND EVERY CORNER Whether outdoor adventure or stepping it up on the dance floor is your cup of tea, kick your weekend off in HBURG. Grab your spokes and bike 42 miles down the Longleaf Trace, or canoe one of our three public waterways. Plan a family outing to the Hattiesburg Zoo, and climb into the sky on the High

Ropes Adventure Course. Pop into a shop in Downtown Hattiesburg, or revel in the savory scene for a bite at a Midtown or West Hattiesburg eatery. Thirsty? Round off your evening with beats and brews. PET-FRIENDLY HIGH ROPES ADVENTURE COURSE WALNUT SQUARE GIFTS & STATIONERY LONGLEAF TRACE NATURE COURSE THEMED ITINERARIES CATERED TO YOU Plan a weekend getaway or multi-day stay in HBURG. Art & Architecture - For those who enjoy public art and creative details Happy-Go-Lucky - For carefree shopaholics Stars & Stripes - For military and history buffs Zoo, Brew, & Bites - For animal lovers and foodies Girlfriend Getaway - For you and your best pals HBURG EVENTS WHAT’S HAPPENING IN HBURG Join us for one of our many annual events. Music, art, outdoor recreation, holiday spirit - we have you covered! Spring: Street Festivals · Live at 5 Outdoor Concerts · Hattie Hundred Cycling Race · HubFest · National Travel & Tourism Week · Rise and Shine Half Marathon,

10K, & 5K · Free Comic Book Day · Irish-Italian Festival Summer: Farmer’s Market · SummerTunes · Star-Spangled Celebration · Craft Beer Fest · Mississippi Miss Hospitality Competition · FestivalSouth (Two Weeks!) · Best of the PineBelt · Dog Days 5K · Downtown BBQ Showdown Fall: Live at 5 Outdoor Concerts · Mobile Street Renaissance Festival · ZooBoo · Rocky Horror at the Saenger · HBURG Restaurant Week · Avenues Halloween Parade · Homebrew Competition · Women’s Expo · Friday Night at the Fountain · Brown Bag Concert Series · Bourbon Celebration · Shop Small Saturday Winter: Holiday Open House · Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade · Olde Tyme Christmas · Pine Belt Holiday Expo & Market · ZooLights · Victorian Candlelit Christmas · Ghosts of Christmas Past Walking Tours FARMERS MARKET HISTORIC MUSIC & EVENT VENUE THE THIRSTY HIPPO CHEWY THE SLOTH T-BONES RECORDS & CAFE HBURG BUCKET LIST

See a sloth at Hattiesburg Zoo Tour Southern Prohibition Brewery while sipping a pint of Suzy B or Devil’s Harvest Jam out to live music Step back in time at the Mississippi Armed Forces Museum at Camp Shelby Shop vintage finds at The Lucky Rabbit Bike or hike the Longleaf Trace Watch a play at USM’s Mannoni Performing Arts Center or William Carey’s Tatum Theatre Chow down on a Hatties[BURGER] (Check out our burger blog for ideas!) Take a walking tour to see historic architecture and public art sculptures Wake up with a coldbrew Go on a literary adventure with Curious George and other children’s classics at the de Grummond collection Explore the 1964 Freedom Summer Trail - the historic path of the Civil Rights Movement in Hattiesburg GIRLFRIEND GETAWAY PUBLIC ART HATTIESBURG TRAIN DEPOT GET AROUND HBURG PUT IT IN GEAR The Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport services Chicago and Dallas daily. Amtrak’s Crescent Route travels from New Orleans

to New York, with passenger stops at the Hattiesburg Train Depot. Hub City Transit is the main source of daytime public transportation, and the Hattiesburg Trolley is great for weekend nightlife and attractions. Once here, Uber and rental car options are available for on-demand transportation. DRIVING DISTANCES MS Gulf Coast - 1.5 hours New Orleans - 1.75 hours Birmingham - 3.25 hours Jackson - 1.5 hours Mobile - 1.75 hours Memphis - 4.5 hours VISITORS CENTER Conveniently located at the intersection of Interstate 59 and US Hwy 49 at Exit 67A 5 Convention Center Plaza Hattiesburg, MS 39401 Open Monday - Friday, 9AM - 5 PM 601.2967475 HATTIESBURG: THE HUB CITY