Hattiesburg Fall Festivals – Fall 2023 MS Events

Mississippi Pecan Festival - Beaumont, MS - Sep 29 to Oct 1, 2023
Over 250 booths with arts and crafts, antiques, the South’s finest foods, live bluegrass music, demonstrations, raffles and more. Don’t miss the bake-off or pecan pies.

Loblolly Festival - Laurel, MS - Oct 7 to Oct 7, 2023
Annual event held the first Saturday in October. Get heritage with a small town feel with lots of artists, crafters, and craftmen set up downtown. Enjoy great food, funnel cake, and art judging.

Mississippi Peanut Festival - Collins, MS - Oct 7 to Oct 8, 2023
Mitchell Farms host this annual event. Includes over 75 vendors of yard art, jewelry, collectibles, antiques, arts, crafts, and a wide variety of food, plus pumpkin patch and a tour of a working farm with turn of the century antiques. There is also a fundraiser 5K raising funds for St Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Saint John Oktoberfest - Hattiesburg, MS - Oct 7 to Oct 7, 2023
St. John Lutheran Church, with many of its church members descendants of German immigrants, has hosted this annual event for more than 40 years. It shares German food and culture with visitors to raise money for the church’s mission work. They offer German brats, sauerkraut, potato salad and other food for sale while guests listen to folk songs. There is also a silent auction, quilt raffle and deli featuring German meats and desserts.