National Night out in Hattiesburg

National Night Out is a beloved event across our city and throughout our neighborhoods. 

National Night Out in Hattiesburg is an annual celebration of the community and its partnership with law enforcement and first responders – both essential to making all of Hattiesburg’s neighborhoods a safer, more caring place to live, work and play.

On Friday, September 29, 2023, the city officials and departments will kick off the 40th Anniversary of National Night Out in Hattiesburg by joining Live at Five at Town Square Park (100 Main Street), from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m.

The kick-off event will include live music, food vendors, touch-a-truck opportunities for children and interaction with first responders from the Hattiesburg Police Department, Hattiesburg Fire Department, Forrest County Sheriff’s Office and elected officials from both the city and the county.

The kick-off for National Night Out serves as a precursor to neighborhood parties on Tuesday, October 3, from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. 

All neighborhood associations interested in hosting a party on Oct. 3 can sign up and/or pick up party packets at the Live at Five event on Sept. 29. Neighborhood representatives can also sign up at

For questions, reach out to Tonya Jordan at 601-554-1005 or


Neighborhood parties will take place on Tuesday, October 3, from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at a variety of locations throughout the City.