Welcome to our annual listing of local Christmas parades and
other Christmas-themed events. To have yours listed in this space,
please e-mail email@example.com and, in the body of the
message, let us know when and where it's taking place and a phone
number, website and/or e-mail address we can pass along to
Nov. 30th Hattiesburg 6:00pm (followed by tree lighting at 7:00pm at Town Square Park; www.facebook.com/hattiesburgjaycees)
Dec. 1st Columbia 6:00pm
Dec. 2nd Ellisville 2:00pm
Dec. 2nd Petal 4:00pm (lighting of the Christmas tree follows at Hinton Park, formerly Relay Park; www.petalchamber.com or 601-583-3306)
Dec. 9th Ovett 11:00am (lineup at 10:00am; 601-498-0017, 601-433-3189, 601-689-0508, 601-530-2979)
Nov. 17th, 18th, 22nd Christmas in the Park in Tylertown
Wagon rides take place November 17 and 18 from 6:00 until 8:30 each
night with a walking tour on November 22 -- also from 6:00 until
8:30. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children. Bring
the kids to meet Santa, and enter to win a door prize. For more
details, visit www.co.walthall.ms.us/christmas-in-the-park.html or call 601-876-2656.
Nov. 30th JCJC presents "A Jingle Jazz Christmas"
Concert starts at 7:00pm (Santa visits at 6:00pm) at the M.P. Bush Fine
Arts Auditorium on the JCJC campus in Ellisville. JC Jazz, JC Voices
and a new group, The Bridge, will perform traditional and jazzy
Christmas tunes. Admission is one new unwrapped toy for the
Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program. For more details, call
Dec. 2nd Laurel Kiwanis Pancake Day
Takes place from 6:00am-1:00pm at the YWCO and First Baptist
Church. Tickets are $5.00 each from any Kiwanis Club member or
$6.00 at the door. Like www.facebook.com/Kiwanislaurel for more details.
Dec. 8th African Children's Choir
Performing at 6:30pm at Good Hope Baptist Church (331 Purvis Oloh Rd.,
Purvis). Admission is free; donations are welcome. For more
details, visit www.africanchildrenschoir.com or call the church at 601-794-2972.
Dec. 9th Christmas in Ovett
Starts at noon at the Ovett baseball field. Please bring your
lawn chairs. For more details, call 601-788-4073 or
Dec. 16th Jeff Bates' Christmas Show: "Once Upon A Star"
Starts at 6:00pm at New Bethany Baptist Church (2798 Highhway 588,
Ellisville). For more details, call the church at 601-763-7300.