30th Year for the Lewis Lights in Purvis
November 28th to December 31st from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
280 White Chapel Rd, Purvis, Mississippi 39475
The Lewis Lights Christmas Light Display started back in 1989. It includes around 200,000 lights and over 300 pieces of handmade wooden displays. The display is open each year from Thanksgiving night until December 31st, 5:30 - 9:00 each night weather permitting. They have a gift shop along with hot chocolate.
Mason Park Christmas Lights
Mendenhall Christmas Parade
Tuesday, December 3th at 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. on Main St S, Mendenhall, MS 39114
Lighting the Way at USM
Wednesday, December 4th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Spirit Park on the campus of Southern Miss.
Hang a shining star upon the highest bough, and start the Christmas season at USM with Lighting the Way, an annual event which features the lighting of an enormous campus tree and other activities.
Annual Jones College Christmas Celebration featuring the Concert Choir
Thursday, December 5, or Friday, December 6, at 6 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Laurel
Enjoy the Christmas season musically and through giving this year. Concert Choir Director, Dr. Joel Dunlap is asking the audience to bring one, new, unwrapped toy to benefit the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Toy Drive as admission to the concerts.
This year’s theme, “I’ll be Home for Christmas” will be highlighting the popular Christmas songs from World War II such as, “I'll Be Home for Christmas,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” and “Sleigh Ride.” The concert will also feature well-known Christmas classics such as, “O Holy Night,” “Joy to the World” and Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring.” The concert will conclude with the choir's signature finale, “Angels We Have Heard on High.”
Laurel Christmas Tree Lighting
Thursday, December 5th at 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Pinehurst Park in Downtown Laurel
Join together with the city of Laurel for the lighting of the city's Christmas tree in Pinehurst Park in downtown Laurel. The festivities will include caroling as well as music from Laurel High School's Select Choir.
Hattiesburg Christmas Parade
Thursday, December 5th at 6 p.m.
Christmas in Hattiesburg with the Annual Hattiesburg Jaycees Christmas Parade followed by our Tree Lighting Event at Town Square Park.
Below is a guide for the night:
Collins Christmas Parade
Thursday, December 5th 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The theme for this year's parade is "The Lights of Christmas".
Only floats will be judged. (A float is defined as an elaborate display mounted on a platform carried by a truck/pulled by a truck in a procession or parade.)
Floats will be judged for creativity, personalization & spirit of Christmas: 1st, 2nd & 3rd.
Lights of the Wild
Charlie Brown Jazz Christmas
Friday, December 6th at 7 p.m. at the Laurel Little Theatre, 408 N 5th Ave in Laurel.