Yes, it is all you can eat - but only in the park.
The 22nd Annual Downtown Crawfish Jam Music Festival (DCJ) presented in part by Southern Beverage, is set for May 22, 2021 at Walthall Park. DCJ is one of several fun neighborhood events hosted by the Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood throughout the year and serves as their largest fundraiser for the Walthall Foundation.
Walthall Park located in the Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood in Downtown Hattiesburg. This, pay-one-price music festival features an exciting mix of musical acts - featuring four bands- including the Icemen, Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band, a Taste of 59 South, and the Hub City Sound Machine, in addition to all-you-can-eat: crawfish, burger, hot dogs, Coke products and cold beer!
Music is set to start at 11 a.m. and run until 5:30 p.m. The Downtown Crawfish Jam (DCJ) also offers, boiled crawfish, hot dogs, sausage dogs and hamburgers, soft drinks and beer, and a family friendly atmosphere. Walthall Park (located at 600 Walnut Street at the intersection with Rebecca Avenue.
Tickets will be limited due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Therefore all tickets must be purchased in advance. There will be no ticket sales at the gate. Tickets can be purchased on-line NOW or at one of the following locations beginning May 1st: T-Bones Records - 2101 Hardy Street, Midtown; and Signs First - 4400 Hardy Street, West Hattiesburg, and South Mississippi Crawfish Co.- 5032 Old Hwy 11, Oak Grove.
Ticket options include: Adult Ticket $50, Junior Ticket $40 (under 21) (includes admission plus all-you-can-eat and drink) and children 12 and under are admitted free and get a limited food ticket. Valid I.D. required at the gate to receive the "all you can drink beer" wristband. (Crawfish Guaranteed until 3pm only)
Visitors should be aware that there will be limited parking on the streets in the neighborhood. Walnut Street will be closed off between Hall Avenue and Rebecca Avenue and Rebecca Ave will be closed between Walnut St and Court St.
Proceeds from the Festival are reinvested in the community through the HHNA and Walthall Foundation; providing support for projects and events in the Downtown Hattiesburg area. Some of these projects include Historic Preservation Projects and upkeep of the Walthall property as well as, events like the Victorian Candlelit Christmas.
Do you have questions? Do you have an entertainment request for next year?
Reach out, and let's make magic happen.
Walthall Park, 600 Walnut Street, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401, United States