Event Facilities

When planning a reunion, know that Hattiesburg has a diverse list of superior facilities, one of which is sure to fit your group's needs perfectly. Our impressive facilities are waiting to exceed your every expectation while serving as your reunion venue of choice.

City of Hattiesburg Community Centers

200 Forrest Street
Hattiesburg, MS 39401


Hattiesburg is home to five community centers along with several outdoor, open-air spaces that can accommodate groups of all sizes. Each of the city’s centers has its own character, and several are located in Hattiesburg’s Downtown and Historic districts. The Jackie Dole, C.E. Roy and Sigler Centers, along with the Historic Cultural Center and Hattiesburg Recreation Center, find themselves hosts to approximately 250,000 visitors each year.

Forrest County Multipurpose Center

962 Sullivan Road
Hattiesburg, MS 39401


With more than 120,000 square feet in the main arena, the center can transform event space into the planner’s personal showplace. The main arena is capable of hosting concerts, rodeos and trade shows and offers stadium seating for more than 2,500, while the Extension Conference Center is ideal for receptions and reunion functions for up to 300 people. Adjacent is a 160-acre RV complex fully equipped with 147 full-service sites.

Lake Terrace Convention Center

1 Convention Center Plaza
Hattiesburg, MS 39401


With more than a decade of experience, the Lake Terrace Convention Center is the place for affordable meeting luxury. Located on a 32-acre park setting overlooking a 2-acre lake, the facility offers more than 68,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, which includes an exhibit hall, up to 10 meeting rooms, a state-of-the-art conference room, 3 pre-function areas and several unique outdoor event spaces.

Thad Cochran Center

University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

A symbol of beauty, elegance and Southern Miss heritage, the four-story Thad Cochran Center offers space to accommodate a variety of functions. The center boasts a grand ballroom that can accommodate up to 900 or can be divided into three rooms, each accommodating 300. The facility also has 10 meeting rooms, 2 open pre-function areas and a technology atrium.

Historic Train Depot

Historic Downtown Hattiesburg
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

At the heart of Historic Downtown Hattiesburg sits an architectural gem — the newly renovated Historic Train Depot. Built in 1910 in the Italian Renaissance-style, the crowning jewel of the depot's 14,000 square feet of space is the Grand Ballroom. With the capacity to accommodate receptions or events for up to 400, the ballroom flows out to an open-air canopy, setting the stage for an unforgettable event.

Accommodations with Convention/Meeting Space:
Courtyard by Marriott – 601-268-3050
Hampton Inn – 601-264-8080
Hilton Garden Inn – 601-261-3770
Holiday Inn & Suites – 601-296-0302
La Quinta Inn – 601-268-2850