The Star-Spangled Celebration promises to be an evening to remember! Brings the kids, lawn chairs, blankets, and a big appetite to the 2021 fireworks extravaganza on the banks of the Leaf River. Event partners are the City of Petal, the City of Hattiesburg, the Forrest County Board of Supervisors, the Petal Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association. Music entertainment at the Petal River Park features Moonlight Madness and Unfazed. The gates to the Petal River Park open at 6:00 pm with fireworks beginning at 9:00.