PACC Speaker Series Luncheon

Petal Civic Center

Join us for our April Speaker Series Luncheon featuring Judge Gay Polk-Payton.  Share news about your business and learn about Petal events.  Don't forget to bring a door prize.

The Fauré Requiem

Petal Presbyterian Church 305 S Main Street, Petal

The Petal Presbyterian Church Choir will be joined by a chamber orchestra and singers from the University of Southern Mississippi to present Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem in D minor. The composer intended this work to capture the serenity of eternal rest from an inward and somber perspective. Instead of the symphonic version most commonly performed, we […]



Town Square Park 100 Main Street, Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter #62 presents VetFest 2022 on May 21st, 2022, from 10am to 4pm. This inaugural event will be held at the City of Hattiesburg’s Town Square Park and this free event will feature live music, business and food vendors, and more! This business Expo-styled event will not only allow our […]


Dog Days 5K & Two Mile Walk

Kamper Park Hattiesburg

Join us on Saturday, June 11, 2022, for the Dog Days 5K & 2 Mile Walk at FestivalSouth! This is a great event for the whole family that benefits the Hub City Service Dogs program, a nonprofit organization in Hattiesburg, MS, that trains service dogs for individuals with medical disabilities. The 5K and Two-Mile is […]

Kid Gardening Camp

Grand Central Outfitters 128 S. Main St., Petal, MS

Petal Healing Garden is hosting the 1st Annual Age 2-12 Kid Gardening Camp on Saturday, July 23rd from 10am – 3pm at Grand Central Outfitters in Petal, MS. Tickets are available through July 22nd online at The cost, including processing fees, is $12.24 per child. Tickets will be available the day of the event […]

Take Me Out to the Home Run Derby!

Robert E. Russell Sports Complex, Petal 605 Hillcrest Loop, Petal, MS

Petal Healing Garden is hosting Take Me Out to the Home Run Derby! on Saturday, August 20th from 6pm – 9pm at the Robert E. Russell Sports Complex in Petal, MS. The entry fee is $10. This is an adult only derby. Please bring your own bat; none will be provided on site. Donations of […]


Petal Christmas at the Mansion

First Lady, Elee Reeves, is requesting ornaments from cities across the state to decorate the tree at the Governor’s Mansion. Ornaments may be: *Created from any medium or material. *No larger than 8 in. x 8 in. *Reflect a story, tradition, famous person, or notable fact about our hometown. *Include ornament’s story to share with […]

Petal Farmer’s Market

Hinton Park, Petal, MS 214 S. Main St., Petal, MS

Please join us September 10, October 8, and November 5 at Hinton Park from 8-11am for the Petal Farmers' Market. To participate as a vendor, please use the forms at to apply. Booth fees are $15 for food vendors and $5 for non-food vendors. Contact us with any questions.

September Speaker Series Luncheon

Petal Civic Center

Chamber members and their guests are invited to join us at the September Speaker Series Luncheon featuring a presentation about one of Mississippi's largest industries, Ingalls Shipbuilding.

Stuff A Truck Diaper Drive

Help fill the truck with much needed diapers for our local families.  The Junior Auxilary Diaper Bank helps supply Petal Excel By 5 and the Coleman Center for Families & Children with diapers that we distribute to our families in need.

Artist Demonstration

Hancock Whitney Petal Room

Roxie and Avery Routt will be teaching us some great painting techniques and tips.

Grub in the Garden with Felder Rushing

Join Petal Healing Garden for Grub in the Garden with Felder Rushing on Saturday, September 24th. This event will be held at the city community garden site located behind Russell Sports Complex. To access the garden, follow Logan Street (beside Petal Sonic) to the end, then take a left. Horticulturist and host of MPB’s Gestalt […]


Helping Our Heros

Hinton Park, Petal, MS 214 S. Main St., Petal, MS

Join us for a fun filled, family friendly event for a very good cause. Helping Our Heros Awareness Walk and Family Fest encourages you to participate by walking sponsored laps at Hinton Park. Following the walk, there will be fun jumps for the kids, food, arts & crafts vendors and live music beginning at 1:00 […]

Paw Pup Vaccination Clinic

Tractor Supply, Petal 1253 MS 42, Petal, MS

On Tuesday, September 27th from 9am-1pm, Southern Pines Healthy Pet Clinic will be hosting a Paw Pup Clinic for the residents of Petal and surrounding areas. For this dog-only event, we will be offering low cost wellness services such as core vaccines, flea prevention, and heartworm tests. A $10 basic exam is required. These services […]


Downtown FAM Jam

Grand Central Outfitters 128 S. Main St., Petal, MS

The Petal Downtown FAM Jam is back this Fall. Join the fun on Main Street on Saturday, October 1, 2022 from 4:00-7:00 pm. Listen to live music by 18 Miles while enjoying delicious food from local vendors. Visit and shop with our local artists and craftsmen as you enjoy catching up with friends and family. […]

Speaker Series Luncheon

Petal Civic Center

Please join us for the Petal Area Chamber of Commerce Speaker Series Luncheon.  Our speaker will be Paige Hutchinson who will inform us about Work Based Learning at Petal High School.  Connect with other Petal businesses and learn what is happening in our community.

2022 Petal Marching Band Invitational

Panther Stadium, 1145 MS-42, Petal, MS 39465 1145 MS-42, Petal

Enjoy a day full of live musical and visual performances featuring a multitude of marching bands from across the state of Mississippi. Satisfy your hunger at the concession stand. Be sure to grab a refreshing Coca-Cola beverage. Credit and debit cards will be accepted onsite via Square. We invite everyone to delight in stunning performances, […]


Petal Social Worker’s Conference

Petal Civic Center

Moving Forward: Embracing the Power of the Person Centered Practices Topic 1—Important To/For Concept & Person Centered Thinking (1.50 CEUs- General) This topic shares the importance of understanding the wants and needs of a person and how to support them in planning the life they desire.  Topic 2—Matching and One Page Descriptions (1.25 CEUs- General) […]



You don't want to miss the 3rd Annual Monster Mash Mud Run, benefiting Habitat for Humanity of the Pine Belt! It is a 5K and a 10K race. This is a professionally timed event. October 29th will be a day full of mud, obstacles, fun, food and frights! Please join us. Click and register TODAY, […]

Run the River Ultra Challenge & Relay

Run the River Ultra Challenge and Relay hosted by the City of  Petal offers runners a beautiful trek along the Leaf River under a canopy of hardwoods at Petal River Park. Teams of 1, 2, or 3-4 members run or walk on well-maintained trails for 6 hours. The approximate 2.5 mile loop course includes wide […]

5th Annual Bourbon Celebration

Canebrake Country Club

The Pinebelt Foundation will host the Fifth Annual Bourbon Celebration on Thursday, November 3, 2022 at Canebrake Country Club. The Bourbon and Wine VIP Tasting Experiences* will begin at 5:30pm sharp, followed by the larger Bourbon Celebration at 6:30pm. All ticket holders will taste an array of bourbons while enjoying a variety of entertainment . Other special […]

Open House at 160 Highland Circle, Petal

JUST LISTED! Holding this fabulous top-to-bottom remodel open for the public this Sunday afternoon, November 6th between 1:30 to 2:30 pm. 5 Bedrooms and 3 Baths; private and secluded location; 5 minutes from Evelyn Gandy Parkway; and Petal Schools. $269,900 Call today or come see THIS Sunday! More info: Listing Agent Adam Watkins The […]


Petal Civic Center

As business owners, consumers, and homeowners we have questions and few answers about the future of our energy needs and supplies. Let's learn together from our guest, Shawn Waldron, from the Consumer Energy Alliance. Bring a potential chamber member as a guest!  Door prizes welcome.


Petal Civic Center

The Veteran's Appreciation Celebration is a family friendly event honoring our local veterans.  We will grill hamburgers and hotdogs for our Veterans and celebrate their contribution to our country.  The Veteran's Appreciation Celebration is proudly sponsored by Trustmark Bank.   Information only booths are welcome.  Please call 601-583-3306.  

Red Beans & Ricely Yours

207 Mobile Street 207 Mobile St., Hattiesburg

Come join us for a Sunday Serenade. Enjoy Red Beans & Rice, Beverages and Live Music!  Free Admission.


Now in its 2oth  year, Shop Petal First has evolved into a traditional community event.  It’s more than sales, door prizes, and contests.  It’s about our local merchants, our families, our community, and our desire to keep the Christmas season close to home. Visit participating merchants for fabulous sales and door prizes.  Register to win […]

Shop Petal First Holiday Market

Petal Harvey Baptist Church Fellowship Hall 600 S. Main St., Petal

Shop for unique holiday gifts sold by local artists and vendors during Shop Petal First. If you are interested in being a vendor you may call 601-583-3306 or click on the links below.  If you are interested in membership in the Petal Arts Council, call Libby @ 601-466-9418. HOLIDAY MARKET Rules 2022 Holiday Market Vendor […]

Shop Petal First Gala and Silent Auction Fundraiser

Petal Civic Center

A celebration of the arts in Petal! Entertainment by local musicians, dancers, and singers, and food provided by local restaurants. Local artists will be represented in our fundraising silent auction.

2022 Festival of Trees

Willie Hinton Park 718 S. Main St., Petal, MS

Get into the holiday spirit and make Hinton Park MAGICAL!  Decorate a tree to display in the park during the month of December.  Be creative and showcase your business or organization in a unique way.  Challenge your family and neighbors to be a part of this holiday tradition.  Click on the link below for more […]

2022 Petal Christmas Parade

Celebrate the holiday season at the annual Petal Christmas Parade.  The theme for this year's parade is "Santa's Best Helpers". This parade is an area favorite and one of the few evening parades. The parade will feature the Coca-Cola Santa Truck and dozens of floats, walkers, bands, and of course, Santa. Immediately following the parade, festivities will continue […]

Celebration in the Park

Willie Hinton Park 718 S. Main St., Petal, MS

Keep the Holiday Spirit growing by visiting the Celebration in the Park and Festival of Trees immediately following the Petal Christmas Parade. Listen to live music, shop at vendor booths and eat at our food vendors. Santa will be available for photos and we will light the Petal Christmas Tree. Interested in being a vendor? […]

2022 ANNUAL BANQUET Celebrating 60 years!

Petal Civic Center

For 60 years, the Petal Chamber of Commerce has supported our businesses and community.  Join us as we celebrate the growth of Petal and our commitment to the businesses we serve.  Awards will be presented to our Firefighter of the Year, Police Officer of the Year, Bobby Runnels Leadership Award and the Spirit of Petal […]

February Speaker Series Luncheon

Petal Civic Center

Learn, connect, and relax at the Petal Chamber of Commerce Speaker Series Luncheon. All members and potential members are welcome.

Petal Paw Pup Clinic

Tractor Supply, Petal 1253 MS 42, Petal, MS

Southern Pines Healthy Pet Clinic is hosting a Paw Pup Clinics for the residents of Petal and surrounding areas. For these dog-only events, we will be offering low cost wellness services such as core vaccines, flea prevention, and heartworm tests. A $10 basic exam is required. These services are available for dogs who are at […]