Loblolly Applications will be available in June

Thank you for your interest in the Loblolly Festival! Unfortunately, applications are currently closed. This is our largest event, and we completely understand the desire to get your application in as soon as possible. We will make applications available in early June so that we can fully manage the event. Until then, we will be working hard on our other programs and services that lead to a vibrant and sustainable Downtown Laurel. We hope to see you at Loblolly and our other events until then!


Events in Mississippi’s Downtown

The Magnolia State Bank Chili Cook Off

December Downtown

Downtown Thursdays

Small Business Saturday

Touch A Truck


Written by Judi Holifield

Judi Holifield's career as a music educator spans 25 years, and, before working for Laurel Main Street, she directed the Whole Schools Initiative for the Mississippi Arts Commission. She frequently serves as a grant panelist for arts agencies, including the National Endowment for the Arts, and considers Laurel her home.