|For more information contact:
Walthall County Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 227
Tylertown, MS 39667
(601) 876-2680 or email us
2013 Event Schedule
Martin Luther King Parade
Monday, January 21 Downtown Tylertown
Saturday, March 23, 11:00 a.m. (registration 10:30) Centennial Square
Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 23, 1:00 p.m. (registration 12:30) Holmes Water Park
May 16-18 Southwest Events Center
The Bluegrass Festival is held the 3rd Saturday in May each year and the three-day musical event draws
people from many parts of the US.
Memorial Day Ceremony
Monday, May 27, 2012 5:30PM Legion Hut
American Legion Post 56 hosts a Memorial Day Ceremony on the last Monday of May.
Saturday, June 1 Holmes Water Park
The Dairy Festival is held the first Saturday in June at the Holmes Water Park within the city limits of
Tylertown. The festival is a day-long celebration that includes arts-crafts booths, a spelling bee, a sack
race, turtle races, and a fireworks display among many other events.
Townwide Halloween Party
Thursday, October 31 - 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Downtown Businesses
Kids age 10 and under!
Local merchants encourage employees to wear costumes and costumed children are welcome to come for
Halloween Trick or Treat
Thursday, October 31 - 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Holiday Open House
Thursday, November 7, All Day Downtown Businesses
Refreshments at some businesses
Christmas Tree Lighting
Friday, Nov 15, 5:30 p.m. Centennial Square
Townwide Holiday Sale
Friday, November 22, 2012
Christmas Bazaar APPLICATION
Friday, Nov 15 and Saturday, Nov 16 Southwest Events Center
Craft Fair & Flea Market Items, Christmas Cheer, Great Food
Christmas in the Park
Nov. 28 through Dec. 31 Holmes Water Park
Christmas in the Park – Each year local volunteers host an elaborate lighted holiday display at Holmes
Water Park from Thanksgiving Day until New Years Eve. It is open nightly from 6pm to 8:30pm and is a
spectacular event enjoyed by the young at heart...
Santa Comes to Town
Friday, Nov 29, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Agri-Heritage Bldg.
Children's program - story telling with Mrs. Claus, photos with Santa, etc. (Behind Trustmark)
Tuesday, Dec. 3, 5:30 p.m. Downtown
Floats line up by Tylertown Elementary after 3:00 p.m. Please register in advance (no entry fees)
Call Alisa Leggett at 601.876.4911
Country Christmas Festival
Friday, Dec 6 Agri-Heritage Bldg.
Crafters, old-timey craft demonstrations, refreshments, entertainment (Behind Trustmark)
Booth space available - APPLICATION
Friday, Dec 13, 6:00 p.m. Agri-Heritage Bldg.
Must be present to win the grand prizes; entertainment starts at 5 p.m. (Behind Trustmark)
Local Attractions and Clubs
Bogue Chitto River and Magee’s Creek canoeing and tubing trips – The Canoe & TrailOutpost
(601-876-6964) and the Sweetwater Park & Canoe Renting (601-876-6964) offer several types of packages
to meet all individual needs.
Holmes Water Park – Located within the city limits of Tylertown and bordering on Magee’s Creek, the
park offers softball fields, volleyball courts, and picnic areas. The park is adjacent to the Walthall County
Multi-purpose building and over 130 RV hook-ups. For more information, please call 601-876-4011
Quail Hunting is popular in Walthall County and available to the public here:
Deep South QuailHunts (601-551-6573)
MS-LA Quail Hunters Paradise (601-876-1021)
PKS Quail and Pheasant Hunts (504-491-9377)
Thornhill Shooting Preserve (601-684-2138)
Lake Walthall – The lake is located just south of Tylertown and offers fishing, swimming, and boating
Tylertown Country Club – The country club offers a swimming pool, tennis courts, and a nine hole golf
course. For more information please call 601-876-2510.
Walthall Community Club – The club offers a swimming pool, tennis courts, and organized bridge clubs.
For more information please call 601-876-2365.
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