On Saturday, April 30, 2022; 9 a.m. 5 p.m.  you will find an assortment of food vendors, arts and crafts along with plenty of fun for the children, along the streets of Downtown Wiggins. The festival is presented by the Stone County Chamber of Commerce and Sponsored by Carpenter’s Pole & Piling.

Enjoy the sounds of local and regional performers throughout the day from the Janice & Ben Carpenter Pavilion at Blaylock Park.    More than eighty vendors, including a variety of artisans and specialty food vendors will fill Pine Hill Ave, College Street and 2nd Street.  There’s something special for the kids including jumpers, rides, a petting zoo and other activities that make for a great family weekend.

The Pine Hill Festival is the largest single event presented by the Stone County Chamber and one of the longest-running festivals in South MS, over forty years since its’ inception.  The festival is planned and organized by a dedicated group of community volunteers and loyal sponsors.    It is a wonderful way to celebrate the heritage of Stone County, our citizens and the creativity found in South Mississippi.  All the recommended safety precautions will be required.  Handwashing stations are scattered about the event area.

The 5K/10K and Kids race starts at 8 a.m. on Saturday while vendors and local businesses are getting geared up for the day.  For animal lovers, the Stone County SPCA’s Annual Mutt Strut will also take place Saturday.