Day in the Park

About the Event

Day  in the Park begins with a 5K Race and 1-Mile Fun Run for participants  of all ages. The 5K starts at 8:00 a.m., immediately followed by the Fun  Run. 

  

Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m
Mason Park - Laurel, Mississippi

Day  in the Park is the Laurel Arts League’s largest annual event, which  takes place the first Saturday each May in Mason Park. The day begins  with a 5K race followed by a Fun Run. Throughout the day, patrons can  enjoy live music, student and juried art competitions, delicious  festival cuisine, children’s activities, and the works of skilled  craftsmen from across the region. 

Please contact the Laurel Arts League with any questions about Day in the Park.

5K Race and Fun Run

Day  in the Park begins with a 5K Race and 1-Mile Fun Run for participants  of all ages. The 5K starts at 8:00 a.m., immediately followed by the Fun  Run. Sign up here: 

About Day in the Park

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Race the 5K and Fun Run

Our Day of fun begins at 8am with the 5K and Fun run! Last year's theme of "MAY the FOURTH be with you" was a huge hit. Look for the 2020 race registration to go live in the February or March.

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Enjoy Live Music

From 10am until 3pm every year, we host fun bands, local dance troupes, and talented school choirs! Bring your Lawn chair and come enjoy!

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Purchase art from talented regional artists

Artisans from all over our region have come to Day in the Park for years. Don't miss this chance to discover new art you'll love.

Even More

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View the Local Student Art Exhibit

Students from Kindergarten to 12th grade exhibit their art in a large tent, at Day in the Park. Judged by local artists and art educators, the winners are given a small scholarship and ribbon.

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Create Art and Crafts with your children

Local civic organizations, churches and businesses provide fun opportunities for children to get hands-on with art and crafts throughout the day! Make sand art, get your face painted, and much more! 

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Buy the T-shirt and support the arts in Laurel!

Every year a local arts designs our tshirt and they're for sale at Misty's in Laurel.