Spending the weekend in Laurel? Maybe you’ve got your day plans already mapped out, but here’s your nighttime itinerary.
Dinner & Dessert
Man oh man does Downtown Laurel have some great food! (And sweets.)
A lot of us know what eateries are open during the day, but what about on weekends? And for dinner?
The Loft on Central Ave. has a beautiful, string-lit patio and deck that’s perfect for intimate dinner dates. Or for a group! Lots of business people enjoy coming here for a drink after work.
Local Tip: Try the steak bites!
Mimmo’s Ristorante and Pizzeria is one of Downtown Laurel’s newest editions for dinner! Their ambience, food, and cannolis are to die for.
Local Tip: Mimmo’s food is authentic Italian! Mimmo makes his bread, pasta, and signature dressing from scratch daily.
Delicious Blue Plate at The Pearl Diner!! The best pork chop I’ve ever had! So juicy and tender! ??? . . . . . . . #porkchop #pork #chop #macandcheese #limabeans #cornbread #blueplate #blueplatespecial #laurel #laurelmississippi #hometown #hgtvhometown #ms #mississippi #mississippifood #food #foodie #getinmybelly #yum #yummy
Looking for some comfort food? The Pearl Diner is open on Saturdays for lunch, and Friday nights for dinner.
Local Tip: Miss Pearl’s Banana Pudding is the dessert you need. You’ll be talking about it for days to come. Trust us!
Friday Night Fun
In case you didn’t know, Laurel is a hub for great entertainment. From live music to theatre productions, we got it!
I’m the PROUDEST sis there ever was. How lucky am I to know this human?? @joshdotellzie is going to be #1 on iTunes someday, so don’t forget I called it now. I used to really regret not sticking with my pursuit of music, but I think my purpose is to just love it, and love the people who make it so well❣️Lee’s first open mic night was a huge success in my book. Get off your butt and support local music! Our talent in Laurel is too great to ignore. #iliveinlaurel
Lee’s Coffee & Tea has brand new extended hours, and has welcomed some great new things to the café! Enjoy Lee’s until 9 PM on the weekends, and sometimes later on Open Mic Night.
The first Friday of every month, Lee’s hosts Laurel’s many local musicians for Open Mic Night. Come grab a coffee, craft beer, or a hummus plate and sit back and watch the show!
The second Friday is board game night and the third Friday of the month is Vinyl Night! Bring your favorite record and put in the queue.
Did you know Laurel has a brewery? Well, now you do!
Slowboat Brewing Co. is fun, family friendly, and the place to go for the best live music.
They brew their own in-house craft beer, host food trucks, and have life-size Jenga.
Local Tip: Slowboat is dog friendly. Don’t leave your furry friends at home!
Laurel Little Theatre hosts seasonal productions and events all throughout the year.
Many of our favorite plays have been performed in this historic theatre. Be sure to check out their schedule!
Laurel’s Sip & Stroll Ordinance
The City Beautiful is now home to a “to-go cup” friendly leisure and recreation district.
Get your favorite drinks to-go from our local restaurants and bars, and Sip & Stroll under the lights in Downtown Laurel!
TGIF! There’s always lots of fun things going on in Laurel, but we’ve got some special stuff this weekend. Today is @theknightbutcher’s Ribeye Sandwich Day, @leescoffeetea’s FIRST open mic night with @slowboatbrewco beer, and tomorrow night at 6 is Laurel’s first nighttime Mardi Gras parade! If I left any events out that are going on this weekend, let us know in the comments! ? -Keri #iliveinlaurel
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