HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Mississippi's Miss Hospitality 2016 will be crowned in Hattiesburg Saturday night.
The finals of the 67th annual pageant will take place at the Saenger Theater beginning at eight p.m.
Friday night, 27 contestants from across the state competed in the pageant preliminaries.
Miss Hospitality spends a year promoting tourism and economic development in the state.
More than $100,000 in scholarships are presented during the event.