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Let’s DANCE! Your 2017 Starkville NCAA Tourney Weekend Guide

March Madness has arrived in Mississippi’s College Town for the second year in a row! Starkville is proud to serve as one of the host sites for the 2017 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. Bulldog fans and our friends from DePaul, Troy, and Northern Iowa can look forward to great action on the court beginning on Friday at 11:00 a.m. No matter which team you’re cheering, basketball fans can all get behind great weekend shopping and dining, and our Starkville shops and restaurants are ready to roll out the championship carpet for tourney visitors!

Your guide for tourney weekend is here with game times, dining recommendations and special shopping hours at some of our favorite boutiques in a special March Madness edition of our popular Bulldog Brunch & Browse Sunday shopping event. Keep reading for all the details…

TOURNEY SCHEDULE

SUNDAY GAME TIME: 1:30pm

MSU TOURNEY WEBSITE

TICKET INFORMATION

www.HailState.com/tickets or 1-888-GO-DAWGS
Humphrey Coliseum | See On Map | Seating Chart

All-Session Tickets
$40 – Adult Reserved & GA
$18 – Youth Reserved & GA
$18 – Student Reserved & GA

Individual Session Tickets*
$25 – Adult Reserved & GA
$10 – Youth Reserved & GA
$10 – Student Reserved & GA
*Not on sale until Thursday, March 16, at 8:30 a.m.


WEEKEND SHOPPING & DINING

To find Starkville retailers and restaurants, click below for our full categorized listings:

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Looking to savor the unique tastes of Starkville in some truly local fare? Check out our 20 top-seeded choices…



BULLDOG BRUNCH & BROWSE

Join us for special shopping hours on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. prior to the 2nd round tournament final at these great shops Downtown and Around Town…

GREATER MAIN STREET:
Aspen Bay
116 East Main Street, Starkville, MS 39759

Bookmart & Cafe
120 East Main Street, Starkville, MS 39759

Doodle Bugs
123 East Main Street, Starkville, MS 39759

JCG Apparel
221 East Main Street, Starkville, MS 39759

LA Green
117 East Main Street, Starkville, MS 39759

Libby Story
306 University Drive, Starkville, MS 39759

Occasions
115 East Main Street, Starkville, MS 39759

Reeds of Starkville
302 University Drive, Starkville, MS 39759

R. Tabb & Co.
210 East Main Street, Starkville, MS 39759

Style Revel
201 East Main Street, Starkville, MS 39759

Swanky B Boutique
200 East Main Street, Starkville, MS 39759

LAFAYETTE STREET:
George Mary
113B South Lafayette Street, Starkville, MS 39759

Uptown Rustic
108 North Lafayette Street, Starkville, MS 39759

RUSSELL STREET:
Merle Norman Luna Bella
500 Russell Street, Starkville, MS 39759

AROUND TOWN:
Maroon & Co.
87 Cotton Mill Drive, Suite 4, Starkville, MS 39759

Liza Tye & Company
511 Academy Road, Starkville, MS 39759

The Lodge
408 Hwy 12, Starkville, MS 39759

Sports Center
311 Hwy 12, Starkville, MS 39759


SUNDAY BRUNCH

Before the 2nd round final, don’t miss your chance for some delicious brunch or early lunch specialties at these Starkville restaurant favorites…

929 Coffee Bar
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
106 East Main Street, Starkville, MS 39759
Savory house made quiche, breakfast casseroles, sweet breakfast options, coffee
See Menu

Bin 612
11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
612 University Drive, Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

Buffalo Wild Wings
11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
703 Spring Street, Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

Bulldog Burger
11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
702 University Drive, Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

Bully’s Burgers and Wings
11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
500 Russell Street, #26, Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

Central Station Grill
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
200 South Montgomery Street, Starkville, MS 39759
Daily chef specials, Bloody Mary bar, $2 Mimosas and screwdrivers
See Menu

City Bagel Cafe
6 a.m. – 2 p.m.
511 University Drive, Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

Cappe’s Steakhouse
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
105 Eckford Drive, Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

Dave’s Darkhorse Tavern
12 p.m. – 10 p.m.
410 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

Firehouse Sub
10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
327 Highway 12 West, Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

Harveys
11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
406 Hwy 12, Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

Jimmy Johns
11 a.m. – 1 a.m.
87 Mill Street, Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

Lost Pizza
11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
325 Hwy 12, Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

McAlister’s
10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
500 Russell Street #7, Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

Matty’s Starkvegas Cafe
10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
217 E. Main, Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

Moe’s Original BBQ
11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
110 East Main Street, Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

Mugshots
11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
101 N. Douglas Connor Drive, Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

Newks
11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
132 Hwy 12, Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

No Way Jose
11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
125 Hwy 12 W, Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

Penn’s
10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
106 Avenue of Patriots, Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

The Pop Porium
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
119 E. Main Street, Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

Restaurant Tyler
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
100 East Main Street, Starkville, MS 39759
Local food favorites featuring chicken and waffles, eggs benedict, and blue plate menu
See Menu

Ruby Tuesday
11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
110 A Hwy 12 W, Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

Salsaritas
11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
87-1 Mill Street, Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

Shipley Do-Nuts
418 Highway 12 East, Starkville, MS 39759
Over 60 varieties of old fashioned donuts, fresh lemonade, and coffee.
See Menu

Starkville Cafe
6 a.m. – 2 p.m.
211 East Main Street, Starkville, MS 39759
Classic diner offering breakfast sandwiches, omelets, pancakes, waffles, and blue plate lunch
See Menu

Sweet Peppers Deli
11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
904 Hwy 12, Starkville, MS 39759
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Two Brothers Smoked Meats
12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
103 C Rue du Grand Fromage, Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

Umi
11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
315 Hwy 12, Starkville, MS 39759
See Menu

Veranda
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
208 Lincoln Green, Starkville, MS 39759
House made quiche, waffles, omelets, blue plates, and chicken and dumplins
See Menu