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Starkville: Mississippi's College Town

For families, singles, and retirees, the Starkville community and adjacent Mississippi State University offer an abundance of places to see, events to attend, and activities to enjoy. The opportunities cover a multitude of interests from SEC sporting events, participatory sports, outdoor recreation, tours, rodeos, historical sites and buildings, and festivals to concerts, art galleries, and museums – and, of course, a wide range of shopping and dining options. Well-maintained city and county parks provide convenient venues for many activities

Recent News

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… More

unWINE Downtown is Back! Announcing this Week’s Wine List & Shopping Lineup…

Starkville’s popular unWINE Downtown shopping and wine-tasting event returns this week on Thursday evening as we usher in a great weekend of collegiate basketball and baseball in Mississippi’s College Town! There’s no better way to get a fun Bulldog weekend started than by visiting some of your favorite Downtown shops and boutiques for great after hours shopping…. More

Your Soup Course… SOUPer Bowl 2017 Welcomes TEN Local Restaurants

SOUPer Bowl 2017, our annual quest for who can produce the “hottest” soup course, is just a week away, and our taste buds are getting excited! Starkville Main Street is proud to announce that TEN of your favorite local restaurants will be competing in this year’s event with a variety of flavors on display. Participating… More