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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

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

SOUPer Bowl Returns January 28: Call for Restaurant Entries

January chills are here, and the first event of our 2017 event season aims to warm you up! The annual SOUPer Bowl hosted by the Starkville Main Street Association will bring innovative fare from competing local restaurants on Saturday, January 28. This year’s event will be held 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Upstairs at Restaurant Tyler, and… More

MSU vs ARK Game Weekend Guide: November 18-20

We’re celebrating our last New South Weekend of the 2016 campaign as we welcome Bulldog fans and our friends from Arkansas to Mississippi’s College Town! Kick off your game weekend with great tailgating fun in Downtown Starkville with the annual Citywide Tailgate present by United Way. There will also be plenty of time for great shopping and… More