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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


MSU Game Weekend Guide: October 7-9

We’re so excited to have SEC action is back in Starkville this weekends as we welcome the Auburn Tigers to Mississippi’s College Town! Your game weekend begins on Friday evening with one of Starkville’s most popular events, Bulldog Bash. The event hails as the largest outdoor free concert in the state, and kicks off another great weekend… More


MSU Game Weekend Guide: Sept 9-11

  SEC action is back in Starkville this weekend! Your game weekend begins on Friday evening with one of our New South Weekends signature events — unWINE Downtown! The event will kick off another great weekend of fun in Mississippi’s College Town cheering the Bulldogs. There will be plenty of time for great shopping and dining, so… More


Announcing our unWine Downtown Wine List and Shopping Lineup

Plans are shaping up for Friday’s return of unWINE Downtown, as we get geared up for SEC action in Mississippi’s College Town! This unWINE edition features 22 amazing shops throughout the greater Downtown area. We are very excited to include retailers from not only Main Street, but also Lampkin and Lafayette, University Drive, and College… More