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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

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

MSU vs TAMU Game Weekend Guide: November 5-6

Mississippi’s College Town is excited to host another great weekend of Mississippi State Football! We always knew Santa was a Bulldog fan, and this weekend he’ll be in town to help us usher in the holiday season with Christmas Open House and Cookies with Santa on Sunday! Check out what’s happening in Starkville in our game weekend… More