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Gameday Guide: Oct 5 – Oct 7

It’s GAME WEEKEND in Mississippi’s College Town and that means New South Weekends with Bulldog fun Friday through Sunday! Read on for details and helpful links for everything happening this weekend…

NEW SOUTH WEEKENDS
are back in Mississippi’s College Town, and we are proud to welcome our family from the Bulldog Nation back home — along with a few of our friends from Auburn as well! We have a lot in store this weekend, so read on to see what’s happening, including great resources for shopping and dining. Be sure to check out our online GAME WEEKEND GUIDE for more information and helpful links for your best game day yet… HAIL STATE!

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5th

Three times a year — Spring, Summer & Fall — Starkville Main Street members open their doors for a night of wine tasting and after-hours shopping with unWINE Downtown. Participating boutiques and shops serve a variety of wine and appetizer pairings. Plus, they offer at least 20% off all merchandise to ticket holders.

Our 2018 Fall edition of unWINE Downtown returns on Friday, October 5! You’ll enjoy great wine tasting and after hours shopping with some of your favorite Main Street member shops! Ticket holders will receive 20% EVERYTHING at participating shops.

Friday, October 5
5:30 – 9:30pm

Check-in 5:30-6:30 ONLY at
GSDP Welcome Center

Tickets: $20 each

Tickets may be purchased online or at the door during check-in.
**Only advance ticket holders will be guaranteed our FALL 2018 limited edition wine glass!

Participating shops include: 

R. Tabb & Co., Fleur-de-Lis, Klara Haloho, Occasions, The Pop Porium, Merle Norman Luna Bella, Reed’s, L.A. Green, George-Mary’s, JCG Apparel, 929 Coffee

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6


2:30 p.m. — CSpire Fan Zone!
 + Road closures begin on MSU Campus
4:15 p.m. — Dawg Walk + Pregame Pep Rally
6:30 p.m. — MSU VS. AUBURN

For the full schedule of #HailState gameday events, visit the MSU GAMEDAY WEBSITE!

GAME WEEKEND EVENTS/SHOPPING

There’s plenty of time this weekend to visit your favorite Starkville shops & boutiques to find tailgating supplies and the latest styles for Saturday’s MAROON game! Thanks to R. Tabb & Co. in downtown Starkville for giving us a peek at some of their gameday fashions.

                                          

TO & FROM THE GAME

Free public parking lots is available in Downtown Starkville in public lots off Jefferson and Lampkin streets, as well as street-side on Lampkin (shown in gold on map below). These allow great opportunities to explore. Two-hour parking is also available street-side in the blue designated areas below.


Starkville offers three options for public transit to and from Davis Wade Stadium on gameday. Check out your options below, and visit SMART TRANSIT for a full list of routes, schedules and arrival times.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

STAY THE WHOLE WEEKEND!
Join us on Sunday for special shopping hours with some of your favorite Downtown retailers as well as delicious brunch! Visit our online Brunch and Browse page for hours and menus for these restaurants serving brunch this Sunday…

BRUNCH OPTIONS:
929 Coffee Bar
Central Station Grill
City Bagel Cafe
Harvey’s
Restaurant Tyler
Starkville Cafe
Bin 612
Two Brothers Smoked Meats
The Veranda
The Camphouse