NEWS on LIFE, WORK, & PLAY in Mississippi's College Town

Partnership Releases Tourism Sponsorship Grant Call for Applications

Each year, the Starkville Visitors and Convention Council (VCC), tourism arm of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership, provides thousands of dollars in grant money to facilitate local projects. The goal of the Starkville Visitors & Convention Council (VCC) Sponsorship Grant Program is to fund tourism and community development projects that positively impact the City of… More

Call for Artists: Downtown Art Walk

Call for Artists – Downtown Art Walk! Save the date! Our 2018 New South Weekends schedule features a new rendition of our Downtown Art Walk! The Partnership is currently seeking artists to setup in the Main Street District for this fun, new, artistic retail promotion event! Downtown Art Walk is exclusive to handmade fine art… More

Announcing our 2018 New South Weekends Fall Schedule: The Game Weekend Experience in Mississippi’s College Town

Football season in on the way! Three weeks from today, we will welcome fans and the Bulldog faithful back to Mississippi’s College to kick off Coach Moorhead’s first season of gridiron action. It’s a new era and a new season, as we celebrate new players and new events each home game weekend. The annual New… More

2018 SRW Charity Profile: United Way of North Central Mississippi

Starkville Restaurant Week is less than a week away, and one of the things that makes this seven-day culinary showcase unique is having the opportunity to raise awareness about the three Charity Finalists, nominated by the community. Since the inception of Starkville Restaurant Week, Cadence Bank, our Gold Charity Sponsor, has generously provided $5000 to the local charity receiving the most… More

2018 SRW Charity Profile: Oktibbeha County Humane Society

Starkville Restaurant Week is less than a week away, and one of the things that makes this seven-day culinary showcase unique is having the opportunity to raise awareness about the three Charity Finalists, nominated by the community. Since the inception of Starkville Restaurant Week, Cadence Bank, our Gold Charity Sponsor, has generously provided $5000 to the local charity receiving… More

2018 SRW Charity Profile: Christian World Missions

Starkville Restaurant Week is less than a week away, and one of the things that makes this seven-day culinary showcase unique is having the opportunity to raise awareness about the three Charity Finalists, nominated by the community. Since the inception of Starkville Restaurant Week, Cadence Bank, our Gold Charity Sponsor, has generously provided $5000 to the local charity receiving… More

LET’S DANCE! Your 2018 NCAA Tourney Weekend Guide…

March Madness had arrived in Mississippi’s College Town! Starkville is proud to serve as one of the host sites for the 2018 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. Bulldog fans and our friends from Syracuse, Oklahoma State, and Nicholls can look forward to great action on the court beginning on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Your guide for tourney weekend is here with… More

SAVE THE DATE! Starkville Restaurant Week is April 22-29

It’s the most delicious time of the year… Starkville Restaurant Week returns April 22-29 at participating restaurants. The Starkville Convention & Visitors Bureau is very pleased to announce the 6th annual STARKVILLE RESTAURANT WEEK on April 22-29, 2018. Starkville Restaurant Week aims to showcase the very best culinary specialties Mississippi’s College Town has to offer!… More

Savor our South Kicks-Off with SOUPer Bowl THIS Saturday

Each spring Mississippi’s College Town hosts various creative culinary events in our ‘Savor Our South’ event series. This year’s series kicks-off THIS Saturday with our annual SOUPer Bowl soup tasting contest. Thirteen local restaurants have signed-on to prepare and serve a delicious soup and allow attendees to vote on their favorite choice. Participants compete in… More