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

Top Ten Things to Do at Pumpkinpalooza This Friday

It’s time to get your spook on Downtown again! Pumpkinpalooza, our annual harvest festival on Main Street, is back this Friday, October 28, as part of our New South Weekends series, and it’s the perfect way to kick off your MSU Homecoming weekend. The free event will be held on Main Street from 6:00 to… More

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

MSU Game Weekend Guide: Sept 2-4

NEW SOUTH WEEKENDS are back in Mississippi’s College Town, and we are proud to welcome our family from Bulldog Nation back home — along with a few of our neighbors from South Alabama as well! We have a lot in store this weekend, including our inaugural NIGHT MARKET, so read on to see what’s happening, including great… More

Announcing our NIGHT MARKET Vendors!

Mississippi’s College Town is bringing a whole new meaning to Friday Night Lights this weekend a we kick off our 2016 New South Weekends series with a brand new event… NIGHT MARKET! Fire Station Park will take on a new and urban vibe, as the Starkville Main Street Association hosts an upscale street market complete with… More

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

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

Summer unWINE Downtown: All the Details

  Thursday’s almost here, and that means our 2016 summer unWINE Downtown! Take a break from the heat with a little retail therapy in Downtown Starkville this week as we host our popular wine tasting and after hours shopping event. This summer’s line-up also includes the Starkville Area Arts Council’s Art Walk with local artists featured… More

Recap: Starkville “Smokin” at Atlanta Food and Wine Fest

A taste of Starkville’s culinary scene was on display this month at the annual Atlanta Food and Wine Festival on June 2-5, and the best description was “smokin’“! Chef Ty Thames, owner and executive chef of some of Starkville’s most celebrated restaurants, joined the Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau for two events showcasing the tastes of… More