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Celebrate the Fourth of July with Starkville’s Fireworks Show

Join us in Mississippi's College Town for our 4th of July Fireworks show. Due to COVID-19, this year's event is FIREWORKS only. The show begins on Saturday night at 9:00 p.m. Hosted each year by the City of Starkville Parks and Recreation Department, the community is invited to park in the parking lot and overflow lot only of the Starkville Sportsplex. Please enjoy the fireworks from your vehicle or lawn chair and practice social … [Read more...]

5 Things to do This Weekend in Starkville

It's hard to believe we're midway through the year - but as you find yourself in Starkville this weekend make sure to check out these five things to do while enjoying your stay and experience in Mississippi's College Town. #1 EXPLORE UNITY PARK Located on Douglas L. Conner Drive, Starkville Unity Park was inspired by citizens who wanted to honor those who have improved race relations in Oktibbeha County and the state of Mississippi. The park … [Read more...]

Shop Local for Great Father’s Day Gifts – Starkville Gift Guide

Father's Day is right around the corner - shop your favorite Starkville retailers and find Dad the perfect gift this Father's Day right here in Starkville! For any type of Dad - Starkville has a unique retailer or specialty shop just waiting to showcase their gifts for you. For a full chamber directory listing of shopping and specialty retailers, click here. Reed's Department Store - For the Stylish Dad If you’re looking for a gift for the … [Read more...]

Fun Things to do This Weekend in Starkville

Visiting Mississippi's College Town this weekend? We'd like to invite you to enjoy some of our favorite scenic routes and unique experiences right here in Starkville. From the Cotton District to the Starkville Community Market, there is plenty to see and do while enjoying your weekend. #1 TAKE A WALK AT CHADWICK LAKE Chadwick Lake is located next to the Joe Frank Sanderson Center on the campus of MSU. For those who wish to be active, there is a … [Read more...]

Reed’s

Looking for a Starkville Tradition, Look No Further Located in the old historic Starkville Post Office, where many of the original fixtures still remain, Reed’s has been catering to Mississippi State University students and the Starkville community since 1991. After being in business in Tupelo since 1905, the Reed family wanted to extend its vision to Starkville, and it has been a move that the family does not regret. With its two … [Read more...]

5 Things to do This Weekend in Starkville

As you find yourself in Mississippi's College Town this weekend, we'd like to invite you to enjoy some of our favorite scenic routes and unique experiences right here in Starkville. From the Refuge to the Starkville Community Market, there is plenty to see and do while enjoying your weekend. #1 Locate all 17 of Starkville's Historical Markers Did you know that Starkville is home to 17 of the Magnolia State's historical markers? Take the time to … [Read more...]

MSU’s Grant Library Aids HISTORY Channel Miniseries

Premiering on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, the HISTORY Channel miniseries Grant highlighting President Ulysses S. Grant will come to life on television screens across the country. Based off the 2017 New York Times best-selling biography of the 18th President of the United States, the miniseries is written by Ron Chernow and was researched at Mississippi State University’s Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library housed here in … [Read more...]