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Japanese Taiko Ensemble to Perform Saturday, August 22 at Lee Hall Auditorium

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership is proud to sponsor a performance of the Shirohato Taiko Japanese drum ensemble on Saturday, August 22 at 6:30 p.m. at Lee Hall Auditorium. This unique cultural experience is presented by the Japan-America Society of Mississippi and will showcase over 40 drummers performing this traditional Japanese musical genre. Tickets are… More

New South Weekends 2015: Seven Weekends to Celebrate!

This Fall, there are SEVEN great reasons to spend the whole weekend in Mississippi’s College Town for Bulldog home games, and the Partnership is proud to showcase them! Our annual New South Weekends series kicks off for the 2015 season on Thursday, September 10, prior to the MSU-LSU show-stopper, and this year’s events are filled with fun… More

Award-winning New South Weekends Celebrates 5th Year this Fall

In addition to great gridiron action at Davis Wade Stadium, this fall’s football season also brings the return of New South Weekends for its fifth year, kicking off on Thursday, September 10! The Starkville Main Street Association was honored this summer to receive the award for Best Image or Branding Program from the Mississippi Main Street Association for the development of… More

Starkville Brings in 19 “Bests” in the Mississippi Magazine’s 2015 Best of Mississippi

The July/August issue of Mississippi Magazine is always highly anticipated around the state because each year it showcased the publication’s annual reader-voted “Best of Mississippi” list featuring favorite restaurants, shops, attractions and more from across the state. We are very proud that Starkville is home to a whopping 72 mentions, including 19 “Best Of” designations… More

unWINE Downtown Wine List Announced

unWINE Downtown, our seasonal wine tasting and shopping event with Starkville Main Street members will return on Thursday, June 25 for the 2015 summer edition. The ladies-only event offers a chance to sample summer wine selections and light appetizer pairings, plus shop both trendy and traditional styles and wares from your favorite Downtown shops. unWINE Downtown features… More