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Your Soup Course… SOUPer Bowl 2017 Welcomes TEN Local Restaurants

SOUPer Bowl 2017, our annual quest for who can produce the “hottest” soup course, is just a week away, and our taste buds are getting excited! Starkville Main Street is proud to announce that TEN of your favorite local restaurants will be competing in this year’s event with a variety of flavors on display. Participating… More

SOUPer Bowl Returns January 28: Call for Restaurant Entries

January chills are here, and the first event of our 2017 event season aims to warm you up! The annual SOUPer Bowl hosted by the Starkville Main Street Association will bring innovative fare from competing local restaurants on Saturday, January 28. This year’s event will be held 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Upstairs at Restaurant Tyler, and… More

MSU vs ARK Game Weekend Guide: November 18-20

We’re celebrating our last New South Weekend of the 2016 campaign as we welcome Bulldog fans and our friends from Arkansas to Mississippi’s College Town! Kick off your game weekend with great tailgating fun in Downtown Starkville with the annual Citywide Tailgate present by United Way. There will also be plenty of time for great shopping and… More

MSU vs TAMU Game Weekend Guide: November 5-6

Mississippi’s College Town is excited to host another great weekend of Mississippi State Football! We always knew Santa was a Bulldog fan, and this weekend he’ll be in town to help us usher in the holiday season with Christmas Open House and Cookies with Santa on Sunday! Check out what’s happening in Starkville in our game weekend… More

Christmas Open House Features 39 Local Shops!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Mississippi’s College Town, and we’re excited to kick off the holiday season this Sunday with our annual Christmas Open House! Starkville will host a special holiday edition of our Bulldog Brunch & Browse special shopping hours, as nearly 40 shops open their doors on November 6… More

Your MSU Homecoming Weekend Guide

Welcome home, Bulldogs! It’s one of our favorite weekends of the year, and so many of our Mississippi State family from across the nation come back to Mississippi’s College Town for Homecoming weekend! Your game weekend begins on Friday evening as we spook out Main Street for the annual harvest fest, Pumpkinpalooza. The free family event… More

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