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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

Starkville Earns Over 70 Honors in Mississippi Magazine’s Annual Best of Mississippi Awards

Mississippi Magazine’s much-anticipated 2016 “Best of Mississippi” reader-voted awards published this week in the magazine’s July/August issue, and we are so proud of the Starkville community for earning a record-breaking 74 honors! Starkville restaurants, retailers, businesses and happenings received 17 “Best of Mississippi” honors  and 57 “M-List” honors. The awards are voted on each year by… 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

Look Book: A Harvest of Fall Tablescapes

Gameday tailgating, Halloween and harvest dinners, Thanksgiving with family and friends… the table is richly spread this autumn with countless ways to savor Starkville. Gathering for the season means sharing hospitality with all the trimmings. We sought the expertise from our friends at Starkville’s Flowers By the Bunch, Occasions and Thyme for ways to reflect the harvest… More

Anatomy of a Downtown Spooky Window

Cooler temperatures are slowly creeping in to Starkville this weekend, and it’s beginning to look a lot like autumn Downtown. Tonight, we are hosting the annual Pumpkinpalooza harvest-fest on Main Street, and our merchants are getting ready with Halloween candy for trick-or-treaters and spooked out window decorations. It takes a lot to turn a mild, maroon-friendly… More