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LET’S DANCE! Your 2018 NCAA Tourney Weekend Guide…

March Madness had arrived in Mississippi’s College Town! Starkville is proud to serve as one of the host sites for the 2018 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. Bulldog fans and our friends from Syracuse, Oklahoma State, and Nicholls can look forward to great action on the court beginning on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Your guide for tourney weekend is here with… More

Starkville Earns 67 Best of Mississippi Honors

If you haven’t had a chance to browse Mississippi Magazine’s 2017 “Best of Mississippi” reader-voted awards in the magazine’s July/August issue, you are in for a treat! We are so proud of the Starkville community for earning 67 honors! Starkville restaurants, retailers, businesses and happenings received 15 “Best of Mississippi” honors  and 52 “M-List” honors. The… More

unWINE Downtown is Back! Announcing this Week’s Wine List & Shopping Lineup…

Starkville’s popular unWINE Downtown shopping and wine-tasting event returns this week on Thursday evening as we usher in a great weekend of collegiate basketball and baseball in Mississippi’s College Town! There’s no better way to get a fun Bulldog weekend started than by visiting some of your favorite Downtown shops and boutiques for great after hours shopping…. 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

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

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