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Egg Bowl Game Weekend Guide!

It’s Egg Bowl Week in Mississippi’s College Town! We’re thankful to be able to celebrate Thanksgiving with our Bulldog family in one of MSU’s greatest traditions — the Battle for the Golden Egg! This weekend will be filled with maroon and white fun, and special shopping opportunities on Maroon Friday so read on to see what’s happening. You’ll find great information and helpful links for your best Egg Bowl weekend yet… HAIL STATE!

 


TUESDAY, NOV 21

Your Egg Bowl weekend gets started early with a special Dawg Talk on Tuesday evening, featuring great conversations with Coach Dan Mullen…

Dawg Talk with Coach Dan Mullen: 7 PM at The Veranda
Students Receive 10% Off Meal!

 


WEDNESDAY, NOV 22


UNDEFEATED MEN’S BASKETBALL!

7:00pm — MEN’S Basketball vs Stephen F. Austin – Humphrey Coliseum

 


THURSDAY, NOV 23 – THANKSGIVING GAME DAY!

 

2:30 pm  —  CSpire Fan Zone!
Enjoy autographs with Miss Mississippi at 4:30 and photos with Jak at 5:30
4:30 pm — Dawg Walk & Pep Rally
6:30 pm — Kickoff >> MSU vs. Ole Miss

THANKSGIVING DAY DINING

A great selection of Starkville restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving Day before and after the game featuring all the fixings, Mississippi State style!

GAME WEEKEND SHOPPING

Be sure to visit your favorite Starkville shops & boutiques to find tailgating supplies and the latest styles all game weekend! Our Downtown merchants have something for Bulldogs of all ages, and an eclectic array of maroon and white tableware, styles, decor and more!

Before Saturday’s contest with Ole Miss, be sure to plan time to enjoy Starkville’s many local shops and restaurants! Our Starkville Main Street members always roll out the maroon carpet with sidewalk sales, dining and drink specials and more! This Google Map will serve as your walking tour guide!

View SHOP DOWNTOWN STARKVILLE in a larger map

Need some recommendations for where to eat? Be sure to check out our Savor Starkville page for more about the culinary scene in Starkville, or download one of our Culinary Maps!


 

TO & FROM THE GAME… LOGISTICS

PARKING DOWNTOWN:
Free public parking lots is available in Downtown Starkville in public lots off Jefferson and Lampkin streets, as well as street-side on Lampkin (shown in gold on map below). These allow great opportunities to explore. Two-hour parking is also available street-side in the blue designated areas below.

TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS:
Starkville offers three options for public transit to and from Davis Wade Stadium on gameday. Check out your options below, and visit SMART TRANSIT for a full list of routes, schedules and arrival times.

 


FRIDAY, NOV 24 – BLACK FRIDAY BONANZA!

The rest of the world may call it “Black Friday,” but around here, it’s maroon! That’s right, the biggest shopping day of the year is an opportunity to support our neighbors and small businesses by shopping local. Starkville’s Black Friday Bonanza is the perfect opportunity to get great savings right here in town. Get a preview of the deals, and plan to shop close to home on Friday, November 24 with these participating retailers and restaurants…


SUNDAY, NOV 25 — BULLDOG BRUNCH & BROWSE!

BRUNCH IN STARKVILLE

Join us on Sunday for special shopping hours with some of your favorite Downtown retailers shown above as well as delicious brunch! Check out this list of Starkville restaurants and pick your table!

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929 Coffee Bar
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Savory house made quiche, breakfast casseroles, sweet breakfast options, coffee
SEE MENU

The Camphouse
9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Central Station Grill
10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Daily chef specials, Bloody Mary bar, $2 Mimosas
SEE MENU

City Bagel Cafe
6:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Cozy bagel shop with fresh made bagels, cream cheese, lox, bagel sandwiches, coffee and pastries
SEE MENU

Commodore Bob’s
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Omelets, benedicts, French toast, waffles and more
SEE MENU

Restaurant Tyler
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Local food favorites featuring chicken and waffles, eggs benedict, and blue plate menu
SEE MENU

Starkville Cafe
6 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Local diner serving traditional breakfast, pancakes, biscuits, and omelettes

The Veranda
10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
House made quiche, waffles, omelets, blue plates, and even chicken and dumplins
SEE MENU

 


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