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Hail State Game Weekend Guide: November 10-12

We’re looking forward to a big weekend in Mississippi’s College Town! New South Weekends get a little Ho! Ho! Ho! as we kick off the holiday season with Christmas Open House on Sunday. This weekend will be filled with maroon and white fun, so read on to see what’s happening, including great resources for shopping and dining. You’ll find great information and helpful links for your best game weekend yet… HAIL STATE!

 


THURSDAY, NOV 9

Your #HailState weekend gets started early on Thursday evening with your weekly conversation with Coach Mullen…

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

 


FRIDAY, NOV 10


MSU BASKETBALL DOUBLE FEATURE!

5:30pm — MEN’S Basketball vs Alabama State – Humphrey Coliseum

8:00pm — WOMEN’S Basketball vs Virginia – Humphrey Coliseum

 


SATURDAY, NOV 11 – GAME DAY!

2:00 pm  —  CSpire Fan Zone!
4:00 pm — Dawg Walk
6:00 pm — Kickoff >> MSU vs. Alabama
Fan Wear — TRUE MAROON!

GAME WEEKEND SHOPPING

Be sure to visit your favorite Starkville shops & boutiques to find tailgating supplies and the latest styles after Saturday’s game! 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 Alabama, 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.

 


SUNDAY, NOV 12 — CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE!

Enjoy special HOLIDAY shopping hours this Sunday with 30 participating shops Downtown and Around Town! Join us 11:00am – 3pm with many shops open even  more extended hours!

COOKIES WITH SANTA
10am – 2pm
GSDP Welcome Center at 200 Main Street

Make memories in Starkville! Get professional photos as your little ones have an audience with the man in red! Tickets are $10 each and include one picture with Santa and take-away cookies.

PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

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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