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Starkville: Mississippi's College Town

For families, singles, and retirees, the Starkville community and adjacent Mississippi State University offer an abundance of places to see, events to attend, and activities to enjoy. The opportunities cover a multitude of interests from SEC sporting events, participatory sports, outdoor recreation, tours, rodeos, historical sites and buildings, and festivals to concerts, art galleries, and museums – and, of course, a wide range of shopping and dining options. Well-maintained city and county parks provide convenient venues for many activities

Recent News

UNWINE DOWNTOWN IS BACK! Announcing our March 1st Wine List & Shopping Lineup…

Starkville’s popular unWINE Downtown shopping and wine-tasting event returns next week on Friday evening as we usher in the weekend in Mississippi’s College Town! There’s no better way to get a fun, relaxing weekend started than by visiting some of your favorite Downtown shops and boutiques for great after hours shopping. Plus, all our participating… More

WHO’S SOUP WILL BE HOTTEST? SAVOR OUR SOUTH KICKS-OFF WITH SOUPER BOWL THIS SATURDAY!

Each spring Mississippi’s College Town hosts various creative culinary events in our ‘Savor Our South’ event series. This year’s series kicks-off THIS Saturday with our annual SOUPer Bowl soup tasting contest. Fourteen local restaurants have signed-on to prepare and serve a delicious soup and allow attendees to vote on their favorite choice. Participants compete in… More

Gameday Guide: Nov 17- 18

It’s GAME WEEKEND in Mississippi’s College Town and that means New South Weekends with Bulldog fun Friday through Sunday! Read on for details and helpful links for everything happening this weekend… NEW SOUTH WEEKENDS are back in Mississippi’s College Town, and we are proud to welcome our family from the Bulldog Nation back home — along with… More