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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

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The Starkville Café

A Starkville Tradition Since 1945 Come hungry when you visit this long-time staple of Starkville’s Main Street. On Game Day, you better come early, because the line will soon be stretching out the door. Locals and visitors alike come for the friendly atmosphere and the mouth-watering Southern meals just like your grandma made. The Café… More

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

Savor Our South Kicks-Off With Souper Bowl This Saturday

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… More