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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

Hail State Game Weekend Guide: September 15-17

This NEW SOUTH WEEKEND is shaping up to be epic with Cowbell Yell, Bulldog Bash, a heated rivalry with LSU and all the maroon and white shopping and dining you can handle! Welcome home, Bulldog Nation! We have a lot in store this weekend, so read on to see what’s happening, including great resources for shopping… More

Mississippi State Game Weekend Guide for September 1-3

NEW SOUTH WEEKENDS are back in Mississippi’s College Town, and we are proud to welcome our family from Bulldog Nation back home — along with a few of our friends from Charleston! We have a lot in store this weekend, including our award-winning NIGHT MARKET, so read on to see what’s happening, including great resources for shopping… More

Announcing our 2017 New South Weekends Schedule

New South Weekends — the college football experience in Mississippi’s College Town — is now in its sixth year, and we are proud to present the 2017 lineup of great events, dining, and shopping experiences scheduled for each Mississippi State University home game weekend! Conceived as a way to invite football visitors to stay the… More