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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

King Cotton Crawfish Boil Returns on May 10…

Join us for plenty of heads & tails at the 2019 KING COTTON CRAWFISH BOIL! Held in the Cotton District, bragging rights are on the line as local cooking teams shows their best crawfish recipes along with add-ins and fixins, plus all the beer and drinks you want provided by Clark Beverage Company. Ticket holders AND will determine… More

Your Super Bulldog Weekend Gameday Guide for 2019…

Welcome to Super Bulldog Weekend in Mississippi’s College Town! It’s time for the spring homecoming for Bulldog fans, and we are excited to welcome home our maroon and white family from around the country! There is lots to experience in Starkville this weekend on MSU campus and around town. Check out what’s happening and enjoy… More

LET’S DANCE… Your 2019 NCAA Tournament Weekend Guide is here…

March Madness arrives Friday in Mississippi’s College Town! Starkville is proud to serve as one of the host sites for the 2019 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. Bulldog fans and our friends from South Dakota, Clemson, and Southern University can look forward to great action on the court beginning on Friday at 6:00 p.m. Your guide for tourney weekend is… More