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Starkville, Mississippi is home to an eclectic array of vibrant festivals and events held throughout the year.

Annual Events
Every month of  the year, there is something to do in Starkville. If you haven’t been to Starkville lately, you haven’t been!

New South Weekends
Held each Fall in conjunction with the Mississippi State University home football game schedule. New South Weekends offer Friday night events before each home gridiron contest. Enjoy this opportunity to enjoy new friends and new traditions in the heart of the New South.

Bulldog Brunch & Browse
Game weekends don’t end on Saturday anymore! You’ll find great dining and shopping when Downtown merchants and restaurants open their doors for special hours on Sundays after each MSU home football game.

unWINE Downtown
Main Street members open their doors for ladies only wine tasting and after hours shopping in this fun retail event held seasonally.

Downtown Block Party
Main Street is transformed into an eclectic street fair atmosphere with fun for the whole family including kid’s activities, live music and the annual Fall Tailgating Fashion Show.

Starkville’s annual harvest festival is traditionally held in conjunction with an MSU Pep Rally and even features a pumpkin patch right on Main Street. The kids enjoy trick-or-treating with Downtown merchants, and there is fun for all with live music, after hours shopping and more.

Christmas in Starkville
The Holiday Season in Starkville features our unique blend of old-fashioned Christmas traditions and New South shopping experiences, all centered around a yearly theme.

Savor Our South
Starkville Spring event series offers plenty to savor, from arts and theater productions to world-class baseball at Dudy Noble Field and the culinary treasures of Starkville Restaurant Week.

For more information about the Festivals & Events in Starkville, contact the Starkville Convention & Visitors Bureau at 662.323.3322 or 800.649.TOUR.

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World’s Largest Garage Sale

April 27 @ 6:00 am - 2:00 pm

Booth rental fee $35

Touch a Truck

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Touch-a-Truck provides a unique opportunity for children to explore and climb on vehicles of all types – public service, emergency, utility, construction, transportation, and delivery – all in one place!

Lunch & Learn

May 1 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for our Blue Ribbon Series Lunch & Learn on May 1! Join us Wednesday, May 1 for our lunch & learn to hear from Miskelly Design on Interior Design Trends and sprucing up your home & office for Spring and Summer. Please register by Friday, 4/26 at 5pm to reserve your spot!

2nd Annual Trinity Plant Sale & Quilt Show

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Please join us for the 2nd Annual Trinity Plant Sale & Quilt Show, Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. We will have perennials, flowering shrubs, grasses, bulbs, orchids, flowering trees, many varieties of grape vines (make your own jams, jellies and wine), succulents, houseplants, cannas, natives, tomato plants, decorative garden items,collectibles, and much more. Our garden club has been busy growing and potting up plants for our annual sale. The Art and Quilt show will be…

9th Annual Kentucky Derby Charity Event

May 4 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come join the Junior Auxiliary of Starkville at our 9th Annual Kentucky Derby Charity Event! May 4th at the Stables at Hewlett Barn. Your ticket includes entertainment, silent auction, food and beverages, and a live streaming of the race! Help us raise money for the children of Starkville/Oktibbeha Co and have a great time doing it! See any member of Junior Auxiliary for tickets!

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