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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.

Pumpkinpalooza
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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Starkville Community Market

June 29 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until August 24, 2019

Starkville Main Street is very excited to include the Starkville Community Market in its program of work! With local growers, food producers and artisans showcasing their wares, this weekly farmer’s market is your source for locally grown and crafted food and products. In addition to top quality vendors sharing fresh produce, live plants, baked goods and various arts for sale, we have planned cooking and gardening demonstrations, how-to sessions, kids activities, live music and more to make each Saturday at…

Starkville Community Market

July 6 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until August 24, 2019

Starkville Main Street is very excited to include the Starkville Community Market in its program of work! With local growers, food producers and artisans showcasing their wares, this weekly farmer’s market is your source for locally grown and crafted food and products. In addition to top quality vendors sharing fresh produce, live plants, baked goods and various arts for sale, we have planned cooking and gardening demonstrations, how-to sessions, kids activities, live music and more to make each Saturday at…

Harveys Celebrity Wait Night

July 9 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us Tuesday, July 9th from 5-9PM for our 5th Annual Celebrity Wait Night benefiting the Oktibbeha County Humane Society! Celebrity Wait Night features local celebrities serving as waiters with all tips benefiting OCHS, a silent auction, and wine pull. Mark your calendars and join us for a night filled with excitement, delicious food, and adoptable dogs!

Camp Chick-fil-A

July 10 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2019

Parents and kids, join us this summer for Camp Chick-fil-A in partnership with the Starkville Public Library 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. June 5, 12, 19 & 26 July 10, 17, 24, & 31, 2019 Chick-fil-A Starkville is partnering with the Starkville Public Library's Summer Reading Program to offer a weekly afternoon activity for kids that ties in with the Library's "Big Event"programs each Wednesday. After attending the program at the Library in the morning, kids and their parents can…

Book Signing: A Rabbi & a Preacher Go to a Pride Parade

July 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Here, finally assembled together in one collection, are Bert Montgomery's LGBTQ-related musings, columns, and sermons. Bert uses humor, stories, and the Holy Scriptures to challenge the heresy of homophobia within the church and to call for full inclusion and affirmation - in both church and civic life - of our LGBTQ family members, friends, and neighbors. And yes, a rabbi and a preacher really did go to a Pride parade!

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