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Night Market

This fall, New South Weekends get an award-winning start with the return of Night Market! Urban street vibe meets county fair charm in this evening open-air market featuring unique indy vendors, pop-up shops, artisans, food and beverage tastings and live music under the string lights! Join us on Friday night before MSU’s home opener against Charleston for live music from local musicians, JSCO, and shopping with an eclectic array of local artists and makers, independent retailers, restaurants, food and beverage crafters set up at Fire Station Park between Lampkin Street and University Drive. You can even commemorate the fun with a stop by the SnapStream Photo Booth! Check out all the details…

Friday, September 1
7:00 – 9:00pm
Fire Station Park


This year, in addition to the free open air market, the event will feature a special ticketed craft food and beverage tasting. Ticket holders will gain admittance to a special food craft area to sample tastings from some of Starkville’s favorite eateries, PLUS a selection of great regional craft beers. Tickets are $20 each and may be purchased in advance or at the event until we are sold out.


With your Tasting Ticket, you’ll enjoy samples from the following tasting menu:


We are very excited about our eclectic mix of artisan and pop-up shops this year! In addition, several favorite local food crafters will be set up in the park selling cash and carry items. Admittance for shopping our artisans and food providers in the Night Market is free and open to the public.

BEER BANDS – $10 (bring your I.D.)

Beer Bands will be available in our shopping area for $10 each and will allow you to claim three Coors Light or Blue Moon beers from our designated beverage area. Water will also be available at no charge to shoppers.

Shop these vendors in Fire Station Park:
George Mary’s
Bully Bells
Love Poppy
The Willcoxon Collection
Hi, Yall! Made in the South
Waters Edge Jewelry
Deep South & Co.
George Sherman
42nd & Fifth/Midtown Pilates
Kitten Britches
Merle Norman, Luna Bella
The Flower COmpany
Fig Studio and Shop
Small Pond Graphics
Cummings Custom Frames
Annie B & TLC
Fancy Paints
Two Books Farms
The Pop Porium
Derego’s Bread
LoveLEE Rolls
929 Coffee Bar
Churn and Spoon