Ever wondered what it is like to live in Starkville, MS? While you may spend most of your time in class or studying, there is tons around to explore in this area we call home!

Whether you’re from the area or a Starkville newcomer, you’ll find something to love within steps of The Hangout. Explore our town’s best and brightest local attractions, starting with these six things to do, see, and eat.

Hail State Baseball

Hail State Baseball

The Bulldogs play their home games at Dudy Noble Field. Dubbed the "Carnegie Hall of College Baseball."

Did you know a Bulldogs pitcher was selected in the first round of the MLB draft 6 times?

Starkville Community Theatre

Starkville Community Theatre

all throughout the year one can play a role in Starkville Community Theatre's many activities, productions, parties, and creations. SCT currently stages four productions during its regular season, which run nine performances each. The theatre also produces a season extra each May!

Rick's Cafe

Rick's Cafe

Established in 1994 and "Probably the best bar in the world." Rick's is arguably the best venue for concerts and events that Starkville can offer. They make time to promote local artists as well as make way for bigger names to come through. With great food and tasty drinks Rick's welcomes anyone 18 and older as long as they have a valid I.D. If you are in needing some weekend plans there is always something going on at Rick's!

Hollywood Premier Cinema

Hollywood Premier Cinema

Grab some friends because we're going to the movies! UEC Starkville is small with 11 screens to enjoy your new favorite movie on but the environment and prices make this small theatre such a treat. Tuesdays are Discount Tuesdays where you can watch a movie for just $5.50!

Noxubee Wildlife Refuge

Noxubee Wildlife Refuge

National wildlife refuges offer us all a chance to unplug from the stresses of daily life and reconnect with our natural surroundings. Aside from hunting and fishing, the refuge is known for nature photography and birding. Established in 1940, Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge manages habitat for the conservation of migratory birds.

Mississippi State Golf Course

Mississippi State Golf Course

The architectural design of the golf course provides a mix of both playable and challenging golf holes. It is rare to play the MSU Golf Course and not use every club in your bag. Water hazards come into play on 9 holes. The beautiful landscape of Mississippi farmland can be seen across the lake, creating a sense of serenity while playing these picturesque yet difficult golf holes.

The Hangout Map

Take Yellow Jacket Dr to S Montgomery St. Turn right on S Montgomery Street. Turn left on Locksley Way. Follow Blackjack Rd to Wingo Way. Follow Wingo Way to Mary Lee Lane.