Downtown starkville smelled and looked more like the junction today.
Over 20 businesses and organizations took part in the annual citywide tailgate.
Tents were set up across the city offering a variety of foods.
The event helps connect the community.
It's just a great day for everyone to come together you will see people go oh my gosh i haven't seen you in ages where have you been or people say where do you say you were from again and do you know he's just that kind of day and they are building a stronger community for us.
The goal is to raise money for the united way of north central mississippi and other organizations.