Shuttle routes revealed for Bulldog Bash

A festival map provided by event organizers showing where each component of Bulldog Bash will take place in downtown Starkville (courtesy)

Thousands will descend on downtown Starkville Friday for Bulldog Bash and the city is offering special shuttle routes to accommodate the influx of visitors.

Mississippi State University Parking and Transit Services will run the Old Main Express route from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday from Old Main Academic Center, with stops at the Cotton District, University Drive, Regions Bank at Lampkin Street and Jackson Street, the Greensboro Center and Patriot Park. 

From 8 p.m to 1 a.m., routes will operate from Regions Bank, Bin 612 and Old Main. 

The Maroon Market will kick off at 2 p.m., highlighting area food and retail vendors. 

The 2017 installment will be the first time the outdoor concert and art event will be held in downtown Starkville.

Entertainment for the night includes opening act Hood Baby and the Barnacles, Elliot Root, Vinyl Theatre and headliner DNCE.