The Starkville Area Arts Council is proud to bring the Cotton District Arts Festival to Starkville and appreciates the support of the City of Starkville, Oktibbeha County, the Greater Starkville Development Partnership, the Mississippi Arts Commission, Visit Mississippi, and numerous foundation, business, and individual donors.
The Cotton District Arts Festival's success is owed to the unbelievable efforts of countless volunteers, donors, and sponsors. This page is dedicated to all those who support and help bring the festival to you.
It takes a community to build a Festival!
Want to Sponsor CDAF2023?
Sponsorships open for 2023!
Sponsorships are first-come, first-served until taken. Be sure to note payment deadlines on the Sponsorship Form.
Sponsorship details are below. Please don't hesitate to call us with questions. We may even be able to tweak a sponsorship to fit your brand! Overview available now!
Want to get more involved? Volunteer!
The festival is comprised of committees that are co-chaired by some of the most loyal, dedicated and seasoned volunteers we've met. On the day of the festival, it takes 100+ volunteers working in 2-hour shifts. Volunteers set up, break down, and do everything in between. A special THANK YOU to all of those who have given their time and effort to make the Cotton District Arts Festival a success!
Thank you to Dan Camp Family Real Estate and Camp Brothers Real Estate for Sponsoring the #CDAF2022 South Stage! The South Stage is our Community Stage - come support local school and civic and community groups as they share their talent!
Be sure the dedication ceremony at 9 am on the South Stage in front of Paige Mansion.
Music & Singer/Songwriter Competition
Thank you to the Del Rendon Foundation and Dave's Dark Horse Tavern for hosting the Singer/Songwriter competition on September 8, 2022! Be sure to come to Dave's for the competition and come see the Winners on the West Stage at #CDAF2022 on Oct 29. For more info on this competition, check out our page under the Music & Food tab.
Click the link above to view our sponsorship form and claim your spot today! These opportunities go fast so let us know if you have any questions!
2022 CDAF is also brought to you by the following Supporters...
Tkach Properties LLC
Please say a huge THANK YOU to our city services or their support!
- The City of Starkville Sanitation & Environmental Service Department
- Oktibbeha County Trustees
- St. Joseph Catholic Church of Starkville
General support of Starkville Area Arts Council and the Cotton District Arts Festival also comes from the Mississippi Arts Commission, Visit Mississippi, the City of Starkville, Oktibbeha County, and the Greater Starkville Development Partnership.