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The mission of Downtown CoMO is to empower young professionals to gain experience through digital content creation.

We provide a platform that showcases the best of Downtown Columbia to newcomers and tourists through engaging reels, stories, blogs, and digital content. We aim to connect the community through art, music, pop-ups, and collaborations.

Our goal is to feature local businesses by creating digital content that highlights their unique offerings and services.

We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive community in downtown Columbia through networking and events

Happy Fall Ya’ll: Autumn Activities in Downtown Como

Happy Fall Ya’ll: Autumn Activities in Downtown Como

Its Fall in Como! Autumn has finally come to your rescue for those who were aching for relief from the summer heat. For those of you who would rather sweat than shiver, well… you may not be looking forward to the next couple of months. Either way, there are plenty of...

All the ways to enjoy Pizza Tree in Downtown Como

All the ways to enjoy Pizza Tree in Downtown Como

We visited our favorite pizza window in downtown Columbia, Pizza Tree. We had the opportunity to talk to Johnny the founder and owner of Pizza Tree. He told us all about what he loves about Pizza Tree and how others can enjoy it too.  “Everything I've ever done...

Shots to Try at The Shotbar Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Shots to Try at The Shotbar Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Aries:  (March 21st-April 19th)  Aries are known for their passion and ambition. You’re a natural leader who loves to leap often before you look into every project. As an Aries, you’re prone to electric optimism, and a loud, fiery temper.  Shot: Life in...

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Tiger Hotel

Live in luxury at the iconic Tiger Hotel, a historic landmark in the heart of downtown Columbia. Enjoy elegant accommodations, award-winning dining, and exceptional service.

The Roof

Experience the best views of downtown Columbia from The Roof, the city’s premier rooftop bar. The Roof is know for savor craft cocktails, local beer, and delicious bites while taking in stunning panoramic views of the skyline.

Short-term Rentals

Live like a local in downtown Columbia with a short-term rental. Enjoy the convenience and comfort of a fully furnished apartment, complete with all the amenities you need to make your stay a memorable one.

Alley A | Columbia, MO

Stay in Alley – A

Explore Downtown Columbia, MO in a centrally located apartment nestled in Alley A. You’ll be surrounded by local businesses, restaurants, coffee shops, and live-music venues.

  • Entire Space [up to 4 guests]
  • Studio Layout with queen bed and sleeper sofa
  • Full Kitchen, Full Bathroom, additional work space

Price Per Night


818 on Broadway | Downtown COMO Places to Stay

818 on Broadway

      Beautiful MUST SEE apartment in downtown Columbia that overlooks 9th and Broadway street.


  • Loft with 2 levels
  • 2 Bed rooms, 1 King, 1 Queen bed
  • TV, Kitchen w/ Bar and Dining
Price Per Night


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Historic West Boulevard 

      A.K.A. “The Hobbit House”. Don’t miss your chance to stay in this iconic home, just minutes from downtown.


  • Built in late 1800s
  • Two Room Cabin
  • TV, Kitchen w/ on-site parking.
Price Per Night


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Food & Drink

Eat Local


Sink your teeth into one of Booches‘ famous burgers, a Columbia tradition since 1884. Savor the taste of fresh, juicy beef topped with all the fixings.


Indulge in classic comfort food at Ernie’s, a beloved local diner that’s been serving up breakfast, lunch, and dinner for over 80 years. Try their biscuits and gravy or Ernie’s famous french toast.


Treat your taste buds to the flavors of the Midwest at Tellers. They’re a farm-to-table restaurant that showcases locally sourced ingredients in every dish. From the wood-fired pizzas to the handcrafted cocktails, Tellers will leave you wanting more. 

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Location & Nearby Attractions

Get outside and explore what Downtown Columbia has to offer.


Downtown Columbia, MO is a foodie’s paradise with an array of restaurants to choose from. Whether you’re in the mood for classic American fare, international cuisine, or farm-to-table dining, you’ll find something to satisfy your taste buds in Columbia. From cozy cafes to upscale dining, Columbia’s restaurants are sure to please any palate.

Sight Seeing

Downtown Columbia, MO is a charming area that’s perfect for a leisurely stroll. Take in the beautiful architecture and vibrant street art as you explore the downtown area. Don’t miss the picturesque courthouse square, which is surrounded by unique shops and restaurants. There’s always something new to discover in downtown Columbia.


Downtown Columbia, MO is surrounded by beautiful parks that offer a peaceful retreat from the city. Take a stroll through Peace Park, a tranquil green space that’s perfect for a picnic or quiet reflection. Or head to Stephens Lake Park, a sprawling 116-acre park with a scenic lake, walking trails, and a beach area. Both parks offer a range of recreational activities, from fishing and boating to outdoor concerts and festivals.


Downtown Columbia, MO has a rich history that’s reflected in its beautiful architecture. Take a self-guided tour of the historic buildings, which date back to the 1800s. You’ll see a range of architectural styles, from neoclassical to Victorian, and learn about the area’s fascinating past.

Bars & Lounges

Downtown Columbia, MO is home to a thriving nightlife scene with plenty of bars and lounges to choose from. Whether you’re in the mood for a craft cocktail or a local beer, you’ll find it here. With live music venues and dance clubs, Columbia has something for everyone.

Shows & Entertainment

Downtown Columbia, MO is a hub for entertainment with a variety of shows and events happening throughout the year. Catch a performance at the historic Missouri Theatre, which hosts everything from concerts to plays. The Blue Note, a popular music venue, brings in local and national acts, while the Ragtag Cinema offers indie films and documentaries.

Biking & Trails

Downtown Columbia, MO is surrounded by beautiful parks and trails that are perfect for biking and hiking. The MKT Trail, which starts in downtown Columbia, runs for 8 miles through lush forests and scenic vistas. Take a leisurely bike ride or pack a picnic and hike one of the many trails in the area.


Downtown Columbia, MO is a shopper’s paradise with a variety of unique boutiques and specialty stores in The DIstrict. From handmade jewelry to vintage clothing, you’ll find something to suit your style. Don’t miss the Columbia Farmers Market, which features local produce, crafts, and live music every Saturday.

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