Small Business Expo 2017

The Columbia Chamber of Commerce’s 12th annual Small Business Exposition comes to Parkade Plaza on October 11. Tour dynamic displays featuring local small businesses with 25 or fewer full-time employees. This event will be promoted via newspaper, radio and social media. It’s a great opportunity to get your business out […]

Neighborhood Park Fun Day

Columbia Parks and Recreation is planning a series of events, Neighborhood Park Fun Days, this fall. Neighborhood Park Fun Days are designed to bring together the residents who live in the area of the parks and provide recreational opportunities. Parks and Recreation staff will join with area organizations to provide […]

Celebrate the Eclipse at Cosmo Park

Join us at Columbia’s Cosmo Park for a family friendly weekend of fun, science,and frivolity. The City of Columbia is organizing a ton of family-friendly activities over the weekend including: A movie in the park! A bike trail ride to Albert Oakland Park! Educational opportunities to learn more about the […]

Family Fun Fest: Fitness is Fun!

Come by Cosmo Park tonight, Wednesday, July 19 from 6 to 8 pm for Family Fun Fest. It’s free entertainment for the whole family, including activities, music, hands-on learning, live entertainment, face painting, food trucks and more. Each month features a different theme and this month is a focus on […]

Movies in the Park returns to Cosmo Park

The annual Movies in the Park series will return this year to Cosmo Park, 1615 Business Loop 70 W, near Nickell Shelter. Columbia Parks and Recreation shows family-friendly movies monthly on a giant inflatable screen. The first movie of the series will be Zootopia (PG), starting at 8:30 p.m. on […]

Art in Bloom is this Weekend!

Art blossoms at the Museum of Art and Archaeology as  Mid-Missouri florists design and create fresh-cut floral arrangements inspired by art works in the Museum’s collections.

Thank You for Shopping Small!

You made a big difference on #SmallBizSat. Thank you for the #ShopSmall love! pic.twitter.com/j3qdmqbSFp — Shop Small (@ShopSmall) November 27, 2016

Chocolate Festival

It goes without saying that holiday shopping is even better with chocolate. Join  Tiger Family Chiropractic and Wellness Center and more than 25 vendors for the 1st annual Chocolate Festival at Parkade Plaza on Sunday, December 3 from noon to 4:00 pm. The Chocolate Festival is free and family friendly–because really, what […]

Thanksgiving Market

Still need to do some last minute shopping for Thanksgiving? Interesting in eating local this holiday season? Then come by the Thanksgiving Market tomorrow and find all the fixings you need for dinner. The Columbia Farmers Market is hosting their annual Thanksgiving Market on Tuesday, November 22 from 3:00 to […]