Jabberwocky Studios

If you turn off the Business Loop onto Grand, you’ll notice a small park where children from all over the neighborhood come to play. The backdrop to their activities is a mural spanning the length of the park, designed and completed by the kids of Jabberwocky Studios and “dedicated to […]

Neighborhood Park Fun Day

Join us on October 10 at Downtown Optimist Park for a Neighborhood Park Fun Day! Set aside an evening for fun and get to know your neighbors. Variety of activities and games provided, bring a picnic, blanket and lawn chairs! Block parties will feature additional entertainment and a job fair. […]

Final Family Fun Fest of 2018

“Creative Kids” will be the theme of the last Family Fun Fest of 2018. Columbia Parks and Recreation is partnering with the City’s Office of Cultural Affairs to hold the free event from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at Cosmo Park, 1615 Business Loop 70 W. Don’t […]

Family Fun Fests!

Have some fun at Cosmo Park on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, May through September. Entertainment for the entire family that includes music, food trucks, live performances, art activities, hands-on learning, face painting, balloon art, and fun for all. Food Vendors: Kona Ice, StreetDogs […]

Movies in the Park

The live action remake of Beauty and the Beast will be shown on Friday, June 8 at 8:45 p.m. at Cosmo Park, 1615 Business Loop 70 W, near Nickell Shelter. Columbia Parks and Recreation coordinates the Movies in the Park series, showing family-friendly movies monthly on a giant inflatable screen. Viewers should […]

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 […]