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The Mizzou opens in a new windowTigers kick off this Saturday, 3:00 PM at Memorial Stadium against the Middle Tennessee opens in a new windowBlue Raiders. Happy Homecoming, Tigers!

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Photo from opens in a new windowMizzou Facebook.

PRE-GAME

Looking for a hotel room? Homecoming means that some of our hotels have been sold out for months. Call us at 573-875-1231 and ask for hotel availability.

How to get to the stadium:

{Shuttles cost $1.50 each way, and beverages/coolers are not allowed so be mindful of that before boarding}

Throw on your black and gold! If you want/need new black and gold gear, check out:

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Grab a bite to eat: look through our list of restaurants located in opens in a new windowThe District for lunch before the game or dinner afterward.

Weather: As of today (Tuesday), the opens in a new windowforecast is calling for sunshine and a high of 70 – not bad for a mid-October day in Missouri.

Where to watch: If you didn’t get tickets or would rather watch the game on TV, see our list of  opens in a new windowsports bars.

HOMECOMING ACTIVITIES

Mizzou is said to be the birthplace of Homecoming [read about the opens in a new windowhistory behind it], so this week is kind of a big deal in Columbia. Here is a list of Homecoming activities for you to check out while you’re here:

opens in a new windowTalent Show
October 17-19, 6:30 PM at Jesse Auditorium

opens in a new windowCampus Decorations
October 21, 6-9 PM in Greektown

opens in a new windowStep Show
October 21, 7:30 PM at Jesse Auditorium

opens in a new windowSpirit Rally
October 21, 8:30 PM at Traditions Plaza

opens in a new windowParade
October 22, 9 AM

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Extra: Each participating student organization will be partnered with a local establishment in downtown Columbia to decorate their storefront with Mizzou spirit. Take a stroll through The District during the weekend to see the creativity of current students.

TAILGATE

A few tailgating notes:

  • Tailgating sites open at 8 AM
  • (12:30 PM) Tiger Walk occurs 2 hours and 30 minutes before kick off at the pedestrian bridge over Providence
  • (1:30 PM) The stadium opens 90 minutes before kick off
  • Remember to keep any pets on a leash
  • Just opens in a new windowfollow the rules and have fun!

Our opens in a new windowTiger Tailgating Pinterest board has ideas for game day recipes, tailgating tips and games, and more.

We’re liking the look of this Jalapeno Popper Dip [ opens in a new windowget the recipe]:

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WHILE YOU’RE HERE

We have a lot more events than just Homecoming going on this weekend. You can find more information on live music (including Dierks Bentley), on-stage performances, farmers markets, sporting events, and more on our opens in a new windowcalendar of events. We would love for you to spend some extra time here with us!


Contact us if you have any questions:

Stop by 300 S. Providence Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM
Call us at 573-875-1231
Tweet us @ColumbiaMOCVB

Tag your photos opens in a new window#ShowMeCoMo!

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The Mizzou opens in a new windowTigers kick off this Saturday, 6:30 PM at Memorial Stadium against the Eastern Michigan opens in a new windowEagles. It’s the first home game of the season!

mizzou sunset at faurot field

PRE-GAME

Need help finding a hotel room? Call us at 573-875-1231 and ask for hotel availability.

How to get to the stadium:

{Shuttles cost $1.50 each way, and beverages/coolers are not allowed so be mindful of that before boarding}

football stadium

Throw on your black and gold! If you want/need new black and gold gear, check out:

Grab a bite to eat: check out our list of restaurants located in opens in a new windowThe District for ideas.

TAILGATE

A few tailgating notes:

  • Remember to keep any pets on a leash
  • Tailgating sites open at 8 AM
  • Tiger Walk occurs 2 hours and 30 minutes before kick off at the pedestrian bridge over Providence
  • The stadium opens 90 minutes before kick off
  • Just opens in a new windowfollow the rules and have fun!

Our opens in a new windowTiger Tailgating Pinterest board has ideas for game day recipes, tailgating tips and games, and more.

Make this: Pink Lemonade Sparkling Fruit Punch

sole-hope-28It’s going to be hot on Saturday – make this fruit punch to have on-hand at your tailgate:

4 cans of frozen lemonade concentrate

1/2 gallon of cranberry juice

46 oz red fruit punch (Hawaiian punch recommended)

1 quart of chilled Ginger Ale

46 oz can of pineapple juice

2 lemons

Ice

 

WHILE YOU’RE HERE

Below is a list of some other great activities going on this weekend. Check out our calendar of events to see more.

ON-STAGE:

opens in a new window‘The Little Mermaid’ at Columbia Entertainment Company
7:30 PM Friday, 2 PM Saturday, 2 PM Sunday

opens in a new window‘Moon Over Buffalo’ at Maplewood Barn Theatre
8 PM Friday-Sunday

opens in a new window‘It Started with a Touch’ at Talking Horse Theatre
7:30 PM Friday, 2 PM Sunday

MUSIC:

opens in a new windowNash Next 2016 Showcase at The Blue Note
Friday 8 PM

opens in a new windowHaley Brown at Nash Vegas
Friday 9 PM

opens in a new windowBetter Than Last, You Me and the American Dream at The Social Room
Friday 9 PM

opens in a new windowMountain Sprout + Molly Gene at Rose Music Hall
Saturday 9:30 PM

corn maze with national parks centennial

FAMILY: 

Shryocks Corn Maze Season Opening at 2927 County Rd. 253
Friday 4-9 PM

opens in a new window2016 Hallsville Fall Festival at the Hallsville Fairgrounds
Friday 6 PM, Saturday all day

opens in a new windowMovies in the Park – Star Wars: The Force Awakens at Cosmo Park
Friday 8 PM

OTHER:

opens in a new windowMeet the Author: James Endersby and William Horner at Boone County Historical Society
Saturday 10:30 AM

opens in a new windowEcoArtFest at Cooper’s Landing
Saturday-Sunday 2-8 PM

opens in a new windowOrr Street Farmers and Artisans Market at Wabash Bus Station
Sunday 9 AM-1 PM


Contact us if you have any questions:

Stop by 300 S. Providence Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM
Call us at 573-875-1231
Tweet us at @ColumbiaMOCVB

Tag your photos #ShowMeCoMo

GO TIGERS

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