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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!


Photo from opens in a new windowMizzou Facebook.


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:


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.


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


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.


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]:



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

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