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Happy Homecoming Week! This Saturday the Mizzou Tigers kick off at 3:00 PM at Memorial Stadium against the Vanderbilt Commodores.

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The theme of Mizzou’s 103rd Homecoming celebration is “Celebrating our Stripes” and Mizzou Athletics is encouraging fans attending the football game against Vanderbilt to do the same by dressing in either black or gold to Tiger Stripe the stadium. Check the map below to find out whether you should rock black or gold!

Tiger Stripe Stadium


Campus Decorations Friday 6-9:30 PM
Join thousands of your fellow students, alumni and fans in Greek Town for this favorite Homecoming tradition. This year’s theme is “Oh, the places you’ll go” and the family-friendly skits are sure to entertain.

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Homecoming Parade Saturday 9 AM
Arrive early to get your spot on the sidewalk for this favorite Homecoming tradition. Below is the parade route, and remember that no street parking will be allowed along the route but garages are free on Saturdays!

Parade route


Want to check out the campus? Here are a few self-guided toursopens PDF file , including one just for Homecoming visitors.

Learn all about Mizzou’s history with Homecoming.




The CoMo Connect public transit system offers gameday shuttles to and from the stadium! Check out information on schedules and routes.

Check out The Mizzou Store on campus for gameday gear and more!

Have questions about MU’s tailgating rules? Need a great game day recipe? Find everything you need on the Mizzou Tailgating website or on our Pinterest boards: Gear Up for Game Day and Tiger Tailgating!


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

8th Annual Chinese Dumpling Festival Thursday 5:30 PM
Southwell Complex, Columbia College

Stephens College Volleyball vs. Benedictine U – Springfield Thursday 7 PM
Silverthorne Arena, Stephens College

Deja Vu Comedy Club presents Flip Schultz Thursday-Saturday
Deja Vu Comedy Club, 405 Cherry St.

“Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” Friday-Sunday
Talking Horse Theatre, 210 St. James St.

9th St. Summerfest with David Nail Friday 7 PM
The Blue Note, 17 N. 9th St.

“The Light in the Piazza” Friday-Sunday
Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave.

Columbia Farmers Market Saturday 8 AM – 12 PM
ARC, 1701 W. Ash St.

Halloween Hustle 5K and Kids’ Fun Run Sunday 9 AM
Twin Lakes Recreation Area

Just a Taste Concert: Music of the Night Sunday 5 PM
Columbia Independent School, 1801 N. Stadium Blvd.

For more information on this weekend’s live music, check out our “Music Monday” blog.


It’s Football Friday, every Friday of home football games at the Walton Building! Be sure to stop by the Walton Building, location of the Convention and Visitors Bureau, on Friday for visitor information and cookies!