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Are you ready for some football?!

The Mizzou Tigers are back at The ZOU this Saturday, November 16, at 11 a.m. at Memorial Stadium against the Florida Gators.


Looking for a hotel room? If you’re having a hard time finding a room, call the City Contact Center at 573.874.CITY (2489) and ask for hotel availability.


  • Park downtown (parking garages are free on Saturdays) and walk to the stadium
  • Park downtownopens PDF file  and catch a shuttle to the stadium
  • Check to see if your hotel is on a shuttle route

Shuttle information and routes can be found at

{Shuttles cost $1.50 each way, exact change is needed}

Find new game day gear here:

Grab a bite to eat: Look through our list of restaurants located in The District for lunch or dinner options.

Be prepared: Follow the bag policy; the following options are allowed into the stadium:

  • Bags must be clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC and not exceeding 12″ x 6″ x 12″
  • One-gallon, clear plastic freezer bags
  • Small clutch bags that do not exceed 4.5″ x 6.5″
  • An institutionally approved logo no larger than 4.5″ x 3.4″ on one side of permissible clear bag


Tailgating Notes

  • Tailgating sites open at 8 a.m.
  • Tiger Walk occurs 2 hours and 30 minutes before kick off – this year Tiger Walk will begin at the corner of Mick Deaver and Champions Dr.
  • The stadium opens 90 minutes before kick off
  • Keep any pets on a leash
  • Drones are not allowed to be flown on campus
  • If you don’t have your own, ask a parking attendant for a free blue recycling bag
  • Make sure you have designated drivers if you serve alcohol at your tailgate
  • Just follow the rules and have fun!

Food for Thought

Give these Buffalo Chicken Cupcakes a try this weekend!

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


We hope you’ll take some extra time to explore Columbia while you’re here for the game! Here’s what is going on around town this weekend:



Whole Lotta Love: Salute to Led Zeppelin at The Blue Note @ 8:30 p.m.

Old Salt Union at Rose Music Hall @ 9 p.m.


Columbia Farmers Market – Winter Season – November 16 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the MU Health Care Pavilion

The Columbia Farmers Market is open year-round, now located every Saturday under the MU Health Care Pavilion at Columbia’s Agriculture Park (on the corner of West Ash and Clinkscales). Experience the taste of mid-Missouri year round! Visit the Columbia Farmers Market during the Winter Season (November – March); every Saturday 9 a.m. – noon! You will find fresh produce, meat, farm fresh eggs, cheeses, honey, artisan items & more. As a producer-only market, everything sold here is offered by the farmers and artisans who help sustain our region. Live music and children’s activities at every market, gardening workshops every Saturday! SNAP accepted at all markets.

Fall Into Art – November 16 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. & November 17 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Plaza Event Center at Parkade.

This year Fall Into Art celebrates its 10th ANNIVERSARY! With the usual blend of amazing art, fine craft and terrific music, this year promises to be the best yet. Showcasing 55 carefully chosen artisans, it will feature fantastic live music throughout and another silent auction to benefit the Food Bank. There will even be a few 10th anniversary surprises, too! Stay tuned. Join us at the Plaza Event Center at Parkade. Situated right off Interstate 70 in Columbia, MO, there is ample parking and a comfortable indoor venue for both artists and patrons. This show is free and open to the public.


Stop by 300 S. Providence Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Call 573.874.CITY (2489)

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