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This year, treat your mom to a delicious brunch and some awesome gifts from Columbia.

Where to Brunch

Missouri Wines

opens in a new windowLes Bourgeois Blufftop Bistro – 10 AM-3 PM | reservations: 573-698-2300

opens in a new windowThe Roof and Eleven Eleven – reservations: 573-818-6207

opens in a new windowHoliday Inn Executive Center – brunch in the Windsor Ballroom 11 AM-2 PM | reservations: 573-445-8531 or email opens in a new windowtthompson@holidaycolumbia.comcreate new email

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Glenn’s Cafe – brunch available from 10:30 AM-3 PM

opens in a new windowThe Upper Crust – brunch buffet 9 AM-3 PM in the Champagne Ballroom | make your reservations opens in a new windowonline or by calling 573-874-3033

Grand Cru – buffet 10:30 AM-2 PM | reservations: 573-443-2600

opens in a new windowThe Tiger Hotel – brunch buffet | reservations: 573-875-8888 or email opens in a new windowfrontdesk@thetigerhotel.comcreate new email

opens in a new windowThe Heidelberg – buffet 10 AM-1 PM | reservations for parties of 8 or more: 573-449-6927

Where to Shop

Recipe Box


opens in a new windowPoppy | 920 E. Broadway
Locally made gifts, beautiful jewelry, cute paper products, candles, and so much more to choose from. You can find something that any mom would love at Poppy.

opens in a new windowStrawberry Hill Farms | 3770 E. Highway 163
If your mom has a green thumb, check out Strawberry Hill Farms. Pick out something you know she’ll love or head over together after brunch and offer to buy her favorite.

opens in a new windowThe Candy Factory | 701 Cherry St
So many chocolatey options! Even if chocolate isn’t really your mom’s favorite, there’s other candy choices, plus great candles and cute home accessories.

opens in a new windowMakes Scents | 19 S. 9th St
Take mom to make her own signature scent at Makes Scents. Bonus: it’s right next to Sparky’s.

opens in a new windowColumbia Culinary Tours
For the foodie mom! Purchase a gift certificate if your mom has a busy schedule, or you can pick out the best time for you to take the tour together.

Various gifts for mom, Fringe Boutique bottle holder, momma tried hat and wander lust box.

opens in a new windowFringe Boutique | 914 E. Broadway
Does your mom love cowboy boots or clothes with a western edge? Check out this brand new boutique, owned by a local mom and daughter trio!

opens in a new windowRoots N Blues N BBQ
Advanced admission tickets are available now! Go ahead and get tickets for mom AND yourself.

Enjoy your time with mom! Tag your photos #ShowMeCoMo to share your experience with us.

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Take a look at some of our favorite Instagram shots from the past week –

This great snowy shot of Memorial Union –
opens in a new window@koryhayward I just finished my last final and walked out to realize I’ve only one semester left at this institution with its iconic traditions and impactful individuals. Here is to you, @mizzou.”

Beer from our local Bur Oak Brewing Company at Cafe Berlin –
opens in a new window@cafeberlincomo On special tonight…. Bur Oak Brown Ale. @patthrash will be slinging em gently. #drinklocal”

Brunch from Broadway Brewery –
opens in a new window@broadwaybrewery Corned beef hash with two eggs and topped with hollandaise! Sunday Funday has begun. #eatlocal #happystomachs”

Delicious-looking treats from Uprise Bakery –
opens in a new window@hallerik Dessert. #FridayNight #CoMo #TurtleBrownie #HotChocolate @bmaningat”

Check out these Instagram users and follow us ( opens in a new window@VisitColumbiaMO) for photos from CoMo!

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Sunday is National Grandparents Day! Spend time with them by taking Grandma and Grandpa out to brunch here in CoMo! Below are some great options to choose from:

44 Stone -Sunday’s brunch menu includes roasted leg of lamb, smoked salmon hash, steak & eggs, eggs Benedict, breakfast bread pudding, or a special English breakfast.

bleuopens IMAGE file  – Stop by for bleu’s Sunday brunch buffet: full buffet $15.95, child’s buffet $9.95, and children under 3 eat for free. The menu includes egg salad sandwich, bleu burger, roast turkey pot pie, and shrimp and grits.

Glenn’s Cafe – Glenn’s offers a brunch menu on Sundays, 10:30 AM – 3 PM. The options include the country morning breakfast, eggs Nouvelle Orleans, seafood gumbo, salads, sandwiches, and mimosas.

JJ’s Cafe – JJ’s doesn’t offer a special brunch menu but they do have some delicious breakfast dishes, and they open at 6:30 AM for the early birds! Try one of their huge cinnamon rolls, biscuits and gravy, French toast, or the “Hungry Tiger” (Three large eggs, four strips of bacon, two large pancakes, butter and syrup). Yum!

Sophia’s – Open for brunch 10 AM – 3 PM, Sophia’s offers a large variety for brunch. Good luck making up your mind with choices like bacon and spiced walnut pancakes, banana pecan French toast, lobster and white truffle quiche, crab cakes, and Huevos a la Flamenca Pizza.

Trey Bistro – Trey Bistro has a great brunch menu with unique dishes like Captain Crunch Encrusted French Toast, lamb omelet, and black bean bene.

Truman’s Bar and Grill – If you prefer the “all you can eat” kind of brunch, you should definitely try Truman’s. The buffet is available 9 AM – 2 PM and includes bacon, eggs, biscuits and gravy, sausages, waffles, French toast sticks, and hashbrowns.

The Upper Crust – Of course The Upper Crust has the “normal breakfast” – breakfast burritos, omelets, yogurt, etc. But they also have a “Gourmet Express Weekend Brunch” menu which consists of Eggs Benedict & Hollandaise Sauce, Creme Brule Brioche French Toast, Buttermilk Blueberry Pancakes, and Salmon & Brie Crepes.

Now we’re starving and ready for our own Sunday brunch!

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Father’s Day is right around the corner! Struggling to think of something fun to do with dad? We’ve put together a list of fun things to do right here in Columbia to help you out!


Grab your fishing poles and some snacks, and head outside to enjoy some quality time with your dad!

Don’t forget your fishing license! Find more information on fishing in city parks on Parks and Rec’s website.

Columbia Star Dinner Train:

For Father’s Day, dads ride half price! Eat lunch while enjoying the scenery pass by. Train departs at 1:00 PM. Find more information about the diner train here.


Treat dad to a round of golf at one of these Columbia courses:

Bowling and more:

Hit the bowling alley or play a game of laser tag!

  • AMF Town & Country Lanes, 1508 N. Providence, 573-442-4729  – Open noon-midnight Sat-Sun
  • Lazer Lanes, 3412 Grindstone Pkwy., 573-447-6021 – Sat: 10 AM-Midnight, Sun: Noon-10 PM

WingStock and carnival:

For the biker dad! Check out Harley Davidson, 5704 Freedom Dr., on Saturday for a full-size carnival and the annual WingStock event, including a wing contest, live music, beer garden, and more!


Choose from one of these “guy-friendly” movies in theaters now:

  • A Million Ways to Die in the West
  • Edge of Tomorrow
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past
  • How to Train Your Dragon 2
  • 22 Jump Street

Goodrich Forum 8, 1209 Forum Katy Pkwy.

Regal Stadium 14, 2800 Goodwin Pointe Dr.


Explore these parks and trails, and maybe even pack a picnic basket for lunch!

Father’s Day Brunch:

The restaurants below feature a Sunday brunch or breakfast buffet, perfect for Father’s Day!

We hope you have a very happy Father’s Day!

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