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Soak Up The Cultural Scene At The District In Columbia, Missouri

Get to know Columbia's artistic scene and historic charm in the vibrant neighborhood of The District in Columbia, Missouri near our conveniently located hotel. Taking up 50 square blocks, this urban gem is the place to be for daytime and nighttime entertainment and shopping. Enjoy retail therapy as you browse through boutiques, art galleries, and unique shops. Swing by any of the 70 lively bars and hip eateries for well-mixed drinks and delicious food. Discover it all from music festivals to art festivals and farmers markets. 


Hours -

Varies by shop or restaurant.

Prices -

Varies, but since this is a college town, you can find some really great dining bargains. Parking is free weekends and evenings.


  • True/False Film Fest
  • Farmers & Artisans Market
  • Family Fun Fest
  • Ninth Street Summerfest
  • Spring Shop Hop
  • Drinks in the District


  • Dining
  • Shopping
  • Sports bars
  • Live music
  • Museums
  • Festivals


  • What are some popular restaurants?

    With 70 bars and dining spots, there are plenty of choices for eating out. From American bistros and gastropubs to Asian eateries and seafood spots, you'll find it at The District. Try CJ's in Tiger Country on E. Broadway, where hot wings and cold beer go hand-in-hand. Hit up New Jingo on E. Broadway for Chinese or sample Thai dishes at Big Mama Chim’s Noodle House. Wise Guys Pizza is a favorite college hangout on 6th Street, and it's good for sports teams or families, too.
  • Where can I go shopping?

    You can shop in 110 shops in downtown Columbia where you'll find a nice mix of items including specialty gifts, art, vintage clothing, shoes, accessories, unique decor, and fresh produce. Shop at stores like the Yellow Dog Bookshop on S. Ninth, and a block away, Woody's Gentlemen's Clothiers. Little Owl Boutique on N. Tenth is perfect for toys and baby gifts. Make a stop at Absolute Vintage, American Shoe, and Britches Clothing to give your wardrobe a new look.

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