2022 Roots N Blues Festival Rocks Columbia October 7 – 9

Columbia, MO

WHAT: 2022 Roots N Blues Festival WHEN: Friday through Sunday, October 7-9, 2022 WHERE: Stephens Lake Park in Columbia, Mo. COLUMBIA, MO – As the sun begins its descent over Stephens Lake Park in Columbia on Friday, Oct. 7, thousands of festivalgoers will make their way across the park grounds to claim their spot in front of the two main stages […]

2022 Art in the Park Festival This Weekend

Columbia, MO

GET CREATIVE THIS WEEKEND AT MID-MISSOURI’S LARGEST ART FESTIVAL, ART IN THE PARK WHAT: 2022 Art in the Park Festival WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, June 4 & 5 WHERE: Stephens Lake Park in Columbia Columbia, MO – Summer in Central Missouri gets off to an artful start with the 64th annual  Art in the Park […]

Unbound Book Festival Returns for In-Person Event for 2022

Columbia, MO

COLUMBIA, MO – After two years of virtual programming due to the pandemic, the 2022 Unbound Book Festival returns – in-person! – but to new venues in downtown Columbia to celebrate literature in its many forms with nationally and internationally renowned authors, April 21-24. According to festival founder and organizer Alex George, planing a major […]

Looking Ahead to Fun Festivals and Events in Columbia, MO

Columbia, MO

COLUMBIA, MO – The combination of Columbia’s acclaimed-amenities, its easy access to nature, its vibrant community and the large-scale marquee festivals that take place year around is why the city is often listed as one of the best places to live in the country. There’s always something fun and entertaining going on any time of […]

Interview Opportunities with Roots N Blues Festival Organizers

WHAT: 2021 Roots N Blues Festival WHEN: September 24-26, 2021 WHERE: Stephens Lake Park, Columbia, MO WHO: Festival organizers and Columba tourism officials are available now until the start of the festival for pre-scheduled interviews: Tracy Lane, Festival Co-Owner Shay Jasper, Festival Co-Owner Megan McConachie, Strategic Communications Manager for the Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau MEDIA CONTACTS:  To schedule an […]


Columbia, MO

COLUMBIA, MO – There are so many things to enjoy about Columbia in the summertime. There are the leisurely bike rides on Columbia’s celebrated trails. There are the numerous outstanding outdoor concerts. There’s delicious and seasonal locally-sourced food and Columbia’s distinguished farmers markets. There’s kicking back and enjoying a good movie in a cool theater […]

Columbia’s Roots N Blues Festival Makes Its Highly-Anticipated Return

COLUMBIA, MO – After more than a year without live music, the driving beat of a snare drum, the pulsing rhythm of a bass guitar and sweet vocal melodies floating through the air around Stephens Lake Park will be welcome sounds as the Roots N Blues Festival makes its highly anticipated return to Columbia September […]

Columbia is for the Birds… And Bird-Watchers!

COLUMBIA, MO – There are many reasons to love Columbia – the food, the festivals, the art, the music, the people – but many have an affinity for this college town for the opportunities it offers for an outdoor escape. City parks, state parks and trails galore make Columbia an outdoor enthusiast’s go-to in Central […]

True/False Film Fest Announces New Dates, Location and Details for 2021 Fest

COLUMBIA, MO – One of the world’s “coolest film festivals,” Columbia’s True/False Film Fest, is heading outdoors for 2021. This year’s True/False Film Fest will take place May 5-9, 2021 at the picturesque Stephens Lake Park, just a mile and a half from downtown Columbia. In a normal year, the highly-acclaimed non-fiction film festival would […]

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