A Definitive Guide for Living in Downtown Columbia, Mo

Still don’t have an apartment for the year? Sign a lease with The Lofts of Columbia. We have four convenient locations in the Columbia, Mo area and two of them are located in the heart of The District! It has everything you’re looking for: in-unit laundry, a balcony in every apartment, spacious rooms, secure buildings, in-house maintenance, and building security. Interested in leasing an apartment with us? There are still spaces available, but they are going quickly, so give us a call to schedule a tour today!

Fun Things To Do in Downtown Columbia, Mo

Because our two apartment buildings are located right in Downtown Columbia, Mo, it makes it super easy to venture out at night. But when you get back to your apartment at The Lofts, you’ll know you’re safe because no one can get into the building without a key fob, given only to residents in the building. We also have security monitoring our buildings, so no one can sneak in. You can breathe a sigh of relief when you sign a lease with the Lofts.

And since you have less to worry about, you can spend more time focusing on things to do downtown. Here are just a few suggestions: 

See a movie at RagTag Cinema 

Ragtag is a non-profit independent movie theater located within Uprise Bakery. The theater is the home of the Ragtag Film Society, which strives to champion film and other media arts to encourage the culture of the community. So come grab a spot on one of the many couches or chairs in the theater.

Go to First Fridays in the North Village Arts District 

There is a free art gallery crawl on the first Friday of each month in the North Village Arts District. The North Village Arts District will collectively open its doors, welcoming residents, visitors, and tourists to explore and appreciate the art. Plus there’s always live entertainment and drinks! 

Have a drink at Logboat Brewing Company 

This local Columbia beer brewery provides delicious beer, fun events and a unique experience. Located just north of downtown, the outdoor area is great for playing games while enjoying their specialty craft brews. Although food isn’t served at Logboat, food trucks stop by all the time to add to the community experience. 

See a show at the Blue Note 

The Blue Note has been providing entertainment and music to Columbia, Mo for over twenty years. They hold events ranging from themed dance parties to country music concerts to comedian acts. And over the summer they hold a SummerFest so you can enjoy music outdoors all summer long. 

Grab a bite at a local restaurant 

Columbia, Mo has so many unique restaurants that are signature to the city. Have a bite at the signature Shakespeare’s pizza or venture to Las Margaritas Downtown location for a taco salad or an enchilada. Learn more about our local restaurants here.

Looking For More Events in Downtown Columbia, Mo?


Looking for something fun to do this weekend? You’re in luck, these are just a few of the upcoming things to do in Columbia, Missouri on the weekends. Many of the events listed above are within walking distance from The Lofts Ninth Street location, so you’ll never have to drive to go out downtown.  If you’re not seeing something that interests you, make sure to check out the Columbia Events Calendar for the all-encompassing list.

Contact The Lofts of Columbia to Lease Apartments for Rent in The District Today!

Interested in leasing an apartment at the Lofts? Our loft apartments in Columbia, Mo are an ideal place to live if you are a student or young professional. Our downtown locations are mere steps from the University of Missouri, Stephen’s College, and Columbia College. We are also close to the business, shopping, and art districts in Columbia, Mo. Most of our downtown tenants rarely need their vehicle to get to the essentials, as downtown Columbia is incredibly walkable. Our properties in Cherry Hill and The Manors have on-site parking to give you easy access to your vehicle! 

Living at the Lofts of Columbia means living a life of ease and luxury – who doesn’t want that?! We are leasing loft apartments now, so don’t hesitate to give us a call. We can’t wait to meet you!

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