Here, shopping isn't just an activity; it's a unique discovery of old shops intermixed with new finds.
Here, when you talk about incredible flavor, you're not just talking about Downtown's delicious choices of food.
Here, a business with a vision, can surround itself among the pride of Jefferson City's historic roots.
From the time the stores open their doors to the alluring smells of fresh baked pastries in the morning until the dancing ends late in the night, Downtown Jefferson City is the place to be.
People stroll, shop, dine and dance right in the heart of Jefferson City. Our downtown architecture is a tribute to the history of our city and reflects the pride past generations felt. When visitors come to our city, they are in awe of the beauty of our downtown situated along the Missouri River as well as the beautiful grounds of our state capitol and governor's mansion. What a city we live in!
Historic Downtown can boast about its small town atmosphere with its big city amenities. The same pioneering spirit put into the design of many of our downtown historic buildings is still alive in Jefferson City today as the Downtown Association continues to consider opportunities to enhance the downtown area as a prominent destination. With recent renovations, wider sidewalks, and mid-block crosswalks, Downtown Jefferson City definitely offers a pedestrian-friendly shopping experience. The recently added tree wells, hanging baskets, planters and benches add warmth and beauty to the streetscape design. The numerous sidewalk dining and coffee shops cause shoppers to linger and enjoy the sunshine and breeze. The change to "no meters" with ninety minute free parking on High Street alleviates that endless search for spare change.
Our thriving downtown is a paramount component of Jefferson City's quality of life. Downtown provides a central gathering place for entertainment, civic life and commerce. Downtown Jefferson City is a focal point for our city's identity and pride, attracting visitors and projecting a healthy community image. Exciting things are in store for Downtown Jefferson City in the future. Would you like to learn more? Join us every 2nd Tuesday of the Month at 7:45 a.m. for our Monthly meeting held at Central Banks Trust Operations Bldg, 212 E. High St.