About Downtown


Jefferson City’s rich history continues to contribute to the culture of our downtown community, with modern shops, a community theater and restaurants intermixed with the state’s government buildings and river views. With over 50 special events each year, Downtown Jefferson City is where Missourians convene to spend time with family and friends and discover all our #JCMO has to offer. Ample parking and access to public transportation make it easy and affordable for visitors and residents alike to visit for fun or for business.

Downtown Jefferson City is where commerce and civic life converge, and the businesses and entrepreneurs who comprise our city’s core are the cornerstones of our unique community. Business owners appreciate the small-town atmosphere but big city amenities available in Jefferson City, which make it an ideal launching pad for businesses large and small. 

For Downtown’s residents, Jefferson City’s many schools, colleges and HBCU university offer a variety of education options, and public transportation and great highways and streets – with very little congestion! – makes getting to work or school seamless. With clean streets, picturesque city parks and a temperate climate, more and more Missouri residents are making Downtown Jefferson City their living and/or working destination – creating a lively and engaging community together!