COMO YOU KNOW: Heritage Festival and Craft Show

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 | 10:23 a.m. CDT; updated 6:46 p.m. CDT, Friday, May 9, 2014


For one autumn weekend in every year since 1977, Columbia has gone back in time with its Heritage Festival and Craft Show. The festival, held in Nifong Park, includes traditional-style tradesmen and artisans, cowboys, explorers, food, crafts and youth activities. Visitors can learn about life in the mid-19th century by strolling through an 1859 town and seeing exhibits in the Walter’s Boone County Historical Museum.

The Columbia Parks & Recreation Department sponsors the festival and has since its creation.


— Information from Karen Ramey of City parks department



Heritage Festival is held every year at Nifong Park.

Map of Nifong Park

Links and sources

Official City of Columbia site for the Heritage Festival

2010 coverage

2009 coverage

2008 coverage

2007 coverage

Updated: April 3, 2013

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