Missouri offers plenty to do during the day, from hiking to shopping to perusing remarkable museums. The fun keeps going when the sun goes down. Night owls, rejoice: The Show-Me State boasts plenty of energetic dance clubs, laid-back pubs and DJ destinations.
In Kansas City, the Record Bar brings in local and national acts to provide the soundtrack for a fantastic evening. Brush up your trivia skills to win prizes on Mondays and Thursdays. Every night the Record Bar serves delicious pizza, antipasto plates and sandwiches until 1 a.m.–and be sure to check out the popular Sunday brunch, complete with a Bloody Mary bar.
For a fantastic view and a wonderful evening, head to Three Sixty Rooftop, soaring nearly 400 feet above downtown St. Louis, atop the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark. This nightspot has sweeping views in all directions—it is the ultimate rooftop bar.
Play trivia, shoot pool, and listen to wonderful after-hours entertainment, seven nights a week at Outback Pub. This much-loved destination is co-located with the Outback in Branson restaurant, serving steak, seafood and chicken dishes, plus plenty of appetizers and sandwiches.
If locally brewed, craft beer is your MO (cleaver what we did there), then venture no further than Buckner Brewing Company, in Cape Girardeau. Buckner keeps an ear to the pulse of the Cape music scene—if a band is hot around Cape, you can hear them at Buckner Brewing. As if their delicious suds aren’t enough, they have a menu of great food.
Columbia’s Room 38 offers an upscale atmosphere with a contemporary approach. Enjoy signature cocktails, a variety of beer, and a long selection of fine wines. The food menu is eclectic, with several choices that are great for sharing. Have a wonderful evening whenever you’re in the hometown of the Missouri Tigers.