Tourism News!

Mark Your Calendar” the  weekly Blog by Tourism Director Debi Boughton as published in the Kirksville Daily Express.  This blog is updated every Tuesday. Updates and additional information can also be found for specific events on our Events Calendar.

See our Events Calendar for future events.  For Seasonal or Special Events, see our Festivals & Fun page.

Did you know? Many of the establishments under the EAT. tab also sponsor entertainment (hint: you may need to check out their linked Facebook page).

Upcoming Events

Scottish Highland Games

It’s the 20th year for the Kirksville Scottish Highland Games.  Find out more on the webpage.

Art Nights

Painting parties and wine tasting have become quite popular and many Kirksville establishments offer up opportunities for an evening of fun.  Call for dates since many of these are not posted on the event calendar: Gallery 104, Jacob’s Vineyard, Fort Chariton, Maxwells, Jackson Stables, and Take Root Cafe.

The Ville Escape Room

The Kirksville Escape Room has extended summer hours and Area 51 will soon be open to visitors.  Check out their website here.

Adair County Public Library

There are a lot of great activities happening at the Library.  Check out the events HERE

Hotel Updates

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Kirksville - University Area in Kirksville, Missouri

NOW OPEN!  The NEW Holiday Inn Express is on the south side of Kirksville.  They opened October 26, 2017.  Reservations are being accepted!

  University Inn & Suites Kirksville

The OLD Holiday Inn Express will remain as a hotel and is now called University Inn & Suites.  Reservations are being accepted by phone only, 660-627-1100.

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NOW OPEN!  Hampton Inn & Suites is located on the north side of Kirksville.  They opened FEB 15, 2018! Online reservations are now being accepted for March, 2018, contact Kirksville Tourism for a direct line for group or earlier reservations.

Now OPEN in Kirksville!

Lost Branch Lodge 

Lost Branch Lodge, located east of Kirksville in a rural setting, has rooms available for Parents Weekend! Each room features a queen and twin bed plus private bathroom.  Communal living room and kitchen privileges are shared with others guests.  Call for rates and reservations 660-341-8631.

The ‘ville Escape Room

You are given 60 minutes to find the keys, discover the codes, and escape whatever mess you and your closest friends have gotten yourselves into.  Check into “The Ville” and plan your Escape!  Call 660-851-4346 to reserve your experience.

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Rejuvenate is not just a spa, but a fitness and wellness center aimed at providing a variety of services that promote a positive life and a healthy body and mind. Our main goal is to help our clients with pain relief and relaxation through massage therapy, energy healing, and salt float sessions.


Kirksville In the News

Kirksville Regional Airport achieves “no deficiencies” inspection (KTVO Special Report, June 2018)

AT Still-KCOM students win First Place in SIM Competition!  (May, 2018)

Bright Northern Star, an article from AAA Midwest Traveler Magazine (July/Aug 2016)