• Maplewood Barn at Nifong Park

Maplewood Barn Rental

2900 East Nifong Boulevard, Columbia, MO 65201

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Maplewood Barn 
Nifong Park
2900 East Nifong Boulevard
Columbia, MO 65201

Map of Nifong Parkopens PDF file

Contact Information:
Parks & Recreation Department
1 S 7th Street
Columbia, MO 65201

Check availability online!

Maplewood barn is located in historic Nifong Park and may be rented during the Community Theatre off-season only for meetings, birthday parties, special occasions, weddings, receptions, and more. The inside of the barn has one large room and can accommodate groups of 80 or less. Tables and chairs available for use. The facility is handicap accessible.



Rental Policies
  • No smoking
  • Alcohol allowed. However, no sale of alcohol allowed.
  • Tables & chairs are located in the storage room. Tables and chairs are for indoor use only.
  • Stage is part of rental. No other amenities (stage lights, public address system, etc.) are available.
  • Storage and upstairs area are restricted and not available for use.
  • Fire extinguishers are located throughout the building.
  • Reservations are non-refundable. They can be transferred to a different date if the request is 14 days prior to the original reservation.
  • Customer access to facility is only during paid reservation time. Please schedule ample time for setup and cleanup when making your reservation.
  • Key for weekday rentals may be picked up the day of reservation between 8 am and 4 pm. Weekend rentals – pick up key on Friday by 4 pm. (office is closed on Saturdays and Sundays).
  • Key must be returned the next business day by 12 noon. Drop box available.
  • Refund of deposits will be given if the renter was only in the facility during their paid rental time, the barn has been cleaned up properly, the key was returned and there are no damages. Cleanup/damage deposits paid by credit card will be refunded to the credit card within three business days and funds should show as available in approximately one week.  Deposits paid with cash or check will be refunded by a City of Columbia check. Please plan on two to three weeks for processing and mailing. 
  • Follow Check-Out Procedureopens PDF file when leaving facility
  • Park closes at 11 pm.
  • This facility is owned by the City of Columbia.  All rentals are subject to inspection by any City employee during the paid reservation time. 
Click on this link for park mapopens PDF file and more information on Nifong Park

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Rental Information
Rental Dates:

October 1 to February 28, 8 am to 11 pm; No rentals December 25.
March – Only available Friday to Sunday, 8 am to 11 pm
Unavailable for reservation – April 1 to September 30

Rental Procedure: Contact:
Parks & Recreation Dept.
1 S. 7th St.
Columbia, MO 65201
Check availability online!
Payment due at time of reservation
Park Special Use Application
(if special conditions apply)
Rental Fee:
(due at time of reservation)
$27 per hour, minimum two hours
Cleanup/Damage Deposit:
(due when key is picked up)
$100 (refundable)
Location: Nifong Park, 2900 E. Nifong Blvd., Columbia, MO 65201
Preview Barn:

Call 573-874-7460 to schedule a time to preview the barn before rental. Previews only during the months of October through February.

$20 refundable key deposit required. Previews can be scheduled Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday between 8 am and 3 pm, for a two hour increment.

Group Limit: 80
Rules & Regulations: Please read Rules and Regulationsopens PDF file  before making your reservation.
Check-Out Procedure: Follow Check-Out Procedureopens PDF file  when leaving facility.
Barn Features:
  • Outdoor stage – 50′ x 24′
  • Open floor plan, approx. 1,725 sq. ft.
    • Length: 45′
    • Width: 50′
    • Center of room 35′ high
  • Two restrooms (accessible)
  • Tables and chairs available
    • Approx. 10 round tables – 5 ft. diameter
    • Approx. 10 banquet tables – 30″ x 5′
    • Approx. 10 classroom tables – 18″ x 5′
    • Approx. 80 folding chairs
  • Approx. 20 – 110 voltage wall outlets throughout the facility
Park Amenities

Park is open to the public. Outdoor shelter must be reserved separately and may be reserved by another party.


Floor Plans
Click on floor plan for link to printable PDF file.
Meeting Layout 1
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Maplewood barn meeting layout number 1opens PDF file
Meeting Layout 2
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Maplewood barn meeting layout number 2opens PDF file
Meeting Layout 3opens PDF file Maplewood barn meeting layout number 3opens PDF file Round Tablesopens PDF file Maplewood barn round table layoutopens PDF file
Round Tables with Dance Flooropens PDF file Maplewood barn round tables with dance flooropens PDF file Theater Seatingopens PDF file Maplewood barn theater seating layoutopens PDF file


Date: May 16, 2012
Maplewood Barn Dedication Programopens PDF file

Ribbon cutting at Maplewood Barn Theater dedication at Nifong Park