First Friday Art Walk

The first Friday of each month brings hundreds of people to historic downtown Springfield for First Friday Art Walk, a Springfield cultural happening. Art lovers “Walk the Walk” throughout the Downtown Arts District, enjoying original art, music, demonstrations and performances in two dozen gallery venues.

12 of the Oldest Downtown Businesses

Decades of entrepreneurship, selfless legacies of leadership, and roots deeply intertwined in the community were featured at a presentation at the Library Center on January 26.

Hotel Vandivort named 2016 Boutique Hotel of the Year

Downtown Springfield's Hotel Vandivort was named 2016 Boutique Hotel of the Year by an industry group, the Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association.

Resident pass CID sales tax

The Downtown Springfield Community Improvement District announced that the registered voters who live in the district approved its half-cent sales tax initiative.

Live Music

Springfield enjoys a rich musical tradition. Downtown is the hub for live music of all sizes, shapes and genres. Discover music in Downtown Springfield.


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