Downtown Springfield Association

We know downtown Springfield, Missouri, and we’d like to share it with you.




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Upcoming Downtown Events



July, 11 2018 - July 21, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Drowsy Chaperone at Missouri State University's Tent Theatre

When a die hard theatre fan plays his favorite cast album, the characters come to life in this hilarious musical farce.

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July, 20 2018 - July 21, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Elephant Man

Don't miss this Springfield area premiere of the Tony award winner for Best Play!

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July, 21 2018
12:00 am

Blue Room Comedy Club Presents: Reena Calm

Reena Calm is an East Coast Jew turned Chicago favorite, and one of the most respected and requested...

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July, 21 2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am

REFIT Cardiodance at SLT

Join us Saturday mornings at 10 on the 3rd floor of Springfield Little Theatre's Landers building for a...

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July, 21 2018
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Supernatural: Live Parodies – "Everybody Loves A Clown"

Sam and Dean Winchester; two Midwest brothers on a quest to vanquish monsters, demons, and other forces of...

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July, 21 2018 - July 22, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Elephant Man

Don't miss this Springfield area premiere of the Tony award winner for Best Play!

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Select your destination below to find the nearest parking lots and garages, or learn more about getting around downtown.





Water St. & Campbell Ave. Lot (SE)

Type: Free after 5 p.m.

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Olive St. & Boonville Ave. Lot (NE)

Type: Free; 85 spaces

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Water St. & Boonville Ave. Lot (SW)

Type: Free; 80 spaces

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Olive St. & Campbell Ave. Lot (NW)

Type: Free after 5 p.m.; 85 spaces

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Olive St. & Campbell Ave. Lot (NE)

Type: Free; 85 spaces

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Heer’s Parking Garage

Type: Free in unmarked spots; 380 spaces

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Walnut St. & Market Ave. Lot (NW)

Type: Free for customers

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Walnut St. & Market Ave. Lot (SE)

Type: Free for customers

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Pershing St. & South Ave. Lot (NW)

Type: Free; 35 spaces

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Pershing St. & Robberson Ave. Lot (SW)

Type: YMCA Customers Only

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Downtown Church Lot

Type: Free; reserved on Sundays; 54 spaces

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St. Louis St. & Kimbrough Ave. Lot (SW)

Type: Free for customers

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Olive St. & Boonville Ave. Lot (NW)

Type: Free; 80 spaces

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Elm St. & South Ave. Lot

Type: Free after 5 p.m.; 195 spaces

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College Station Parking Garage

Type: Free; 393 spaces

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Robert E. Smith Lot

Type: Free for YMCA customers

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McDaniel St. Lot

Type: Free; 50 spaces

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Loyalty Perks

Free pommes frites, anyone? Your DSA membership gets you serious perks at more than 25 downtown businesses.

Free Events

Social butterflies, start your engines: Your DSA membership gets you free access to some of the area’s most iconic events including Artsfest, Taste of SoMo and Cider Days.

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What’s new in downtown Springfield?


Pencil sketch of Wild Bill Hickok's 1865 shootout with Davis Tutt
News Stories

Wild Bill Hickok and Davis Tutt made Wild West history on Park Central Square

July 21, 2018

  James Butler “Wild Bill” Hickok and Davis Tutt made odd friends. Hickok had been a scout for the Union Army. Tutt was a Confederate Army veteran. Maybe it should be no surprise the friendship soured and ended in the first recorded one-on-one quick draw shootout in the United States. And it happened on Park… Read More


Sunset over the Walnut Street Skyline
Business Resources   |   Downtown Business Spotlight   |   News Stories

Walnut Street’s evolution continues

July 19, 2018

Downtown Springfield’s evolution continues. A stroll down Walnut Street makes that obvious. Owner Chris Slater moved The Albatross Hookah Lounge & Fine Tobacco Emporium down the street, from 320 East Walnut to 406-A and 408 West Walnut. That move tripled his business in size to 6,000 square feet. The new location allowed Slater to separate… Read More


Guardians of the Galaxy platinum record
News Stories

Why does a platinum record hang in a Downtown Springfield business?

July 12, 2018

Walk through the restored original doors at 309 East Water St. in Downtown Springfield. Peek at the wall behind the long, wooden counter. You’re not imagining things. A platinum record hangs on the wall at National Audio Company. It’s a thank-you gift from The Walt Disney Company. Disney wouldn’t have sold 1,000,000 copies of the… Read More



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