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Downtown Springfield: A Holiday Tradition

December 01, 2017

By Sony Hocklander, 2017 Christmas Parade Grand Marshal Christmas storytelling has been a tradition in my family since long before we moved to the Ozarks. That tradition has flourished in Springfield. When my grown sons were young, we’d gather nightly around the lighted tree where I’d weave a continuing holiday story, making it up as… Read More


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The Winter Blues are No Match for Sculpture Walk

November 28, 2017

By Shannon Hruska, Sculpture Walk Springfield It’s true what they say—there’s no place like downtown for the holidays! Last weekend’s Park Central Square tree lighting kicked off a bevy of holiday fun downtown for the whole family. The Christmas tree is lit, and Springfield is invited downtown to enjoy horse-drawn carriage rides, ice skating, Christmas… Read More


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Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Favorite Downtown Spots

November 22, 2017

By Adam McMullin, Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau The Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is the authority on local attractions. Check out this roundup of the CVB’s favorite downtown spots. Trust them—they’re local experts!


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Five Reasons I Love Working in Downtown Springfield

November 14, 2017

By Molly Riddle, Director of Content Strategy at Mostly Serious I first set foot in downtown Springfield when I moved to this lovely city in 2009. I was a college freshman at Drury University, and my friends and I desperately needed places to hole up and study or just get away from the chaos of… Read More