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5 Things We’re Thankful for in 2017

November 23, 2017

By Rusty Worley, Downtown Springfield Association executive director It’s been a tumultuous year, but there is plenty to be thankful for in downtown Springfield this Thanksgiving season.  Here are five that have risen to the top of our list: Hospitality Abounds With the widely recognized success of Hotel Vandivort, the hospitality industry within walking distance… Read More


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Celebrate the Season in Downtown Springfield

November 09, 2017

It’s (almost) the most wonderful time of the year, and downtown Springfield wants to help you celebrate. Even the grinchiest among us can find a reason to be merry in downtown Springfield with some of the area’s most festive, family-friendly events and holiday shopping. Mark your calendars for the events below, then check out the… Read More


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10 Ways to Get Plugged Into Downtown

November 08, 2017

The downtown scene is growing every day, and there are plenty of ways to get involved. Whether you’re a seasoned Downtowner or a new Springfield resident, it’s easier than ever to find your downtown. Get started with these fun opportunities provided by the Downtown Springfield Association (DSA): Network at a DSA mixer Members of the… Read More


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Get Moving This Fall with Sculpture Walk Springfield

November 06, 2017

It’s officially fall, and the weather has finally cooled down enough that a walk outside won’t leave you drenched in sweat. Lovers of autumn leaves, pumpkin flavored treats, and warm color schemes unite! There are so many ways to welcome this beautiful weather, but our favorite is Sculpture Walk Springfield. Featuring 22 sculptures (26 if… Read More


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Urban Haunts: Six Spooky Spots in Downtown Springfield

November 06, 2017

Downtown Springfield is home to some of the area’s most well-preserved historic buildings. With history, of course, comes the occasional legend. Since Halloween is just around the corner, we’re exploring some of the thrills and chills that come with downtown Springfield’s “haunted” history. Whether or not you believe in ghosts, join us in exploring some… Read More


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Sculpture Walk Springfield: The New Date Night

November 06, 2017

Fall is finally here along with chilly weather, earlier sunsets and colorful leaves. This beautiful season is also one of the busiest of the year with fundraisers, parties, meetings events and plenty more. This weekend, take the time to slow things down, treat yourself to a night out with your special someone and enjoy some… Read More


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Urban Learning: Celebrating Our Downtown Schools

August 29, 2017

In honor of back-to-school season, we’re highlighting four schools that make downtown Springfield an even more vibrant place to be.


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The Most Instagrammable Spots in Downtown Springfield

August 18, 2017

Upgrade your feed and learn about local history along the way with these highly Insta-friendly #DowntownSGF spots.


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5 Reasons to Love Urban Living

August 08, 2017

The votes are in! Check out the top reasons to love urban living according to residents from Midtown, West Central and Rountree.


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5 Ways to Beat the Heat in Downtown Springfield

July 17, 2017

Three of them involve ice cream.