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It’s time for Taste of SoMo!

June 21, 2018

Downtown Springfield’s Park Central Square will be buzzing Saturday, June 23, with Taste of SoMo, the Queen City’s premier culinary event. The day will feature the best regional restaurants, craft beer, local music and more. Whether you’re a Taste of SoMo veteran, or ready to check it out for the first time, here’s everything you… Read More


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June Art Walk Strolls into Summer with 22 Locations

May 22, 2018

Join First Friday Art Walk 6-10 p.m. on June 1 for an exciting evening of art, music and more in 22 participating locations! Don’t miss the annual Chalk Art Festival with Foster Adopt Connect at ideaXfactory, plus artist receptions, live music, local history, cryptographic mystery, original art, and always, a few surprises.   Art Inspired welcomes Landscapes by Doreen Wilhelmi Art Inspired is… Read More


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Celebrate Mother’s Day in Downtown Springfield

May 11, 2018

Moms are superstars. This weekend, head to downtown Springfield to celebrate yours with brunch, plants, shopping and more. Brunch at The Order This Mother’s Day, treat Mom to a gourmet brunch buffet at The Order in Hotel Vandivort from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The brunch is $35 per person and includes menu favorites, plus… Read More


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We’re Hiring a Communications Manager!

May 11, 2018

Are you a communications whiz with a passion for the downtown Springfield community? The Downtown Springfield Association seeks qualified applicants for its communications manager position. The successful candidate will demonstrate competency and experience in the following areas: Communications Coordinate the branding efforts for downtown Springfield Design and produce print collateral to promote downtown initiatives Coordinate… Read More


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Summer Looks at Shark’s Surf X Supply

May 10, 2018

Summer is here, Springfieldians. If you’re anything like us, the recent temperature spike may have taken you by surprise—leaving you very little time to get your summer wardrobe figured out. Don’t fret: We teamed up with one of downtown Springfield’s newest retailers, Shark’s Surf X Supply, to round up some of the store’s best summer… Read More


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Get Moving in Downtown Springfield

May 09, 2018

Next week is Bike, Walk & Wheel Week, and we’re ready to get rolling. Need some motivation? Check out these ways to get moving in downtown Springfield: Bike to Work Ozarks Greenways is challenging Ozarks residents to leave their cars behind and use active transportation during Bike, Walk & Wheel Week, occurring May 14 through… Read More


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Downtowner Spotlight: Charley Wasson

April 23, 2018

11-year-old Charley Wasson is one of the downtown community’s brightest stars. Not only is she a fixture in Anvil Customs (owned by her dad, Ryan Wasson)—she’s also an up-and-coming performer who frequents the Springfield Little Theatre stage. She’s been featured in productions like “The Little Mermaid,” “The Music Man,” “Mulan,” “Annie,” “Seussical the Musical” and… Read More


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Celebrate Park Central Market’s Grand Opening

April 02, 2018

Park Central Market, downtown’s brand new convenience store, is celebrating its grand opening this week (April 2–6), and there’s a lot to be excited about. Check out the daily specials below, then get thee to Park East to check out the sleek new spot. MONDAY, APRIL 2: Free Coke product starting at 2 p.m. (We… Read More


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Foodie Fun at Rated SGF

March 26, 2018

Rated SGF, downtown Springfield’s brand new film festival, debuts this weekend. Inspired by exceptional things found in unexpected places, Rated SGF is more than just a film festival: It’s an all-day celebration of the things that make Springfield a great place to be. That includes drawing attention to Springfield’s food scene, which is arguably the… Read More


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Celebrate St. Paddy’s in Downtown Springfield

March 13, 2018

St. Paddy’s Day is this weekend, and downtown Springfield is the spot to celebrate. Don your best green garb and check out the following roundup of St. Paddy’s events happening downtown this weekend: ShamRox Run, Dublin’s Pass, 8 a.m. Head to the ShamRox Run, downtown’s premiere St. Paddy’s Day-themed road race, for a festive 5K… Read More