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Mark Juneteenth in Downtown Springfield

June 13, 2023

In January 1863, the Thirteenth Amendment legally freed the enslaved in Confederate states. However, this freedom was not implemented immediately as the speed of information was slow. It would take nearly two and a half years before Union troops would arrive in Galveston Bay, Texas (the westernmost confederate state) and announce that the enslaved black people… Read More

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Tips for watching the Big Game this Sunday

February 09, 2023

Whether you’re cheering for the Kansas City Chiefs, the Philadelphia Eagles, Rihanna or the person bringing the buffalo chicken dip this Sunday, Downtown Springfield has everything you need to have the most super of bowls! Where to Watch Who wants to clean up their house after a big party? Take it easy, come Downtown for… Read More

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New History Museum exhibit highlights Springfield’s Black Educators

January 25, 2023

The History Museum on the Square will open their newest exhibit, Community Cornerstones: Springfield’s Black Educators on Wednesday, February 1, 2023. This exhibit showcases the rich history of Black American education in Springfield through the lens of the educators who were the cornerstones of the Black community. Experience the enlightening story of Springfield’s Black educational… Read More

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day March, Program in Downtown Springfield

January 12, 2023

Many will gather to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and the strength of love in Downtown Springfield on Monday, January 16, 2023. This will be the nation’s 40th holiday celebrating King’s Birthday and acknowledging his contributions to the U.S. Civil Rights movement. To mark the holiday, NAACP Springfield is hosting its annual MLK… Read More

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Start the year with Wellness Collective’s January Yoga Challenge

January 03, 2023

Start the year off on the right foot with Wellness Collective Studios‘ January Yoga Challenge. Attend your first class AND a minimum of five classes total at the Wellness Collective in the month of January and you’ll receive a $25 Studio Credit to spend on future memberships, classes, workshops or retail. If you go above… Read More

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Quiz: Which Springfield, MO New Years Eve Party is for you?

December 21, 2022

There’s so many options to consider when deciding how to ring in the new year. Let us help you pick the perfect party in Downtown Springfield, MO to bring you into 2023.   What is the most important factor of a good night out? A. The food B. Dancing C. A good laugh D. A… Read More

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Springfield Holiday Bucket List

December 02, 2022

Make the most of the holiday season with this bucket list of festive fun in Downtown Springfield! Watch the Springfield Christmas Parade Jingle bells will be ringing and carolers will be singing as the Springfield Christmas Parade, presented by Penmac, makes its way through Downtown Springfield on December 10, 2022 at 2 p.m. Enjoy floats, marching… Read More

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Best Halloween Parties in Downtown Springfield!

October 26, 2022

You bring the costume and we’ll bring the booze boos! Here’s where the Halloween parties are this weekend:   Hold Fast Brewing Head to Hold Fast Brewing this Saturday, October 29 for costume contests, staff pumpkin carvings, live music and food trucks. The Isaac Kenneth Band will be live on the patio stage with their… Read More

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Fall Things to Do Downtown

October 06, 2022

Looking to get spooky and celebrate fall? Then head downtown to enjoy these events! Fall Flavors Join the Springfield Craft Beer Collective and your favorite Springfield breweries for the 3rd Annual Harvest Beerfest on October 14 at The Old Glass Place. Get tickets here. Halloween Pairing Flights are back at Hold Fast Brewing on October… Read More

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Easter events in Downtown Springfield

April 15, 2022

Looking for something to this Easter weekend? Well then hop on downtown for egg hunts, peep & beer tastings, and Sunday services — it’s all downtown! Peep Flights at Lost Signal Enjoy this fun beer & food pairing April 12-17. Get in the Easter candy mood by pairing four different Peeps and four different Lost… Read More