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Big changes coming to Downtown Springfield Christmas Parade in 2020

November 13, 2020

The Downtown Springfield Christmas Parade, presented by Penmac, is taking a fresh new route in 2020, in more ways than one. The Downtown Springfield Association has changed up the plans for this treasured holiday event to keep the participants and the public safe during the COVID-19 epidemic. Instead of one afternoon event, the Parade will… Read More

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Ein prosit! Celebrate Oktoberfest in Downtown Springfield.

September 09, 2020

It’s a little bit confusing. It’s called Oktoberfest, but it happens in September. But why question it when you can celebrate over the next few weeks here in Downtown Springfield? Here’s how you can get a little bit Bavarian with all four of our neighborhood’s breweries. Mother’s Brewing Company No one throws an Oktoberfest like… Read More

Event poster for The Last Five Years at Springfield Little Theatre

“The Last Five Years” lights up SLT stage

August 13, 2020

“…the show is absolutely amazing. One of the best shows I’ve ever seen at Springfield Little Theatre.” — Jason Wert, Ozarks Independent Springfield Little Theatre’s 86th season is already drawing rave reviews. The curtain goes up on “The Last Five Years” Aug. 13 at the historic Landers Theatre and runs through Aug. 30. It’s a… Read More

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Fireworks return to Hammons Field this summer!

July 22, 2020

We’re not going to lie. We were bummed when Minor League Baseball canceled the 2020 season. A lot of people were. The loss of the season meant more than no baseball in Downtown Springfield this year. It meant no warm summer nights in Downtown Springfield, spending time with people we love, eating ballpark food. And… Read More

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Downtown Springfield Association statement on diversity and inclusion, June 2020

June 19, 2020

Downtown Springfield is where our community comes together in good times and bad. In light of recent events, the Downtown Springfield Association feels it’s important for us to say that our neighborhood is for everyone and Black lives matter to the DSA. Park Central Square is an open and visible forum for the exercise of… Read More

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Mayor’s Tree Lighting Ceremony: An Insider’s Guide

November 15, 2018

The most wonderful time of the year arrives a little early in Downtown Springfield.   Five days before families gather for Thanksgiving feasts, the Festival Of Lights kicks off with the Mayor’s Tree Lighting Ceremony in Park Central Square Nov. 17. The show starts at 6:30 p.m. The tree will glow at 7:30.   But… Read More


The Definitive Guide to Downtown Springfield Patios

April 14, 2017

24 perfect spots to take in the air—and maybe a drink or two.


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