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Find Father’s Day Fun in Downtown Springfield

June 17, 2021

Don’t forget about Dad this weekend. Sunday, June 20, is Father’s Day. There’s plenty to do in Downtown Springfield, no matter what your Dad loves, including brunch, sports, arts and live music. Here are some of your best bets. Brunch All the usual Downtown brunch spots will be open and ready to serve you, of… Read More

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Find some fun in Founders Park this June

June 03, 2021

Founders Park is hidden away from Downtown Springfield’s main thoroughfares. If you haven’t spent much time in this .7-acre park at 330 East Water St., this June is a great chance to fix that.  Three regular events are scheduled for Founders Park, all of them free and all of them packed with family-friendly fun. Here… Read More

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Hurts Donut Company announces National Donut Day charity partnership

May 28, 2021

Hurts Donut Company is partnering with The Warrior’s Journey for National Donut Day. The charity will receive 10% of National Donut Day sales from each Hurts Donut location on June 4. “National Donut Day was established in 1938 by The Salvation Army,” Tim Clegg, Founder and CEO of Hurts Donut Company, said. “The original intent… Read More

A Homemade Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit from Lost Signal Brewing Company
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Make Mother’s Day memorable in Downtown Springfield

May 06, 2021

It’s impossible to repay mothers for everything they do for us. We should at least try, though. Want to make your mom feel special this Mother’s Day? Take her to Downtown Springfield! The calendar is packed with fun events all weekend long, including several mom-centric events Sunday, May 9. Here are some highlights. Brunch Not… Read More

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Volunteers needed for Artsfest, May 1 & 2, 2021

April 05, 2021

Artsfest is returning to Historic Walnut Street May 1 & 2, 2021!  Once again, we’ll be relying on a team of wonderful volunteers to truly make this festival possible. While the heart and soul of Artsfest remains the same, there will be a few changes. The safety and security of all artists, vendors, patrons and… Read More

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Tickets for Artsfest are on sale now!

April 02, 2021

Limited capacity means a limited amount of tickets will be available for the 40th Artsfest on Historic Walnut Street, presented by Great Southern Bank, May 1 & 2. Want to go? Get your tickets today! Artsfest will look different in 2021 as festival organizers work to keep the community safe from COVID-19. In the past,… Read More

Exterior photo of SBC's The Cellar, with a sunset visible behind the building's sign
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SBC’s The Cellar is the Queen City’s newest gem

March 24, 2021

Trust us when we tell you Springfield Brewing Company has some real gems in The Cellar. SBC has been a cornerstone of Downtown for more than 20 years, with award-winning craft beer, great food and live music. Now, just three months after opening, The Cellar has also become a vital part of our neighborhood. Here’s… Read More

Event poster for 40th Artsfest on Historic Walnut Street
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40th Artsfest on Historic Walnut Street set for May 1 & 2

March 19, 2021

For the first time since 2019, Artsfest, presented by Great Southern Bank, is returning to Historic Walnut Street in Downtown Springfield! The Springfield Regional Arts Council and Downtown Springfield Association announced Friday morning that plans are moving forward to host southwest Missouri’s largest outdoor arts festival May 1-2. The festival will be open 10 a.m.-6… Read More

Event poster for Give Ozarks 2021: Rally For Recovery
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We’re ready to Rally For Recovery on #GiveOzarks Day. And we need your help.

March 17, 2021

Park Central Square has been far too quiet in the last year. We’re ready for that to change. As our community emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Downtown Springfield Association is ready to emerge from its events hibernation. But we can’t do it without your help. With that in mind, the DSA is participating in… Read More

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Grassroots organization MIDxMIDWST launches Kickstarter campaign

March 16, 2021

MIDxMIDWST Mural Art & Festival, is seeking community support through the launch of a Kickstarter Campaign beginning today, March 16, 2021. A community backing through this Kickstarter is an opportunity for Springfield residents and businesses to help bring a new and exciting public art and music festival to life. The Kickstarter is the first opportunity… Read More