Downtown Springfield Association

TASTE OF SOMO

Taste of SoMo is an outdoor food sampling event that showcases the diversity and quality of the restaurants in Southwest Missouri. Food sampling, along with live music and beer take place inside Park Central Square.

JUNE 24

CIDER DAYS

Cider Days is a two-day fall festival on Historic Walnut Street featuring regional artists and crafters, live music, performances, incredible food and — of course — delicious apple cider!

SEPTEMBER 16 & 17

SPRINGFIELD CHRISTMAS PARADE

Jingle bells will be ringing and carolers will be singing as the Springfield Christmas Parade, presented by Penmac, makes it’s way up South street, around Park Central Square and along St. Louis Street.

DECEMBER 9

Springfield Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

Sawn your green and follow the rainbow to downtown as the Springfield Saint Patrick’s Day Parade makes its way from Historic C-Street to Park Central Square.

MARCH 16

ARTSFEST

Presented by Great Southern Bank and hosted by the Springfield Regional Arts Council, Artsfest is one of the biggest outdoor art festivals in Southwest Missouri. Known for featuring over 100 artists from all over the country, live entertainment and delicious food, patrons make it a priority to come back year after year.

MAY 4 & 5

With the purchase of a Downtown Festival Pass, you’ll receive free Downtown Springfield swag

Show your Festival Pass at the merch tent of any event to get a 10% discount on all event merch!

Bring your Festival Pass to 5 # Apparel to get $5 off when you spend $25!


What else is happening Downtown?



A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical - Presented by MSU Theatre
April, 14 2024
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical - Presented by MSU Theatre

Varthur McArthur, the tyrannical artistic director of a failing theater in Duluth, invites the company to his home...

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April, 15 2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Forming Open Studio Mondays

Do you need some space to create? Swing by Forming Art Studios on Mondays from 10 a.m. -...

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Trivia Night in the Corner Pocket
April, 15 2024
7:30 pm

Trivia Night in the Corner Pocket

Join Show Me Trivia every Monday with fun-filled trivia in the Corner Pocket inside Billiards of Springfield! There...

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Karaoke Monday’s! at Martha’s Vineyard
April, 15 2024
9:00 pm

Karaoke Monday’s! at Martha’s Vineyard

Ready to release your inner rock star? Tonight’s the night! Join Blyss Carrington for an exciting evening of...

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MSU Baseball vs. Mizzou
April, 16 2024
6:30 pm

MSU Baseball vs. Mizzou

MSU Baseball takes on Mizzou at Hammons Field on Tuesday, April 16 at 6:30 p.m. Fans can also...

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Missouri Jazz Orchestra at Blue Room
April, 16 2024
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Missouri Jazz Orchestra at Blue Room

Join the Missouri Jazz Orchestra for an exciting evening of big band jazz every first and third Tuesday,...

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Pershing St. & South Ave. Lot (NW)

Type: Free; 35 spaces

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McDaniel St. Lot

Type: $5 daily parking, approximately 70 spots; monthly paid parking, approximately 40 spots. Contact Tillman Redevelopment at (417) 872-7468 for more information.

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Robert E. Smith Lot

Type: Free for YMCA customers

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College Station Parking Garage

Type: Free; 393 spaces

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Elm St. & South Ave. Lot

Type: Free after 5 p.m.; 195 spaces

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Olive St. & Boonville Ave. Lot (NW)

Type: Free; 80 spaces

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St. Louis St. & Kimbrough Ave. Lot (SW)

Type: Free for customers

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Downtown Church Lot

Type: Free; reserved on Sundays; 54 spaces

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Pershing St. & Robberson Ave. Lot (SW)

Type: YMCA Customers Only

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Water St. & Campbell Ave. Lot (SE)

Type: Free after 5 p.m.

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Walnut St. & Market Ave. Lot (SE)

Type: Free for customers

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Walnut St. & Market Ave. Lot (NW)

Type: Free for customers

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Heer’s Parking Garage

Type: Free in unmarked spots; 380 spaces

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Olive St. & Campbell Ave. Lot (NE)

Type: Free; 85 spaces

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Olive St. & Campbell Ave. Lot (NW)

Type: Free after 5 p.m.; 85 spaces

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Water St. & Boonville Ave. Lot (SW)

Type: Free; 80 spaces

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Olive St. & Boonville Ave. Lot (NE)

Type: Free; 85 spaces

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