Downtown’s largest celebration of southwest Missouri foodie culture.

UPDATES, OCT. 23: Taste of SoMo has been delayed until 1 p.m. to allow the rain system to pass through Springfield. We’ll have tasting, soft drinks, beer and live music 1-4:30 p.m. Come join us!

Due to unforeseen circumstances, our South Gate near South and McDaniel is the only gate able to accept credit/debit cards. The East and West gates are cash only. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Taste of SoMo, Springfield’s premier culinary event celebrating our local restaurants, good food and community is back! Join us Oct. 23 for an in-person tasting event, featuring craft beer and great live music on Park Central Square.

Admission is free and a sheet of 10 tasting tickets is just $10. You can order your sheets online and pick them up when you arrive! Food samples, cold drinks and live music are on the schedule from noon-4 p.m. Stick around until 4:30 for more great live music and beer sales on the Square. Check out this year’s brochure for more information. And here are the menus for the 19 participating restaurants and food trucks!

Taste of SoMo is Oct. 23, 2021.

Who’s serving what? Check out this year’s menus!

Live Music!

1:30-2:30 p.m.: Shaun Munday

3-4:30 p.m.: The Déjà Crew

Taste of SoMo wouldn’t be possible without our sponsors!

SGC Foodservice

Restaurant Marketplace



Ozarks Food Harvest

Aaron Sachs & Associates, P.C.

Andy B’s

Brokate Janitorial

CID Downtown

Systematic Savings Bank

Heart of America Beverage Company


Renewal By Andersen

417 Magazine

Connell Insurance

Sun Solar

Wickman’s Garden Village

Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr. Pepper Bottling Company

GFL Environmental