Events in Springfield

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Sight & Sound Theatres-Jonah

Mar 22-Dec 31 - Call or check website for details

Sight & Sound Theatres brings the Bible to life on Branson's largest stage. This one-of-a-kind family experience includes a 300-foot wraparound stage, 40-foot-high sets and an amazing variety of live animals. Playing in 2014: "Jonah."

Educational Theatre

Springfield Cardinals AA Baseball

Apr-Sep - Check website

The Springfield Cardinals, the AA affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, season runs Apr-Sep. When you catch a game at Hammons Field, you get a glimpse of what's next for the big leagues!

Outdoor Event Sports

Passages Treasures of the Bible

Apr 12- Jan 3 - Tues-Sat 10am-6pm Sun 1pm-6pm

The Green family, founders of national arts-and-crafts retailer Hobby Lobby, has amassed one of the world’s largest private collections of rare biblical artifacts. Passages is a 30,000-square-foot, interactive living-history exhibit that chronicles the remarkable story behind the Bible.

Cultural Educational Exhibits
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The Show Must Go On: Theatre and Entertainment Venues in Springfield

Jul 14 - Oct 11 - 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

From its earliest days Springfield has provided space for entertainers to give the citizens a few moments away from their daily cares. The first entertainment venue in Springfield was the Court House on the Public Square and by the early 1900’s there were theaters all around the downtown and Commercial Street. At one time there were three movie and vaudeville houses on the Public Square alone.

Educational Exhibits On-going Theatre

Bass Pro Shops Fall Hunting Classic

Aug - Call for details

This event is the largest nine-day hunting sale of the year. Celebrate with local hunting professionals, while also taking advantage of unbelievable savings.

Educational Outdoor Event Sports

Lady Day At Emerson's Bar And Grill

Aug 8-10, 15-17, 21-23 - 7:00

The storyinspired by the legendary Billie Holiday starring Johnnie Angelia King. The play takes place in South Philadelphia in March 1959. Billie Holiday is performing in a run-down bar, during one of her last performances before her death in July 1959. She sings, accompanied by Jimmy Powers on the piano, and also tells stories about her life.

Cultural Theatre


Aug21-23 - 7:30 pm

A Class Act Productions presents MIXED NUTS, the Springfield premier of three hilarious comedies by Le Wilhelm in a new Downtown venue. Enjoy your evening even more by ordering drinks and hors d’oeuvres from your table!


The Diva Dash 5K Run/Walk

Aug 23 - 9am

Be a part of the fun in this women-only 5K and get your Diva on! All participants will receive a tech shirt, a large finisher’s medal with detachable charm, and lots of great food and beverages at the event! The 5K is followed by the Lil' Princess Fun Run for girls 8 and under (different distances will be run from 50 yards to 200 yards based on age) and all participants will receive a cotton shirt, tiara and Lil' Princess Medal!

Outdoor Event Sports

Farmers Market of the Ozarks

Thu and Sat Year-round - Thu 4-8pm and Sat 8am-1pm

Farmers Market of the Ozarks combines farm fresh goodness, hand-crafted products and local eateries, all in one location easily accessible to the Ozarks community. Shop for groceries, find unique gifts, have breakfast and lunch or enjoy some local music, all within the market’s laid back atmosphere under the only permanent farmers' market pavilion in the Ozarks. The market accepts SNAP, debit and credit cards.

Cultural Educational Food Event Free Events On-going Outdoor Event

Springfield Cardinals vs. Tulsa Drillers

Aug 23-25 - 6:10pm Sat, 2:10pm Sun, 7:10pm Mon

Enjoy the Double-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals as they face off against the Tulsa Drillers.


The Land of Nod

Jul 31-Aug 30 - Thu-Fri 7:30pm, Sat 2:30pm

The King travels away and leaves his son in charge of the kingdom. The Dreamweaver takes advantage of the situation and slowly turns the people of the kingdom against the Prince, with deadly results. Find out what happens when the King returns to The Land of Nod.


C-Street Market

Apr 26-Oct 18 - Sat 8am-1pm

C-Street Market, the sweetest little market in town, features small-scale farmers, bakers and crafters in a friendly and intimate market experience at the historic Jefferson Avenue Footbridge.

Food Event Outdoor Event

Canoe Float - Skills

Aug 23 - 1-4pm

Float part of the James River Water Trail on your own or receive basic hands-on canoeing skills and safety. Choose 30-minutes or up to 3 hours. Registration required by Tues. prior.

Outdoor Event

Giboney Cave Tours

11am-4:30pm - Aug 23

Giboney Cave Tours

Outdoor Event

Movies at Founders Park: The Goonies

Aug 23 -

Movies at Founders Park begins Friday, July 11

Outdoor Event