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

Watercolor U.S.A.

Jun 6-Aug 3 - Sun 1-5pm, Tue-Wed and Fri-Sat 9am-5pm, Thu 9am-8pm

A nationally known, annual juried exhibition recognizing aqueous media painting. Featuring some of the country's best known artists and jurors, the event is open to artists from all 50 states and U.S. territories. Hundreds of entries are received annually and judged for a variety of prizes and possible purchase by the museum or its patrons. Since 1962, this event has attracted thousands of visitors to view the work of exhibitors.

Cultural Exhibits Free Events Just for Kids

Princess Camp at Point Performing Arts

Jun 23-27 & Jul 21-25 - 9-11am

Princess Camp at Point Performing Arts for young girls.

Just for Kids

Camping Challenge Trips

Jun 24-26 & Jul 8-10 & Jul 22-24 & Aug 5-7 -

Camp Challenge Trips

Outdoor Event

Camp Challenge Trip: Johnson’s Shut-Ins State Park

Jul 22-24 - Tues 7:30am- Thurs 5:30pm

Youth 3-day, 2-night, supervised tent camping trips. Depart from Outdoor Initiatives in Valley Water Mill Park. Includes tents and equipment, 6 meals, snacks, and transportation. Showers only at Bennett Springs and Johnson's Shut-Ins State Parks. Registration required one week in advance.

Just for Kids Outdoor Event

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
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Ozark Empire Fair

Jul 24-Aug 2 - Check website for details

July 24 - August 2 Summers Biggest Party is the 2014 Ozark Empire Fair!

Festivals Food Event Just for Kids

Parties in the Park

Jul 24 - 5-8pm

Parties at the Park: The most buzzed about summer happy hour series!

Cultural Free Events

Nighttime Ghost Tour

- 8-9:30pm

Hear the ghostly tales while touring one of the midwest's most haunted castle at night with a tour guide.

Night Life On-going
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The Spitfire Grill

Jul 11-13, 18-20, 25-27 -

The Spitfire Grill


Movie Night at the Y

Jul 25 - 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30)

Join us for a family movie night (Frozen) at the Pat Jones Y. Ticket includes: movie, popcorn, and family fun! Bring your own picnic baskets, blankets, and chairs.

Cultural Night Life

Movies at Founders Park: Willie Wonka and the Choclate Factory

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Movies at Founders Park begins Friday, July 11

Outdoor Event

Machine Head

Jul: 25th - 7:00 PM

Machine Head, an upcoming metal band from Oakland Ca., will be headlining at the Outland Ballroom, with a speacial guest appearance by Anti-Mortem on July 25th.