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

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.


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!


MaMa Jean's Natural Market: Sparkle Motion!

August 22 - 6:30pm

Everyone’s favorite sommelier Andrew is breaking out the bubbly. Join Andrew has he shares a wealth of information about sparkling wine! Try a few of his favorites while sampling locally produced artisan cheese! Can you think of a better way to spend a Friday night?


Movies at Founders Park: Finding Nemo

Aug 22 -

Movies at Founders Park begins Friday, July 11

Outdoor Event


Aug 22 - 7:00pm

Get your running (or walking) shoes ready! NAMI SWMO National Alliance on Mental Illness will be hosting "Illuminating the Darkness" 5K Timed NIGHT Run and 1 Mile Walk. Save the date: Friday, August 22 The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute. Register online at

Charity Event

London Calling Pub Quiz

Aug 15 & 22 - 6:30pm

Harry Potter Pub Quiz

Food Event

Kick Up Your Heels

Aug 22 - 6 pm to 11:45pm

What better way to wrap up the summer than by "Kicking Up Your Heels". Grab your favorite cocktail dress, your favorite dance partner, and of course your Chucks! Big Iron Band will be entertaining us all evening and of course there will be a silent auction. This event will benefit the Kids of Our Heroes camp for kids of wounded and deceased members of our military. Cost is $25 per person.

Charity Event

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