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."
America's Best Theme Park, Silver Dollar City, debuts the World's Most Daring Wood Coaster-Outlaw Run in 2013! Plus, 40 live shows, 100 demonstrating craftsmen, 60 unique shops, 17 award-winning restaurants and 7 world-class festivals.
Silver Springs Park offers swimming & wading pools, two outdoor lighted tennis courts, outdoor basketball courts, a baseball field - unlighted, restrooms, horseshoes, drinking fountain, play equipment, picnic tables & grills, open shelters, and a concessions stand.
The museum is the permanent home for some 10,000 art objects representing thousands of years of culture. Special collections include 19th, 20th and 21st century American paintings, watercolor, sculpture and prints.
Founded in 1976, Springfield Ballet, a not-for-profit organization, offers premier dance training, rooted in classical ballet, for ages 3 - adult. All classes are held at the Creamery Arts Center; classes are offered in ballet, pointe, Irish, jazz/musical theater, modern, Pilates mat and creative movement. Additionally, Springfield Ballet brings pre-professional ballet productions to the Landers Theatre each year, including "The Nutcracker," enhanced by professional guest artists. Through outreach programming, thousands of children in the Ozarks are exposed to quality dance education every season.
The Springfield Conservation Nature Center provides free conservation educational activities for all ages. Indoors, enjoy nature exhibits, attend programs, purchase hunting and fishing permits, browse through a nature-related gift shop and pick up free conservation brochures. Outdoors, enjoy three miles of hiking trails through a variety of natural communities. Call for events information.
Springfield Raceway is a 1/4 mile hi-banked clay oval known for its two and three wide racing. Weekly racing features Modifieds, Sport Mods, Street Stocks and Legend Cars. The raceway is located off of Kearney Street just west of I44 on Westgate Rd.
"Best Skatepark in Midwest!". This indoor skate park is 13,500 square feet with Finland-birch ramps; 25,000-square-foot outdoor concrete park with rippin' bowl, flow course and street plaza. Safe environment for young kids and great spectator seating.
Features the Springfield and Missouri ASA Hall of Fame with displays dating from the 1920s, including state, regional and national tournaments; Sister City Isesaki, Japan, uniforms; trophies; photos; and much more!
It's a good thing that daylight savings gave us an extra hour for this week. It will be needed. There is so much to do with Fitness Festivals, public art shows, an entire event just for the city's wings and a tribute to Led Zeppelin and our Veterans. With so much going on this week, here is a guide to ensure you don't miss a thing. What a week to be out with the city!
My years spent in Springfield have been a nonstop quest for finding the trendiest places to eat and drink. With Springfield offering an authentic array of dining, it consists of any foodie’s dream. Being a college girl on a budget, though, nabbing the best steals and deals is the real treasure.