Downtown Springfield Thrives

Ade7a3c6bb1c133813bc471dc67bc5ec75a8b561 susan wade sr 0386 Written by Susan Wade on March 12, 2019.

Experience a blend of midwestern charm and metropolitan charisma in downtown Springfield. During the day, it’s a hub for business, lunch meetings and shopping. At night, downtown comes alive with sounds of music, laughter and fun from the nightclubs, pubs and restaurants.

A couple strolls in downtown Springfield, Missouri.

Historic buildings are filled with more than 40 chef-owned restaurants, and three breweries are within walking distance of one another. You can also enjoy live theater venues, the city’s only boutique hotel and more that showcase Springfield’s entrepreneurial spirit and hometown hospitality.

Park Central Square in Springfield, Missouri.

You’ll also find fascinating history, such as Route 66, the Wild Bill Hickok shootout site and the Civil War Battle of Springfield along with The History Museum on the Square chronicling the activities that shaped the area into the thriving city it has become.

Events are offered throughout the year, and you can always enjoy Springfield Cardinals AA baseball, a stroll at Jordan Valley Park, ice skating at Jordan Valley Ice Park and many other activities.

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