Couple walking through The Springfield Conservation Nature Center
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Springfield's Pizza Scene

Springfield has long had a reputation for being the birthplace of Springfield-style Cashew Chicken and for its plethora of Chinese food restaurants, but over the years, Springfield has also become quite the pizza town. From thick crust to thin crust and from longtime staples to new pies in town…

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Springfield’s 2019 Signature Events

There’s certainly no shortage of events going on in Springfield through the year, every year! Below you’ll find the marquee events for 2019 and you can find a full schedule of events happening in the Queen City on our events calendar. Bass Pro 35th Annual Tournament of Champions | January 17-19…

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America's Conservation Capital

Bass Pro Shops® Outdoor World® and Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium Make up Missouri’s number one tourist attraction Bass Pro Shops® Outdoor World® They don’t call it “The Grandaddy of Outdoor Stores” for no reason! Bass Pro Shops® Outdoor World® is a massive, outdoor-themed experience…

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Family Adventures in Springfield

When it comes to exciting attractions, Springfield is filled with family-friendly adventures that will help create a lifetime of memories. Test your putting skills in a friendly game of miniature golf at one of the great courses spread around Springfield. Enjoy a classic round of 18 holes and…

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Festivals and Fall Events in the Ozarks

Japanese Fall Festival | September 7-9 Set in the beautifully sculpted Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park, this annual festival celebrates the cultural heritage of Springfield’s sister city Isesaki, Japan. PFI Professional Bull Riders Invitational | September 7-9…

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Outdoor Adventures with 37 North Expeditions

When Springfield native Danny Collins returned to the Ozarks after a few years living in New York City and then South America, he wanted to use his experience as a hiking guide to get more people to explore the outdoors in the Ozarks. Through his passion for the outdoors and helping others, 37 North…

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Andy B’s Offers Up Entertainment for All Ages

Andy B's Entertainment & Restaurant is a bowling alley and so much more with experiences to be had for those of all ages. Whether you're taking the family out for a night of bowling and arcade games or heading out with friends for food and drinks, Andy B's has become one of Springfield's go-to…

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Exploring Ozark Greenways

Springfield has over 73 miles of trails for biking, walking, running and active transportation If you're looking for a way to explore the great outdoors in Springfield, the network of trails known as Ozark Greenways is exactly where you need to be. “Ozark Greenways is a small nonprofit here in…

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Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company Sets Roots in the Ozarks

Festivals draw thousands to pioneer village every year On any given day during spring and summer, you’re likely to find Jere Gettle, owner of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds, walking around his village and farm near Mansfield, Missouri, barefoot and happy. That’s the case on this first Monday in May as…

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