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Where To See Fireworks This Summer Around The Ozarks

If you want to see some fabulous fireworks displays, here’s where you can watch them during Fourth of July celebrations and around the Ozarks this summer. Did we miss one? Email myohn@springfieldmo.org and we may add it to the list. Fireworks At Hammons Field Fireworks are back at Hammons Field for…

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Attend These Juneteenth Events In Springfield, Missouri

Join us in Springfield, Missouri, this year to commemorate Juneteenth. Unite and celebrate delicious cuisine, awe-inspiring live performances, vibrant concerts and our thriving black-owned businesses in Southwest Missouri. For more information on events happening in Springfield, see our full events…

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Where To Pick Blueberries In The Ozarks

Between June and July is blueberry season in the Ozarks. See where you can pick blueberries this summer in the Ozarks. Black and Blue Berry Farm Pick blueberries by the bucket at Black and Blue Berry Farm. For snacks and treats, check out the cafe full of foods such as blueberry lemonade, iced…

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6 Lakes To Visit Near Springfield This Summer

If you’re interested in getting out to the lake this summer and enjoying the water, check out these six lakes near Springfield, Missouri great for recreational water activities. Lake Springfield Just south of the metro area is Lake Springfield, the city’s most well-known lake. The park surrounding…

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Summertime Water Activities To Do Around The Ozarks

If you’re looking for ways to cool off this summer, check out these water activities in and around Springfield and the Ozarks area. Kayaking At Lake Springfield Boathouse You don’t need to buy a kayak to go kayaking. You can rent kayaks, canoes, and tandem kayaks for a few bucks an hour at Lake…

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Things To Do This Month in Springfield, Missouri: May 2024

Check out these events happening in the Springfield, Missouri area in May 2024, from outdoor festivals and shows to Mother’s Day events and art activities. To see a full event calendar, click here. “Azusa Street” at Stained Glass Theater Stained Glass Theater performs “Azusa Street” a story about…

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4 Local Bookstores In Springfield Missouri

Springfield is full of independent book stores filled with popular titles and one-of-a-kind finds. Here are four bookstores that are a must-visit. Pagination Bookshop Photo courtesy of Pagination Bookshop Tucked away on Historic Walnut Street, sits Pagination Bookshop. Opened by Jen Murvin and Kory…

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Where To Pick Strawberries Near Springfield, Missouri

The Ozarks are home to half a dozen strawberry fields near Springfield, Missouri. With the season ranging from late April to early June, there are plenty of opportunities to support local growers in the area. If you're wanting to visit strawberry farms and strawberry fields this year, here are a few…

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You-Pick Flower Farms In Southwest, Missouri

Southwest Missouri is home to many local flower farms, perfect for picking your own bouquet. Check out the farms below throughout the year to pick a variety of blooms yourself. Disclaimer: Weather and planting times vary from season to season. We recommend you call or check the farms’ social media…

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