Couple walking through The Springfield Conservation Nature Center

Where To See Christmas Lights Around The Ozarks

Looking for something to do in the evenings in December? Grab a cup of hot cocoa, hop in the car with the kids or your friends and check out these Christmas light displays around the Ozarks. Did we miss any? Email myohn@springfieldmo.org and we may add it to the list. Gardens Aglow at Mizumoto…

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100+ Date Ideas For A Romantic Night In The Ozarks

Want to make date night exciting? From romantic dinners to fun and exciting adventures, change up your date night with these activities all around the Ozarks. Fun & Exciting Go bowling and laser tagging at Andy B’s. Play some vintage arcade games at 1984 Arcade. Putt your way to victory playing…

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Where To Ice Skate In The Ozarks

Want to test your ice skating skills this year? Check out these indoor and outdoor skating rinks around the Ozarks. Did we miss one? Email myohn@springfieldmo.org and we may add your suggestion to the list. Jordan Valley Ice Park Take to the ice at the only indoor ice skating park in the Ozarks…

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Must-See Christmas Shows Around The Ozarks

If you’re ready to get into the holiday spirit, see these Christmas shows and performances around the Ozarks. “White Christmas The Musical” at the Landers Theatre Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo…

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What To Do In Springfield During Homecoming Weekend

Homecoming season is late October. If you’re a local college student or visiting from out of town, here are some activities you need to put on your agenda. Places To Stay Whether you’re visiting your college student at the university, visiting the campus, or looking for places to stay in the center…

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5 Spots Perfect For Biking In The Ozarks

This upcoming season is the perfect time to hit the trails on your bike and explore our area’s winding trails, peaceful lakes, and spectacular views of our colorful landscape. Whether you’re just starting or have been shredding for years, there’s a trail for everyone to enjoy in the Ozarks. Here are…

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Visit These Pumpkin Patches Around Springfield

Fall means pumpkin season! One of the most authentic experiences you can do with the whole family is picking pumpkins yourself from a pumpkin patch. If you're looking to get outdoors and find the perfect pumpkin for carving, here are the pumpkin patches around Springfield that are open this year…

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Explore This Ozarks Cave By Lantern

If you want to experience the wonders of fall in all its glory, Smallin Civil War Cave is hosting its annual Civil War Lantern Tour allowing you to explore the cave by lantern-light. The Civil War Lantern Tour includes a traditional "on the trail" dinner of ham and beans, cornbread and fried…

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Unique Ways To See Fall Colors Around The Ozarks

If you love seeing the leaves change around the Ozarks, check out some of these more unique methods and adventures to see fall colors besides hiking or biking. Wondering when the leaves are changing in the area? Check the Missouri Department of Conservation fall color updates. Kayaking/Canoeing The…

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