Couple walking through The Springfield Conservation Nature Center

Things To Do In Springfield, MO This Month: May 2022

Check out all the events happening in Springfield, Missouri in May 2022. Gigs In The Garden Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and listen to live, local music at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park with Gigs in the Garden. The concerts are free to attend but a $10 donation is suggested. In the case…

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5 Dishes You Didn't Know You Could Get In Springfield

Not many cities allow you to dine around the world in a single day. Springfield has an already intricate food scene where you can feast upon pretty much any cuisine you desire. I've found some pretty incredible dishes I had no idea you could get in Springfield throughout my food-tasting journey…

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Behind The Scenes with Dickerson Park Zookeepers

A visit to Dickerson Park Zoo is about a lot more than seeing animals from all over the world. Patrons will also see beautiful landscaping, hear unusual sounds and learn important lessons about conservation. All that wouldn’t be possible without the zookeepers who keep the hundreds of animals at the…

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What's New In The Ozarks

A lot happened in 2021. Here are some fun, new things that made it to the Springfield area that are well worth checking out. Ozark Mill Restaurant Photo courtesy of the Ozark Mill Restaurant. After several years of construction, the Ozark Mill Restaurant opened its doors at 802 Finley Farms Lane in…

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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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Cozy Places To Stay This Winter Around The Ozarks

Nothing beats a cold fall or winter day like staying at one of the coziest hotels, suites or bed and breakfast inns. If you're looking to treat yourself or have the most comfortable stay during your trip to Springfield and the Ozarks, here are a few cozy options. Hotel Vandivort Photo courtesy of…

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Events You Have To Attend This Fall Around The Ozarks

You don’t want to miss these fall festivals and events. Here are a few fall events happening in Springfield, Missouri and surrounding areas. Seymour Apple Fest The 49th Annual Seymour Apple Festival is an outside event that brings in 15,000 people from surrounding communities. During the festival…

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Experience Finley Farms in Ozark, Missouri

Located on Highway 65 between Springfield and Branson, Ozark, MO has always been a haven for boutique retail, hometown dining, antique shopping, and outdoor recreation. Finley Farms is restoring and reimagining the historic Ozark Mill property to create a sprawling gathering place featuring…

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