From Broadway musicals to candlelight concerts and festivals, check out these events happening in the Springfield, Missouri area in February 2024. To see a full event calendar click here.
“In The Heights” at the Landers Theatre
From the creator of “Hamilton,” see Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “In The Heights” performed by the Springfield Little Theatre. This musical centers on an ensemble of characters in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City.
When: Jan. 26–Feb. 11, 2024
Abou Ben Adhem Shrine Circus
Get ready to be amazed with all new, never-before-seen acts at the Carden Circus. Experience the laughter and wonder, music and magic, amazing aerialists, and the Carden Circus elephants, camels, horses, llamas and more for an up-close, once-in-a-lifetime encounter!
When: Feb. 2–11, 2024
“Rock of Ages” at the Historic Fox Theatre
See “Rock of Ages” live at the Historic Fox Theatre put on by the Springfield Contemporary Theatre. This jukebox musical is built around classic rock songs from the 1980s, especially from the famous glam metal bands of that decade.
When: Feb. 2–18, 2024
“Mean Girls” at Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts
See “Mean Girls” the hit movie turned into a hilarious Broadway show. Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. Soon, this naïve newbie falls prey to a trio of lionized frenemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George.
When: Feb. 5–7, 2024
Love in the Wild at Wonders of Wildlife
Have a memorable under-the-sea Valentine’s dinner at Wonders of Wildlife. For $250 per couple, tickets include a cocktail reception, dinner for two consisting of salad, an entree and dessert, digital photos from the evening and an exclusive tour around the aquarium.
When: 6–9 p.m., Feb. 9, 2024
Want to see a concert by candlelight? Three candlelight concerts are coming to The Old Glass Place in downtown Springfield. Each show will have a different musical theme, from Taylor Swift hits to a Queen Tribute and a special Valentine’s Day concert. The concerts will see The Old Glass Place illuminated by thousands of candles, allowing viewers to fully immerse themselves in the experience.
When: Feb. 9 and Feb. 14, 2024
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Missouri Dairy Expo
Attend the Missouri Dairy Expo at the Oasis Hotel & Convention Center. Network with dairy industry professionals, learn from expert speakers and attend their annual business meeting.
When: Feb. 9, 2024
Shapel Lacy at Blue Room Comedy Club
See Shapel Lacy at Blue Room Comedy Club for his stand-up routine with topics ranging from living in Mesa, Arizona to being a cheerleader for University of Louisville.
When: Feb. 9-10, 2024
Springfield Symphony Presents: #SpaceExplorer
See the Springfield Symphony perform #SpaceExplorer. Explore the heavens with the symphony and the combined choirs of Missouri State, Evangel, and Drury universities for a night of ethereal otherworldliness and majestic vistas in music that takes us to the unknown beyond.
When: Feb. 10, 2024
Missouri Comic Con
Missouri Comic Convention is a two-day event held at the Springfield Exposition Center and will bring together a diverse list of guests, vendors, artists and fan groups to celebrate their favorite characters, comics, shows and movies!
When: Feb. 10–11, 2024
11th Annual Beer, Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Festival
The Ozarks Empire Fairgrounds invites you to the 11th Annual Beer Wine Cheese & Chocolate Festival. This is a unique tasting and shopping experience for guests 21 and older. Included in your ticket is live music, educational seminars in the four categories and live cooking demonstrations from top local chefs.
When: Feb. 10, 2024
KY3 2024 Women's Show
Have a lady's day at the KY3 Women’s Show. Discover local hidden gems, purchase a great find at one of the fabulous exhibitors and connect with popular brands. Enjoy the fashion show, stage performances, seminars on Women's Health issues and so much more. Admission is $5 and parking is free.
When: 8 a.m.–4 p.m., Feb. 17, 2024
Jordan Eagles: One Blood Exhibit at the Springfield Art Museum
See Jordan Eagles: One Blood exhibit before it’s gone at the Springfield Art Museum. In this solo exhibition, New York artist Jordan Eagles explores the visual power and cultural uses of blood.
When: Until Feb. 18, 2024
34th Annual Lawn & Garden Show
Attend the 34th Annual Lawn & Garden Show for a weekend of shopping and presentations that will have you enjoying your outside space in no time. Over 100 exhibitors offer one-stop shopping for all your lawn and garden needs. Products and services include trees, seeds, other plants, landscape designs, tools and more.
When: Feb. 23–25, 2024
Brick Fest Live
If you love Legos, Brick Fest Live is coming to the Springfield Expo Center. See all kinds of lego sculptures, bricks on display and hands-on displays and activities.
When: Feb. 24–25, 2024
MANIA: The ABBA Tribute
From London’s West End to Worcester, MANIA: The ABBA Tribute is headlining the Historic Gillioz Theatre. In an exhilarating, two-hour recreation of one of ABBA’s most memorable concerts, MANIA brings to life the flamboyance of the ‘70s.
When: 7:30–9:30 p.m., Feb. 29, 2024