Things to Do

Enjoy Life's Simple Pleasures

Celebrate life by being true to yourself and making memories with the people you love in Springfield, Missouri. The true nature of Springfield, Missouri is rooted in the genuine desire to celebrate life’s simple pleasures. From the natural beauty of the Ozarks to the vibrancy of a metropolitan city, Springfield is filled with memorable attractions.

Attractions

From the natural beauty of the Ozarks to the vibrancy of a metropolitan city, Springfield is filled with memorable attractions.

Parks & Trails

Enjoy the beauty of the Ozarks in one of our pristine parks, trails, rivers or streams. It's no wonder Springfield is considered the Gateway to the Great Outdoors.

Sports & Outdoor Recreation

Enjoying the outdoors has never been easier. All the big city amenities within a short drive to the great outdoors means no excuse to miss out on the beauty of the Ozarks.

Arts & Entertainment

With historic and modern theatres and venues, enjoy the culmination of the artistic community with festivals, concerts, plays, musicals and much more.

Museums & History

Explore the past at area museums and historic sites.

Shopping

Whether searching for well-known stores or unique mom-and-pop shops, shoppers find what they're looking for during retail excursions in Springfield.

Nightlife

Springfield's nightlife scene has something for everyone, from intimate music venues to first-class restaurants and bars.

Free Things To Do

Everyone knows that the best things in life are free. Check out all the ways to enjoy the city without spending a dime.

Things To Do With Kids

Whether it's an adventure in one of the city's many parks, or an afternoon at a kid-friendly attraction, Springfield proves to be a great place to be a kid!

Day Trips: Branson & Beyond

Springfield is surrounded by communities that help make up the fabric of the Ozarks. While a trip to Springfield may be your first stop, there are many cities and small towns in the Ozarks that are less than an hour’s drive.