Missouri History Today September 30, 1970: Sniper Claims Trucker’s Life, Ignites 20 Tons Of Dynamite On I-44

Missouri History Today September 30, 1970: Sniper Claims Trucker’s Life, Ignites 20 Tons Of Dynamite On I-44


Missouri History Today August 15, 1953: Venomous Snakes Terrorize Springfield

Missouri History Today August 15, 1953: Venomous Snakes Terrorize Springfield


Come Mess With Success!

Are you a stick in the mud? Or would you rather be stuck in the mud? Maybe even wallow in it a while? If you enjoy getting messy, muddy, slipping, sliding, and staining your clothes beyond salvation, we’ve got the perfect event for you.


A Star Studded Pridefest and Parade

Floats and performers will kick things off with an equality parade at noon. The 2023 parade route will start at the Springfield Municipal Court parking lot on the corner of Chestnut Expy. and N. Benton Ave.


Ride over to Springfield’s Bicycle Museum

Discover a treasure trove of two-wheeled history, including a bicycle built for 12, a 1911 Wright Brothers bike, and hundreds of other fascinating examples from the earliest models to the modern day. Take a ride to this one-of-a-kind museum


Ancient Artifacts Await at Supersized Show

Do you dig Prehistoric Native American Artifacts? Are you an arrowhead aficionado? A pottery person? Whether you’re an admirer, collector, or just curious, you won’t want to miss an incredible artifact show happening on Saturday, May 6


Unearth Fun at This Earth Day Festival

Have you given going green the green light? Then have we got the perfect event for you – the annual Earth Day Music and Sustainability Festival on Saturday April 22 in Springfield. You won’t believe the iconic Missouri band that’s been lined up to headline!


4 Show-Stopping Caves Near Springfield, Missouri

When porous limestone and dolomite come together, they make the Cave State. With more than 7,000 caves in Missouri, there's probably a cave close to where you are now. Discover the depths of this natural phenomenon and its ancient connection to the Ozarks in this cave guide.


Let’s Go Fly A Kite, Up Where the Air Is …

Spring is definitely in the air and kites should be, too! On Saturday, April 1, you have the perfect opportunity to make that happen and send a kite soaring skyward. Prefer a more down-to-earth pursuit? This event offers that, as well.