ENJOY A THRIVING COMMUNITY

THINGS TO DO IN

Springfield

Indoors or outdoors. Day or night. There are always fun things to do in Springfield and the Ozarks. Are you a nature lover? Sports fan? Exercise fanatic? History buff? Patron of the arts? Power shopper? Maybe you like the rush of riding a roller coaster or zip-lining through the trees. Or maybe your idea of a good time is simply kicking back and enjoying dinner at a new restaurant after a good movie? No matter how you like to unwind or seek a new thrill, you’ll find plenty of ways to play your way in Springfield.

Below you can find dedicated sections to various fun activities and places to go in Springfield. Whether you’re looking for nearby attractions, events, restaurants or something else, you can be sure to find it here.

SPRINGFIELD WAS NAMED A SPORTSTOWN USA BY SPORTS ILLUSTRATED

outdoors
Named a
TOP ADVENTURE TOWN BY NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
sports
Sports Illustrated
PROCLAIMED SPRINGFIELD "SPORTSTOWN USA"
ARTS & CULTURE
Recipient of the
CREATIVE COMMUNITY AWARD
ATTRACTIONS
Springfield is on Wallethub's list of
"MOST FUN CITIES IN AMERICA"
events
Year-round celebrations
OF FOOD, MUSIC & THE ARTS
shopping
Headquarters of
BASS PRO SHOPS, AMERICA'S MOST POPULAR OUTDOORS STORE
DINING
A diverse culinary scene
FROM FINE DINING TO FOOD TRUCKS
DRINKS
Sip on
WINE, CRAFT BEER & COCKTAILS while you socialize
Getting noticed for our
LOVE OF LEISURE

Springfield isn’t just funit’s reasonably priced fun. That’s why Business Insider included us on its list of fun cities that are actually affordable.

“One of the things our family likes about living in Springfield is that there’s always a lot of things to see and do. It’s a very family friendly environment. We enjoy the Branson shows and all the outdoor opportunities for hiking and biking, and our son really loves the libraries. There’s also a great diversity of restaurants, including Indian food, which we appreciate since that is our heritage. It’s easy to stay active in the community too. We always have something to do.”
DR. RANI RADHAMMA
MERCY CLINIC ENDOCRINOLOGY
Resident since 2009 • Relocated from St. Louis, MO