SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Springfield is a city that has visitors from all over the world. But what is there to do in the Queen City of the Ozarks? We’ve collected a few places to see, eat, and experience.
Where to go:
Springfield always has something going on. From the First Friday Art Walk, the first and largest Bass Pro, and the Springfield Cardinals to the Springfield Conservation Nature Center and Dickerson Park Zoo, there is no shortage of what you can see. Check out our list below:
This weekend’s events: It’s Easter weekend! So a lot of businesses and churches will be holding their own events.
- Easter EGGstravaganza Giveaway – Friday & Saturday
- GLOW Nerf War with the Easter Bunny – Friday
- “Words With Wings” Poetry Walk – All month – In windows of businesses, you will find a selection of moving poems and compelling artwork created by various African American poets and artists.
- Mother’s Brewery Adult Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday
- Travis Tritt at JQH Arena – Saturday
- Easter Sunrise at Hammons Field – Sunday 6:20 a.m.
Outside of Springfield:
- St. Jude Truck and Tractor Pull – Rogersville – All proceeds benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital
What to eat:
Springfield prides itself on having a melting pot of foods from all over the world. Whether you want to try all-American cuisine, Japanese, Mexican, Italian, Chinese, Thai, steaks, gourmet bar foods, or Springfield Style Cashew Chicken a short trip can give you access to an assortment of delicious flavors for your taste buds.
Some notable restaurants according to 417mag.com:
- Avanzare Italian Dining
- Flame Steakhouse & Wine Bar *closed Sunday*
- Jimm’s Steakhouse & Pub *closed Sunday*
- Metropolitan Grill *closed Sunday*
- Ocean Zen
- Bambinos Café *closed Sunday*
- City Butcher and Barbecue
- Pineapple Whip
- London Calling Pasty Company
- Cafe Cusco