417 Magazine’s 10th Annual Restaurant Month!

Locals know that the end of summer means 417 Restaurant month. Fine dining at an unbelievable price throughout the entire month of August. You can enjoy a three-course dinner for only $20-25 every Sunday through Thursday during 417 Restaurant Month at some of the finest restaurants in Springfield, MO and surrounding communities. Take a look below to see who’s participating and what special menu they’ve prepared for this month long event. What a great opportunity for a date night at a personal favorite or a wonderful time to try something new.« Continue »

2014 MO State Fair

2014 MO State Fair

The 2014 MO State Fair in Sedalia, MO is almost here! The fun begins August 7th and will run through August 17th! Attendees can enjoy carnival rides, food, concerts, and more! You can even camp on the grounds. Some of the entertainment includes MercyMe, Scotty McCreery, and Florida Georgia Line, just to name a few! Hurry and check out the schedule for the Missouri State Fair; it will be great family fun!

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2014 Birthplace of Route 66 Festival

Route 66 Festival & Car Show | Springfield, MO

The West Central Neighborhood Alliance makes it their goal every year to celebrate and remember the role that Springfield played in the naming of the historic highway, Route 66, on April 30, 1926. This iconic road stretches from Chicago to Los Angeles and traces of the “Mother Road” can still be found along Kearney Street, Glenstone Avenue, College and St. Louis Street. Many will be gathering on August 9th to celebrate our rich history at the Birthplace of Route 66 Festival on Park Central Square.

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2014 Ozark Empire Fair Starts Tomorrow!

78th Annual Ozark Empire Fair

The 2014 Ozark Empire Fair in Springfield, MO is only 1 day away! If you missed our previous posts on this popular summer event then you can still check them out here to find the details and discover what’s happening at the KY3 Grandstand. There are plenty of reasons why this year’s fair will be great, but many are looking forward to the jugs of root beer, funnel cakes, live music, rides, and more! Take a look at the map for parking at the Ozark Empire Fair in Springfield, MO and grab your tickets!« Continue »

Kid’athlon at Meador Park

11th Annual Kid'athlon at Meador Park in Springfield, MO

Adults aren’t the only ones who can compete in a triathlon; sign them up for the Kid’athlon at Meador Park in Springfield, MO! Participants will run, bike, and swim against kids in their age and gender bracket. You must register your children ages 5-12 by August 1st. All participants will receive an award, post-race food, and a t-shirt. Check out the details below for this mini-triathlon.« Continue »