Horsefest & Ozark Empire Pro Rodeo

Horsefest & Ozark Empire Pro Rodeo

Horsefest is back at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. This was one of my favorite things to do in Springfield, MO as a child. Walking the barns and seeing a show in the arena will be some of the highlights for many this spring along with the Ozark Empire Pro Rodeo. Grab your tickets and enjoy seeing some of the most beautiful horses in the Ozarks. « Continue »

2014 Lawn and Garden Show

2014 Lawn and Garden Show Fair Grounds Springfield MO

Spring will be here before you know it and Ozarkers know that means the Lawn and Garden Show at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds will be returning. Over 100 exhibitors will display their products and services to attendees who are looking to add a pool, garden, or remodel their landscaping. The 2014 Lawn and Garden Show in Springfield, MO is February 14-16 and does require a ticket.« Continue »

15th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Autofest

15th Annual O'Reilly Auto Parts Autofest

If you love everything about cars then mark your calendars for the 15th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Autofest at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. You’ll see everything from stunning street rods, 4×4’s, motorcycles during the Show-n-Shine. Awards are given to the Top 30 picks and 4 Grand Champions. This is a great local event that will inspire you to build your dream car!« Continue »

2014 Starts Off Busy at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds

Ozark Empire Fairgrounds Coming Events

The New Year will be here before we know it and the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds already has January packed full of things to do every weekend. The RK Gun Show will return and the Annual Boat, Sport and Travel Show will prepare outdoor lovers for spring. Look below at the events and start planning 2014!« Continue »

Final 2013 Events at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds

Ozark Empire Fairgrounds Coming Events

The end of the year is quickly coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean that the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds is slowing down. Take a look at a few holiday classic events and others that allow for holiday shopping.

This is a wonderful time to visit the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds as it will be illuminated with 1 million lights in a drive through show to put you in the Christmas spirit.

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October at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds

Ozark Empire Fairgrounds Coming Events

October is packed with events taking place at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds in Springfield, MO. From the RK Gun Show to the Antique Festival, there will be something for every member of the family…including the four legged ones.« Continue »

Black Walnut Season Now Open at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds

Black Walnuts in the Ozarks

Black Walnut season is here and many of you may be wondering where you can drop of your black walnuts in return for a little extra cash.

Hammons just opened their hulling station at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds on Tuesday, and will stay open thru November 4th. They will be paying $13 per 100 hulled pounds; the highest price they have ever paid! As the season goes on it isn’t uncommon for the price to drop, so hurry up and gather your black walnuts and head to the Fairgrounds.« Continue »

2013 Home Builders Association Remodeling Expo

2013 Home Builders Association Remodeling Expo

Our local Home Builders Association will be presenting the annual Remodeling Expo at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. This is a great way to discover the leading companies in the construction industry if you plan to remodel or build a home in the future. Vendors will share their expertise and current products/services that they offer our community. Mark your calendar if you are ready to meet reputable businesses and see the latest ideas to for home remodeling.

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Ozarks Empire Fairgrounds Events

Ozark Empire Fairgrounds Coming Events

There isn’t a month without an event at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds in Springfield, Missouri.  The Ozark Empire Fairgrounds always has an event for you whether you like horses, monster trucks, bacon, or goats. Check out the calendar for September and October.« Continue »

Greater Ozarks Blues Festival

Greater Ozarks Blues Festival 2013
Don’t miss great music from local musicians and from around the country, and yes you know it, some amazing food at the annual Greater Ozarks Blues Festival in Springfield, Missouri. 
 
The Greater Ozarks Blues Festival is the original two day celebration of Blues in the Springfield area since 1996. The festival will be held at the Ozark Empire Fairground on Friday 6, and Saturday 7.  You’ll find incredible musicians and great food. The first two days of the festival include great regional artists, including Stella Blue, John Nemeth & The Bo-Keys, and Selwyn Birchwood.