Be a part of a fun and free community event that will create a special spot along the Fassnight Creek Greenway trail. Minimum age is 8 years old and ages 8 -16 must have a parent/guardian present. You may select more than one time slot. We will send more details, including parking information, to all registered volunteers via email on September 28, 2023. This pilot project is made possible through a partnership among The City of Springfield, Springfield-Greene County Parks, and Ozark Greenways. Grant funding is generously provided by the Hatch Foundation.
There’s no shortage of art galleries in town, so grab a coffee and start gallery hopping.
Public art has proven itself to play a major role in rejuvenating public spaces and local economies. Sculpture Walk Springfield is an initiative aimed at creating such a museum, by displaying quality sculptures in public places in Springfield on an annually rotating schedule. Each collection of sculptures will be in place from April to March of the next year.
The Springfield Art Museum invites you to connect with the world, your community, and yourself through active engagement with art objects. They are stewards of the community’s most valuable cultural treasures, and the future of the museum and its programs continues to be brighter than ever.
First Friday Art Walk is a program of the Springfield Regional Arts Council. Established over 20 years ago, the Art Walk is a free and self-guided program that allows the community to get an insider look at local art, businesses, and galleries! As the name suggests, the Art Walk happens on the First Friday of every month and showcases the art, food, and fun of Downtown Springfield.
Come play at Tom Watkins Park where you’ll find tennis courts, an outdoor basketball court, picnic tables & grills, restrooms, open shelters, play equipment, and an 18-hole disc golf course.
Silver Springs Park features a newly-updated swimming pool, playground, basketball courts, tennis courts, a ball field, picnic tables and grills, restrooms and a large pavilion.
Phelps Grove Park is one of Springfields historic parks and has so much to offer your family! Here you’ll also find playgrounds, a historic picnic pavilion, restrooms, picnic tables and grills, horseshoes, drinking fountain and a paved walking trail. The Perry Tennis Courts and the Waterwise (Xeriscape) Garden can be found just South of the Springfield Art Museum- and why not stop in and look at some great art for free while you’re there?!
Nichols Parks has so much to enjoy for the whole family – a lighted baseball field, tennis and pickleball courts, a soccer field, outdoor basketball courts, a drinking fountain, picnic tables & grills, restrooms, pavilion and playground.
Jenny Lincoln Park has tennis courts, a handicap accessible playground, picnic tables and grills- perfect for a fall day!