Events

Nov
23
Sat
Mayor’s Tree Lighting @ Park Central Square
Nov 23 @ 6:30 pm

The show starts at 6:30 p.m., with the tree lighting at 7:30 p.m. Join us for selfies with Santa and costumed characters, musical performances by the Princesses Of The 417, Studio VIE, Matthew Huchteman, Emalee Flatness, Springfield Ballet and more. Free ice skating at Jordan Valley Ice Park (Free admission, skate rental is $3).

Nov
24
Sun
Midtown Neighborhood Cleanup @ Cox North Parking Lot
Nov 24 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Residents and/or property owners in the Midtown neighborhood are invited to participate in the spring neighborhood cleanup. The City and the neighborhood association encourages residents to take advantage of this free and convenient opportunity to dispose of trash, brush, metal and leaves. Residents are encouraged to address overgrown fence rows, backyards and alleys adjacent to your property by mowing, cutting down, trimming and disposing of all brush and related debris.

Each year, neighborhood clean-ups serve approximately 900 households and remove over 175 tons of bulk waste (furniture, mattresses, etc.) and brush from Springfield neighborhoods. The cleanups take place outside, rain or shine. Items accepted are trash, brush, leaves and metal. Curbside pickup is available, however fees may apply.

Need to arrange a curbside pickup? Contact Brian Shipman at 417-880-2855.

Nov
28
Thu
Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk @ Downtown Springfield
Nov 28 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Turkey Trot is Springfield’s largest timed 5K run/walk of the year and the largest Thanksgiving Day 5K in Missouri, attracting more than 7,000 participants a year. Proceeds from the event benefit the Springfield-Greene County Park Board Scholarship Fund and the Developmental Center of the Ozarks. Turkey Trot also serves as one of the largest one-day food drives of the year for Ozarks Food Harvest, with more than 6,500 meals donated at the event last year.

 

Mar
14
Sat
Tom Watkins Neighborhood Cleanup @ Williams Elementary
Mar 14 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Residents and/or property owners in the Tom Watkins neighborhood are invited to participate in the fall neighborhood cleanup. The City and the neighborhood association encourages residents to take advantage of this free and convenient opportunity to dispose of trash, brush and metal.

Residents are encouraged to address overgrown fence rows, backyards and alleys adjacent to your property by mowing, cutting down, trimming and disposing of all brush and related debris.

Each year, neighborhood clean-ups serve approximately 900 households and remove over 175 tons of bulk waste (furniture, mattresses, etc.) and brush from Springfield neighborhoods. The cleanups take place outside, rain or shine. Curbside pickup is available, but fees may apply.

Need to schedule a curbside pickup? Contact Marty Mowery at 417-616-4064.

Mar
28
Sat
Galloway Village Neighborhood Cleanup @ Sequiota Park (tentative)
Mar 28 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Residents and/or property owners in the Brentwood neighborhood are invited to participate in the spring neighborhood cleanup. The City and the neighborhood association encourages residents to take advantage of this free and convenient opportunity to dispose of trash, brush, metal and leaves.

Residents are encouraged to address overgrown fence rows, backyards and alleys adjacent to your property by mowing, cutting down, trimming and disposing of all brush and related debris.

Each year, neighborhood clean-ups serve approximately 900 households and remove over 175 tons of bulk waste (furniture, mattresses, etc.) and brush from Springfield neighborhoods. The cleanups take place outside, rain or shine.

For more information, please contact Tanya Willhite-Vaughn at 417-437-3245.

Apr
11
Sat
Bradford Park Neighborhood Cleanup @ End of Walnut Lawn
Apr 11 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Residents and/or property owners in the Bradford Park neighborhood are invited to participate in the spring neighborhood cleanup. The City and the neighborhood association encourages residents to take advantage of this free and convenient opportunity to dispose of trash, brush, leaves, tires, metal and TVs (fees may apply for TVs).

Residents are encouraged to address overgrown fence rows, backyards and alleys adjacent to your property by mowing, cutting down, trimming and disposing of all brush and related debris.

Each year, neighborhood clean-ups serve approximately 900 households and remove over 175 tons of bulk waste (furniture, mattresses, etc.) and brush from Springfield neighborhoods. The cleanups take place outside, rain or shine. Curbside pickup is available, but fees may apply.

Need to schedule a curbside pickup? Contact Dellene Nelson at 417-882-2801.

Apr
18
Sat
Woodland Heights Neighborhood Cleanup @ Reed Academy
Apr 18 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Residents and/or property owners in the Woodland Heights neighborhood are invited to participate in the spring neighborhood cleanup. The City and the neighborhood association encourages residents to take advantage of this free and convenient opportunity to dispose of trash, brush and metal. Residents are encouraged to address overgrown fence rows, backyards and alleys adjacent to your property by mowing, cutting down, trimming and disposing of all brush and related debris.

Each year, neighborhood clean-ups serve approximately 900 households and remove over 175 tons of bulk waste (furniture, mattresses, etc.) and brush from Springfield neighborhoods. The cleanups take place outside, rain or shine. Curbside pickup is available, however, fees may apply.

Need to arrange a curbside pickup? Contact Becky Volz at 417-880-4210.

Apr
25
Sat
Robberson Neighborhood Cleanup @ Central Baptist Church
Apr 25 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Residents and/or property owners in the Robberson neighborhood are invited to participate in the spring neighborhood cleanup. The City and the neighborhood association encourages residents to take advantage of this free and convenient opportunity to dispose of trash, brush and metal.

Residents are encouraged to address overgrown fence rows, backyards and alleys adjacent to your property by mowing, cutting down, trimming and disposing of all brush and related debris.

Each year, neighborhood clean-ups serve approximately 900 households and remove over 175 tons of bulk waste (furniture, mattresses, etc.) and brush from Springfield neighborhoods. The cleanups take place outside, rain or shine. Curbside pickup is available, but fees may apply.

Need to schedule a curbside pickup? Contact Phyllis Evans at 417-866-1087.

Weller Neighborhood Cleanup @ Turning Point Church
Apr 25 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Residents and/or property owners in the Weller neighborhood are invited to participate in the spring neighborhood cleanup. The City and the neighborhood association encourages residents to take advantage of this free and convenient opportunity to dispose of trash, brush and metal.

Residents are encouraged to address overgrown fence rows, backyards and alleys adjacent to your property by mowing, cutting down, trimming and disposing of all brush and related debris.

Each year, neighborhood clean-ups serve approximately 900 households and remove over 175 tons of bulk waste (furniture, mattresses, etc.) and brush from Springfield neighborhoods. The cleanups take place outside, rain or shine. Curbside pickup is available but fees may apply. Contact Steve Young at 417-343-0626 for more information.