Downtown Springfield Serves Up a Cornucopia of Things to Do in the Fall

Downtown Springfield Serves Up a Cornucopia of Things to Do in the Fall

The days may be getting shorter, but Downtown Springfield keeps humming with an abundance of local events for folks living in downtown loft apartments.

From mesmerizing performances to delicious food and unique exhibits, we’ve put together a list of fun things to do downtown this fall, thanks to our friends at It’s All Downtown.


OTC Car and Motorcycle Show

October 14, OTC Campus

Check out the hottest rides around while benefitting Skills USA Student Activities at OTC.


50th Annual Rock, Gem & Mineral Show

October 14-15, Springfield Expo Center

Rock out — literally! See unique rock and mineral specimens, gemstones, jewelry, fossils, grab bags, educational displays, silent auctions, prizes and more!


The Reformation – Springfield Symphony

October 14, Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts

Commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation with Mendelssohn’s Reformation, Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, and Mozart’s haunting Piano Concerto No. 20 with pianist Gabriela Martinez.


Disney Trivia Night and Costume Contest

October 19, Patton Alley Pub

Dress up as your favorite Disney character or Disney tourist and come out for a magical evening of trivia to benefit Crosslines Food Pantry. Must be 21 or older to enter.


Ozarks Indie Bookfest

October 19-22, University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center

Meet more than 100 authors, bloggers and more. All proceeds benefit Companions for Heroes and Loving Paws Rescue.



October 26-29, Craig Hall Coger Theatre, Missouri State University

Come witness this post-apocalyptic tale of a young prince in search of adventure and purpose.



October 27, Throughout Springfield

Join Harmony House as we come together to raise awareness and bring an end to domestic violence in Springfield and Greene County.


Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

October 28, Hammons Field Plaza

Walk, volunteer or donate to help all of our family, friends and neighbors affected by breast cancer.


17th Annual Sertoma Wingapalooza

November 4, Springfield Expo Center

Sample the best wings in Springfield, vote for your favorite and enjoy live music. Presented by Springfield Sertoma and Youngblood Auto Group.


Twelfth Night, or What You Will

November 30-December 3, Craig Hall Coger Theatre, Missouri State University

Follow a story of desperate love, mistaken identities and hilarious mayhem in one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies.


With so much to do so close to home, fall is a great time for loft living in Downtown Springfield!