Calendar of Events
The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Missouri State University's JQH Arena for a family-friendly show of athletics and entertainment. They will also be honoring a Hometown Hero: an active, wounded, or retired member of the military.
Annually in March, it is estimated that more than 8,000 visitors travel to Springfield for the NCHBC. Over the course of the week, 800 games are played at 30 different courts in the Springfield area. Teams from nearly 30 states compete.
The PRCA Pro Rodeo returns to Springfield with the Ozark Empire Pro Rodeo presented by Wrangler and PFI Western Store. The Ozark Empire Pro Rodeo will star funnyman Lecile Harris with intermission entertainment by Guy McLean - Australian Horseman. Stop by PFI Western Store to purchase tickets or buy online at http://www.ozarkempirefair.com. VIP Reserved seats are $30, Adult General Admission (ages 13 and up) are $18, Child General Admission (ages 3-12) is $14 and kids 2 and under are free. The rodeo action begins at 8:00 pm both nights with VIP gates opening at 6:45 pm and general admission gate at 7:00 pm. Midnight Rodeo will host the after party Friday and Saturday night following the event.
The area's largest, most spectacular street rod event with more than 2,200 cars classified as a modernized pre-1949 vehicle. Enjoy kids' and adult games, arts and crafts, an auto swap meet and a church service on Sunday.
The Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr Pepper celebrates its 23rd anniversary in 2012. The championship is one of the premier stops on the PGA's Web.com Tour. Since 1990, the tournament has made a significant impact on the lives of children in the Ozarks and has raised more than $8 million. The proceeds from the event help children receive much-needed health care services, send a youngster to summer camp, assist medical facilities with expanding services for children, help children with special needs and enhance the lives of the children in the Ozarks. Please visit the tournament website to learn about each charity that benefits from the tournament.
This event is the largest nine-day hunting sale of the year. Celebrate with local hunting professionals, while also taking advantage of unbelievable savings.
Springfield will crawl with more than 1,000 4-wheel drive vehicles gathered from across the country for a powerhouse off-road weekend.
This major performance-enthusiast automotive event cruises back into Springfield for a celebration of everything automotive! Thousands of street machines, hot rods, muscle cars, and 2-wheel drive trucks are expected.