Arts Fest on Walnut Street
First Saturday & Sunday of May
A citywide celebration of visual and performing artists on Historic Walnut Street, right in front of the Walnut Street Inn! Musicians, painters, sculptures, weavers, singers, potters, dancers....all displaying their talents. Select one of our individually appointed rooms and view the festival from the front porch. Meander through the open air garden gallery and explore the street. Artists and guests get a 10% discount for staying three nights with us during ArtsFest! Always the first Saturday & Sunday of May.
First Night New Year's Eve
Downtown Springfield's alcoholic free celebration for the whole family. From 2:00 pm until after midnight, join the community-wide celebration of culture and community, as we welcome 2009 with music, theater, storytelling, bands, dancing, magic, fireworks at midnight, and more!