Things To Do
Featuring games from the 80's! No quarters or tokens needed, play all you want for 5 bucks! 1984 is THE 80's arcade! Stop in and get your 80's on in style. We have the games, the music, and the vibe from the greatest decade ever! Need a place to host your next event or party? We offer private events and party room rentals. Located in downtown Springfield Missouri. 1984, the best thing since 1983!
Enjoy a day in the country at 7C's Winery & Vineyard. American Wine and Mead. Tasting Room and Gift Shop. Check website for events and directions. Live music on Sundays May through Mid-October. Drink What You Like & Like What You Drink.
Zen3 specializes in therapeutic and relaxation massage, hydrotherapy and body treatments, including wraps and scrubs. Zen3 also offers luxurious couples massages and customized spa parties in a beautiful serene atmosphere. Zen3 is a peaceful retreat to Heal the Body, Soothe the Mind, and Nurture the Spirit. Located on historic Pickwick Avenue, close to the convention center, Missouri State University and downtown. A visit to Zen3 leaves you refreshed and balanced.
More than 40 Acrobats of China in a revolving line-up of internationally award-winning acts showcase dramatic interpretation of classic Chinese dance and physical performance art.
Since Marco Polo's travels, the world has been swept away with the fascination of China. This epic show is an adventure, a love story, and many discoveries as told from Marco Polo's journals.
Take an imaginary flight in a real Cobra helicopter. See restored vintage military equipment. Have a personalized dog tag made. Celebrate your child's birthday at the museum. We educate our citizens, preserve our history and honor our veterans and our country. We are the hands-on museum. Come join our mission.
The Archery Hall of Fame was founded in 1971 and opened the doors to it's first permanent home in November of 2012.
Askinosie Chocolate is a small-batch bean-to-bar chocolate maker specializing in single-origin chocolate. The cocoa beans are 100% sourced directly from small farmers.
Visit the Assemblies of God national offices - an organization of 65 million people worldwide. See the Gospel Publishing House printing plant, (producing 10 tons of literature daily), the hall of flags, original mural artwork and interactive Pentecostal heritage museum. Guided tours Monday through Friday. Groups welcome!
The observatory is used on clear evenings for laboratory work by students in beginning and intermediate astronomy courses, and by advanced undergraduate students and faculty conducting astronomical research. The observatory houses many smaller telescopes for students to use in addition to two large telescopes. The public may visit the observatory and view the night sky through telescopes at open houses or during the Ozarks Amateur Astronomers Club meetings. Open houses are conducted by the Department of Physics and Astronomy twice each year, in April or May, and in September or October.
Hot air balloon flights over Springfield and the scenic Ozarks. Sunrise or sunset. Seven days a week. Individuals or groups. Reservations required.
Grandaddy of all outdoor stores. Fishing, hunting, camping, boating, golf, gifts, footwear and apparel. Explore the 300,000-square-foot showroom loaded with unique features, including an art gallery, barber shop, firing range, Tracker boat showroom, waterfalls, aquariums, Hemingway's Restaurant, a coffee shop and much more. Your adventure starts here.
A 12-hour battle, which began nine miles north of Carthage July 5, 1861, ended here. Missouri's Gov. Claiborne Fox Jackson's 6,000 Southerners forced Col. Franz Sigel's 1,000 Union men to retreat. An interpretive kiosk explains the battle.
In January 1863, Union forces defended the Springfield territory during the Confederate attempts to gain supplies and high-ground access. Twelve markers placed throughout the battleground commemorate where defenses were organized, troops gathered supplies, injured soldiers were hospitalized and homes were burned.