The kids are driving you batty- you need a BREAK! Maybe one of these activities on the “list”will help you forget some of the stress of the holiday season!



MSU Graduation at JQH arena  begins at 10 am.   More than 1500 students will get their diploma. Two different times. Second ceremony is at 1:30

Tyler Farr at Midnight Rodeo- special guess Kameron Marlowe. Doors open at 7 pm

Candy Cane Lane at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park . Dazzling lights $5.00 per car load. Open Friday, Saturday and Sundays 5-8 pm  weather permitting.

Gardens Aglow at the Japanese Stroll Garden beginning at 5pm until 8:30 pm. Admission $5.00 for adults and 2 for kids 3-12

Christmas Lights of Ozark at the Finley River Park. FREE but donations are accepted. Opens at 5pm

Silver Dollar City “Old Time Christmas” opens at 2 pm-  10  pm


Santa Train Ride at 10:30 at the Monett South Park Soccer Fields  

Wreaths for Fallen Hero’s 2021 Ceremony and Wreath laying at 1702 E. Seminole cemetery. Volunteers decorate the headstones at the Springfield National Cemetery with a wreath to honor their service and sacrifice. 11 am until 1 pm.  

Northwest Springfield Holiday party at The Fairbanks 1126 N. Broadway. The American Indian Center invites one and all to the party.  Open from 2- 6 pm.   

Parents Night Out at Itty Bitty City begins at 6pm-9 pm- a great way to get those holidays lose ends tied up.  Kids get pizza dinner, crafts, games, and a movie, The cost is $25 per child