New Years Eve in Springfield, Missouri is a fantastic event, with
many establishments hosting their own NYE celebrations, from
masquerade balls, to bluegrass bands, there is something for
everyone to enjoy.
Springfield has a great selection of parks, trails and activities to keep you occupied during your stay, from the Mizumoto Japanese StrollGarden, to the Route 66 Car Museum. You can jump on America's only Ride Thru Cave and explore some fantastic caverns or grab a show at the beautiful vintage Gillioz Theatre.
Get active on the Frisco Highline trail, perfect for walks, cycling or running. It's 35 miles long and has some wonderful sights along the way including streams, bridges, old railroad bridges and great scenery.
Downtown Springfield is a hub of activity, from shopping in boutique stores, perusing art galleries, taking in a show at one of their many theatres or just enjoying a coffee while you watch the world go by.
You'll also want to stop by the Farmers Market of the Ozarks at the Farmers Park Pavillion, which is on every Saturday 8am - 1pm. There's local artisans selling their wares, musicians playing and lots of great stalls to explore.
If you just happen to be in Springfield around 9th December, then pop along and see the Downtown Springfield Christmas Parade starting on South Avenue.
If you've got the kids with you (or you're a big kid yourself) then get your skates on and get along to Mediacom Ice Park.
Do you like things that go bump in the night? Head to Pythian (haunted) Castle which has some great tours to choose from, as well as Murder Mystery Evenings.
Gillioz Theatre had a very successful night for the 2016/17 New
Years Eve event, which saw the band Big Smith take to the stage and
this year, they are back again for another fantastic New Years Eve
celebration. This event was sold out pretty quick last year, so get
your tickets fast! So grab your glass of champagne or moonshine and
bring in the new year dancing the night away! Tickets available
For those looking for something a bit adventurous, then perhaps you should check out Pythian Castle for dinner, live music, aerial arts and champagne toast at midnight.
Last year saw 1984 Arcade host it's second New Year's Rockin' Eve! Dress up 80's style and grab your ticket for this fantastic event. Play your favourite video games, pinball machines and take part in the 80's trivia quiz which will keep you entertained through to the new year. Check with the venue for more details.
There are lots of bars and restaurants with live music, entertainment. Check out places like Billiard's Blue Room Comedy Club, 417 Tap House, Savoy Ballroom New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball and Martha's Vineyard. All have hosted some amazing New Years Eve celebrations.
Restaurants will fill up quickly, so think now about where you want to be dining this New Year!
Flame Steakhouse and Wine Bar
Springfield Brewing Co
There doesn't appear to be any live webcams for Springfield as yet, if you know of one, please get in touch.
Reserve your room for New Years Eve now, make sure you get the
hotel you want!
University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center
Hilton Garden Inn Springfield
Oasis Hotel and Convention Center, an Ascend Hotel Collection
Residence Inn Springfield
To check availability and make reservations at these and all the top hotels in the area, you can make online bookings here.