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Fun Fall Activities in Springfield, MO

Fun Fall Activities in Springfield, MO

Fall is an exciting time in our hometown of Springfield, MO. With the weather getting cooler and the leaves starting to change, you can feel the spirit of the season starting to kick in. With this change in season comes many fun fall events for people of all ages to enjoy. There’s nothing like getting in the fall spirit by carving pumpkins, attending Oktoberfest events, and going to corn mazes. Whatever you may like, you’ll be sure to find an event that you or your family will love. Here are some fall activities we think you should consider doing this season:

Go to a Fall Event



  • When: Sat. September 28, 11am-10pm

  • What: An Oktoberfest for cat lovers! Lost Signal is combining their love for beer and their love for cats. The event is free to attend, there will be drink specials on their Towerfest beer, food specials, live music, local cat charities, and pet related businesses!

  • Where: Lost Signal Brewing Company

  • While there you can help raise money for shelter cats and have a pint…. or a stein. Help support these local cat shelters: A.R.E. Animal Rescue Eden Animal Haven Watching Over Whiskers

Springfield Jazz Festival

Springfield Jazz Festival 2019

  • When: Sat. September 28, 12pm-7pm

  • What: Jazz music in Downtown Springfield, with Lee Ritenour — a grammy award winner, headlining the all-day event, which includes free live music on two stages — Park Central Square and Park Central East.

  • Where: Downtown Springfield

Ozark Fall Farmfest

Ozark Fall Farmfest

  • When: October 4-6, 9am-5pm

  • What: The Ozark Fall Farmfest is an agricultural trade show with all the latest agricultural products, services and technologies in addition to stock dog demonstrations, live animals (including cattle, goats, rabbits, pigs, donkeys, sheep and horses), antique tractors, and rural living booths.

  • Where: Ozark Empire Fairgrounds

Downtown Open

Downtown Open

  • When: Sat. October 5, 12pm-10pm

  • What: Putt your way through Downtown! Downtown Springfield will be transformed into a mini-golf course for one day. Giving you a chance to putt your way around our great coffee shops, retail stores, restaurants and more.

  • Where: Downtown Springfield

Pets & Pumpkins Family Festival
  • When: Sat. October 9, 12pm-5pm

  • What: Come enjoy a day of fun for the entire family, including the fur-kids! Entry into the event is $2.00 per person/pet. With paid admission, attendees can take part in ALL of the activities — including one of the LARGEST COSTUME CONTESTS/WALKING PARADES YOU’VE EVER SEEN!

  • Where: Downtown Springfield


Wingapalooza 2019

  • When: Sat. November 2, 11am-5pm

  • What: Wingapalooza is the premier wing competition in the Midwest, where area restaurants and corporate teams compete for honor and prestige as they seek to earn the title”Best Wings in Springfield”!

  • Where: Springfield Expo Center

Visit a Corn Maze

Campbells Maze Daze

Campbell's Maze Daze

  • When: September 28th– October 27th

  • What: Two Corn Mazes (a daytime scavenger hunt maze AND a nighttime haunted maze), Hayrides, Pumpkin Patch and Fun for all ages!

  • Where: 177 Carob Rd Clever, Missouri

Harvest Fest

Harvest Fest

  • When: Sept- 28th– Oct. 27th

  • What: Five weekends of fall-themed fun at the farm! Meander through the corn maze, take a hayride, pick your own pumpkin from our pumpkin patch, ride the Cow Train or Grain Train, try your luck at carnival games, bounce on inflatables and much more as you enjoy this Midwest fall tradition!

  • Where: Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park

Don’t mind a little drive? Here’s another Corn Maze near Springfield:

Exeter Corn Maze

Exeter Corn Maze

  • When: September 7- November 3

  • What: The Exeter Corn Maze is a fun, family experience located in Southwest Missouri. We have the area’s largest pumpkin patch, with over 70 acres of different pumpkin varieties, as well as a variety of other fall games and activities.

  • Where: State Hwy MM, Exeter, MO 65647

Go to a Pumpkin Patch

Wickman’s Garden Village

Wickman's Garden Village

  • What: Heirloom pumpkins, unusually shaped gourds and colorful mums.

  • Where: 1345 S. Fort Ave., Springfield

Fassnight Creek Farm

Fassnight Creek Farm

  • What: Heirloom pumpkins and other porch-friendly decor such as hay bales.

  • Where: 1366 S. Fort Ave., Springfield


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