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SEASONAL EVENTS
Henson Robinson Zoo

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

45th Annual Capital
City Century

Knights of Columbus,
Springfield
Join Springfield Bicycle Club
on this annual recreational ride
the Sunday after Labor Day.
Well-marked route options
of 10 to 100 miles over flat
to slightly rolling terrain.
Organized food stops, SAG,
post-ride party. Admission
217-899-9175
spfldcycling.org/ccc

29th Annual Edwards Place
Fine Art Fair

Edwards Place
View and purchase handcrafted art from the Midwest
and beyond at dozens
of artists' booths. Enjoy live
music, food vendors, live art
demonstrations, and kids
activities as you browse
amazing artwork. Expand
your library at the Michael
Victor II Art Library's Used
Book Sale. Walk through the
newly-restored Edwards Place
historic home. Kick off the fall
season with this great family
event! Free
217-523-2631
springfieldart.org

16th Annual International
Route 66 Mother Road Festival
Downtown Springfield
Over 1,100 cool cars and
85,000 spectators, hot music
and free entertainment will roll
into the heart of Springfield's
historic downtown for
this Route 66 celebration!
Non-stop free musical
entertainment on the Hot
Rod stage all weekend! Free
866-783-6645
route66fest.com

Clayville Fall Festival

Clayville Historic Site -
Pleasant Plains
Pioneer artisan and craftsman
demonstrations, historic
building tours, kids' activities,
craft vendors, with food
and refreshments. Enjoy

period music and audience
participation entertainment
throughout the weekend
in a 1820s pioneer village.
Admission
217-572-4984
clayville.org

Fur Feather Fin Fall Fling

Henson Robinson Zoo
Don't miss the fun at the
final free admission day of
the season. Try your luck at
picking out the fastest turtle
at the Zoo's turtle races and
check out the offerings of
various vendors. Free
217-585-1821
Hensonrobinsonzoo.org

Candlelight Tour

Lincoln's New Salem
Candle lanterns illuminate the
1830s village while fireplaces
entice visitors to step inside
many of the log buildings
along Main Street during the
annual Candlelight Walk at
Lincoln's New Salem pioneer
village. Donations Accepted
217-632-4000
lincolnsnewsalem.com

Indian Summer Festival

Lincoln Memorial Garden
The most popular event of the
year at the garden, when fall
colors are just starting to peak.
Featuring food, music, crafts
and family fun. Admission
217-529-1111
lincolnmemorialgarden.org

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

Thomas Rees
Memorial Carillon
Enjoy the sparkling splendor
of hand-carved, illuminated
jack-o-lanterns surrounding
the Carillon at Washington
Park at this 11th annual
family-friendly Halloween
event. Check our website for
free shuttle location and ticket
locations. Admission
217-546-3853
carillon-rees.org

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There's plenty to entertain the family, young
and old, in Springfield come rain or shine!
SCHEELS

If the weather takes a turn for the worst SCHEELS
offers a host of family activities within 200,000 sq. ft. Under
one roof there is a 16,000 gallon aquarium, 65 foot 16-car
Ferris wheel, shooting gallery and several sports simulators
along with a deli and fudge shop.

Knight's Action Park

Made up of Splash Kingdom and the Action Park, there
are seven water slides with a 20,000 sq. ft. wave pool and
lazy river. If you fancy some time out of the water there are
go carts, a Ferris wheel, heated driving range, 18 hole putt
putt course, batting cages, and even more fun for
the family.

Henson Robinson Zoo

Henson Robinson Zoo is a private nonprofit zoo affiliated
with the Springfield Park District. The zoo was built in 19681970 on the eastern shore of Lake Springfield.

Movies & Music in the Park

Springfield Park District offers Movies & Music in the Park
typically on Fridays from May to August starting at 7pm or
dusk at various park locations.

Capital City Century
Bicycle Ride

Capital City Century is a
recreational ride for all ages
and abilities. It features
distance options of 10 to
100 miles over flat to
rolling terrain.
Knight's Action Park

(800) 545-7300

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