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Whether you’re traveling here for business, looking for an exciting day trip or weekend getaway or embarking on a family-friendly adventure, you’ll find there’s something for everyone in Downtown Springfield. Go ahead and browse through the site and we guarantee you’ll discover some must-see stops that you won’t want to miss. Downtown serves up nationally recognized dining and entertainment. We have world-class attractions and events.

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Meet the Artists of Roots/Raices at Art for the Soul Gallery

Meet the Artists of Roots/Raices September 15, 2020 – October 15, 2020 Sunday, September 20 at 2:00pm Tower Square 1500 Main Street, 2nd Floor Springfield, MA In compliance with Massachusetts law, the gallery is limiting the amount of visitors. All guests must wear masks. For more info, please contact the gallery. The Artists Elizabeth Baez […]

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at the Springfield Museums

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month! Hispanic Heritage Month is a national celebration that honors the history, culture and influence of past generations from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The month, September 15th to October 15th, begins midmonth because September 15th marks the independence anniversary of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and […]

Andy’s Kayak Rental – Pioneer Valley Riverfront Park Club

Kayak on the beautiful Connecticut River!   EXTENDED HOURS -SEE RESERVATION LINK. Reserve a kayak here (but pay when you arrive) www.pvriverfront.org/kayak. Walk-ups also welcome, first come, first served. $20 / adult / hour. $10 / age 14-17 / hour with responsible adult. Groups of 4+ get a 20% discount. Masks must be worn from […]

BLACK LIVES MATTER SPRINGFIELD MURAL

The City of Springfield is standing for racial and social equality as a city councilor announces a new mural downtown. The goal of the mural is to raise people’s awareness that the Black Lives Matter fight is very significant and ongoing. The community is invited to fill in the Black Lives Matter letter creating a […]

BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME

1000 Hall of Fame Ave 

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Monday – Thursday:  10am – 4pm

Friday – Sunday:  9am – 4pm

Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the city where basketball was invented, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame promotes and preserves the game of basketball at every level – professional, collegiate and high school, for both men and women on the global stage.

The Naismith memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is recognized throughout the world as the premier institution entrusted with recording and disseminating the history of the game of basketball and recognizing, honoring, and celebrating the achievements of its greatest players, coaches, and contributors.

SPRINGFIELD MUSEUMS

21 EDWARD STREET

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Monday – Saturday:  10am – 5pm

Sunday: 11am – 5pm

Located in the heart of downtown Springfield, Massachusetts, the Springfield Museums offer access to five world-class museums, including the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum and the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, all under a single admission.

MGM SPRINGFIELD

ONE MGM WAY

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MGM Springfield covers three city blocks in the heart of downtown Springfield, Mass. Igniting a cultural and economic renaissance in a historic New England city, the approximately 2 million square-foot development, which combines new construction with revived historic buildings, will offer more than 125,000 square feet of gaming space, a 250-room boutique hotel on Main Street and superior spa services, diverse retail and inspired dining. MGM Springfield also will feature the seven-screen Regal luxury cinema complex, bowling lanes, a seasonal skating rink and outdoor marketplace displaying local art, events and talent.

SPRINGFIELD ARMORY NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE

1 ARMORY SQ. 

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For nearly two centuries, the US Armed Forces and American industry looked to Springfield Armory for innovative engineering and superior firearms. Springfield Armory National Historic Site commemorates the critical role of the nation’s first armory by preserving and interpreting the world’s largest historic US military small arms collection, along with historic archives, buildings, and landscapes.

SPRINGFIELD THUNDERBIRDS

MASSMUTUAL CENTER

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The Springfield Thunderbirds are a minor league professional ice hockey team in the American Hockey League that began play for the 2016–17 season. They are the affiliate of the National Hockey League‘s St. Louis Blues. Based in Springfield, Massachusetts, the Thunderbirds play their home games at the MassMutual Center.