Think Summer’s Over? Think Again With These Upcoming Springfield Downtown Events
Summer is FAR from over folks. In fact, this week is one of the HIGHLIGHTS OF THE SUMMER all happening right here in Downtown Springfield…
Thursday – August 12th
COURT SQUARE CONCERT SERIES CONTINUES WITH THE 70’S PROJECT
Paying tribute to the greatest Billboard hits from one of the most influential and musically diverse eras ever, THE 70’s PROJECT takes you on a spectacular trip back to the 1970’s and the quintessential musical styles that defined an era and inspired a generation. From Peter Frampton to Wild Cherry, from American Pie to That’s The Way uh huh uh huh, THE 70’s PROJECT recreates a truly magical musical experience that will have you singing, dancing and longing for your bell bottoms and lava lamps once again!
Enjoy the free concert from 7pm – 9pm on Court Square. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and get ready for some fun. BATCH, Bistro Bus, Cantina Curbside Grill, Wild Dandelion Beer truck and more will be on site to enjoy.
Saturday – August 14th
JAZZ AND ROOTS FESTIVAL
Presented by Blues To Green this amazing event celebrates community and culture through music and art!
Tickets are FREE when you RSVP – Get tickets early here
Volunteers are heavily wanted! Interested? Click Here
Springfield Jazz and Roots has a new home this year in the neighborhood surrounding Stearns Square! Both Worthington and Bridge Streets will be closed between Main and Dwight Streets, creating a walking festival in the heart of downtown Springfield. The Charles Neville Main Stage is located in the Worthington Street Lot and the Urban Roots Stage is located alongside Tower Square Park.
Enjoy over 15 artists performing all day, special guest speakers, art vendors, food vendors, and more. Click here for more info.
PBR: Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour – August 13-14, 2021
The bull riding action for the PBR Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour’s Springfield Invitational begins at 8:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, August 13, and at 7:00 p.m. EDT on Saturday, August 14 at MassMutual Center.
On Friday night, all 40 competing riders will attempt one bull each in Round 1. The same 40 riders will then return for Round 2 on Saturday evening. Following Round 2, the Top 10 will then advance to the championship round where they will attempt one final bull, all in an effort to be crowned the event champion.
Tickets for the event are on sale now, and start at $15, taxes and fees not included. Fans are encouraged to purchase their tickets early, with all price levels increasing $5 on event day.
Saturday August 21st
WORLD’S LARGEST PANCAKE BREAKFAST
8am to 11am
Main Street from State Street to Bridge Street
Admission – Free
- Adults – $3 per person
- Children – Free
- Massachusetts Army National Guard
- Gleason Johndrow Landscaping Equipment
Springfield Police Department
- K-9 Demonstrations
- Harley Davidson Motorcycles
- Emergency Services Unit Van
Springfield Fire Department
- Engine #1
- Ladder #1
- Rescue Squad
- Fire Prevention
Grisel’s Private Dance School of Arts
Alegria Dance and Fitness
Boomer from the Springfield Thunderbirds
Six Flags’ Characters
Saturday – August 28th
3rd Annul Street Hockey Tournament – Springfield Thunderbird’s
ROAR! Comedy Club + Free Music Fridays
Enjoy awesome shows at MGM Springfield through the rest of the summer. From Free Music Fridays out on the plaza to ROAR! Comedy Club returning. Click here for more info