Midtown Projects & Events
The Midtown Neighborhood Association schedules a variety of events throughout the year to promote and preserve the character and quality of living in the Midtown Neighborhood. These events are just some of the ways we bring neighbors together and bring the rest of the city to Midtown.
Fashioned Fourth of July Parade & Celebration
Springfield's 24th Annual Old Fashion 4th of July Parade and Celebration presented by The Midtown Neighborhood Association
Trophies will be awarded in the following categories: Best Overall; Best Theme Interpretation; Best Children's Float; Best Children's Marching Unit; Best Adult Float; Best Adult Marching Unit.
As always, there will be a celebration in historic Washington Park, featuring The Norman Jackson Band. Free ice cream courtesy of Hiland Dairy, and free beverages courtesy of Pepsi-Cola will be provided to everyone that attends the event.
The entry fees for participation in the parade are: $50.00 for political entries; $10.00 for individuals, businesses and organizations; Veteran's Groups pay no participation fee. The parade route begins at Drury Parking Lot off of Benton Avenue (north of Central High School,) and will travel north on Benton Avenue to Calhoun Street, East on Calhoun Street to Washington Avenue, north on Washington to Locust Street, east on Locust to Washington Park. Participants, please arrive no later than 9:00 am. The parade begins in the Drury parking lot on the west side of Benton just north of Central High School. Floats and trailers should line up on the east side of Benton facing north, all others please pull into parking lot. Participants who wish to park and leave their cars please park in the Central High lot on Jefferson
Parking for non participants is available in the Cox Parking lot, at the corner of Benton and Lynn.
We look forward to a wonderful Parade and Celebration this year!
Victorian Christmas Homes Tour
Concerts in the Park
Neighborhood Watch Program
Over 10 Tons Collected
This years Spring Clean Up was a fantastic success thanks to all Midtown volunteers and partners.
The Midtown Neighborhood Association is pleased to announce a scholarship program for a Midtown resident.
For the 8th year, the Midtown Neighborhood Association is pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship for a high school senior going on to further their education at a two or four year college or university. While it is not a requirement, students that attend local institutions (Drury University, Missouri State University and Ozarks Technical Community College) will be given special consideration. Applicants may be attending any Springfield high school or home school.
All questions should be directed to Jana Sisco, Scholarship Chair, 1440 N. Clay, Springfield, MO 65802 (417) 234-7735