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 only July 4th Parade!
A look back at past years Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration in Midtown. A big thanks to all volunteers!
Victorian Christmas Homes Tour
Midtown’s 24th Annual Victorian Christmas Homes Tour
Step back in time and stroll through some of Springfield’s finest historic homes all dressed for the holidays! Encounter Midtown residents dressed in period Victorian clothing. We have a very exciting variety with four homes, the historic Commercial street firehouse #2 and Sacred Heart Church all built during the late 1800’s and early 1900’s.
This year’s institutional stop is the historic firehouse #2 on Commercial street, 101 E. Commercial, built in 1902, featuring the STONE EFFECTS HOLIDAY STUDIO SHOW with fine original art on display and for sale. Sculpture, photography, pottery, jewelry, copper-work, baskets, paintings and more with refreshments and a free door prize drawing for artwork from each artist.
The headquarters for tickets and shuttles to all tour stops will be the Drury Diversity Center
Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Tickets are on sale Nov 23 – Dec 4 (6pm), at: Maschino’s, Enterprise Lanes, Sunshine Lanes and Midtown Pharmacy (811 E. Division St). Tickets will be available during the tour at Drury Diversity Center, Sacred Heart Church and historic Commercial street firehouse #2.
Visit the 10th annual Sacred Heart Church Craft Sale (1609 N. Summit, 417- 869-3646, built in 1886), Friday evening December 4 from 5:00 to 9:00 pm & Saturday December 5 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. See many local crafters with great Christmas gift ideas.
Please park in the lot adjacent to the Drury Diversity Center or in the lot directly across the street. We do not recommend street parking, traffic may become a little congested.
This event occurs within the Midtown Historic District which is Springfield’s largest nationally recognized historic district and is sponsored by the Midtown Neighborhood Association.
For more information contact Midtown at email: firstname.lastname@example.org or 417-496-8539
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.
We CAN Accept: yard waste, leaves & limbs
Curbside Pick Up: is available to the elderly and disabled, or anyone who cannot transport items to Cox North. Someone from the residence MUST be present during the pick up, and if capable, should help load and unload items. For curbside pick up please call Brian Shipman at 880-2855 or email: email@example.com
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