Neighborhood Events

14th Annual Dog Fest & Dachshund Dash

A canine extravaganza! Everyone, including the family dog, is invited for free fun and activities. DogFest features canine-related vendors and non-profits, dog themed bounce house for kids and the highly entertaining Dachshund Dash. All proceeds benefit Cruse Dog Park, Springfield’s first off-leash dog park. Register for Dachshund Dash or vendor booth by Sept. 16.
Chesterfield Park 417-864-1049

View Dog Fest Schedule of Events
Age: All Ages
Date: Sat., Sept. 24 (rain date: Sept. 25, noon)
Time: 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Fee: Free

$1 / Bouncehouse

$50 / Vendor Booth

$25 / Dachshund Dash

$10 / T-Shirt


Celebrate the season with a Halloween-themed weekend at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park. Wear a costume and join in the arts and crafts, games and a hayride. Everyone is a winner, with prizes and candy at each activity. Parents, bring your camera! The Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze are open for an additional fee. (Hayride may be cancelled in rain, but all other activities will proceed.)
Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park 417-864-1049
Age: All Ages
Date: Oct. 29
Time: Sat., 4 - 8 p.m.
Fee: $1, some activities have a small fee