Special Events

Free Fishing Rodeo

June 9, 2018
June is National Fishing Month. The Parks and Recreation Department in partnership with Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) hosts a Free Fishing Rodeo for children 14 years of age and under at J. Travis Price Park. Participants must bring all fishing gear and bait - (no artificial lures allowed).  TWRA stocks the pond with catfish, bream, sunfish and other small fish for the event.  
Registration begins at 6:30 AM.  Help youth begin an activity of a lifetime.  
Prizes awarded. Call 615-382-1655.  


Freedom Celebration & Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Enjoy the free fireworks show at J. Travis Price Park, 4155 Wilks Rd, Springfield. Gates open at 4:00 PM. 

Sunset Concert Series
New this year on Fridays! Live in concert on the Historic Springfield Square featuring Red Light 11 singing Bruno Mars & more dance tunes. (see flyer at right)

If you missed the June concert with the Fortunate Sons and the First Friday Night Markets...it was the place to be in Springfield.  Don't miss the family friendly fun with Red Light 11 on Friday, July 6, 7:00 PM.  

Enjoy the sounds of Summer at the free Sunset Concerts.  Bring the family, meet your friends the first Friday of each month May-August. Concerts will be on Main St. in front of the Court House, easy parking, level ground for dancing, restaurants open.  For the first time in Springfield, the World Famous Channel Cats talented group will perform August 3, with Blues & Rock of the past.  Boot scoot boogie with Country Western artist Howard Decker at 6:00 PM September 7.  

Winter Wonderland

Admission is free for this event. Follow the lighted trails at J. Travis Price Park to enjoy the festive holiday scenes, decorations, music and maybe catch a glimpse of Santa Claus.  This event is best by following the lighted trails.  You will still be amazed by viewing from your vehicle if you are unable to follow the path.