Special Events

Free Fishing Rodeo

June 10, 2017
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 are must bring their own 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 Sunday, July 2, 2017

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

Summer Concert Series

Square Jam Thursday Nights, 7 PM the third Thursday in May, June, July and August, West Court Square.  Bring your lawn chair to enjoy summer evenings in downtown Springfield.  Local businesses, restaurants, and food trucks available.

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.