Quality Inn & Suites Chesterfield Village
3930 South Overland
Springfield, MO 65807
Phone: (417) 888-0898
Fax: (417) 888-0881
The Robert W. Plaster Sports Complex, a well-maintained football field surrounded by handsome buildings on the Missouri State campus, is a multi-use sports facility with a grandstand seating capacity of 16,600. The complex is designed for supporting recreation and health education, and to provide facilities for hosting intercollegiate sporting events.
Considered as one of the finest venues of the city, the JQH Arena is a grandiose events center located within the complex of the Missouri State University. The arena is furnished with a state-of-the-art lighting and sound technology and a seating capacity of 11,000 making it an ideal venue for grand sporting events, concerts and gigs. The arena has witnessed performances by famous artists/bands like Eagles, Alan Jackson and Carrie Underwood, to name a few. Call ahead to know more.
Housed in the sprawling Missouri State University, the John Q. Hammons Student Center was constructed to meet the recreational needs of students, staff members, faculty and alumni, and serve as a venue for intercollegiate events and athletic programs. This is where MSU plays their home matches. Basketball, volleyball, concerts, swim events, racquetball, and community events are the toast of this place. Note: No cameras are allowed during concerts.
Outland Ballroom is a hip spot in Springfield where the crowds go to dance and party the night away. Many of the live music acts that pass through this intimate venue are alternative or electronic artists that appeal to younger audiences.
The Monarch Art Factory is the endeavor of Randy and Shannon Bacon. This former Monarch Machine Company is inspired by the metamorphosis of its namesake butterfly and is home to the Randy Bacon Gallery and other art galleries. Spread across 16,000 square feet (1486.45 square meters), it is a mix of the old and new with its old brick walls, exposed steel, glass skylights, mid 20th-century furnishings and latest sound system. They have an event space that is rented out for weddings and other major occasions.
Popularly known as the oldest and the second largest theater that is yet in operation is the Landers Theater. The theater was not only renowned for the entertainment it offered to the people living in that area but was best known for it's architectural beauty that was designed in the Neo Classical style of architecture. The theater offered it's visitors live performances and still continues to entertain the people.
Gillioz Theatre is the place to see nationally touring acts in Springfield. Productions include concerts, musicals and film screenings of classic movies. There are also facilities available for rental.
This venue's existence since 1923 has garnered it quite a reputation. Worth over USD600,000, the building consists of an auditorium, arena and stage, with seating for over 4000 people. Its Arabic design, mosque-like appearance, and warm interiors make it a great location to catch live acts. Performances also include dramas, musicals, trade shows, exhibitions and plays. A few sporting activities take place here as well. Prominent personalities linked to it are Presidents Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. Come, add to the history!
Springfield's Ozark Empire Fairgrounds hosts all kinds of events, like trade shows, tournaments, concerts, and, of course, the Ozark Empire Fair. See website for full listing of events.
A huge stretch of lush greens with scenic natural elements, the SHOW ME Music Fest Grounds is one of the most scenic outdoor event venues in the city. Home to the SHOW ME Music and Arts Festival, the grounds comprise a kids zone, a celebrity chef pavilion, a main stage for live performances and a few camping sites. It also offers commercial space for vendors and sponsors. Check the festival schedule for ticketing information.