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Posted:
08/14/2019

Fall Festivals & Events in Springfield, IL

Author:
Alison Warren

 

Can you believe how quick fall is upon us? I must say, we are excited for the cooler weather and all these fun fall festivals and events that are coming up. We hope you can come join in on the fun too!!

SOB Festival August 31

This event has raised over $87,000 for area charities! Features over 130 different types of Craft Beers, 5000+ Gourmet Oysters, Live Music and Local Food Trucks. Having a good time is much easier when it's for a great cause. 

Springfield Mile August 31 – September 1

Enjoy fast-paced action and non-stop thrills of national level motorcycle racing at the Multi-Purpose Arena and on the fastest mile dirt track.

Party Like It’s 1860 August 31

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Posted:
08/07/2019

Girls Trip to Springfield, IL

Author:
Alison Warren

 

Here are some ideas for an awesome Girl’s Trip to Springfield.

 

Shop for local produce or even a bouquet of wild flowers at the Old Capitol’s Farmer’s Market. While walking from booth to booth, enjoy a cup of fresh brewed coffee or some breakfast at one of the vendors.

 

How about Coffee and Breakfast at one of our local spots. Three Twigs Bakery, Café Moxo, or Incredibly Delicious are just a few options in Springfield for some great morning grub!

 

Nothings better than a relaxing spa visit to kick start or wrap up your day – Check out Spavia or MessageLUXE for several relaxing options. 

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Posted:
07/31/2019

Illinois State Fair 10 Must Do's!

Author:
Alison Warren

 

The most jam packed 10 days in Springfield, full of thrills and excitement.

Come have a blast at the Illinois State Fair August 8 - 18, 2019. The Fair offers tons of food, carnival rides, livestock shows, world renowned concerts, free entertainment, harness racing and so much more!!

With so much stuff going on, we didn’t want you to get lost in all the details, so here are

10 things you ‘must do’ while having an awesome State Fair experience!! 

 

1. Watch the Twilight Parade.

Every year on the 1st Thursday, the parade marches through Springfield kicking of the 10 days of entertainment! There’s a competition for local high... Read More

Posted:
07/23/2019

Wineries in the Springfield, IL Area

Author:
Alison Warren

 

Sit back, relax and sip on that glass, of Wine of course!

Visit one of 6 Springfield Area Wineries. 

 

Coopers Hawk Winery & Restaurant

Taste their wines in a Napa-style tasting room and then take home a bottle of your favorite of wine. Or have a bottle of wine while enjoying a signature dish that is designed to pair perfectly with their wines! Located at White Oaks Mall.

2501 W. Wabash Ave.                                                                             ... Read More

Posted:
07/16/2019

'Instagramable' Spots in Springfield, IL

Author:
AW

 

Everyone loves a good photo op! Whether you’re a photographer, selfie master, model, or simply someone who loves unique art, this blog is for you!

Here's some of our greatest 'instagramable' spots that you just can’t miss while visiting Springfield, Illinois.

BUT WAIT, when you visit these spots don’t forget to put on your biggest smile, take the pic, post to your social media and be sure to hashtag #VISITSPRINGFIELD!

 

The Lincoln Statue on the grounds of the Illinois State Capitol. Just head down Capitol Ave towards 2nd St. and you will run right into this perfect spot!!

What about the Rotunda inside the Illinois State Capitol? Since you are... Read More

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