Nestled in the middle of Wilhoit Plaza is the most decorated patio and beer selection in Springfield. There are bags to throw, fries to eat, a keg fountain to watch (yes, a keg fountain), strands of lights and brewery labels pressed into the brick. We’ll be hanging out ‘til they kick us out.
The Aviary at Farmers Park offers an extended patio that provides tons of space, seating, bistro lights and even a plant collection.
Not only does Alamo Drafthouse serve up delicious food and deliver it to you while being mesmerized by a movie, but they also have The Backlot, a place to stop for a drink (or a meal) before or after your movie that also includes an outdoor patio.
With hefty plates of pasta and fresh, warm bread, your carb intake just might go into overdrive. Pick between the cozy location closer to Missouri State University, which is now strictly first-come first-serve, or the Bambino’s on Battlefield Road which is still taking reservations. While you’re there, try the bruschetta. There are tomatoes in it so that makes it healthy, right?
With multiple locations in 417-land, Big Whiskey’s patios are perfect for unwinding after a long day with a daily happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m. Quench your thirst with a refreshing cocktail, like the Lynchberg lemonade. Bonus: patios are dog-friendly as long as they’re on a leash.
Enjoy the open patio space at Cherry Picker Package x Fare in the afternoon with a latte or in the evening with a cocktail under the strand lights. Either way, you won’t be disappointed.
Three bars, two patios and one impressive drink list. It's one–of–a–kind drinkin’ spot with a one–of–a–kind scratch menu. Did we mention that they throw events that are pretty dang unique, like their Kentucky Derby Classic? Say no more—we're already on our way.