Build Your Best Night Out
From date nights and girls nights out to family weekends and dinner excursions, we’ve missed spending time together, and we’re daydreaming about the incredible excursions awaiting us post-isolation. Make the most of your outings with these itineraries.
By Claire Porter
If you’ve spent your time in isolation counting down the days until you can reunite with your friends, go out with your partner or just have a genuine, close moment of human interaction, well, we’re right there with you. When we can finally visit our favorite restaurants, sidle up to our favorite bars and join the crowds at our favorite places, we want to have a game plan for making the most of our first nights together. So, when that time comes and we meet again, these six agendas can help you revisit all your favorites and maybe see our pretty little city in a new light by lining up everything to do, eat, drink and see for your best night out.
Grab Drinks on Springfield's Best Scenic Patios
Sunny days and warm nights call for a little breath of fresh air on Springfield’s most scenic outdoor patios. Gather a few friends or buddy up with your boo for an evening spent entirely outdoors.
Best Activities for the Competitive at Heart
Feeling a little feisty? Channel that energy into friendly competition. Depending on your audaciousness—and how many willing cohorts you can corral—tackle all three feats of mind, body and appetite in one night, or pick and choose your favorites.
Best Spicy Food in Springfield
Dive into one or all of these dishes—arranged in order of increasing spiciness—for a night that goes from mild to hot, hot, hot. Add a little extra spice to your life with salsa lessons.
Enjoy a Night Downtown While You Root for the Springfield Cardinals
Tired of striking out with your boring usual plans? Take advantage of a Springfield Cardinals’ game and plan a slugger-centric night on the town.
Take a Self-Guided Tour To Springfield's Craft Breweries
Springfield has its fair share of craft breweries, so why not go on a one-day brewery hop? To ensure the ultimate safety and legality for you and your crew, be sure to have a designated driver who can safely escort you from hop to hop.
Enjoy a Girls Day in Ozark With Plenty of Shopping, Food and Drinks
Just a hop, skip and a jump south of Springfield lies the perfect location for a daylong outing. Grab the gal pals and plan a full day that turns into a girls night out—don’t days tend to do that when in great company?—all centered on downtown Ozark.
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