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Springfield Events

Springfield's event calendar is jam-packed with family-friendly activities such as park concerts, outdoor movies, childrens' teas, fishing tournaments, holiday festivals and ongoing performing arts. Willamalane Park and Recreation District offers fun recreational opportunities for adults, seniors and kids and The Eugene, Cascades & Coast Adventure Center near Gateway Mall hosts the Adventure Club for kids.

Other event highlights include Springfield's "Oldest and Coldest" downtown Christmas parade. Springfield's Island Park is also ideal for fireworks on the Fourth of July. 

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Events


Cabela's Turkey Hunting Clinic
April 09, 2014
  • Event Times: Wednesday, 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Cabela's
  • Address: 2800 Gateway St, Springfield, OR 97477
  • Phone: 541.349.5760

Join Mario Friendy and Mike Thissell from Zink Calls and Avian-X for an evening of Talking Turkey. A great way to get informed and begin to prepare for a beautiful season of outdoor adventures! All youth who attend will receive a free turkey hunting diaphragm call courtesy of Cabela's.

Kesey's Springfield - Opening Reception
April 11, 2014
  • Event Times: Friday, 5 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Springfield Museum
  • Address: 590 Main St, Springfield, OR 97477
  • Phone: 541.726.2300

All are welcome to join this opening reception celebrating one of America's most iconic authors and former Springfield High graduate, Ken Kesey! This exhibit will look at Kesey's life and have personal items on loan from the Kesey family on view.

Lux Radio Theatre - Movies that You Hear
April 11, 2014 - April 12, 2014
  • Event Times: Friday & Saturday, 6:45 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Springfield Public Library
  • Address: 225 N 5th St, Springfield, OR 97477
  • Phone: 541.206.3283

Film historian Patrick Lucanio will discuss the history of the landmark Lux Radio series, hosted by movie mogul C. B. DeMille, as well as explain how My Man Godfrey changed as it was converted from a novel into a motion picture. These talks, co-sponsored by Radio Redux, the Springfield Public Library and the Springfield Museum, are geared to enhance understanding of the Lux Radio Theater’s My Man Godfrey, being re-created by Radio Redux at the Wildish Theatre.

Easter Egg Hunt For Knowledge
April 12, 2014
  • Event Times: Saturday, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Event Admission: Free - $5
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  • Location: McKenzie Montessori Institute
  • Address: 4181 E St, Springfield, OR 97478
  • Phone: 541.228.5352

This Easter egg hunt showcases books and educational toys as the main prizes, face painting, music, a breakfast goods bake sale and a silent auction.

Color Intensive in Still Life - Workshop with Elio Camacho
April 14, 2014 - April 16, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Monday - Wednesday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $295 - 345
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  • Location: Emerald Art Center
  • Address: 500 Main St, Springfield, OR 97477
  • Phone: 541.726.8595

Learn the nuances of color to enhance your art ability and celebrate creativity! Artis Elio Camacho's still life setups are specifically designed to challenge you to see color in a different way. Elio will help you to see color relationships more clearly every step of the way.

2014 WSC Brandon Kroeger Open
April 19, 2014 - April 20, 2014
  • Event Times: Saturday & Sunday
  • Event Admission: Varies
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  • Location: Willamalane Park Swim Center
  • Address: 1276 G St, Springfield, OR 97477

The well-attended annual Short Yards swim meet returns to Willamalane in April for a weekend of stellar swimming trials.

Willamettans Easter Weekend Fun
April 19, 2014 - April 20, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Saturday & Sunday
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Willamettans Family Nudist Resort
  • Address: 37000 Parsons Crk Rd, Springfield, OR 97478
  • Phone: 541.933.2809

Willamettans Easter Egg Decorating and Hunt! Put on your best (birthday) suit and join in the fun. Visit the website or call for details.

Sizzlin’ Summer Showcase
May 17, 2014
  • Event Times: Saturday, noon - 4 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Willamalane Park and Recreation District
  • Address: 250 S 32nd St, Springfield, OR 97478
  • Phone: 541.736.4544

Willamalane Center is opening its doors with this celebration that features all their activities in one event-filled afternoon. “Live It!” as you scale the 33-foot-tall climbing wall, or wiggle your hips to the rhythm at a Latin Jam class. While you experience all the fun, sign up for summer classes, day trips and camps; participate in some fascinating lectures and enjoy live music.

Memorial Day Soccer Tournament - CANCELLED
May 24, 2014 - May 25, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Saturday & Sunday
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Springfield Public School District
  • Address: 525 Mill St, Springfield, OR 97477

This great all-ages soccer tournament on Memorial Day provides entertainment good spirited competition in support of local school athletics. Presented by Kidsports. CANCELLED

Transforming the Landscape - Watercolors Workshop with Joyce Hicks
June 02, 2014 - June 05, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $480 - 520
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  • Location: Emerald Art Center
  • Address: 500 Main St, Springfield, OR 97477
  • Phone: 541.726.8595

Learn how to transform ordinary scenes into those that reach out and connect with viewers. Artist Joyce Hicks will demonstrate the reasoning behind artistic decisions. Instruction for every skill level.

4th of July Light of Liberty Celebration in Springfield
July 04, 2014
  • Recurring every July 4th
  • Event Times: Friday
  • Event Admission: Varies
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  • Location: Island Park 
  • Address: 200 W B St, Springfield, OR 97477

The awe-inspiring Light of Liberty is a fundraiser featuring music, food, family fun and a fabulous fireworks show set to music and reflected over the scenic Willamette River. Be sure to arrive early and find a great spot to enjoy the sights!

Willamettans Fourth of July Celebration
July 04, 2014 - July 06, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Friday - Sunday
  • Event Admission: Varies
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  • Location: The Willamettans Family Nudist Resort
  • Address: 37000 Parsons Creek Rd, Springfield, OR 97478

Thursday the 4th, Fireworks at dark across from the fireside, activities, games and sports all weekend

SummerFair in Springfield
July 11, 2014 - July 12, 2014
  • Event Times: Friday & Saturday
  • Event Admission: $8 - 24
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  • Location: Island Park
  • Address: 200 W B St, Springfield, OR 97477
  • Phone: 541.736.4544

The annual summer festival is a local favorite, featuring live music, fun family activities and delicious food. Enjoy the summer sun and visit in the SummerFair celebration!

Luminous Lustrous Colored Pencil - Workshop with Kristy Kutch
July 21, 2014 - July 23, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Monday - Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $225 - 255
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  • Location: Emerald Art Center
  • Address: 500 Main St, Springfield, OR 97477
  • Phone: 541.726.8595

Artist Kristy Kutch will help sharpen your skills using both wax-based and water soluble pencils. There will be demonstrations, individual attention, many materials to sample and a generous cache of supplies to take home.

Impressionism in Acrylics - Workshop with Dianna Shyne
August 06, 2014 - August 08, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Wednesday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $390 - 430
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  • Location: Emerald Art Center
  • Address: 500 Main St, Springfield, OR 97477
  • Phone: 541.726.8595

Artist Dianna Shyne will take you through the steps to create vibrant, oil-like paintings from acrylics. Learn about color mixing, glazes, composition, drying time, paint thickness and edges.

Mohawk Valley Music Festival
August 08, 2014 - August 10, 2014
  • Event Times: Friday - Sunday
  • Event Admission: $75 - 125
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  • Location: Bob Russell's Ranch
  • Address: 39638 Mohawk Loop Rd, Springfield, OR 97478

The inaugural Mohawk Valley Music Festival will present a multi-media, funky, digital, earthy, family friendly 3-day music festival in Marcola, twenty-five minutes East of Springfield, Oregon. Featured artists will include Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Nahko and Medicine for the People, Phutureprimitive, Pimps of Joytime, Govinda, Fruition, Head for the Hills, Polyrhythmics, Solseed, Love Bomb GoGo Marching Band, Marv Ellis and We Tribe, Blue Lotus, Luke Mandala, Beatcrunchers, and Chibuku, with ... Visit Website

Mood, Magic and Melody - Workshop with Jenna EvenHaus
August 14, 2014 - August 17, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Thursday - Sunday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $350 - 390
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  • Location: Emerald Art Center
  • Address: 500 Main St, Springfield, OR 97477
  • Phone: 541.726.8595

Artist Jenna EvenHaus leads an inspiring and engaging workshop to help you move beyond basic pastel techniques! Explore mark making, negative painting, exaggeration, simplification, bold color and dynamic composition. Learn how to create a "mood" using design elements.

Paper Making & Sculpture - Workshop with Angie Zimmerman
September 15, 2014 - September 17, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Monday - Wednesday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $275 - 305
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  • Location: Emerald Art Center
  • Address: 500 Main St, Springfield, OR 97477
  • Phone: 541.726.8595

Artist Angie Zimmerman will lead a workshop on the qualities of Eastern and Western paper fibers to create beautiful hand-made sheets of paper and sculptures. Explore paper-making with mold, deckle and sculptures with natural materials.

Mayor's Invitational Soccer Tournament
September 26, 2014 - September 28, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Friday - Sunday
  • Event Admission: Varies
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  • Location: Willamalane Center for Sports and Recreation
  • Address: 250 S 32nd St, Springfield, OR 97478
Colonial Harvest Days
October 01, 2014 - October 31, 2014
  • Event Times: Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday, Noon - 5 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Varies
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  • Location: Northern Lights Christmas Tree Farm
  • Address: 36777 Wheeler Rd, Pleasant Hill, OR 97455
  • Phone: 541.746.5161

Celebrate the harvest season with a unique fall experience on a family farm, and enjoy a tractor hayride right to the pumpkin patch! Visit the cows, goats, chickens and pigs. Festivities include a pumpkin trebuchet, live music, pie eating contests and more. Shop for holiday favorites including ornamental and popping corn, pumpkins, fall flower bouquets, crafts and goodies to eat. Admission includes a small pumpkin.

Springfield Holiday Parade
December 06, 2014
  • Recurring on the 1st Saturday of December
  • Event Times: Saturday
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Downtown Springfield
  • Address: 3rd & Main St, Springfield, OR 97477

The oldest and coldest holiday parade in Oregon! Celebrate the season with the fabulous display of holiday cheer as residents and visitors line the streets to enjoy the festivities.

Tuba Carol Concert
December 06, 2014
  • Recurring on the 1st Saturday of December
  • Event Times: Saturday
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Downtown Springfield
  • Address: 3rd & Main St, Springfield, OR 97477

Tuba, euphonium, baritone and sousaphone musicians perform holiday carols at this seasonal celebration and cultural mainstay.

Exhibits & Shows


24 Hours in Springfield
April 01, 2014 - April 05, 2014
  • Event Times: Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Donation
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  • Location: Springfield Museum
  • Address: 590 Main St, Springfield, OR 97477
  • Phone: 541.726.2300

The exhibit 24 Hours in Springfield reveals snapshots in the lives of Springfield residents and businesses, as captured by Emerald Photographic Society artists. The Springfield Museum features a variety of historical and artistic exhibits, rotated monthly.

Kesey's Springfield
April 11, 2014 - May 06, 2014
  • Event Times: Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Springfield Museum
  • Address: 590 Main St, Springfield, OR 97477
  • Phone: 541.726.2300

Come in and witness history at the Springfield Museum with this exhibit that celebrates one of America's most iconic authors, former Springfield High graduate, Ken Kesey! The exhibit will look at Kesey's life, his time in the area and have personal items on loan from the Kesey family to view.

On-going


Marketplace@Sprout!
April 04, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Friday
  • Event Times: Friday, 3 - 7 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Sprout! 
  • Address: 418 A St, Springfield, OR 97477
  • Phone: 541.345.7106

Marketplace@Sprout! is the area’s only year round indoor/outdoor farmers’ market. Located in downtown Springfield in a beautifully renovated, historic former church. Showcases the best of Lane County’s organic and locally-grown farm products. Farm fresh eggs, local meats and fish, plus produce, grains and artisan goodies. Music and activities vary week to week.

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