Memorial Day Weekend events in Springfield MO
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Memorial Day weekend marks the kickoff for summer in most people’s minds, so it only makes sense to get out of the house and enjoy the sunshine. The weather for Memorial Day in Springfield is expected to be fairly mild in temperature, though warnings of scattered thunderstorms may make it advisable to head out with an umbrella. That said, here are some Memorial Day Weekend events in Springfield MO that should provide excellent entertainment during this extended weekend. That is, if you don’t want to check out our Volkswagen Memorial Day Event, where you can save $500 on 2015 Volkswagen Jetta or 2015 Volkswagen Passat models when you purchase or lease.
Mid-American Street Rod Nationals Plus
When: May 22nd – May 24th
Cost: $15 for adults, $6 for children 6-12, children under five are free
What better way to celebrate than by taking the family to look at some fantastic older cars? There will be commercial exhibits, a swap meet and a women’s world display. Expect everything from street rods to classic vehicles to ooh and ahh over.
Mid-American Freedom Rally
When: May 22nd – May 25th
Where: Pulaski County Fort Leonard Wood Shrine Club
It’s not just the four-wheeled vehicles that will catch your eye this Memorial Day weekend, though the Mid-American Freedom Rally is an adult-only event. Expect live bands, bike shows, poker runs and contests.
Where: Hammons Field
Cost: $6 to $46
Memorial Day is, in many ways, a celebration of patriotism. We celebrate the soldiers who fought for your freedoms, and helped to keep America standing strong. What could be a more American way to celebrate than attending a baseball game? This week it’s the Springfield Cardinals against the Arkansas Travelers. Buy tickets now and enjoy your holiday at the ballpark.
Remember a fallen soldier
Where: Springfield National Cemetery
When: May 25th, 11:00 a.m.
A small ceremony will be held at the cemetery to remember soldier who have given their lives while serving the country.
Our staff members here at Volkswagen of Springfield sincerely hope you enjoy your holiday. We hope you enjoyed our list, and stop back here often for other local events and industry news.