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Capital City Celebration
July 1 @ 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
The Springfield Jaycees Capital City Celebration will be the first festival to use the Near North Mansion block as festival space. Thanks to Arch Coal-Viper Mine, this year’s signature sponsor, there will be fireworks, great music, and entertainment for all ages. The Springfield Jaycees Capital City Celebration is funded by donations and organized by volunteers.
Fireworks will begin at dusk.
Ice cold Budweiser products, liquor, and other beverages will be available for purchase as well as tasty food options from several food vendors. Merchant vendors will also be on hand throughout the day.
Jaycees Kids Zone presented by LRS
Join your favorite superheroes and princesses in a fun filled day of entertainment with a pageant for boys and girls, inflatables, rock wall, Girl Scouts crafts and make your own slime. Further additions to the Kids Zone will be announced soon. The Kids Zone will open from 11am to 6pm and located on the former YWCA site.
Dog Beauty Pageant presented by Parkway Veterinary Clinic
Bring your dog down for the Dog Beauty Pageant benefiting the APL at 11.30am.
Broseph E. Lee presented by Bud Light at 9pm
You can expect a full-blown country-rock concert with Broseph E. Lee. Featuring current and classic country hits, each show also includes rock ballads and pop spanning the 80s to today.
Other performances include the Springfield Municipal Band at 7pm, Devin Williams at 4.30pm,, and Wood ‘n’ Nickel Society at 1.30pm.