Grab your friends and family and head to the Old Capitol Blues & BBQ Fest! Featuring top blues bands, unbeatable BBQ, cold drinks and first-rate fun! This is an event that everyone will love. Admission at the gate is $5 on Friday and $10 on Saturday. Food and drink tickets are available for purchase.
The BBQ competition will have pit-masters competing for pizes in the following categories:
chicken, ribs, brisket, pulled pork, dessert and Grand Champion
Jason Elmore & The Hoodoo Witch
Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat
Big Head Todd & The Monsters
Friday August 24th 2018 @ 10 am
Washington St between 4th and 6th
5th street between Jefferson and Adams
Opened up by Sunday.
Downhome Music, Beer and Art Festival aims to showcase original music and art while introducing our festival goers to a variety of craft beer. We create an opportunity for artists and beer lovers alike to enjoy and encourage involvement in a family friendly environment. Our goal is to unite the community while they responsibly drink in the talent Springfield has to offer.
On Thursday July 26th 2018 at 4 pm all the meters and signs on Washington between 6th and 7th and on 7th between Madison and Adams will be red bagged. On Friday July 27th 2018 Washington at 6th and 7th street from Jefferson to Adams will be closed for the street festival at 10 am and re-open Sunday July 29th 2018 at 7 am.
7th street between Madison and Jefferson will not be closed, bagging for arrow boards and traffic control. On 7th street between Jefferson and Washington will be used by the stage hands to unload and load equipment.
Chase bank drive in closed Saturday for this event