Experience the magic of the season at Downtown Springfield Inc’s Old Capitol Holiday Walks!

The air is crisp, the streets are adorned with twinkling lights, and the festive spirit is palpable – the holiday season has officially arrived in downtown Springfield! It’s the most wonderful time of the year, when our historic streets come alive with the joy and merriment of the Old Capitol Holiday Walks.

Join Us for Festive Fun

Every Wednesday and Saturday now through December 23, DSI invites you to partake in the annual Old Capitol Holiday Walks – a cherished tradition that celebrates the magic of the season. Running on Wednesday evenings from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., these walks promise an enchanting experience for the whole family.

A Winter Wonderland Awaits

Now through December 23, immerse yourself in a winter wonderland right in the heart of our city. Here’s a glimpse of what still awaits you during the Old Capitol Holiday Walks:

  1. Dazzling Lights: Be mesmerized by the twinkling lights adorning the streets and storefronts, creating a picturesque holiday ambiance that’s perfect for family photos. Don’t forget to check out the tree and menorah on the Old State Capitol Plaza!
  2. Shop ’til You Drop: Discover unique gifts and treasures at our local boutiques, shops, and retailers. Find the perfect item for everyone on your list while shopping small and supporting our beloved local businesses.
  3. Delicious Treats: Indulge your taste buds in seasonal delights and treats offered by our downtown eateries and drinkeries. From cozy beverages to warm you up to delectable dishes and snacks to savor or share, there’s something to satisfy every craving.
  4. Live Entertainment: Enjoy live music, comedy, and performances that will fill the air with the melodious sounds of the season, adding a festive soundtrack to your outing.
  5. Special Activities: Engage in family-friendly activities, such as visits with Santa and the Lincoln’s, a free showing of “The Nutcracker,” ice skating in the park, and interactive experiences that give the gift of lasting memories to your and your loved ones.

Spread Holiday Cheer in Downtown Springfield

As we come together to celebrate this most magical time of year, downtown Springfield becomes a beacon of warmth, community, and festive cheer. The Old Capitol Holiday Walks are not only about the lights and sights; they’re about creating cherished moments and fostering a sense of togetherness with our community.

We invite you to join us for this magical celebration and experience the enchantment of the holidays as you immerse yourself in all that downtown Springfield has to offer. Gather your loved ones, bundle up, and we can’t wait to see you downtown!

Plan Your Visit

For more information on the Old Capitol Holiday Walks schedule, participating businesses, and event details, visit our website. Don’t miss out on the joyous festivities happening in the heart of Springfield this holiday season – subscribe to our newsletter, or check out our full events calendar so you never miss a thing.

Happy Holidays from Downtown Springfield Inc!