Top 10 Events for Families in Springfield June 3rd-9th

Find Your Family Fun® during the week ahead in Springfield, Missouri!

By Janel Plunkard, Publisher of Macaroni KID Springfield MO June 2, 2024

Each week, Macaroni KID Springfield MO shares our TOP 10 choices for things to do with your kids in the Springfield, Missouri area over the coming week! 

Here are Macaroni KID Springfield's picks for the TOP 10 things to do in the Springfield area with kids June 3rd-9th. Click on the links for all the details for each event or activity! Please be sure to let them know you heard about them from Macaroni KID Springfield MO! 

Please note: We do our best to provide accurate information at the time of publication, however, events are subject to change or cancellation. Please confirm events prior to attending.

Interactive Mystery Summer Adventure @ Library Center (Ages 18 & under)

It’s time for a summer adventure! Get together in groups of four to help the town eccentric find their lost fortune. Begin solving the mystery with a starter packet that includes the first part of the story, a puzzle and other important clues. Continue solving the mystery by collecting all five story parts and their puzzles. Return your completed answer sheet to the Library Center Children’s Department to receive a special prize for being a master fortune hunter.
When: 6/3/24 All Day
Cost: FREE

Summer Storytime Series @ Battlefield Mall (Ages 5 and under)
Storytime, coloring, crafts and fun goodies to take home, while supplies last.
Storytime Theme: Dinosaurs

When: 6/5/24 10:30am
Cost: FREE 

Family Discount Night @ Springfield Skateland
Lace up the skates and enjoy some laps around the rink! Includes Skate Rental!
When: 6/5/22 7-9pm
Cost: $5 per person

Take a StoryWalk® featuring “Wonder Walkers” by Micha Archer @ Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park

Get outdoors and enjoy books and nature at our StoryWalks®! Pages of a children's picture book are displayed on signs along a path so that families can read the book, page by page, as they walk.
When: 6/6/24 All Day
Cost: FREE

Fantastic Fridays: Nathan and Olive Boone Homestead
Head out to the Nathan and Olive Boone Homestead State Historic Site to experience what life was like on the Missouri frontier. Take part in hands-on activities, view living history demonstrations and enjoy storytime in the 187-year-old Boone home. For preschool through age 5.
When: 6/7/24 10am-12pm
Cost: FREE

First Friday Art Walk - Downtown Springfield
Downtown Springfield's favorite monthly arts event featuring local artists, live music, art demonstrations, fun, food, and a few surprises the first Friday of every month.
When: 6/7/24 6-10pm
Cost: FREE to attend

Baby & Toddler Night Out at the Library @ Library Center (Infants - Age 3)
Explore toys, books and activities, make a craft to take home and get a start on the Summer Reading Program in the Story Hour Room.
When:6/7/24 6pm
Cost: FREE

BubbleFest @ Discovery Center
Are you ready to have your mind blown? What about popped? We can do both! Step into a giant bubble, learn the science of the bubble’s iconic shape, and find all the ways bubbles can be made at this foamy family friendly fun event for all ages!
When: 6/8/24 10am-6pm
Cost: Included with Admission or Membership

11th Annual Making Memories Day Carnival @ Shrine Mosque

Carnival games, bounce houses, live aerial acrobats, food vendors, live DJ, princesses and superheroes!
When:6/8/24 1:30-4pm
Cost: $5

Family Art Lab & Book Nook @ Springfield Art Museum
Family Art Lab and Book Nook are interactive spaces where children can explore art on their own terms - by touching, building, and pretending. Full of blocks, Magna-Tiles, books, art games, and more, the Family Art Lab can provide a break during a Museum visit or be a destination in itself.
When: 6/8/24 10am-6pm
Cost: FREE

You'll want to check out our entire event calendar for a complete listing of local, family-friendly events happening in Springfield, Missouri and surrounding communities!