The listed parking lots are located in close proximity to the Old State Capitol Plaza (OSCP). The prices and hours listed on the map are guidelines and are not guaranteed. Space availability is also not guaranteed as there are no reserved spots solely for artists. In addition to these parking lots you may also park on the street in metered parking spaces (meters are not enforced on Saturday and Sunday). Please do not park in handicapped spaces unless you have an appropriate placard/sticker allowing you to do so.
Free Public WiFi
The City of Springfield offers free Wi-Fi service, SpringfieldFreeWifi for the downtown area from Second to Ninth streets and East Jefferson Street to East Capitol Avenue. Simply join the network and accept the user agreement to get connected!
Hotel & Motel Information
The listed hotels are located in close proximity to the Old State Capitol Plaza (OSCP). Artists are responsible for their own reservations. While some hotels have special exhibitor or weekend rates, the prices and amenities listed below are guidelines and are not guaranteed.
- Carpenter Street Hotel
525 N. Sixth St., Springfield
This hotel is located three blocks north of the OSCP.
Rate: $72-77 plus tax. Room price includes a free hot breakfast from 5-9 a.m., free parking, and free wi-fi. Limited shuttle service may be available with enough artist interest; please inquire when making reservation.
- Wyndham (formerly Hilton of Springfield)
700 E. Adams, Springfield
This Hotel is located one block east of the OSCP.
Rate: $139-$179. plus tax. A Starbucks and The Grille At City Centre are located inside the hotel. There is a full breakfast buffet available from 6:30-11 a.m. for $11.95. Parking is an additional cost at approximately $10 a night. Free wi-fi. THIS HOTEL HAS VERY LIMITED AVAILABILITY FOR THE ART FAIR WEEKEND.
- Homestyle Inn & Suites
500 N. First St., Springfield
This hotel is located one mile northwest of the OSCP.
Rate: $59-69 plus tax. Room price includes a continental breakfast from 6-9 a.m., free parking, and free wi-fi.
- Mansion View Inn & Suites
529 S. Fourth St., Springfield
This hotel is located three blocks south and one block west of the OSCP, and is across the street from the Governor’s Mansion.
Rate: $60-80 plus tax. Room price includes a continental breakfast from 6-9 a.m., free parking, and free wi-fi.
- President Abraham Lincoln Springfield-A Doubletree by Hilton Hotel
701 E. Adams, Springfield
This hotel is located one block east of the OSCP.
Weekend rate: $142-$152. plus tax. Valet is $13 per night or $7 for self-park. Lindsay’s Restaurant is located inside the hotel, and a breakfast buffet is available from 6:30-11 a.m. for additional cost. There is free wi-fi available.
- State House Inn
101 E. Adams, Springfield
This hotel is located four blocks west of the OSCP.
Rate: $129-154 plus tax. Room price includes a hot breakfast buffet from 7:30-10:30 a.m., free parking, and free wi-fi.
The listed restaurants are located on or near the Old State Capitol Plaza (OSCP). The listed hours of operation apply to the May 20th - 21st, 2017, weekend only. Many places offer take out.
- The Alamo
115 N. 5th St, Springfield
This restaurant offers a variety of pub fare with an emphasis on tex-mex. Open: Saturday lunch 11a.m.-3p.m., bar 10a.m.-3a.m. Sunday bar 11a.m.-1a.m
204 S. Sixth, Springfield
This restaurant offers hot and cold sandwiches, fresh baked breads, gelato, all things coffee, and a full bar. Open: Saturday 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
210 Broadway, Springfield
Upscale bar bites and burgers, full bar. Open: Saturday 11a.m.-1a.m. Closed Sunday
- Augie’s Front Burner
109 S 5th St. Springfield
Casual option serving gourmet, farm-driven New American fare in a stylish, colourful setting. Saturday’s 5-9:30 p.m.
- Balen’s Bar and Grill
217 S 5th St. Springfield
Casual option with a fun spin on traditional pub food. Saturday’s 11 -1 a.m. and Sunday 11 -10 p.m.
- Café Moxo
411 E. Adams St. Springfield
Coffee drinks, pastries, breakfast fare & sandwiches served in relaxed contemporary environment. Saturday 6:30 -3 p.m.
- Cold Stone Creamery
124 S. 6th St., Springfield
Creamery offers the Ultimate Ice Cream Experience. Ice Cream, Ice Cream Cakes, Shakes, and Smoothies the Way You Want It. Open Saturday 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily
- Del’s Popcorn Shop
213 S. 6th St., Springfield
This sweet snack shop offers a wide variety of flavored popcorns, candy, ice cream, and drinks. Open Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Driftwood Cocktail & Eatery
11 West Old State Capitol, Springfield
Local small plate service, full bar. Open: Saturday 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Closed Sunday.
- Feed Store
516 E. Adams, Springfield
This restaurant offers homemade soups, sandwiches, salads, and deserts. It is conveniently located on the south side of the OSCP. Open Saturday 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Sunday 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
- Gallina Pizza
432 E. Monroe, Springfield
Casual Family operated Italian restaurant serving pizza, pasta & sandwiches 11am-11pm
- The Grille At City Centre
700 E. Adams, Springfield
A family friendly atmosphere and hearty American cuisine. 11am-11pm
- Maldaner’s Restaurant
222 S 6th St. Springfield
Wood-swathed, American Eatery emphasizing local produce along the storied Route 66. Saturday 5-10 p.m.
- Mangia Pasta Steak Seafood
518 E Adams St. Springfield
Traditional Italian fare served in this buzzy trattoria with exposed brick and retro-themed photos. Saturday’s 5-10 p.m. and Sunday 11-2p.m.
- Robbies’ Restaurant
4 S. Old Capitol Plaza, Springfield
This restaurant offers American fare in a cozy setting. It is conveniently located on the south side of the OSCP. Live jazz music on Fridays from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Open Saturday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
801 E. Monroe St. Springfield
Old-School southern Italian joint serving pizza, pasta and traditional entrees and family-style meals. Saturday 5-10:30 p.m. Sunday 5-9:30 p.m.
700 E. Adams St., Springfield
This coffee café is located inside of the Hilton Hotel, and offers all things coffee and pastries. Open Saturday 6 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday 6 a.m. – noon.
- Stop and Roll
210 south 5th street, Springfield
This restaruant is an innovative eatery that offeres a variety of sushi rolls for lunch weekly, and late night snacks for the after hours crowd on the weekends. Open weekdays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Friday & Saturday (late night) from 10:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
- Z Bistro
220 South 6th St. Springfield
Four-course fondue dining on Saturday evenings. Gourmet wraps, sandwiches, and burgers. Saturday 9-3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m.