Planning Your Stay

Directions and parking

View our Visitor's Guide for driving directions to campus. 

Parking is available in our multi-level parking facility, Bear Park South, located at 920 S. Holland Avenue; near the corner of Grand Street and John Q Hammons Parkway. View a map to Bear Park South.

After parking your vehicle, walk or ride a shuttle bus to check-in, located on the second floor of Plaster Student Union. There will be signs and staff to direct you to check-in. Please note, the Ozarko band competition is taking place on the Missouri State campus on this date as well. Please look for Showcase signage and not Ozarko signage.

Special hotel rates

Several hotels in Springfield offer special rates for families staying overnight during the weekend of Showcase. Take advantage of them!

Visit the Springfield Missouri Convention and Visitors Bureau website for more information about Springfield accommodations.

Check out other area events

Friday, April 9th 

Missouri State University Baseball vs. Dallas Baptist
Friday, April 9th 
6:30PM-9:30PM
Hammons Field 

Willy Wonka Jr. 
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, April 9th-11th
7:30PM (Friday), 10:30AM (Saturday), 2:00PM (Sunday)
The Landers Theatre
311 E. Walnut St.
Springfield, MO 65806 

Saturday, April 10th 

Missouri State University Baseball vs. Dallas Baptist (DH)
Saturday, April 10th
1:00PM-4:00PM, 4:00PM-7:00PM
Hammons Field

Missouri State University Football vs. Youngstown State (Senior Day)
Saturday, April 10th
2:00PM-5:00PM
Plaster Stadium 

Cherry Blossom Kite & Pinata Festival 
Saturday, April 10th
11:00AM-4:00PM
Springfield Botanical Gardens at Nathanael Greene 
2400 S. Scenic Ave. 
​​​​​​​Springfield, MO 65807

Farmers Market of the Ozarks
Saturday, April 10th 
8:00AM-1:00PM
2144 E. Republic Road
Springfield, MO 65804

Sunday, April 11th 

Missouri State University Baseball vs. Dallas Baptist
Sunday, April 11th
1:00PM-4:00PM
Hammons Field