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Vermont’s historic downtown

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Whether you’re looking to move the community forward, find something to do, or start and grow your business, Springfield has a lot to offer!

Upcoming Events

SOM Spring Fling Auction Poster 2024

Spring Fling Auction

April 27
We raised $13,400.00 to go towards the Springfield Town Hall Entryway Improvement Project.
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Springfield Street Fest

July 13th
The Springfield Street Fest celebrates local businesses and organizations with live music, food, and activities for everyone. Highlights include the hilarious "Zero K Donut Dash", the "Battle of the Badges" competition, and live bands Gypsy Reel and The Illusion. The Zero K starts at 3:30 pm and the Street Fest goes from 4:00 pm-8:00 pm

Concerts at the Comtu

Fridays in August
Join us every Friday for concerts at the Comtu park in downtown Springfield!
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John Sullivan Band

August 2

Concerts at the Comtu - SOUTHERN ROCK

John Sullivan is considered one of the most highly respected vocalists in the New England region.
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Mark and Deb Bond playing a set

Mark and Deb Bond

August 9

Concerts at the Comtu - ROCK

Mark & Deb are able to take almost any style of music or atmosphere and adapt. They can go from casual, quiet acoustic music to the full sound of a dance band. With the versatility of these two musicians, almost anything is possible.
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Beartracks band


August 16

Concerts at the Comtu - BLUEGRASS

Beartracks delivers traditional bluegrass with a focus on sibling harmonies, featuring banjo, fiddle, and a mix of classic and original songs.
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Matt Munroe and the Black River Band

Matt Munroe & The Black River Band

August 23

Concerts at the Comtu - INDIE FOLK

As a songwriter and guitarist, Matt is prepping to release his second EP, Deeper Roots. His debut album, Tidal Waves can be found on all major music streaming platforms.
Artist Website
The Shana Stack Band

The Shana Stack Band

August 30

Concerts at the Comtu - COUNTRY

The Shana Stack Band is one of the leading Country Bands in New England. Without a doubt, The Shana Stack Band hits the stage with one goal in mind…To engage their audience and leave them wanting more.
Artist Website
Springfield VT residents roller skating

Rollin’ On The River

Fall 2024
Thanks to SOM and SAPA-TV, roller skating is making a comeback in Springfield.
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    Revitalizing Springfield’s Downtown doesn’t happen overnight. It’s an ongoing process. And we need you to volunteer to help make it happen!
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    Thanks for considering a contribution to Springfield On The Move! Your donation will help make Springfield’s downtown a more vibrant, beautiful, and prosperous place. Fill out this form and send with a check to support SOM’s work.

    Current Projects

    Cosmos light the poles project

    Cosmos Light the Poles

    Each June, with the help of HB Energy Solutions, SOM looks to recognize Springfield’s graduating class and all Cosmos Alumni throughout the month of June by lighting up Main Street with green and white!
    Adna Brown Stagecoach Mural

    Adna Brown Stagecoach Mural

    Springfield’s own Jamie Townsend created this modern rendition of the stagecoach stop at the Adna Brown Hotel. Located on the building’s site which unfortunately burned down in January 1961.
    Lit waterfall

    Light The Falls!

    We are currently receiving donations for Phase II of Light the Falls! Check out Phase I at the Comtu Falls at Park Street bridge!
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    Solar Power Crosswalk Lights

    Solar powered crossing lights to increase pedestrian accessibility.
    Springfield, VT wayfinding signage


    Wayfinding project to improve navigation throughout the town for visitors and locals alike.


      Springfield On The Move (SOM) is a non-profit that partners with business, citizens, property owners, and the town government to make Springfield’s downtown an attractive, desirable, and economically sustainable destination for residents and visitors. Our key partners include the Town of Springfield, Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce, Springfield Regional Development Corporation, and residents who want to help revitalize Springfield’s downtown and the surrounding areas.

      Board of Directors

      Executive Board:

      Tom Yennerell, President

      Christian Craig, Vice President
      Neomi Lauritsen, Secretary
      Chris Merrill, Treasurer

      Board of Directors:

      Bonny Andrews

      Kelen Beardsley
      John Bond
      Ted Cody
      Peter MacGillivray
      Mary Perry, Past President
      Barbara Sanderson, Honorarium

      Springfield on the move alleyway project

      Open A Business

      Become part of our downtown community!

      The Designated Downtown enables property owners and businesses access to significant economic development benefits

      And based on our commissioned market study, Springfield is a place full of potential to do business.

      If you’re interested in the available space or want to do business in downtown Springfield, contact us!

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      Support Your Designated Downtown Organization

      Greetings from your Designated Downtown Organization!
      We truly feel fortunate in coming out of the global pandemic and getting back to a more “normal” time. We have continued to move forward on certain projects while also completing several others in the Designated Downtown.


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