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6. City News Releases 2019

Posted on: October 3, 2019

St. Louis Blues officials confirmed to join Springfield celebration


St. Louis Blues officials confirmed to join Springfield celebration

St. Louis Blues owner Tom Stillman, president/CEO Chris Zimmerman, general manager David Otto and former U.S. Senator Jack Danforth will be joining the festivities in Springfield Oct. 10 as St. Louis Blues Day in Springfield continues to evolve. Springfield Mayor Ken McClure announced last week that Oct. 10 will officially be St. Louis Blues Day in Springfield, with a couple of opportunities to view the historic Stanley Cup throughout the day.  

The “Cup” Tour:

3 – 5:30 p.m. – Kick off the Blues Day celebration at the Grandaddy of All Outdoor Stores! Bring your friends and family to Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World to be a part of this historic event and take a FREE photo with the Stanley Cup. Fans will be served on a first come, first served basis.

“Bass Pro Shops is excited to host the most legendary trophy in all of sports at our flagship outdoor store,” said Lee Beasley, General Manager of Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World. “As the number one tourist destination in Missouri, we proudly welcome and invite all fans to join us for this historic celebration and opportunity of a lifetime to pose with the Stanley Cup and celebrate our world champion St. Louis Blues.”


7:30 p.m. – The “Cup” will be on display at Harbell’s and Falstaff’s and in Park Central West. A street party will take place 6 – 11 p.m. at Park Central West, with music, live entertainment, and viewing of the St. Louis Blues at Ottawa Senators on multiple screens.


Around 8:30 – 11 p.m.  – The “Cup” will be displayed on an outdoor stage in Park Central West.


12 a.m. – The “Cup” goes to bed. (It has a curfew)


Event Administrators


David Ott, St. Louis Blues Director
Cora Scott, City of Springfield
Joe Passanise, Wampler & Passanise


Event Partners 

Abou Ben Adhem Shrine
Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World
City of Springfield
Downtown Community Improvement District
Falstaff’s Local
Harbell’s Bar & Grill
Fox Sports Midwest
Greene County
Greene County Sheriff’s Office
Jordan Valley Ice Park and the Springfield-Greene County Park Board
Missouri State University
Missouri State Ice Bears
Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce
Springfield Fire Department
Springfield Police Department
Springfield Sertoma

Corporate Sponsors 
Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World
Epic Strategies
Great Southern Bank
Jared Outdoor
Loren Cook company
Stan Melton and Missouri State Hockey Club
O’Reilly Hospitality Management
Rally House
Springfield Sertoma
Wil Fischer Companies (Bud Light – the official beer of the St. Louis Blues)


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For more information, visit or contact Cora Scott, Director of Public Information & Civic Engagement, City of Springfield, Missouri, at 417-380-3352 or [email protected] and Jack Wlezien, Director of Communications, Bass Pro Group, at 417-873-5022 or [email protected].










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