Urban Joplin – February 2019


Monthly Favorites:

  • First Thursday ArtWalk – February 7, 5:30-8:30 pm
  • First Friday WineShare – February 1, 6-8 pm, at Frosted Cakerie, 218 S. Main
  • Joplin Empire Market – Every Saturday, 10 am-3 pm, 931 E. Fourth St.


Follow Downtown Joplin Alliance on Facebook for more events.


Upcoming Films at Bookhouse Cinema:

  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Easy Rider
  • Fences
  • The Favourite
  • A Raisin in the Sun
  • Cold War
  • RKO Floor Show: Rocky Horror Picture Show


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Cupid is shooting arrows in downtown Joplin, and we are falling in love with the local businesses.


The urban charm and the array of shops and eateries make downtown Joplin the perfect place for romance this Valentine’s Day.


Celebrate with your loved one and show them you care by shopping local. Find unique gifts for your Valentine at the whimsical boutiques and enjoy a romantic dining experience at one of our fabulous downtown restaurants. Spice things up at the end of the night with a hand-crafted cocktail or bouts of karaoke.


Visit downtown Joplin and add a unique mix of adoration and peculiarity to your love story.


Clink glasses at Club 609, 609 S. Main; bask in the intimate ambiance at Wilder’s, 1216 S.

Main; or savor a gourmet meal from Red Onion Café, 203 E. Fourth St.


Crabby’s Seafood Bar & Grill, 815 W. Seventh St., will serve a special six-course meal and professional wine pairing. Read all about it in our Taste of the Four States feature on p. [#].


For the artistic lovebirds, enjoy a creative date night and spend quality time together. Relax, Sip, Visit, and Paint with your date at RSVPaint, 223 W. Third.


Candy House Gourmet, 510 Kentucky, has a wide variety of delicious boxed chocolates, gift baskets and tower collections.


Every woman loves getting flowers, and Countryside in the City, 424 S. Joplin Avenue, can create and deliver an unforgettable custom arrangement.


Maybe this is the year you splurge on a gift that will last forever. Newton’s Jewelers, 428 S. Main, has gorgeous jewelry that will sparkle for eternity.


Single? Get your besties together and celebrate Galentine’s Day! Sip mimosas and enjoy brunch with the gals at the local’s favorite, Bruncheonette, 424 N. Main.


Schedule a pedicure at Salon 529, 529 S. Main. You can even exchange fashionable gifts from Blue Moon Boutique, 613 S. Main. Then, follow the music to the karaoke bars on the 500 block of Joplin Avenue, and dance the night away.