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The City of Springfield is issuing a traffic advisory leading up to the Spirit of Springfield's World's Largest Pancake Breakfast. On Friday, May 12, 2023, at 10:00 am, barricades will be placed at Main Street’s intersections with Bridge Street and State Street. Traffic will be allowed to cross Main Street from Boland Way to Harrison Avenue, and from Court Street to Bruce Landon Way until Saturday, May 13, 2023, at 4:00 am. State Street and Bridge Street will remain open to through traffic. Main Street is expected to open to vehicular traffic on Saturday by 3:00 pm. There will be “no parking” signs posted and enforced in the area starting on Thursday, May 12, 2023.


The World’s Largest Pancake Breakfast, sponsored by MGM Springfield, will be held Saturday, May 13, 2023, from 8:00 am to 11:00 am on Main Street in Downtown Springfield.  Breakfast, featuring pancakes, bacon, coffee, juice, milk, and water, will be $3 for adults and children are $1.  Springfield Police Superintendent Cheryl Clapprood will serve as the event’s Honorary Chair. 

For more information about the World’s Largest Pancake Breakfast, visit, call 413-733-3800 or email

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