Our Favorite Things to Eat, See, and Do in Joplin, MO

November 15th, 2018 by

Homemade cuisine at Red Onion Cafe

Image courtesy of Red Onion Café

If you’re looking for things to do in Joplin, you’re in luck! CarHop is your Joplin used car dealer with quality vehicles and a team of locals who are knowledgeable about all kinds of things, not just cars. When it comes to fun things to do in Joplin, from our favorite restaurants in town to cultural events and outdoor activities, you’ll soon find that there’s something for everyone!

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Red Onion Café

Serving up unique and tasty dishes in a laid-back environment that’s great whether you’re on a date or with the whole family, the Red Onion Café is a benchmark of the Joplin restaurant scene, offering everything from burgers and sandwiches to soups and unique plates.

Location:
203 E. 4th Street
Joplin, MO

National Cookie Cutter Historical Museum

For hundreds of years, people have been using cookie cutters to form the popular treat into a variety of different shapes and sizes. At the National Cookie Cutter Historical Museum in Joplin, housed within the Joplin Museum Complex, you’ll find a dozen display cases housing hundreds of different cookie cutters.

Location:
504 S. Schifferdecker Avenue
Joplin, MO

Shoal Creek Conservation Education Center

Formerly the Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audobon Center, this 27-acre nature center is a protected area in Joplin offering environmental education programming and a variety of other services to the diverse Spring River watershed, home to the world’s last remaining unique chert glades in the world. This unique center is a regional gem and not to be missed.

Location:
201 Riviera Drive
Joplin, MO

Third Thursday

As the name suggests, on the third Thursday of every month from March through October, the people of Joplin and its surrounding communities come together from 5:30-8:30 p.m. to enjoy a wide selection of the live music, entertainment, food, crafts, and artisanry this great town has to offer!

Location:
Main Street
Joplin, MO

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Find More Things to Do in Joplin, MO This Weekend

For more suggestions about all the great local recreation to be found in Joplin, MO this season and all throughout the year, count on the team at CarHop! Contact us online or call us with questions Monday through Saturday at (417) 623-0828!