International Route 66 Mother Road Festival - SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS - Sept 23 - 25
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The cars, the music, the fun and nostalgia that Route 66 has brought to generations will return for a 21st year, rolling into historic downtown Springfield September 23rd - 25th.
The show will be locally managed by Greg “Coop” and Sue Cooper, with operations headed by Shane “Shaner” McDermith. Keeping the show local and focused on a community feel with much of the tradition that the Mother Road Festival has become known for, is top priority in 2022.
Ø Admission is FREE for spectators
Ø Friday night Route 66 City Nights Cruise with up to 2,000 classic cars cruising into downtown Springfield
Ø Burnout Competition Saturday
Ø Live Entertainment Friday & Saturday
Ø Post your "selfie" at any Illinois Route 66 landmark to Facebook, or Instagram with hashtag #MyIL66 and #visitspringfield to be featured on Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway social media! Info at #MyIL66.
Ø Downtown Springfield, Inc. Farmers Market - Saturday
Ø State Capitol Photo Op! Stage a photo of your car with the majestic Illinois State Capitol Building as your backdrop (4th & Capitol)
Ø Grab the Explorer Passport and visit our Living Legends of Route 66 throughout Springfield, available at the Springfield Visitors Center
Ø Register your ride for a chance to be awarded one of the top honors, show will be judged by CASI certified national judges
Ø FESTIVAL HOURS: Friday, Sept. 23, 6PM – 10PM, Saturday, Sept. 24, 9AM – 10PM and Sunday, Sept. 25, 9AM –12PM.
Do you have questions or comments about the event? Do you need special accommodations? Send us a message, and we will get back to you as soon as we can.