Feb 23-24, 2018

Stop by this event on the Colorado River to admire custom, classic, and performance cars and boats.

Other Route 66 activities, including a golf tournament, keep visitors entertained during the two-day show in Needles, California.

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March 24, 2018

Downtown Waynesville, Missouri will once again host this Route 66 Fest on the town square for St. Patrick’s Day.

Live music and a range of vendors will keep adults occupied while kids enjoy activities of their own.

More information can be found on the Route 66 Fest Facebook page.

April 28, 2018

Giving local artists their time to shine, Miami, Oklahoma, will host the second annual Mural Fest 66, which consists of five artists painting five walls over one weekend.

These murals are left up year-round for travelers to stop by and enjoy.

For more information visit the Mural Fest 66 Facebook page.

May 4-6, 2018

From Seligman to Topock, Arizona – join this 140-mile “pleasure cruise” of classic and custom vehicles.

Start in Seligman with live music and a car parade through town. On Saturday, cruise from Seligman to downtown Kingman, then set up for a “show & shine” viewing and judging, live music at 6:00 pm, and DJ at 9:00 pm. On Sunday, travel the final leg from Kingman to Topock for the awards ceremony at 12:30pm.

For more information, visit the event website:

May 5-6, 2018

The Red Carpet Corridor in Illinois spans 13 communities from Joliet to Towanda.

This May, the community will sponsor the 3rd Annual Route 66 Miles of Possibility Conference in Joliet, as well as car and motorcycle shows, art and craft sales, and live entertainment in towns along the corridor. “Experience the good life in the slow lane.”

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May 26, 2018

On Memorial Day weekend, stop in Clinton, Oklahoma for a car show, talent contest, poker run, and Weiner dog race.

Live music and street performances are must sees.

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May 31-June 3, 2018

The Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois, plays host to four days of the world’s greatest drag racers – including John Force, Ron Capps, Anton Brown and Erica Enders-Stevens – lighting up the track in the world’s fastest sport.

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June 1-3, 2018

The Route 66 Summerfest in downtown Rolla, Missouri, boasts a pageant, games, contests, children’s activities, food vendors, a classic car cruise, a car show, a downhill derby, and a burnout contest.

More information can be found on the Summerfest website:

June 2, 2018

In Sapulpa, Oklahoma, this late-spring festival includes a car show, Kid’s Zone, “Route 66 Art Show & Sale,” arts, crafts, food, and more.

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June 8-9, 2018

Cruise in to yet another car festival in Edwardsville, Illinois. Classic cars, food, trolley tours, local artists, and children’s activities are sure to please the entire family.

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June 8-10, 2018

Come to Holbrook, Arizona, to see what Route 66 is all about! The fifth annual festival features a car show, games, Route 66 memorabilia, food, and activities for the whole family.

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June 9-10, 2018

Illinois' Blue Carpet Corridor is located from Virden to Collinsville. This stretch of road is a unique community, characterized by its mining history and colorful mobster lore.

The “Miners, Mobsters, and the Mother Road” festival, taking place on June 9 and 10, features mining displays, the Illinois Coal Museum, and the Mother Jones Museum. Themed programs and costumed characters tell the story of infamous Al Capone. Communities along the corridor will have royalty car cruises, car shows, historical tours, and exhibits to keep you entertained for the two day festival.

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June 16, 2018

On Father’s Day weekend, treat your dad, granddad, husband, or any car-loving man to a weekend at Boswell Park in Lebanon, Missouri, site of Route 66-themed murals and historic sites like the Munger Moss Motel.

The festival will play host to a classic car show, cruise-in, music, games, food, crafts, and Route 66 memorabilia.

For more information, visit the Lebanon Route 66 website:

July 12-15, 2018

Shamrock, Texas, is where Texas and Route 66 unite to bring you a boot stomping, head turning, hat waving good time!

From the Howdy Y’all kick off on Thursday evening, to the last two step at Saturday night's dance in Shamrock, the fun won’t stop! This 4-day long festival also includes a classic car show, unique and creative vendors, and a rodeo and concert.

July 21, 2018

This free event features fun for the whole family including the Old Route 66 Car Show, Mother Road Art Market, Kids' Zone & Youth Central, food trucks and live entertainment throughout Nob Hill.