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Events along and about Historic Route 66

2019

May-Oct

9-5

America's Road: The Journey of Route 66

Stauth Memorial Museum in Montezuma, KS

Jun-Oct

29-19

California's Route 66 Hiding in Plain Sight Exhibition

Santa Monica History Museum, Santa Monica, CA

Aug-Sep

30-22

LA County Fair

Pomona, CA

September

7-19

Ride for the Relay

Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL

Sep-Oct

7-12

I am RT 66 Art Show

Heritage and Culture Museum, Baxter Springs, KS

Free portrait shoots on the 7th.

September

12-22

Oklahoma State Fair

Oklahoma City, OK

September

13-21

Tri-State Fair and Rodeo

Amarillo, TX

September

13-29

World Music Festival Chicago

Chicago, IL

September

19-22

Dwight Harvest Days

Dwight, IL

September

19-22

Tulsa Greek Festival

Tulsa, OK

September

20-21

Route 66 Cruisin' Reunion

Ontario, CA

September

20-21

Joplin Arts Fest

Joplin, MO

September

20-21

Berwyn's Oktoberfest

Berwyn, IL

September

21

Relics of Route 66

Petrified Forest, AZ

Guided tour - reservations required

September

21

Geology of Midewin Tour

Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie - Wilmington, IL

September

21

The Train: Steam Saturdays

Williams, AZ to Grand Canyon NP

Note: while a steam locomotive is up front, it's not doing the majority of the work anymore

September

21

Oktoberfest Westside Lilos

Westside Lilos Cafe, Seligman, AZ

September

21

Seabastation Motorcycle Swap meet

Warwick, OK

September

21

Chillin' On Beale Street

Kingman, AZ

Vans, Trucks, 60 and 70s hippie days costumes

September

21

70th anniversary

Drive-In Theatre, Carthage, MO

September

21-22

Railsplitting Festival

Lincoln, IL

September

21-22

GTO AA Regional All Pontiac Cruise and Show

Pontiac, IL

September

21-22

Macoupin County Historical Society Fall Festival

Carlinville, IL

Sep-Oct

22-5

National Route 66 Motor Tour

Joliet, IL to Kingman, AZ (option to Santa Monica, CA)

September

25-28

National Cavalry Competition

Fort Reno, El Reno, OK

September

27-28

Route 66 Cruisers Cruise Night and Car Show

Claremore, OK

September

27-28

Andy Devine Days

Kingman, AZ

September

27-28

Standin' on the Corner Festival

Winslow, AZ

September

27-28

Pinto Bean Fiesta

Moriarty, NM

September

27-29

Springfield International Route 66 Mother Road Festival

Springfield, IL

September

27-29

Retro 66: Sixty-Six on 66!

Moriarty, NM

September

28

Showcase Classics Events

Riverside, IL

Car & Bike Show

September

28

Route 66 Parade

Duarte, CA

September

28

Reggae on Route 66 Music Festival

Victorville, CA

September

28

Draggin Main: Route 66 Cruise In

Baxter Springs, KS

September

28

Wings Over Weatherford

Stafford Air & Space Museum in Weatherford, OK

September

28

Fired Up Festival & Wheels on Fire 100

Tucumcari, NM

September

28

Open House: Santa Fe 2926 Steam Locomotive and Engine House

Albuquerque, NM

September

28

Panel Presentation: The Green Book

Santa Monica History Museum, Santa Monica, CA

September

28-29

GCPRA Rodeo Kingman

Kingman, AZ

Sep-Oct

30-13

Mural Fest

Albuquerque, NM

Dates are fuzzy: "late September through October aligning with The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta"

October

1-31

Maple Leaf Festival

Carthage, MO

Parade is on the 19th

October

4

Brews & Brats Oktoberfest

Kingman, AZ

October

4

Edfest

Edmond, OK

October

4

Downtown Kingman's First Friday

Kingman, AZ

Fall Festival

October

4

Cruise Night at the Launching Pad

Wilmington, IL

October

4-5

Just Cruis'n Car Show

Winslow, AZ

October

4-5

Frog Hill Half Marathon

Waynesville, MO

October

5

Rendezvous back to Route 66

San Bernardino, CA

October

5

Czech Festival

Yukon, OK

October

5

Geology of Midewin Tour

Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie - Wilmington, IL

October

5

The Train: Steam Saturdays

Williams, AZ to Grand Canyon NP

Note: while a steam locomotive is up front, it's not doing the majority of the work anymore

October

5

Grove Fest

The Grove, Saint Louis, MO

October

5

Arts & Crafts Festival / Tinkerfest

Rolla, MO

October

5

Blue Carpet Corridor Road Rally

Illinois

October

5

Chillin' On Beale Street

Kingman, AZ

Route 66 Motor Tour welcoming party

October

5

Gearhead Invasion

19 Cuba Drive In, Cuba, MO

Car & Bike Show

October

5

California Route 66 Information Fair

Santa Monica, CA

October

5

Route 66 authors panel discussion

Santa Monica History Museum, Santa Monica, CA

October

5-6

Historic Shaw Art Fair

St. Louis, MO

October

5-6

The Train: Pumpkin Patch

Williams, AZ

October

5-13

International Balloon Fiesta

Albuquerque, NM

October

6

Open streets / CicLAvia or 626 Golden Streets

Los Angeles, CA

(some streets closed for cars)

October

8

Gearhead Invasion

Keeney's Kustoms, Rolla, MO

Hot Rod and Chopper Cruise-In

October

10

"Rock & Raise" fundraiser

Joliet, IL

Oct-Dec

11-13

Apple Butter Makin' Days

Mt. Vernon, MO

October

12

Route 66 Challenge

Rolla, MO to Waynesville, MO

October

12

Kearney Cruise

Springfield, MO

October

12

National Miss Route 66 Pageant

Barstow, CA

October

12-13

The Train: Pumpkin Patch

Williams, AZ

October

13

Union Station Art & Architecture Tour

Los Angeles, CA

October

14

Columbus Day

National Holiday

October

14

I am RT 66 Art Show

Atlanta, IL

Opening with a dinner at the Palm Cafe.

October

17-20

Route 66 Miles of Possibility Conference

Bloomington/Normal, IL

October

17-20

Oktoberfest Tulsa

Tulsa, OK

October

18-19

Route 66 flywheelers

Catoosa, OK

October

18-20

Roadrunner's Retreat cleanup

Roadrunner's Retreat, near Chambles, CA

October

19

Pets & Pumpkins

Springfield, MO

October

19

Kingman AirFest

Kingman, AZ

October

19

Art Crawl

South Pasadena, CA

October

19

Celtic Festival

Edgewood, NM

October

19-20

Route 66 Cuba Fest

Cuba, MO

October

19-20

The Train: Pumpkin Patch

Williams, AZ

October

20

Heritage Square Movie Night

Heritage Square Museum, Los Angeles, CA

"Psycho"

October

21

Historic Spirit Tours

Fort Reno, El Reno, OK

Reservation required

October

25-27

Route 66 Street Drags

Kingman, AZ

October

26

Draggin Main: Route 66 Cruise In

Baxter Springs, KS

October

26

Route 66 Punkin Chunkin Festival

Vinita, OK

October

26

Tulsa Run

Tulsa, OK

October

26-27

Pecan and Fun Festival

The nut house, Claremore, OK

October

26-27

The Train: Pumpkin Patch

Williams, AZ

Oct-Nov

30-4

Will Rogers Days

Claremore, OK and Oologah, OK

140th Birthday of Will Rogers

October

31

Halloween

November

1

Downtown Kingman's First Friday

Kingman, AZ

Dia de los Muertos

November

7-10

Working Ranch Cowboy Association World Championship Ranch Rodeo

Amarillo, TX

November

8-9

Rodeo Hall of Fame Weekend

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, OK

Nov-Jan

8-4

Polar Express Train Ride

Williams, AZ to Grand Canyon NP

November

9

Oro Grande Cemetery tour with "Mayor Joe"

Oro Grande, CA

CHR66A members only

Nov-Jan

9-12

Moonlight Forest

Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Gardena, Arcadia, CA

November

10

Union Station Art & Architecture Tour

Los Angeles, CA

November

11

Veteran's Day

National Holiday

November

11

Route 66 Birthday

Route 66 was officially established on November 11th, 1926.

November

16

Luther Pecan Festival

Luther, OK

November

23-24

Route 66 Marathon

Tulsa, OK

November

24

Pasadena Doo Dah Parade

Pasadena, CA

November

28

Thanksgiving

National Holiday

December

7

Chillin' On Beale Street

Kingman, AZ

Toy Drive

December

8

Fort Reno Christmas Guns

Fort Reno, El Reno, OK

December

8

Union Station Art & Architecture Tour

Los Angeles, CA

December

25

Christmas

National Holiday

December

31

New Year's Eve

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