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2017

Jun-Sep

1-30

America's Road: The Journey of Route 66

Discovery Center in Springfield, MO

route66exhibit.com

July

20-23

Catfish Days

Wilmington, IL

catfishdays.com

July

22

Route 66 Summerfest

Nob Hill, Albuquerque, NM

cabq.gov/...
visitalbuquerque.org/...

July

22

Front St. Bridge reopening

Galena, KS

Jul-Oct

24-28

Birthplace of Route 66 Exhibit - Memories of the Mother Road

History Museum on the Square, Springfield, MO

Temporary exhibit in addition to the permanent Route 66 exihibit

July

25

88 on 66 - Mill Birthday Party

The Mill - Lincoln, IL

savethemill.org/

July

27

Showcase Classics Events

Romeoville, IL

showcaseclassics.com
calendar for 2017

July

29

Route 66 Half Iron Triathlon

Springfield, IL

triharderpromotions.com

Jul-Aug

30-6

Logan County Fair

Lincoln, IL

logancountyfairil.com/

August

1

Berwyn Cruise Night

berwyn.net/...

August

3-6

Lollapalooza

Grant Park, Chicago, IL

lollapalooza.com/

August

6

Showcase Classics Events

Romeoville, IL

showcaseclassics.com
calendar for 2017

August

10

Dreams, Designs, and Dastardly Deeds: The Women of Missouri Route 66

Laclede Library and Route 66 Museum, Lebanon, MO

Presentation by Cheryl Eichar Jett

August

10-20

Illinois State Fair

Springfield, IL

illinois.gov/statefair/...

August

11-12

Birthplace of Route 66 Festival

Springfield, MO

route66festivalsgf.com

August

11-13

POW WOW of Champions

Tulsa, OK

39th annual

iicot.org
travelok.com/...

August

11-13

Cool Country Cruise In Car Show

Williams, AZ

route66place.com

August

11-13

Chicago Hot Dog Fest

Chicago, IL

chicagohotdogfest.com

August

12

Route 66 Mother Road Chili Cup

Joplin, MO

August

12

Oldham County Roundup

Vega, TX

oldhamcofc.org/...

August

12

Cruisin' 66 Car Show & Fest

Willowbrook & Burr Ridge, IL

wbbrchamber.org/...

August

12

Route 66 Car Cruise

Crestwood, MO

route66carcruise.org

August

13

Route 66 Association of Illinois Picnic

Sugar Grove Nature Center, Funk's Grove, IL

il66assoc.org/...

August

15

Berwyn Cruise Night

berwyn.net/...

August

19

Ghosts of Fort Reno

Fort Reno, El Reno, OK

Reservation required

fortreno.org/...
travelok.com/...

August

19

Get your 6.6 on Route 66

Funks Grove, IL - McLean, IL

mclean-il.com/...

August

19

Pontiac Cruise Night

Pontiac, IL

pontiaccruisenight.com
flyer for 2017

August

19-20

Chicago Air and Water Show

Chicago, IL

chicagoairandwatershow.us

August

21

Solar Eclipse

Saint Louis, MO - Saint James, MO

Full Solar Eclipse crosses Route 66. Best spot on Route 66 at Saint Clair, MO

NASA map
eclipse2017.nasa.gov
stclaireclipse.com

August

23-26

Will Rogers Memorial Rodeo

Vinita, OK

80th annual

willrogersmemorialrodeo.com

August

25-26

Lincoln Balloon Festival

Lincoln, IL

chambermaster.com/...

August

26

Berwyn Car Show

Berwyn, IL

berwynrt66.com

August

31

Showcase Classics Events

Romeoville, IL

showcaseclassics.com
calendar for 2017

Aug-Sep

31-3

Chicago Jazz Festival

Chicago, IL

chicagojazzfestival.us

Aug-Sep

31-4

Central States Threshermen's Reunion

Pontiac, IL

threshermensreunion.org/
brochure for 2017

September

1-10

Fiesta De Santa Fe

Santa Fe, NM

santafefiesta.org

September

4

Labor Day

National Holiday

Sep-Aug

7-17

New Mexico State Fair

Albuquerque, NM

statefair.exponm.com/

September

7-9

Bluegrass & Chili Festival

Claremore, OK

bluegrasschilifest.com

September

8-10

Atlanta Fall Festival

Atlanta, IL

destinationlogancountyil.com/...
atlantaillinois.org/...

September

8-10

Missouri Motor Tour

from Springfield, Mo to Eureka, MO

2017 info

September

8-24

World Music Festival Chicago

Chicago, IL

cityofchicago.org/...

September

9-11

Route 66 through the Mojave - Guided tour

From Victorville,CA to Seligman,AZ

September

9-17

Route 66 on the Air

Ham radio event

w6jbt.org

September

10

Chicago's Historic Route 66 Classic Car Show

Ogden Ave. Chicago, IL

carsonroute66.com/

September

14-17

Dwight Harvest Days

Dwight, IL

dwightharvestdays.org/

September

15-17

Route 66 Cruisin' Reunion

Ontario, CA

route66cruisinreunion.com

September

15-17

Riot Fest & Carnival

Douglas Park, Chicago, IL

riotfest.org

September

16

Ghosts of Fort Reno

Fort Reno, El Reno, OK

Reservation required

fortreno.org/...
travelok.com/...

September

16

Joplin Arts Fest

Joplin, MO

joplinartsfest.com/

September

16-17

GTO AA Regional All Pontiac Cruise and Show

Pontiac, IL

web

September

16-17

Railsplitting Festival

Lincoln, IL

46th annual

railsplitting.com

September

16-17

Fall Festival - Macoupin County Historical Society

Carlinville, IL

carlinville.com/special-events/

Sep-Oct

16-14

Military Vehicle Preservation Association Route 66 Convoy

Chicago, IL to Santa Monica, CA

details
mvpa.org/...

September

22-23

Threshermen's Bluegrass Festival

Pontiac, IL

2017 flyer

September

22-23

Best of the West on 66

Kingman, AZ

bestoftheweston66.com

September

22-24

Springfield International Route 66 Mother Road Festival

Springfield, IL

route66fest.com

September

22-24

Andy Devine Days Festival

Kingman, AZ

andydevinedaysfestival.com/

September

23

Route 66 Parade

Duarte, CA

duartechamber.com/...

September

23-24

Andy Devine Days Parade & PCRA Rodeo

Kingman, AZ

gokingman.com/...
gokingman.com/...
kingmanrodeo.org

Sep-Oct

23-1

Route 66: The Mother Road - Adventure Cycling

Santa Fe, NM - Flagstaff, AZ

Route 66 guided cycling trip - advanced

adventurecycling.org/...
web

Sep-Oct

25-7

National Route 66 Motor Tour

Pontiac, IL to Santa Monica, CA

route66motortour.com

September

27-30

National Cavalry Competition

Fort Reno, El Reno, OK

uscavalry.org/...

September

29

Route 66 Cruisers Car Show

Claremore, OK

route66cruisersok.org
route66cruisersok.org/...

Sep-Oct

30-1

Just Crusin Car Show

Winslow, AZ

justcruisncarclub.com

Sep-Oct

30-29

Maple Leaf Festival

Carthage, MO

web
2017 brochure

October

1

Mother Road marathon

from Commerce, OK to Joplin, MO

localraces.com/...

October

2

Adventurers, Crusaders, and Entrepreneurs: The Women of Illinois Route 66

Macoupin County Historical Society's library, Carlinville IL

Presentation by Cheryl Eichar Jett

route66chick.blogspot.com/...

October

7

Czech Festival

Yukon, OK

czechfestivaloklahoma.com

October

7

Rendezvous back to Route 66

San Bernardino, CA

rendezvoustoroute66.com

October

7

Ghosts of Fort Reno

Fort Reno, El Reno, OK

Reservation required

fortreno.org/...
travelok.com/...

October

7-15

International Balloon Fiesta

Albuquerque, NM

balloonfiesta.com

October

9

Columbus Day

National Holiday

October

13-15

ARTober Fest

Williams, AZ

carefreeazfestivals.com/...

October

14

Cruise-In at the Mill

Lincoln, IL

savethemill.org
lincolnrailsplitterautoclub.webs.com/...
laddcenter.com/...

October

14-15

Off the Rails - A Route 66 Wine Festival

Kingman, AZ

kingmanofftherails.com

October

19-23

Miles of Possibility

Joliet, IL

route66milesofpossibility.com

October

20-21

Route 66 flywheelers

Catoosa, OK

25th Annual show

route66flywheelers.org/...

October

21

Petrified Forest Marathon

Petrified Forest NP, AZ

petrifiedforestmarathon.com

October

21

Ghosts of Fort Reno

Fort Reno, El Reno, OK

Reservation required

fortreno.org/...
travelok.com/...

October

21-22

Route 66 Cuba Fest

Cuba, MO

October

22

Litchfield Route 66 Half Marathon

Litchfield, IL

racemaker.org/...

October

28

Ghosts of Fort Reno

Fort Reno, El Reno, OK

Reservation required

fortreno.org/...
travelok.com/...

October

31

Halloween

November

2-5

Will Rogers Days

Claremore, OK and Oologah, OK

travelok.com/...

November

10

Veteran's Day (observed)

Alternate federal personnel holiday for Veteran's Day due to it occurring in a weekend.

November

11

Veteran's Day

National Holiday

November

11

Route 66 Birthday

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

November

18-19

Williams Route 66 Marathon

Tulsa, OK

route66marathon.com

November

23

Thanksgiving

National Holiday

December

2-3

Miami Route 66 Christmas Parade

travelok.com/...

December

10

Fort Reno Christmas Guns

Fort Reno, El Reno, OK

fortreno.org/...

December

25

Christmas

National Holiday

December

31

New Year's Eve

If you find information on an event related to Route 66 missing in the above list, please let us know the details.

2017 2018

Father of Route 66: The Story of Cy Avery

Susan Croce Kelly

20.97 USD

The Grapes of Wrath

John Steinbeck, Robert DeMott

9.84 USD

Traveling Route 66

Nick Freeth

10.69 USD

Route 66 in Madison County (Images of America)

Cheryl Eichar Jett

17.17 USD