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Events along and about Historic Route 66

2021

Nov-Jan

6-3

Polar Express Train Ride

Williams, AZ to Grand Canyon NP

January

1

New Year

National Holiday

January

1

Rose Parade

Pasadena, CA

A festival of flowers presented on floats parading each year on old Route 66 in Pasadena and broadcast live on TV throughout the US.

January

18

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

National Holiday

February

12

Lincoln's Birthday

State Holiday in Illinois and Missouri

February

14

Valentine's Day

February

15

Washington's Birthday

Also known as President's Day

March

17

St. Patrick's Day

Apr-May

30-2

Fun Run

from Seligman, AZ to Topock, AZ

May

5

Cinco De Mayo

May

29

Route 66 PatriotFest

West Tulsa, OK

May

31

Memorial Day

National Holiday

June

27

Route 66 Decommissioning Birthday

Route 66 was officially decommissioned on June 27th, 1985.

July

4

Independence Day

National Holiday

July

5

Independence Day (observed)

Alternate federal personnel holiday for Independence Day due to it occurring in a weekend.

September

6

Labor Day

National Holiday

October

2-10

International Balloon Fiesta

Albuquerque, NM

October

11

Columbus Day

National Holiday

October

31

Halloween

November

11

Veteran's Day

National Holiday

November

11

Route 66 Birthday

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

November

20-21

Route 66 Marathon

Tulsa, OK

November

25

Thanksgiving

National Holiday

December

24

Christmas (observed)

Alternate federal personnel holiday for Christmas due to it occurring in a weekend.

December

25

Christmas

National Holiday

December

31

New Year's Eve

If you find the information above to be inaccurate, incomplete or know of an event related to Route 66 missing in the above list, please let us know the details.

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