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Event Dates: September 26, 2014 - September 28, 2014 Location: Springfield, Illinois
13th Annual International Route 66 Mother Road Festival & Car Show
Over 1,000 cool cars and 80,000 spectators will roll into the heart of Springfield’s historic downtown this September for a weekend of family fun in the sun with non-stop live music and entertainment! Come celebrate the Golden Age of Route 66…the cars, the music, the food, the friends……all brought together along Illinois’ Route 66. Event features include:
• Friday Night! Rt. 66 City Nights Cruise For Crime Stoppers – over 1,000 classic cars cruise the city streets! $5 Donation to Crime Stoppers of Sangamon & Menard Counties requested to participate
• Check out Horsepower Alley with high horsepower features like the Mickey Thompson Tires BURNOUT Competition and Lucas Oil DYNO CHALLENGE!
• Feast your eyes on the gorgeous rides in the Monet of Cars - all cars on display from Dick Levi's private collection.
• The Travel Illinois Expo showcasing unique travel opportunities to Route 66 motorists traveling through Illinois communities along the Mother Road
• Live Entertainment –on the Hot Rod Stage with classic hits from the 50’s, 60’s & 70’s
• Performance Marketplace for the restoration enthusiast - vendors on display throughout downtown
• Over 40 classes of car awards with CASI certified national judging!
• Family Fun Zone! Kids games, bounce houses and more!