2017 Birthplace of Route 66 Festival by the numbers:

  • 2 days
  • 2 superstar concerts
  • 32 musical acts
  • 72 vendors
  • 223 runners
  • 325 picnic goers
  • 451 classic cars
  • 2,900 motorcycles
  • 53,000 spectators
  • $24,500 from Big N Rich concert ticket sales, Gypsy Poker Run and the Birthplace of Route 66 Charity Bike Show benefiting Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association and Home at Last, a homeless veterans association affiliated with The Kitchen, Inc.
  • $10,000 in proceeds from car show registration benefiting the West Central Neighborhood, who, in turn, donate much of that to Route 66 preservation/rejuvenation efforts.

wide aerial photo of park central square with many classic cars and people

Mark your calendar to join us for the TWO-DAY, 2018 festival Aug. 10-11! Check out highlights from the 2017 Birthplace of Route 66 Festival, featuring classic cars, great music, good food and activities for the entire family.

Virtual Trip on the Mother Road

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