Thursday, Aug. 109 a.m. – 5 p.m.America’s Road: The Journey of Route 66 interactive exhibit | The Discovery Center8 p.m.Film – Show Me 66: Main Street Through Missouri | Gillioz Theatre Friday, Aug. 119 a.m. – 6 p.m.America’s Road: The Journey of Route 66 interactive exhibit | The Discovery Center12 … Read More


America’s Road The Journey of Route 66 Come visit the Discovery Center to see an exciting, traveling exhibit that seeks to guide visitors to a greater understanding of Route 66 and its role in American history by showcasing the stories of people, places, and events from 1926 until today! Anyone … Read More


Food, Merchandise and Services No festival is complete without a selection of good food, interesting things to buy and services to make your visit fun and memorable. Come see all the festival has to offer in 2017! Interested in being a vendor for the festival? Put your product or business … Read More


Lodging @ University Plaza Plan now to stay at the University Plaza Hotel, located in downtown Springfield, right next to the Birthplace of Rt. 66 Festval site. The special, festival rate of $89/night includes breakfast for up to 2 guests. Experience the warm hospitality and personalized service that sets University … Read More


RegisterCar & Motorcycle Shows, Poker Run Car ShowSee some crazy nice rides! Motorcycle VillageHit the road, Jack! Live MusicGet tickets here! ParadeRegister your ride, float or performing group! VendorsFood, merchandise & services. LodgingBook your room @ University Plaza. ExpoAuthors, artists and more! For KidsBring them along! 6.6k Run6.6k & 3.3k … Read More


Online Car or Truck Registration Download the Car/Truck Form Online Motorcycle Registration Download the Motorcycle Form Online Gypsy Tour Poker Run Download the Poker Run Form Need Help with Online Registration? Call the Gillioz Theatre box office at (417) 863-9491. The friendly staff there can walk you through the process! … Read More


Big, Two-day Show! Vintage. Classic. Antique. However you call them, if you enjoy historic vehicles, you don’t want to miss this big, two-day car and motorcycle show featuring hundreds of vehicles in numerous classes. Taking place in and around the Park Central Square area of downtown Springfield, there are sure … Read More

Birthplace of Route 66 Festival partners announce 2017 event lineup

  Please mark your calendar to celebrate all things Route 66 Aug. 11-12 at the seventh annual Birthplace of Route 66 Festival in downtown Springfield. Registration for the 2017 car and motorcycle show will open at route66festivalsgf.com March 13. Printed registration forms will be available widely at participating organizations.   … Read More


Leave Your MarkYou can be part of Springfield’s Route 66 legacy by helping fund the creative components of the Birthplace of Route 66 Roadside Park. The park already includes a replica of the Red’s Giant Hamburg sign, and future plans include: filling station replica with restrooms, vending machines and visitor … Read More

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