2018 Festival Highlights

Join us Aug. 10-11!

Join Our Parade!

Performers, Floats and Cyclists!

Calling all performing groups, floats and cyclists. We would love to have you participate in the Birthplace of Rt. 66 Parade. Please apply by completing the printable form below OR by contacting Cora Scott by phone at 864-1009 or by email.

Parade Application


Cars, Trucks, and Motorcycles

The price of parade participation is included with all car and motorcycle show registrations. For those who only want to be in the parade, $10 lets you join the fun! Register your vehicles and cycles for the parade with one of the two options below.

Online Parade Registration

Get a Parade Registration Form

New: Route 66 BBQ Throwdown

Do you have a grilling team with a barbeque recipe that's always a hit? If so, why not enter the Route 66 BBQ Throwdown and try to capture some of the $5000 total payout? New in 2018 is this Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) sanctioned competition.

Don't wait! Entry fees go up by $50 after July 10! Download the application form, complete it and mail to the address shown.

Get a BBQ Throwdown Entry Form
Complete KCBS Rules

Virtual Trip on the Mother Road

Get your kicks by taking a virtual trip down the Mother Road through Springfield, Missouri with the City of Springfield's Route 66 Story Map. Special thanks to the C.H. Skip Curtis family for providing photographs and captions that make this map possible.

Big thanks to our Presenting Sponsors: