Please join Birthplace of Route 66 Festival event partners KY3, Aaron Sachs & Associates, the Gillioz Theatre and the City of Springfield for a press conference at 10 a.m., Thursday, March 9 at the Gillioz Theatre, 325 Park Central East, as we announce the featured attractions of the 2017 Birthplace of Route 66 Festival. Registration for the 2017 car and motorcycle show will open at March 13.

Last year’s festival drew approximately 38,000 people to Springfield. We expect to draw even more in 2017 with the annual Birthplace of Route 66 Parade and two days and nights of cars, motorcycles, food, concerts, contests and prizes.


For more information, please visit or contact Cora Scott, City of Springfield, at 417-864-1009 or