20th Annual Route 66 Festival Will be held June 9-10, 2017

Come get your kicks at the Edwardsville, Illinois Route 66 Festival! If classic cars, great food and family fun are your idea of a good time, join us for the 20th Annual Route 66 Festival on June 9 & 10 at City Park in downtown Edwardsville.

The City of Edwardsville is excited to welcome the community back to the park to enjoy great food, live music, the classic car cruise through town, local artists, children's activities, trolley rides and much more.

Scheduled Events

06.09.17 5:00pm – Festival opens
06.09.17 6:30pm – The Catapults take the stage
06.09.17 8:30pm – Children’s area & art vendors begin to close at dark
06.09.17 9:00pm – Jeremiah Johnson Band takes the stage
06.09.17 12:00am – Festival closes

06.10.17 8:00am – Metro Milers 10k Run
                                  Trailnet Route 66 Bicycle Ride
06.10.17 10:00am – Festival Opens
06.10.17 11:00am – Myung Martial Arts
06.10.17 12:30pm – Babaloo
06.10.17 1:00pm – Trolley tours start (on the 1/2 hour)
06.10.17 2:30pm – Mellow D’s takes the stage
06.10.17 3:00pm – Cars begin assembling at Cassens Transport’s parking lot
06.10.17 4:00pm – Trophy Mules
06.10.17 4:00pm – Car Show Starts
06.10.17 4:30pm – Last trolley tour goes out
06.10.17 6:30pm – Goose Miller Band
                                  Car Cruise begins (will pass park on Vandalia & Buchanan)
06.10.17 8:30pm – Children’s area and art vendors close at dark
06.10.17 9:30pm – Johnny Holzum & Well Hungarians takes the stage
06.10.17 12:00am – Festival Closes


The Edwardsville Route 66 Festival is seeking volunteers. Please call Katie Grable at Parks & Recreation at (618) 692-7538 if you are interested in volunteering or register online.

The Festival is looking for 2017 Sponsors.
pdfDownload the sponsorship brochure.

2017 Official Sponsors