Events

Mark your calendars for the 2024 festival, happening on Saturday, June 8!

Come get yours kicks at the Edwardsville, Illinois Route 66 Festival! If classic cars, great food, and fun are your idea of a good tine, join us for the 26th Annual Route 66 Festival on June 8 at City Park in downtown Edwardsville.

 

Saturday, June 8

10k Race 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Festival Opens 10 a.m.
Kid Zone Opens 10 a.m.
Roadside Market Opens 10 a.m.
Edwardsville Diner 10 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
The Matt Taul Group 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Petting Zoo 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Taste of 66 Experience Tent 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Cars Through the Decades 12:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Trolley Tours 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Miss Jubilee 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Car Show Registration Opens 2:30 p.m.
Car Show 3 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Dirty Muggs 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Classic Car Cruise 6 p.m.
Kid Zone Closes 6 p.m.
Roadside Market Closes 6 p.m.
Rock Mafia 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Pretty Little Thing 9 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Festival Closes 11:30 p.m.

 

Week of Events

Wednesday, June 5
MRF Roadshow Exhibit Opening Night Reception
4:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Madison County Historical Society 801 N. Main
Admission $20

Thursday, June 6 and Friday, June 7
Starry Starry Nights: Celebrating the Mississippi River Festival
90-Minute Musical Benefit
7 p.m. at the Wildey Theater 252 N. Main St.
Admission $35/$50

Friday, June 7
West End Service Station 1-Year Anniversary Celebrations
10 - 11 a.m. at the West End Service Station
Attendance Free

Friday, June 7
'Cars" Movie Showing & Children's Activities
6:30 p.m. Children's Activities and 8 p.m. Movie at Leclaire Park 900 Hale Ave.
Attendance Free

Saturday, June 8
26th Annual Route 66 Festival
10 a.m. - 11 p.m. at City Park Edwardsville
Attendance Free

Sunday, June 9
Backstage and Behind-the-Scenes at the MRF - Author Discussion and Photo Exhibit
2 - 4 p.m. at the N.O. Nelson Complex Leclaire Room
Attendance Free

 

Scheduled Events

2024 Event Sponsors

 

Mother Road Hot Rod Muscle Car Trolley Roadster Fastback

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Republic Services Logo
Country Financial logo

T Mobile Logo

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MahoneyLawFirm logo

Byron Carlson Petri & Kalb, LLC

Phillips 66

Heartland Bank

Madison Mutual Insurance Company

 

MasterCars Inc.

Edwardsville Bank

Abstracts & Titles Inc.

Revity Credit Union

Metro East Mega Storage