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

Friday, June 9th

5:00pm – Festival opens

6:30pm – The Catapults take the stage

8:30pm – Children’s area & art vendors begin to close at dark

9:00pm – Jeremiah Johnson Band takes the stage

12:00am – Festival closes

Saturday, June 10th

8:00am – Metro Milers 10k Run

                Trailnet Route 66 Bicycle Ride

10:00am – Festival Opens

12:30pm—Stage Entertainment TBD

1:00pm – Trolley tours start (on the 1/2 hour)

2:30pm—Mellow D’s takes the stage

3:00pm – Cars begin assembling at Cassens Transport’s parking lot

4:00pm—Stage Entertainment TBD

4:00pm—Car Show Starts

4:30pm—Last trolley tour goes out

6:30pm – Stage Entertainment TBD

                 Car Cruise begins (will pass park on Vandalia & Buchanan)

8:30pm – Children’s area and art vendors close at dark

9:30pm – Johnny Holzum & Well Hungarians takes the stage

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