Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway


Breaking Bread in McLean County

McLean County Museum of History/Cruisin' with Lincoln 66 Visitors Center 200 N. Main Street, Bloomington

Beginning February 9, 2021, the McLean County Museum of History, in partnership with BN Welcoming (a coalition of the Immigration Project, Not In Our Town/Not In Our Schools, and West…

Carlinville Market Days

Downtown Carlinville 112 N. Side Square, Carlinville

In the heart of Macoupin County is Carlinville and in the heart of Carlinville is the square. That's where you'll find Carlinville's Market Days! Come shop all the treasures the…

Greeting Tour Mural Installation in Litchfield

Downtown Litchfield 400 North State Street, Litchfield

The Litchfield Tourism Office is excited to welcome Muralist Victor Ving to paint a Greeting Tour mural in Litchfield, IL. Weather permitting, this mural will be installed between April 26…

EAA Ford Tri-Motor Tour Stop

CIRA Synergy Flight Center Maintenance Hangar 2823 East Empire Street, Bloomington

Recall the energy, passion, and excitement of the Roaring ’20s by flying aboard the Ford Tri-Motor. Known as the first luxury airliner, the Ford Tri-Motor redefined world travel and marked the beginning of commercial flight. Flights are available throughout the day on Thursday, April 29, at 2 p.m. through Sunday, May 2, at 5 p.m.…

State of Sound: A World of Music from Illinois

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum 212 N 6th St, Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A special exhibit telling the story of Illinois music opened Friday at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, with stunning artifacts from legends like Miles Davis,…

14th Annual Route 66 Red Carpet Corridor Festival

Red Carpet Corridor 204 N Ottawa St, Joliet

We're BACK!!! The Route 66 Red Carpet Corridor Festival welcomes you back to this 90 mile self guided tour between Joliet and Lexington, IL on the most famous two-lane highway.…

Swinging Bridges Arts Festival

The Art Center by Greater Livingston County Arts Council 209 W. Madison, Pontiac

Vendor Arts Fair The Greater Livingston County Arts Council invites you to come to beautiful downtown Pontiac as a participant in our vendor arts show, part of a collaborative celebration of the arts!  We have several activities planned to entice people to visit us, including a student art contest, music, martial arts performances sponsored by…

Litchfield Spring Duathlon 2021 Race Series

Litchfield High School 1705 North State Street, Litchfield

To earn the M&M Series Swag, you have to participate in 3 of the 4 Series races. The 4 races are: Litchfield Spring Duathlon – May 1, Quadruple Bypass 4K…

May Day Celebration in Gillespie

Illinois Coal Museum 121 S Macoupin St, Gillespie

The City of Gillespie and The Illinois Coal Museum at Gillespie invite you to the 1st Annual May Day Celebration! The day begins with a historic market dedication at the…

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