Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway


2022 Old Joliet Prison Tours

Old Joliet Prison 1125 Collins St, Joliet

The Old Joliet Prison tour program is primarily managed by the Joliet Area Historical Museum, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit entity, in partnership with the City of Joliet. The proceeds from activities will be…

2022 Cool Cruisers Cruise Ins at Motorheads

Route 66 Motorheads Bar-Grill-Museum 600 Toronto Rd, Springfield

Join the Cool Cruisers at Route 66 MotorHeads Bar, Grill, & Museum for the 2022 cruise-in season! The Cool Cruisers are a group of Central Illinois car enthusiasts who enjoy having cruise…

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum “For the People” Series

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

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – It’s no simple thing to bring together family treasures, painful memories and beautiful photographs, but Arielle Weininger and Jim Lommasson managed it when they created the “Stories…

DSI First Fridays Sidewalk Sales

Downtown Springfield #1 Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield

Downtown Springfield Inc. is continuing our First Fridays — themed nights that take place every first Friday February through October from 4-8pm — We are combining May's First Friday with…

Downtown Bloomington Farmers’ Market

Downtown Bloomington 115 E Washington St, Bloomington

Come celebrate 25 years of cultivating community with the Downtown Bloomington Farmers’ Market! Visit us around the Downtown Square every Saturday, May 7 – October 29 from 7:30am-12:00pm. We have…

3rd Sunday Market in Bloomington

Interstate Center 1106 Interstate Dr., Bloomington

From May to October, thousands of Midwestern collectors clear their calendars to shop the 3rd Sunday Market, an event devoted exclusively to the finest in antiques, collectibles, crafts, and garden. A…

Third Saturday Vintage Market in Pontiac

Downtown Pontiac 115 W. Howard, Pontiac

Shoppes On Howard presents Third Saturday Vintage Market in Pontiac. The Third Saturday vintage market is a specialty shop market featuring the Children’s Art Gallery, antique shops, a quilting fabric…

Illinois Rock & Roll Museum Cars & Guitars Car Shows

Rialto Square Theatre 102 North Chicago Street, Joliet

Illinois Rock & Roll Museum on Route 66 presents... Cars & Guitars Car Shows! We're gonna Rev'm Up & Rock On in downtown Joliet across the street from the Rialto…

Litchfield Pickers Market Seventh Season

Downtown Litchfield 400 North State Street, Litchfield

The Litchfield Pickers Market will return Sunday, August 14, 2022, from 9 AM – 3 PM in Downtown Litchfield, which will start at 400 North State Street. This vintage and…

Dwight Harvest Days & Basset Waddle Weekend

GABR Park 413 West Waupansie Street, Dwight

The Dwight Harvest Days & Basset Waddle Weekend includes a craft show, flea marker, parade, bags tournament, axe throwing, carnival, canine in the clouds show, car show, and best food booths around. grab your friends and family for some fun entertainment. The Paradise Bash and Waddle will be our 25th and what a fundraiser event…

21st Annual International Route 66 Mother Road Festival

Downtown Springfield #1 Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield

The 21st Annual Route 66 Mother Road Festival is September 23-25, 2022. The cars, the music, the fun and nostalgia that Route 66 has brought to generations will return for…

DESTIHL Brewery Soundboard Concert Series: River Valley Rangers

Destihl Brewery 1200 Greenbriar Drive, Normal

Join DESTIHL Brewery on the lawn for a free show Friday, September 23rd featuring River Valley Rangers! Patio & lawn seating will be available on a first-come basis. Bring your…

Footloose & Dirty Dancing at Litchfield Skyview Drive-In

Litchfield Skyview Drive-In 1500 Old Rte 66 N, Litchfield

Footloose & Dirty Dancing! Gates open nightly at 7:00 pm Footloose Starts both nights at 8:15 pm Dirty Dancing Starts at 10:00 pm Tickets are $7 per person, and available at the gate only. Kids ages 5 and under are still free. This ticket price covers both movies or whichever you want to join us…

Don’t Worry Darling/Where Crawdads Sing & Ghostbusters/Gremlins at Route 66 Drive In Theater

Route 66 Drive In 1700 Recreation Dr, Springfield

Route 66 Drive In Theater is open Weekends only at this time, through October. Playing Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24, 2022 Screen 1 – 91.3 FM Don’t Worry Darling R, 8:00 PM Where Crawdads Sing, PG, 10:05 PM Screen 2 – 106.3 FM Ghostbusters(1984), PG, 7:30 PM Gremlins(1984), PG, 9:45 PM Gates open…

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