Events

Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

Ongoing

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…

2022 Evergreen Cemetery Walk

Evergreen Memorial Cemetery 302 E Miller St, Bloomington

Over the course of the past two years, the Evergreen Cemetery Walk has been forced to navigate some major challenges, including being forced to go fully remote in 2020, and then last…

Edwardsville Art Fair

Edwardsville's City Park 101 S. Buchanan St., Edwardsville

Bring your creative side to downtown City Park near the public library for a day celebrating art at the annual Edwardsville Art Fair! The juried art competition features approximately 100 accomplished artists displaying, creating, and selling their works. Three days of family-friendly art events, vendors, food and drinks will be at the event, as well…

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Event postings are limited to events held in Route 66 communities in Illinois, and are a benefit to members of the Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway.

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