Illinois State Fair – Gate 2 Attraction Highlights the Mother Road

Illinois State Fairgrounds 801 E. Sangamon Ave., Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois State Fair returns for 2021, August 12 -22, with an all star concert lineup and a new Route 66 presence. Gate 2 of the Illinois State Fair will feature an exhibit like no other. The Illinois State Fairgrounds Route 66 Experience is a multiyear project focusing on our nation’s most…

Route 66 Experience Ribbon Cutting

Illinois State Fairgrounds 801 E. Sangamon Ave., Springfield

The official Route 66 Experience Ribbon Cutting will be held Friday, August 13th at 10am at Gate 2 of the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Invited guests include: JB Pritzker, Governor of Illinois Juliana Stratton, Lt. Governor of Illinois Jerry Costello II, IDOA Director Kevin Gordon, State Fair Manager Casey Wichmann, Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway Executive…