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Join us in downtown Springfield Aug. 12-14 for the sixth annual Birthplace of Route 66 Festival. This year's festival promises to be the best yet! Events include a car and motorcycle show, two headliner concerts, more music, a parade and a 6.6K run. Want to sell your goods in a vendor booth at the festival? E-mail [email protected] or register. Interested in volunteering with the parade? E-mail [email protected].


Friday, Aug. 12
 
5 p.m.
Motorcycle Village and vendors open
 
5:30 p.m.
Band: Tripwire
Motorcycle Village Stage
 
6:30 p.m. 
Birthplace of Route 66 Festival Parade
Register your vehicle, float or bicycle club online
 
6:45 p.m.
Band: Sequel Dose
Motorcycle Village Stage
 
Immediately following parade
Ice Cream Social & Branson Experience
Hosted by Barry Williams, AKA Greg Brady
Park Central Square
 
8 p.m.
Friday Night Concert at the Gillioz: Asleep at the Wheel with Rhonda Vincent & The Rage
Gillioz Theatre
Buy tickets
 
8:15 p.m.
Band: Anthony Gomes
Motorcycle Village Stage
 
8:30 p.m.
Baldknobbers
Branson Experience Stage
 
9 p.m.
Drive-in Movie: The Little Rascals
Expo Center Lot on Saint Louis Street 
 
9:45 p.m.
Band: Machine Gun Symphony
Motorcycle Village Stage
 
 

Saturday, Aug. 13
 
7-10 a.m.
Check-in & Registration for Car Show
Expo Center Lot on St. Louis Street
Register online
 
8-11 a.m. 
Motorcycle Show Registration
Register online
 
8-10 a.m. 

Registration for Gypsy Tour Poker Run
Register online
 
9 a.m.-2 p.m. 
Gypsy Tour Poker Run
438 E. St. Louis St.

Register online

10 a.m.-4 p.m. 
Packet Pick-up for 6.6K/3.3K Run/Walk
Vendor Village
Register online

 
10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Car & Motorcycle Show

Register online for the car show
Register online for the motorcycle show
                                   
10 a.m.-4 p.m. 
Vendor Village
Register to be a vendor
 
10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Authors, Artists, Collectors & Associations
The Old Glass Place
 
10 a.m.-4 p.m. 
Motorcycle Demos: Harley-Davidson, Yamaha and more
Motorcycle Village
 
10 a.m.  
Band: TBA
Motorcycle Village Stage
 
10 a.m.  
Motorcycle Stunt Show
Motorcycle Village
 
11 a.m.                       
Band: TBA
Motorcycle Village Stage
 
11 a.m.                       
Globe of Steel Show
Motorcycle Village
 
Noon                
Hughes Brothers
Branson Experience Stage
 
Noon                      
Woodruff Award Announcement
Motorcycle Village Stage
 
Noon                   
Motorcycle Stunt Show
Motorcycle Village
 
1 p.m.                         
Globe of Steel Show
Motorcycle Village
 
1:30 p.m.                   
Rock-Roll Revue
Branson Experience Stage
 
2:30 p.m.
Gypsy Tour Poker Run Winners Announced
Motorcycle Village Stage
 
3 p.m.                         
Band: Back Road Story
Motorcycle Village Stage
 
3 p.m.
Motorcycle Stunt Show
Motorcycle Village
 
4 p.m.
Staging for Motorcycle Power Parade Begins
 
4:30 p.m.
Band: Cole Porter Band
Motorcycle Village Stage
 
5 p.m.                         
Motorcycle Power Parade Begins
 
5 p.m. 
Globe of Steel Show
Motorcycle Village
 
5:45 p.m.                   
Motorcycle Show Awards Ceremony

 
6:30 p.m.
Band: Blackjack Billy
Motorcycle Village Stage
 
8 p.m.                         
Saturday Night Concert at the Gillioz: Marshall Tucker Band
Gillioz Theatre
Buy tickets
 
8 p.m.                   
Band: Lindsay Ell
Motorcycle Village Stage
 
9:30 p.m.                   
Band: Dallas Smith
Motorcycle Village Stage

 

Sunday, Aug. 14
 
6:30-7:30 a.m.

Packet Pick-up for 6.6K/3.3K Run/Walk
Vendor Village
Register online

7-10 a.m.
Check-in & Registration for Car Show
Expo Center Lot on St. Louis St.

Register online


8 a.m.
6.6K/3.3K Run/Walk
Mediacom Ice Park, 635 E. Trafficway

Register online
 
10 a.m.-4 p.m.        
Car & Motorcycle Show

Register online for the car show
Register online for the motorcycle show
                                   
10 a.m.-4 p.m.        
Vendor Village
 
10 a.m.-4 p.m.        
Authors, Artists, Collectors & Associations
The Old Glass Place
 
10 a.m.-4 p.m.        
Motorcycle Demos - Harley-Davidson & Yamaha and more
Motorcycle Village
 
10 a.m.         
              
Globe of Steel Show
Motorcycle Village
 
11 a.m.                       
Band: Casey Lynne & The Deal Breakers
Motorcycle Village Stage
 
Noon                      
Globe of Steel Show
Motorcycle Village


12:25 p.m.                  
Band: School of Rock House Band
Motorcycle Village Stage
 
12:30 p.m.                 
Clay Cooper
Branson Experience Stage
 
1 p.m.                         
Stunt Show
Motorcycle Village
 
1:50 p.m.  
                 
Barrett Baber – Contestant from “The Voice” 
Motorcycle Village Stage
 
2 p.m.                         
AYO
Branson Experience Stage
 
2 p.m.                         
Car Show Awards
Park Central Square Stage
 
 
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