23rd Annual International Route 66 Mother Road Festival | Springfield, Illinois | Visit Springfield

September 27, 2024 - September 29, 2024
Fri 6p-10p; Sat 9a-10p; Sun 9a-2p

Downtown Springfield
1 Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield, IL 62701

Free For Spectators


The 23rd Annual International Route 66 Mother Road Festival is presented by RECON TECHS.

The cars, the music, the fun and nostalgia that Route 66 has brought to generations will return for a 23rd year, rolling into historic downtown Springfield September 27-29, 2024.  

Just announced! Dennis Gage will be filming an episode of his popular show, My Classic Car, for Motor Trend Network on Friday & Saturday during the 2024 Festival!

Chris Jacobs of the TV show Overhaulin' and co-host of SEMA Live, will also be a special guest of the festival.

Don't miss these music acts on the Isringhausen Imports main stage

  • Friday 8p-10p: Wowie Zowie Band
  • Saturday 1p-3p: Reckless Whiskey
  • Saturday 4p-6p: Pizzazz Dance Band
  • Saturday 8p-10p: Horizon

Registration is now open! Click here for registration information

*Super Early Bird Registration fee is $35 through March 15, 2024.
*Early Bird Registration fee is $40 from March 16-May 15, 2024.
*Pre-registration fee is $45 from May 16 - Wednesday, September 25, 2024 at 6pm
*After September 25 at 6pm, registration fee is $55 on-site