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Route 66 Mother Road Festival

September 23, 2022 - September 25, 2022

  • Friday night Route 66 City Nights Cruise with up to 2,000 classic cars cruising into downtown Springfield.
  • Burnout Competition Saturday
  • Live Entertainment Friday & Saturday
  • Capitol Photo Op – Stage a photo of your car with the majestic Illinois State Capitol Building as your backdrop
  • 50 classes of cars and of course the CASI certified judges


Friday September 23 ( show hours 6:00p-10:00p)

3:00pm – Show car lineup at Capital City Shopping center lot for the Rt66 City nights Cruise for Crimestoppers’s of Sangamon and Menard counties (3095 S. Dirksen) $5 on site donation.

6:00pm – Cruise starts! RECON TECHS- SPRINGFIELD presents the Rt66 City Nights Cruise for Crimestoppers

8:00pm – Live music by the NEVERLY BROTHERS at the Isringhausen Imports main stage ( 6th & Washington)


Saturday September 24 (Show hours 9am-10pm)

8:00am to noon – Participant registration and packet pick-up at the RECON TECHS registration tent in the Ansar Shrine parking lot- 630 S. 6th Street.

8:00am – 12:30pm – Downtown Springfield, Inc. Old Farmers Market

9:00am – 9:00pm – Car show judging begins. Judges will walk the show all day long.

11:30am – 12:30pm – Miss Mother Road contest brought to you by Springfield Vintage at the Isringhausen Imports main stage (6th & Washington)

2:30 pm – Sign up for BURNOUT COMPETITION 7th & Washington

3:00pm – Burnout competition (7th & Washington) (sponsored by Isringhausen Imports)


Sunday, September 25. ( Show hours 9:00am-2:00pm)

Noon – 2:00pm – RECON TECHS SPRINGFIELD awards ceremony at the Isringhausen Imports main stage ( 6th & Washington)



September 23, 2022
September 25, 2022


Downtown Springfield
Springfield, IL United States + Google Map

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