Birthplace of Route 66 Festival

Third annual Birthplace of Route 66 Festival on Park Central Square

The third annual Birthplace of Route 66 Festival will be on Saturday, August 10, from 10 am to 4 pm.  Come to check out the classic cars, listen to great local live music, enjoy our food and craft vendors, and let your children play in the Kid’s Zone.  The event is FREE to attend.

The festival is proudly sponsored by the Best Western Route 66 Rail Haven, which celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2013.


Weekend Schedule


7:30 pm Cruise from Best Western Route 66 Rail Haven to Downtown

9:00 pm Drive-In Movie “The Love Bug” at Jordan Valley Park


7:00 to 9:30 am Car Show Registration

10:00 am – 4:00 pm Car Show

10:00 am Blue Plate Special & Rockabilly Cats

1:00 pm The Detectives

4:00 pm Car Show Awards

4:30 pm Best Western Route 66 Rail Haven 75th Anniversary Celebration Food, Fun & Entertainment

Car Show Registration

Registration takes place from 7am to 9:30am at

Park Central Square North (Boonville Ave)

Bring your car, truck, rat rod, street rod & motorcycle

$15 Pre-Registration / $20 Day of Show

T-shirt, goodie bag and dash plaque to first 200 pre-registered participants. Raffle drawings, door prizes.

Contact Amber Fuller at 417.864.8003 or shadyo@swbell.net for additional Car Show information.

Additional sponsors include Eslick Photo, Great Southern Bank, Meek’s Building Center, Mother’s Brewing Company, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Steak n Shake, Route 66 Popcorn/Autotronics, and Midwest Family Broadcasting.