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ROUTE 66 CARS AND GUITARS FESTIVAL:

June 9, 5pm-11pm, in Downtown Kirkwood

 

 

 

 

Route 66 Cars and Guitars Festival 2019



The Route 66 Cars and Guitars Festival Returns to Downtown Kirkwood on June 8

The City of Kirkwood will host its 2nd annual Route 66 Cars and Guitars Festival on Saturday, June 8, 2018, in downtown Kirkwood, 5:00 to 11:00 p.m. 

The festival's theme of "Cars and Guitars" speaks to the rich transportation and music history of the region.  Live music and vintage vehicles will anchor this outdoor event.

 

Kirkwood Electric is the festival's Presenting Sponsor


VINTAGE CAR OWNERS: 

Click here for the 2019 Car Application. 

Interested in Being a Donor?  Here is the 2019 Sponsorship Rate Sheet.

Festivities include:

  • FREE Live music from six bands, on two outdoor stages (with staggered start times)
  • A vintage car show
  • A Beer Wagon, hosted by local service clubs, serving beer and wine
  • Vendor booths
  • Food and drink from downtown merchants and from area service clubs

FREE Musical entertainment on the two outdoor stages:

East Jefferson Stage:

  • 5:00 p.m. Naked Rock Fight
  • 6:45 p.m. Acoustik Element
  • 9:00 p.m. Retro Boogie

West Jefferson Stage:

  • 5:00 p.m. That 80s Band
  • 7:15 p.m. Wildfire
  • 9:30 p.m. SuperJam

 We recommend attendees bring their own lawn chair for the musical performances.

PLEASE NO SKATEBOARDS, COOLERS, OR DOGS.

Thank you to our sponsors:

  • Kirkwood Electric, Presenting Sponsor
  • Kirkwood Water
  • City of Kirkwood
  • Downtown Kirkwood Business District
  • Kirkwood-Des Peres Chamber
  • Kirkwood Arts Commission
  • Kirkwood Arts Foundation

Most of Downtown Kirkwood’s numerous stores, locally owned boutiques, and restaurants will be open during the event.  Festival activities will be located on North Kirkwood Road and on the two blocks of Jefferson that intersect Kirkwood Road. 

Road Closures: These two blocks of Jefferson, between N. Clay and N. Taylor Avenues, as well as Kirkwood Road between Argonne Drive and Adams Avenue, will be closed to vehicular traffic starting early in the morning on June 10. 

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS: