Route 66 Cars and Guitars Festival

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The Route 66 Cars and Guitars Festival Returns to Downtown Kirkwood on June 8, 2019.Cars and Guitars Festival

The City of Kirkwood will host its 3rd annual Route 66 Cars and Guitars Festival on June 8, 2019, in downtown Kirkwood.

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.

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 (Schedule Coming Spring 2019)

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.

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.

Sponsorships Available

Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors:

Downtown Kirkwood Logo Chamber LogoKirkwoodElectricFinalLOGO Water Dept. Logo Arts Commission Logo Cropped

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