ROUTE 66 FESTIVAL: Parade and events start Friday

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Here's a look at the schedule of events for the Route 66 Festival.

Hundreds of cars will be on display for the Route 66 Motor Mile Car Show starting at 12 p.m. and goes until 4 p.m. There will also be a hundred vendors downtown.

Parking Lots:
Olive Street and Campbell Ave. parking lot offers 85 parking spaces and is free after 5 p.m.

Olive Street and Boonville Ave. parking lot can hold 80 parking spaces and is free.

Street Parking: Campbell, Walnut and Olive Street

Parking Garages:
College Station Parking Garage is free and holds 393 spaces. It's located at 409 W McDaniel St, Springfield, MO 65806

Heer's Parking Garage can hold 380 parking spaces and is free. It's located at 230 N Campbell Ave, Springfield, MO 65806

Click HERE. to find parking in downtown Springfield. Click HERE. to see the list of road closures.

Parade:
The parade will kick off at 6:00 p.m. at the corner of College and Grant. The parade will move east on College Street, through Park Central Square, continue east on St. Louis and end at National.

The parade will be organized in date order. You can expect to see vintage era vehicles, 1900-1929, pre-war/post-war era vehicles, 1930-1954, classic era vehicles, 1955-1963, muscle era vehicles 1964-1973, modern era vehicles, 1974-1989, all RVs, modified and modern era vehicles and motorcycles 1990-present.

Artist Lineup: Friday, Aug. 10, 2018:
2 p.m. Parrotville | Branson Experience Stage, Park Central Square
4 p.m. Heartland Country | Branson Experience Stage, Park Central Square
4:30 p.m. Laura Ashley | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
7:30 p.m. Makenna & Brock | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
7:30 p.m. Million Dollar Quartet | Branson Experience Stage, Park Central Square
8:30 p.m. Lyal Strickland | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
9:30 p.m. Mark Chapman | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village

Artist Lineup: Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018:
9 a.m. Blue Plate Special | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
10:30 a.m. The Hurricanes | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
11 a.m. Baldknobbers | Branson Experience Stage, Park Central Square
12 p.m. The Mixtapes | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
1 p.m. The Mixtapes (Set 2) | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
1 p.m. Decades by Pierce Arrow | Branson Experience Stage, Park Central Square
2 p.m. Machine Gun Symphony | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
3 p.m. Blue Plate Special | Branson Experience Stage, Park Central Square
4 p.m. Papa Green Shoes | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
5 p.m. Justice Adams | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
5 p.m. Abbey Waterworth | Branson Experience Stage, Park Central Square
6 p.m. Dirty Saints | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
7 p.m. Dirty Saints (Set 2) | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
8:30 p.m. Dr. Zhivegas | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village

Event Schedule
Friday, Aug. 10, 2018:
12 - 4 p.m. Car Show | Route 66 Motor Mile
12 - 4 p.m. Authors, Artists, Collectors & Associations | The Old Glass Place
1 - 4 p.m. Open Road Girl Rally | Motorcycle Village
2 p.m. Parrotville | Branson Experience Stage, Park Central Square
4 p.m. Heartland Country | Branson Experience Stage, Park Central Square
4:30 p.m. Laura Ashley | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
6:00 p.m. Birthplace of Route 66 Parade | Grant Ave. @ College St. to St. Louis St. @ National Ave.
7:30 p.m. Makenna & Brock | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
7:30 p.m. Million Dollar Quartet | Branson Experience Stage, Park Central Square
7:30 p.m. FREE Movie: Cars | Gillioz Theatre
8:30 p.m. Lyal Strickland | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
9:30 p.m. Mark Chapman | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
11 p.m. Motorcycle Village closes | Motorcycle Village

Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018:
9 a.m. Gypsy Poker Tour Registration | Motorcycle Village
9 a.m. Blue Plate Special | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Car Show | Route 66 Motor Mile
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Charity Bike Show | Motorcycle Village
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Authors, Artists, Collectors & Associations | The Old Glass Place
10:30 a.m. The Hurricanes | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
11 a.m. Baldknobbers | Branson Experience Stage, Park Central Square
12 p.m. The Mixtapes | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
1 p.m. The Mixtapes (Set 2) | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
1 p.m. Decades by Pierce Arrow | Branson Experience Stage, Park Central Square
2 p.m. Machine Gun Symphony | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
3 p.m. Blue Plate Special | Branson Experience Stage, Park Central Square
3 p.m. Awards Ceremony: Poker Run, Bike Show, Car Show | Motorcycle Village
4 p.m. Papa Green Shoes | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
5 p.m. Justice Adams | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
5 p.m. Abbey Waterworth | Branson Experience Stage, Park Central Square
6 p.m. Dirty Saints | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
7 p.m. Dirty Saints (Set 2) | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
8:30 p.m. Dr. Zhivegas | Aaron Sachs Stage, Motorcycle Village
11 p.m. Motorcycle Village closes | Motorcycle Village

On Sat. August 11, 2018, there will be a 6.6K run/walk at the Springfield Expo Center at 7 a.m. on historic Route 66.

New this year, 25 teams will be competing in a BBQ competition, at the Discovery Center parking lot, on Saturday, August 11, 2018, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.