Route 66 Road Fest in Tulsa used a driverless shuttle bus

The recently completed Route 66 Road Fest in Tulsa featured on particular oddity -- a driverless shuttle bus to help visitors get to and from the festival. You can see the shuttle operate in this local news report: https://youtu.be/ZDHtJ_0exNI News 6 reported it was the first such driverless shuttle in the state. The shuttle was … Continue reading Route 66 Road Fest in Tulsa used a driverless shuttle bus

Tulsa artist makes striking new poster featuring Will Rogers, Route 66

Longtime Tulsa residents know of William Franklin and his artistic talents. But his latest creation that's offered for sale at his Decopolis gift store is particularly notable, especially to Route 66 fans. Franklin stated in a recent Facebook post: Every once in a while ya get lucky and come up with an idea that is … Continue reading Tulsa artist makes striking new poster featuring Will Rogers, Route 66

Latest Oklahoma Route 66 Association Trip Guide now is available

The Oklahoma Route 66 Association recently announced it has printed its 2022-2023 edition of its Trip Guide and will be available at Business Member locations. A listing of the organization's Business Members is here. The Trip Guide has been printed for at least 20 years. The free Trip Guide also can be ordered online, with … Continue reading Latest Oklahoma Route 66 Association Trip Guide now is available

Music lineup announced for Route 66 Road Fest in Tulsa and OKC

The full music lineup recently was announced for the Route 66 Road Fest in Tulsa and Oklahoma City in June, which includes one intriguing act -- Son Volt. St. Louis-based Son Volt was one of essentially three bands born out of the 1993 breakup of a highly influential country-rock band, Uncle Tupelo. (The other two … Continue reading Music lineup announced for Route 66 Road Fest in Tulsa and OKC

Tickets go on sale for Route 66 Road Fest in Tulsa and Oklahoma City in June

The organizers of the Route 66 Road Fest scheduled on consecutive weekends in June in Oklahoma City and Tulsa announced this week they have placed tickets on sale. The festival was scheduled for mid-2021 but postponed a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The fact tickets now are available shows the growing confidence the pandemic … Continue reading Tickets go on sale for Route 66 Road Fest in Tulsa and Oklahoma City in June

Route 66 Road Fest releases slick new video

The organizers of next year's Route 66 Road Fest in Tulsa and Oklahoma City last week released this well-produced video that probably will prove enticing even if you're not planning to go to those Oklahoma events. The video not only touts the forthcoming features of the festivals but also the numerous landmarks along Route 66 … Continue reading Route 66 Road Fest releases slick new video

COVID-19 concerns prompt postponement of Route 66 Road Fest to next year

The Route 66 Road Fest in Oklahoma City and Tulsa in June has been postponed to 2022 due to concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a story in the Claremore Daily Progress: “Like everyone in Oklahoma, we must do all we can to ensure public safety,” said Jared Peterson, president of AAA Club Alliance … Continue reading COVID-19 concerns prompt postponement of Route 66 Road Fest to next year