Towanda Fest
Illinois Route 66 Red Carpet Corridor Experience
Historic Route 66 landscaped trail visited by people  worldwide.  Contact Sharon
Arteman at 309-728-2169 or Susie McGuire at 309-728-2195.
Formerly the New Testament
Bible Church is now a private residence.
An extra special bird house on the
Route 66 landscaped trail.
Bandstand remodeled for the
2004 Sesquicentennial
Entrance to the landscaped trail in
Towanda.  
This old gas station was transformed
into "Kick's" Route 66 Bar and Grill.
DK's Garage with Old Route 66
memorabilia
The annual Towanda 4th of July
parade
Get your "Kicks" at Route 66
Bar and Grill.
Towanda Library
Historic Route 66 Landscaped
Trail
A group of Alaskan bikers visited Towanda  
and took a break at the Route 66
landscaped trail.
May 2 & 3, 2015  Towanda, Illinois

TOWANDA- Come visit for 2 days of family fun!  
Saturday,   
flea market, area garage sales, antiques, food, entertainment
and Route 66 Memorabilia at the North Park.  
Sunday: Car
Show on old Route 66, for information call 815-579-6452.  Be
sure and check out DK's Route 66 Garage and Joe's Garage.  
For information on festival call 309-728-2169

Saturday Events:
  • Antique & Flea Market All Day - North Park
  • Area Garage Sales All Day
  • Unique Twist balloons at the park 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Radio Flyer wagon on display
  • Cake Walk - 1:00 PM


Sunday Events:
  • American Legion Breakfast at Legion Hall
  • Antique & Flea Market All Day - North Park
  • Area Garage Sales All Day
  • Cattle Bandits to Play at 1 PM - North Park Bandstand
  • Car Show on Old Route 66 All Day


“A Geographical Journey” Parkway
Jackson Street to Boyd Wesley Park

A 1.6 mile stretch of Route 66 with educational kiosks that
interpret each state along the road.  The walking tour has
fliers printed in several languages for international tourists
and a collection of Burma Shave signs.  

Towanda Dead Man’s Curve
A dangerous curve on Old Route 4, the original Route 66
before the 1940s.  Travelers unaccustomed with the curve
misjudged its sharpness and narrow width - just 18 feet for
two-way traffic.  Infamous for the number of accidents which
occurred there.
Towanda Fest
Contact Webmaster.
DK's Garage with Old Route 66
memorabilia