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Friday, August 11:

11:00am FREE Open Road Girl (ORG) Bike Show Check-in


ORG Rally & Bike Show Opens (no categories, one people’s choice award)

Youngblood Powersports ORG Demo Ride Opens

12:30pm Globe of Death Stunt Show and Dyno Drag Opens

1:00pm Live Music on Aaron Sachs Stage- Dr. Zhivegas—Set 1

2:00pm ORG Bike Show Voting Closes

Dr. Zhivegas—Set 2

3:00pm ORG Fashion Show on Aaron Sachs Stage (includes a viewing of the ORG Music Video)

3:30pm ORG Bike Show Award – Aaron Sachs Stage

4:00pm Concert Area will Close for Big & Rich Set Up and Sound Check

4:30pm ORG Parade Staging Instructions

5:30pm Depart for Parade Staging (ORGS will Ride w/Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association)

6:30pm Route 66 Parade

7:30pm Big & Rich concert doors open


Saturday, August 12th:

8:00am Gypsy Tour Poker Run Registration Opens (Jubilee Park North next to Sky 11, 331 Park Central E)

Cruise The Ozarks Charity Bike Show Registration Opens (MSU Parking Lot 40—231 S. Jefferson Ave.)

9:00am Gypsy Tour “First Bike Out” Ride--66 miles on original Route 66

10:00am Gypsy Tour “Last Bike Out”

See full itinerary for the rest of the story of live music and fun: http://www.route66festivalsgf.com/

BOTH DAYS we are offering FREE:

  • Dyno Drag (Race your sisters!)
  • Globe of Death Shows
  • FERE Trial Bike Stunt Shows
  • Demo Rides on a Harley or a Yamaha
  • Special promos at the Youngblood Powersports Tent
  • LIVE music on the Aaron Sachs Stage


  • Install Lot For You to Customize Your Ride
  • US Bank Food Village With Your Favorite Food Truck Grubb
  • Jewelry, Apparel and Accessories Vendors
  • Route 66 Exhibits – Remember the Mother Road!

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