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Coronavirus Forces Cancelation Of Birthplace Of Route 66 Festival


Springfield’s Birthplace of Route 66 Festival, planned for August, is canceled due to the coronavirus.

City of Springfield spokesperson, Cora Scott, said in a news release that they believe canceling the event "is the right thing to do to protect participants, staff, spectators and the community."

The city will offer refunds or the option to apply fees toward the 2021 festival.

Learn more here.