City of Miami (OK) announces new Route 66 Destination Event

Posted on 05/14/2021

 

Officials with the City of Miami, Oklahoma is pleased to announce a new event that will be held on July 30 and July 31, 2021.  The Miami OK Route 66 Heritage Fest, an annual event for the city, will be set for the last weekend in July each year. 

 

City Manager Bo Reese states, “We are thrilled to announce this event!  Our team at the city, along with the council, looks forward to offering two days of entertainment and celebrating the heritage and pride of our town.  We know over the years that this festival will become a popular stop for Route 66 travelers from all over the world.” 

 

The festival will feature more than ten bands over two days.  The staging area, presented by Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) will be north of the Coleman Theatre on main street.  The High Winds Casino car and motorcycle show is set for Saturday, July 31 on south main and a regional poker run will take place and headquarter at the Ottawa Tribe’s new Otter Cove Diner.  More details for additional festival activities will be announced soon.  

 

The event will include food trucks, a beer garden, and feature the Buffalo Run Casino Vendor Marketplace.  Those that are interested in participating in the marketplace can reserve their spot by contacting Lauren Hart, CVB Event Coordinator at 918-542-4435 or by email at [email protected].  Vendor forms are available for food and beer vendors as well. 

 

Sponsorships for the Heritage Fest can be secured by contacting the Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) at 918-542-4435 or by email at [email protected]

 

Follow the festival on Facebook @miamiok66fest for updates and future announcements for the musical line-up for the event.

 

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