Lincoln's Festival on Route 66 canceled
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Lincoln's Festival on Route 66 canceled

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Members of the 10th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry put on a demonstration Saturday, July 20, 2019, during Lincoln's Festival on Route 66 near Illinois Wesleyan University's Ames Library in Bloomington.

BLOOMINGTON — Organizers have canceled this summer's Lincoln's Festival on Route 66, but already are making plans for its return in July 2021.

The festival had been planned for July 18.

The festival usually draws 4,000 visitors for a variety of lectures/talks, guided tour of Lincoln sites, a strolling Lincoln impersonator, a classic car cruise-in, a Civil War camp/re-enactment, a bicycle show, and vintage old-time baseball games.

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