Birthplace of Route 66 Festival Cancelled After Surge in COVID-19 Cases

Springfield, Missouri

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For the second year in a row, the Birthplace of Route 66 Festival — held in downtown Springfield — has been cancelled.

The decision was made after a recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Springfield and the surrounding area, which has been further compounded by the region’s low…