Drive Electric Week on Route 66

The time for National Drive Electric Week is upon us once again! We at Electric Route 66 will be attending two events - one on Route 66 and one near our home in Las Vegas. There are nearly 200 NDEW events happening across the US and Canada this year between September 23 and October 1, where you can take a look at current electric vehicles showcased by their owners, and at some events take test drives!

Please visit the National Drive Electric Week web site to look for an event near you, and register to attend! It's fun and informative to learn about driving electric from actual EV owners relating their real-world experiences.

Below is a brief list of the Drive Electric Week events that are happening close to Route 66, plus the additional non-Route 66 event we're attending.

In concert with the American Lung Association car show and charity walk
Hoffmantown Church, 8888 Harper Road
Saturday, September 23

This event includes a new car ride & drive component supported by local dealers
Chandler Park, 6500 W. 21st Street
Saturday, September 23

This event follows the Andy Devine Days Parade, including cars from the Historic EV Foundation
Route 66 EV Museum at The Powerhouse, 120 W. Andy Devine Avenue
Saturday, September 23
We'll be here with The Blue Spirit!

This event is a massive ride & drive, with dozens of new cars set to be on hand
Chicago Automobile Trade Association, 18W200 Butterfield Road
Friday, September 29 - Sunday, October 1

State Farm Corporate South Parking Lot, 3 State Farm Plaza Corporate South
Friday, September 29

St. John's Church, 1235 Wilmette Avenue
Saturday, September 30
 
Fox Valley Mall, 195 Fox Valley Center Drive
Saturday, September 30

Santa Fe Plaza Park, 63 Lincoln Avenue
Saturday, September 30

Inland Center Mall, 500 Inland Center Drive
Saturday, September 30
 
This event follows a farmers market and precedes a college football game
Mt. San Antonio College, 1100 N. Grand Avenue
Saturday, September 30

Cudahy Park, 5240 Santa Ana Street
Saturday, September 30

Clark County Russell & Decatur Campus, 4701 W. Russell Road
Saturday, September 30
We'll be here with The Blue Spirit and Sparky Sparky Boom Car!
 
 
We are looking forward to the Kingman, Arizona event in particular, which we are helping to organize as members of the Route 66 EVA, and in association with the Historic Electric Vehicle Foundation! The HEVF has arranged for a parade unit of both modern and historic EVs in the 53rd annual Andy Devine Days Parade taking place in the morning, with NDEW to follow in the afternoon. In addition, the HEVF's Route 66 EV Museum at the Kingman Powerhouse Visitor Center will be open for free admission during the event. The HEVF holds the world's largest collection of historic EVs, and a portion are on display at the Route 66 EV Museum year-round.

Join us in Kingman or Las Vegas, or look for a Drive Electric event near you, wherever you are in the country.

Come to Kingman to see some newer EVs... 


... and also some MUCH older ones!


 
 
 
 
 

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