Red Carpet Corridor
May 6 & 7, 2017
From Joliet to Towanda, the Illinois Route 66 Red Carpet Corridor kicks off the season of road trips and vacations.
Downtown Wilmington is the place to be on Saturday!
The Women of Wilmington flea market runs from 9am to 4pm
Downtown merchants will have sales during Red Carpet Corridor, stop in and check them out!
The Wilmington Lions Club will be grilling and chilling downtown. Every sandwich they sell helps the volunteers bring the community free activities like the June kids fishing derby.
Nelly’s on Route 66 will be serving up bison burgers.
At noon, the Chamber of Commerce will hold a laughing baby contest for infants up to 1 year of age, at the Chamber tent on North Water at Jackson Street.
The dancers from Finale Dance Studio, in Wilmington, will perform at 12:30 pm near the Chamber tent.
1 pm, the Chamber will host its popular Hula Hoop contest for youth up to age 12.
The top dogs dressed for the day will compete in the Hound Dog Contest at 2:30 pm, at the Chamber tent.
Free shuttle to the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie to see the bison will run between 9am and 3:30pm by the post office.
For more information visit ilroute66redcarpetcorridor.com