October 1 2023, 11:00am
Route 66 UFO Festival & 5K Alien Run
Get weird Illinois and prepare for fun and Unidentified Flying Objects at the Route 66 UFO Festival! The Pink Elephant Antique Mall is hosting UFO games, a cornhole tournament, an alien costume contest, an inflatable obstacle course, and vendor shopping! Grab some diner food or ice cream, go antique shopping, listen to live music, and celebrate at an event that will truly be 'out of this world'!
Run the 5K Alien Chase to benefit the Children's Miracle Network September 30! Race registration begins at 7 AM with the race to follow at 8 AM.
Save time and register online, or you may register in person on the day of the race. $25 (15+) | $20 (5-14) includes T-Shirt, water stations, and snack. To guarantee a t-Shirt, you must be registered online no later than 4 PM, Sept 15. There will be limited t-shirts available the day of the race.
Chase the Alien along part of Old Route 66 in our first-ever 5k Run/Walk event. Race will start at The Pink Elephant Antique Mall. All ages are welcome. Pricing and ticket information can be found in the ticketing area. You may register for the race in advance (preferred) or morning of. Registration the day of the event will close by 730 AM. Runners and walkers will have different routes.
*Register online for the 5K Alien Chase HERE!
*Cornhole tournament is $10 per team
*Costume Judgement at 5 PM Daily
*Contact 618-444-9490 to become a vendor (vendor booking is a 10x10 space- $75 before July 15- $100 after July 15) or sign up online to be a vendor HERE!