15th Annual Route 66 West Fest

Route 66 West Fest powered by Think Big will be at Ted M. Gallegos Community Center.


This event has already happened.
Sep 25, 2021
11:00 AM - 06:00 PM


Ted M. Gallegos Community Center
6900 Gonzales Rd. SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105


The West Central Community Development Group (WCCDG) has partnered with the Southwest Alliance of Neighbors (SWAN), La Familia Car Club, the City of Albuquerque, and Bernalillo County to host the 15th Annual Route 66 West Fest powered by Think Big on Saturday, September 25, 2021, at the Ted M. Gallegos Community Center from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

West Side City Councilor Klarissa Peña invites the entire community to join her at Route 66 West Fest as it is a free-admission, family-friendly event best described as; “a community meeting disguised as a fiesta,” which includes a day of live music by New Mexico’s own Darren Cordova Y Calor, Gonzalo, Smooth (a Santana Tribute Band), Burque Sol, with special performances by Aria Marie Hernandez, Ana Maria, Marisol Flores, JJ Jones, DJ Phillip Ray, Dancing Stars Dance Studio, and Poet Manuel Gonzalez.

The event will also include a Show & Shine Car Show, & Food from vendors like: The Munchie Truck, Lollies Food Truck, Tortas Chacon, CCR Corn Roasting, Kristy’s Yum Yum’s, Simply Sinful Donuts, The Original Oasis Fruit Drinks, G & C BBQ, Pure Cravings Cotton Candy and ice-cold treats from Menchies Frozen Yogurt & RL’s Sweet Treats.

The goals of the event are to:

  • Celebrate the successes in the redevelopment of West Central
  • Gather input from the community to identify needs
  • Invite and encourage new business to locate on West Central’s Historic Route 66
  • Inform the community on projects coming in the near future
  • Encourage community residents to get involved in their neighborhoods

Community organizations and government agencies will have informational booths to provide service and program information to community residents. 

15th Annual Route 66 West Fest

West Fest Flyer


Luis Hernandez