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Route 66 West Fest

The West Central Community Development Group (WCCDG) has partnered with the Southwest Alliance of Neighbors (SWAN), La Familia Car Club, and the City of Albuquerque to host the 17th Annual Route 66 West Fest powered by Think Big!


This event has already happened.
Oct 07, 2023
12:00 PM - 06:00 PM


Route 66 Visitor Center
12300 Central Ave. SW
Albuquerque, NM 87121


West Fest 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:

Mickey Cruz at 1:00 PM

Nathaniel Krantz at 2:30 PM

Cuarenta Y Cinco at 4:00 PM

West Fest powered by Think Big will also feature a lowrider car show, Arte Escondido Art Show, numerous food trucks, local vendors of crafts and services, and a community survey. Participate in the community survey to share your thoughts and you’ll be entered for a chance to win some fabulous prizes. Your valuable input will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our community.

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


Route 66 West Fest

Flyer for the 2023 West Fest.


Rachael Hernandez