Inaugural Midpoint Corridor Road Rally includes 3 stops in Sapulpa

Three stops in Sapulpa are a part of the first-ever Midpoint Corridor Road Rally happening on Saturday, June 22nd—a day-long celebration of what is being billed as the “greatest 100 miles of Route 66.”

Starting at the Chicken Shack in Arcadia Oklahoma, the rally will feature classic cars, motorcycles and even RVs as the participants hit the Mother Road to embark on a scavenger hunt across 11 cities between Edmond and Sapulpa, with the goal to return to Arcadia by 8pm for a dance party, prizes and giveaways.

Where to stop in Sapulpa

If you’re traveling the Midpoint Corridor from Edmond to Sapulpa, the three official stops in Sapulpa are Gasoline Alley Classics (24 N Main), the Waite Phillips-Barnsdall ​Filling Station Museum (26 E Lee), and the Heart of Route 66 Auto Museum (13 Sahoma Lake Road). A scavenger hunt for these and other locations has been made available to those who have entered the Road Rally itself, which begins in Arcadia.


What is the Midpoint Corridor?

The Midpoint Corridor Route 66 Association was started last year by Eddy Gochenour, owner of Chicken Shack in Arcadia, as an effort to unify and beautify the section of Route 66 related to what they call the Midpoint Corridor—those 11 towns between Edmond and Sapulpa that make up what’s commonly referred to “the Heart of Route 66” for its location. In a story in The Oklahoman, Gochenour said he believed that by banding together, cities along this corridor could ensure the success of Route 66 continues for another 100 years.


Gochenour said he hopes for “four or five events a year” that help draw Route 66 lovers all across the 100-mile stretch and brings that buzz and tourism right into the downtowns of those communities. “As we gain momentum, I believe it will give everyone a common purpose and bring everyone together, and I like that,” he said at the time. “Small communities can still do it, you know what I mean?”

Get more information about the Midpoint Corridor Road Rally on their Facebook Event here.

What else is happening in Sapulpa that day?

The previously planned “Music on the Square” live concert will still be happening that day at 6 pm as planned, but additional food trucks and entertainment options have been added to take advantage of the expected increase in travelers that day. The free concert will kick off with music from Tulsa’s Paul Benjaman and will also feature the unveiling of Sapulpa’s newest attraction: a one-of-a-kind mobile coffee and cigar speakeasy called The Little Dixie. Inflatables will also be available, promising a fun mix of activity for both kids and adults.

Courtesy, The Little Dixie

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