Drive Electric Earth Month

Drive Electric Earth Month
EVs on Route 66
Atlanta, IL
Apr 16, 2022

Day: Saturday, April 16, 2022 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm CDT
Location: Arch Street between Race and Vine Street
114 SW Arch Street
Atlanta, IL 61723
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2022.

Event Report

Rivian was there with their R1t from the factory. 

Heartland Community College Electric Vehicle Energy Storage Program was also present

photo by: Visit Atlanta, IL
EVs on Route 66, Atlanta, Illinois

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Event Description


This will be the 2nd EV event held in the Route 66 town of Atlanta, Illinois. Join fellow EV enthusiasts for an EV event like no other, EVs on Route 66! Head into the Route 66 town of Atlanta, Illinois for the day and enjoy being on the famous road laid in 1926. The cruise-in will take place from 10am-2pm on Arch Street in between Race and Vine Street on April 16th. For the early arrivals, we will have Cars & Coffee followed by the traditional cruise-in. Fellow EV enthusiasts in the area are welcome to attend with or without their cars. Come and admire these electric vehicles. 

Situated midway on Illinois' Mother Road, Atlanta, IL is an iconic Route 66 stop for those traveling the road to Santa Monica. The EV cruise-in will provide travelers and locals the ability to display and view their electric vehicles. The event is free to attend and visitors are encouraged to stay and enjoy the cars and downtown.

In the event of rain, the event will be rescheduled to April 24 without Cars & Coffee.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 78 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model 3 9
Tesla Model Y 3
Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid 2
Other Plug-In Vehicle 2
Audi e-tron 1
BMW i3 REx 1
Chevrolet Bolt 1
Chevrolet Volt 1
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
Ford Mustang Mach-E 1
Kia EV6 1
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 1
Rivian R1T 1
Tesla Model S 1
Toyota Prius Prime 1
Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later) 1
Volkswagen ID.4 1
17 Models 29

Registered attendees report 1,036,580 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America logo
Electric Vehicle Association logo
Sierra Club logo
EVHybridNoire logo
Drive Electric USA logo

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All DEEM 2025 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of Drive Electric Earth Month.

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