Upcoming Events & Festivals
There are special events and annual festivals throughout the year in Pontiac. You may check the online calendar for updates or more information.
Rockin' at the River Concert Series
We're excited to announce the first annual Rockin' at the River Concert Series, a series of six free, family friendly concerts at the Humiston Riverside Band Shell. Accompnying these concerts will be free games and activities. Food vendors will be on site as well with food for sale. Activities will start at 5:00 PM these nights with music beginning at 5:30 and the headline acts playing 7:00-9:00. Dates and musicians are as follows:
June 6: The Blooze Brothers
June 20: Hurricane Reggae
June 27: Mucca Pazza
July 11: Sun Beard
July 25: Animal Farm
Municipal Band Concerts
Join our Pontiac Municipal Band for a free concert series in the Band Shell at Humiston-Riverside Park! Concerts begin May 31 and continue weekly at 7:00 PM with the exception of Friday, July 5 which will be held at the Pontiac Elk's Lodge as part of our Fourth of July celebration. The concert on that night will begin at 6:15.
The final concert of the season will be played Friday, July 19. All concerts begin at 7:00 PM and last approximately one hour. Seating is not provided so please bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on.
First Annual Summer Shindig
The first annual Summer Shindig is taking place at the Band Shell in Humiston-Riverside Park and will feature live music, food vendors, and a beer/wine garden. Tickets are available now by following this link.
Our local community theatre troupe entertains and delights every summer with theatre productions presented in the historic Chautauqua Park Pavilion. This summer they are presenting "Guys and Dolls" June 13-16, "Willy Wonka Jr." (the annual children's production) July 10-14, and "The Vermillion Epic" (the premiere of an original theatre for young audiences production) August 8-11. For more information visit their website.
Pontiac Cruise Nights
The third Saturday of the month May through August head to downtown Pontiac for the chance to show off your car, or view what other car enthusiasts have on display! For more information, visit their website.