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:

July 11: Sun Beard

July 25: Animal Farm

For more information, check out their Facebook page.

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.

Summer Theatre-In-The-Park

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.

Jolly Corks Wine Festival

Saturday, August 3. Visit their website for more information. 

Thresherman's Reunion

August 29-September 2. Visit their website for more information. 

This year's parade will take place Sunday, September 1.