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.  


Dinner Theater at the Eagle

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

February 8-10 and 15-17, 2019

Carol Burnett Skits

April 5-7 and 12-14, 2019

Visit their website or call the box office at 815-844-1187 for more information.

Red Carpet Corridor Festival

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - The 13th annual Red Carpet Corridor Festival, celebrated by 13 communities on 90 miles of Route 66. Watch this page for updated information on how we'll be celebrating in Pontiac. For information on all 13 communities visit the Red Carpet Corridor Festival website.

Municipal Band Concerts

Join our Pontiac Municipal Band for a free concert series in the Band Shell at Humiston-Riverside Park every Friday in June and July. 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.

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.