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Upcoming Events and Festivals

For up-to-date information on a day-by-day basis, go to the Tourism Calendar


Vermillion Players Present:
"On the Road Again: Mother Road, That Is"

A musical revue featuring songs from the 60s and 70s. 
Admission FREE!

 Date Location Time
 Monday, September 15, 2014 Chautauqua Park Pavilion 8:00 PM
 Saturday, September 20, 2014 Chautauqua Park Pavilion 7:30 PM
 Saturday, October 4, 2014 Chautauqua Park Pavilion 5:30 PM
 Saturday, October 18, 2014 Chautauqua Park Pavilion  7:30 PM

GTOAA Regional All Pontiac Cruise and Show
September 20 & 21, 2014

Hosted by the Heart of Illinois GTO Club, the Gateway GTO Club,
and the Pontiac-Oakland Automobile Museum and Resource Center. 
Saturday Events:  Private Collections Tour, Museum Tours, Ice Cream Social,
and Live Musical Revue Performance
Sunday Event: All Pontiac Car Show with Expanded Classes

For More Information, visit the Tourism Calendar

20th Annual Threshermen's Bluegrass Festival
September 25, 26, & 27, 2014
A weekend full of great music and good people. 
Come join us!  Held at Threshermen's Park, north of Pontiac on Illinois Route 23. 
View or print the Festival Flyer

Christmas Light Up Parade
November 28, 2014 @ 6 PM

Join us as we welcome Santa and the Holiday Season with a parade
filled with decorated and lighted floats.

The City of Pontiac is host to car clubs and group tours nearly every weekend of the Spring, Summer, and Fall. The Pontiac Tourism office would be happy to help you organize a visit for your group. We can assist you with parking, guided tours, trolley rides, restaurant reservations, and hotel or B & B accommodations for overnight stays. For groups with over 30 people and who are staying overnight in Pontiac, the tourism office will arrange free, live entertainment in the evening. Contact us for more information.

Pontiac Tourism

115 West Howard Street

Pontiac, IL 61764

Telephone: (815) 844-5847

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