Downtown Pontiac, IL


Downtown Pontiac Recognized for Outstanding Revitalization Efforts

Downtown Pontiac was awarded The Lieutenant Governor Revitalization Recognition for Outstanding Design. The recognition highlights projects, activities and events Illinois Main Street communities create and implement to advance successful work in Design, Organization, Economic Vitality and Promotions. Additionally, recognitions honor outstanding volunteers for their involvement in revitalizing their community through their Main Street Program. On […]

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March Mellow Days

Downtown Pontiac is kicking off spring with March Mellow Days March 12-13, 2021! Participating retailers throughout the downtown district will be offering special promotions, deals, and celebrating the warmer weather that is (hopefully) here to stay! During this event the Easter Bunny will be on Block 59 (just south of the historic courthouse) for pictures […]

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Market 59

Do you have or do you know someone who has a passion or an idea for making, creating, or curating retail products? Maybe it’s time to test the waters! Market 59 is just the place before deciding to move into a storefront location.  Market 59 is an innovative approach to complement our downtown shops, restaurants, […]

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Support Small Businesses All Season Long…

Without spending a cent! Now more than ever it is important to shop small and shop locally, supporting our small businesses. But purchasing isn’t the only way to show your support. The items below can all help boost a business and won’t cost you a penny. Leave a review! Did you have a good experience […]

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Chocolate Fall Fantasy THIS WEEKEND

A local favorite, Chocolate Fall Fantasy offers delicious chocolate whips for sale at participating retailers for only $3. In addition to a delicious chocolate and caramel treat, each whip offers an extra surprise: either a coupon to a participating retailer OR a golden ticket redeemable for a gift certificate bundle. We encourage you to open […]

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Rockin’ at the River Concert

2020 Rockin’ at the River SAFELY with Libido Funk Circus…Humiston Riverside Park Bandshell (612W. Water Street in Pontiac, IL)…FREE, ALL-AGES, OUTDOOR event…. …show time is from 7-9PM! We are so excited to bring a free concert to Humiston-Riverside Park Bandshell on Saturday, August 22nd from 7:00-9:00 with LIBIDO FUNK CIRCUS! Like all things 2020, […]

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