Special Events

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April2021
United Way Lunch on the LawnSupport United Way of Livingston County on Thursday, April 22 and buy your lunch from their food stand. All proceeds go back to the United Way.
11:00AM-1:00PMBlock 59
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May2021
Swinging Bridges Art FestivalThe Greater Livingston County Arts Council is once again bringing the Swinging Bridges Art Festival to Downtown Pontiac! This two day event features art of all kinds – art vendors, art demonstrations, fine and performing arts, interactive art, make and take stations, and more! Don’t miss out!
10:00AM-4:00PM100 Block of W Madison
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May2021
Red Carpet Corridor FestivalCelebrate 90 miles of Route 66 in Illinois at the annual Red Carpet Corridor Festival! Details about this year’s festivities will be available soon.
10:00AM-4:00PMDowntown Pontiac
1
May2021
Touch a TruckPontiac Parks and Rec is once again bringing Touch a Truck downtown to Block 59 as part of the Red Carpet Corridor Festival! The trucks will be parked in the Block 59 parking lot and children will be able to climb into them.
1:00PM-3:00PMBlock 59
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May2021
Historic Homes Open HousesJoin all three of our historic homes for open houses to help celebrate Red Carpet Corridor weekend! All three houses will be open to the public from 1:00-3:00. The Yost House is located at 298 W Water St, the Jones House is located at 314 E Madison St, and the Strevell House is located at 401 W Livingston St.
1:00PM-3:00PMHistoric Houses
7
May2021
Mother’s Day Craft WorkshopSponsored by Good Samaritan of Pontiac, Heritage Woods of Dwight, The Greater Livingston County Arts Council, Home Depot, and Pontiac Parks and Rec. Bring your child to make a free craft for Mother’s Day. Each child should be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required by calling Pontiac Parks and Rec at 815-844-6818. There are four time options: 3:00PM, 3:30PM, 4:00PM, and 4:30PM.
3:00PMBlock 59
7
May2021
Plant A PotEnjoy adding pops of color around downtown by volunteering to plant flowers in the many locations throughout the central business district here in Pontiac. Plants will be provided. Meet in Block 59.
3:00PM-6:00PMBlock 59
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May2021
Plant A PotEnjoy adding pops of color around downtown by volunteering to plant flowers in the many locations throughout the central business district here in Pontiac. Plants will be provided. Meet in Block 59.
8:00AM-11:00AMBlock 59
15
May2021
3rd Saturday Howard Street Flea MarketJoin Pop’s Pop Up and the surrounding businesses the 3rd Saturday of every month as they present the 3rd Saturday Flea Market. The market features a variety of unique and one-of-a-kind items as well as food vendors and activities.
10:00AM-4:00PM517 W Howard
15
May2021
Historic Homes Open HousesJoin all three of our historic homes for open houses the third Saturday of each month. All three houses will be open to the public from 1:00-3:00. The Yost House is located at 298 W Water St, the Jones House is located at 314 E Madison St, and the Strevell House is located at 401 W Livingston St.
1:00PM-3:00PMHistoric Houses
15
May2021
Cruise NightCruise Nights will return for the 2021 season the third Saturday of May-September. More details will be announced soon!
TBADowntown Square

All events subject to change do to the changing Covid-19 situation. We ask that all customers and guests respect the rules set forth by the establishment they’re visiting for the health and safety of everyone.