Special Events

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June2021
Municipal Band ConcertThe Pontiac Municipal Band is returning for the 2021 season with their regular eight concert series led by Scot Schickel. The season will begin on Friday, June 4 and continue each Friday until Friday, July 23. All concerts will take place at 7:00PM at the band shell in Humiston-Riverside Park (612 W Water St.). All concerts are free and open to the public.
 
7:00PMBand Shell
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June2021
Farmers’ MarketThe Pontiac Farmers’ Market kicks off Saturday, June 5 for the 2021 season. This is an ‘eat fresh, eat local’ market featuring items grown or made in the Livingston County area.
7:00-11:00AMDowntown Square
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June2021
Rockin’ at the River – Blooze BrothersLet’s celebrate! We’re kicking’ off our series of 9 summer concerts with 2019’s crowd favorite The Blooze Brothers on June 5th-that’s right, a Saturday night! Mark your calendars. All current IDPH mitigations and mandates pertaining to Covid will be followed. Please respect the space of those around you. In the case of a weather event, the concert will be moved indoors to the Eagle Theater. Rockin’ at the River Concert Series is being brought to you in part by a grant from the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation Arts & Culture Fund and IPCF Mirza Arts & Culture Fund.
7:00-9:00PMBand Shell
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June2021
Kids and Parents Wellness EventSponsored by OSF
1:00-4:00PMBlock 59
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June2021
Municipal Band Concert
7:00PMBand Shell
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June2021
Farmers’ Market
7:00-11:00AMDowntown Square
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June2021
Square Fair and Pontiac PedalsThe fair will have vendors, food trucks, entertainment, live music, bike parade, bike raffles, classic cars, a pet adoption event with Livingston County Humane Society, and fun for the entire family!
10:00AM-??Block 59
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June2021
Futures Unlimited 50th Anniversary EventJoin us as we continue celebrating 50 years serving Livingston County.
We will have displays, giveaways, and door prizes. While you’re there you can buy some lunch from The Coffee Steamer, The Lunch Box, Pique Tacos, and Route 66 Licks.
11:00AM-2:00PMBlock 59
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June2021
Lunch on the LawnBuy your lunch from food vendors on site in support of the Livingston County United Way
11:00AM-1:00PMBlock 59
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June2021
Fathers Day CraftSponsored by Good Samaritan, Heritage Woods, Greater Livingston County Art Center, and Pontiac Parks and Rec. Please reserve your spot by calling Parks and Rec at 815-844-6818
3:00-5:00PMBlock 59
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June2021
Municipal Band Concert
7:00PMBand Shell
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June2021
Farmers’ Market
7:00-11:00AMDowntown Square
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June2021
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
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June2021
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
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June2021
Cruise NightCruise Nights will return for the 2021 season the third Saturday of May-September. More details will be announced soon!
5:00-8:00PMDowntown Square
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June2021
Rockin’ at the River – Sweet Diezel JenkinsThink of your favorite bar that has that awesome jukebox: Everything from old-school hiphop and the MTV 90’s R&B classics… All mixed & mashed! With some classic rock and roll all the way up to current pop hits like Justin Timberlake and beyond… Now take those very songs put them on vinyl and let your favorite DJ cut, scratch and create live mashups that take the party to the next level. This is Sweet Diezel Jenkins!
All current IDPH mitigations and mandates pertaining to Covid will be followed. Please respect the space of those around you. In the case of a weather event, the concert will be moved indoors to the Eagle Theater. Rockin’ at the River Concert Series is being brought to you in part by a grant from the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation Arts & Culture Fund and IPCF Mirza Arts & Culture Fund.
7:00-9:00PMBand Shell
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June2021
Rockin’ at the River – Cielito LindoCielito Lindo is a modern day mariachi band formed by the Lucero Family-all 9 members! Cielito Lindo roughly translates to “beautiful heaven” and when you see them perform, you will understand why they choose this name! The Chicago based band includes father Juan, mother Susy, and their 7 children and has performed all over the country, even earning a spot on Nickelodeon’s “America’s Most Talented Family” and recently having the honor of singing the National Anthem at the May 5th Cubs game.
All current IDPH mitigations and mandates pertaining to Covid will be followed. Please respect the space of those around you. In the case of a weather event, the concert will be moved indoors to the Eagle Theater. Rockin’ at the River Concert Series is being brought to you in part by a grant from the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation Arts & Culture Fund and IPCF Mirza Arts & Culture Fund.
7:00-9:00PMBand Shell
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June2021
Finally FridayTBA
5:00-7:00PMBlock 59
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June2021
Municipal Band
7:00PMBand Shell
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June2021
Farmers’ Market
7:00-11:00AMDowntown 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.