City of Pontiac


City of Pontiac

115 West Howard Street • Pontiac, IL 61764

815-844-5847 • 800-835-2055- for information

Pontiac, Illinois, is one of the most popular destinations along historic Route 66. The quaint, turn of the century shopping district features colorful murals, unique shops, and a collection of beautifully painted “Art Cars”. Visitors will enjoy small town hospitality, unique walking tours, and fantastic food. The Illinois Route 66 Museum, the Pontiac-Oakland Automobile Museum, the Museum of the Gilding Arts, and the Livingston County War Museum are featured attractions in Pontiac. Summer fun includes street festivals, live entertainment, classic car shows, parades, and weekly farmer’s markets. Music concerts and Dinner Theater at the Eagle Performing Arts Center and live drama in the park add to the year’s excitement. Every visitor should remember to pick up a VIP button at the Route 66 Museum to receive special discounts from many of the local shops. For more information or to receive a Pontiac visitor’s packet, visit their website:, or call: (800) 835-2055.

As Featured in Eat & Explore Illinois