The Eagle Performing Arts and Conference Center is a multi-use venue in the City of Pontiac. The Center is a flexible space that can be utilized for dinner theater, concerts, recitals, meetings, retreats, conferences, receptions, and other special events. Depending on the usage and the seating arrangements, the venue can accommodate up to 250 people. Catering services are available through approved vendors. The stage is equipped with appropriate lighting and sound systems. For more information, please visit the Rentals page.
To reserve the Eagle Performing Arts and Conference Center for your next big event, contact us by phone at (815) 844-1187 or fill out the Contact Form.
Rusty Wheel Circle Jam – the third Sunday of every month
The third Sunday of each month join the Rusty Wheel Circle Jam from 1-4PM! A group of musicians will be playing traditional country, bluegrass, and gospel music and you’re invited to join in and jam or sit and listen! Attendance is free but donations are appreciated to help offset costs. This is a monthly event but there will not be a Jam in July, October, or December 2023.
Our box office can be reached by phone at 815-844-1187 however our staffing is currently limited. If your call is not answered, please leave a voicemail and we will return your call as soon as possible.
At this time, all events are general admission unless otherwise noted.
Set the stage for success with your next event! The Eagle Performing Arts and Conference Center is a performing arts and event space in the heart of downtown Pontiac, IL. In a space as beautiful and unique as the town it’s in, The Eagle features a large, open main room with an elevated stage at one end, a private dressing room, a warming kitchen, lobby, and technical booth with the latest in sound and lighting technology to further elevate your event. Surrounding the stage is a proscenium arch with hand-gilded details, a feature you won’t find anywhere else. Those same gilded details are reflected in the trim around the doors in the lobby. Adding to the charm of the room are exposed rafters along the curved ceiling. Clean, modern restrooms ensure all of our guests needs are met.
Tables and chairs are available to set the space to your specifications.
Sound system available with wired or wireless mics, ability to play music from phone/computer/etc., and plug in instruments.
Projection system with screen on stage. Plug in your computer and play slideshows, videos, etc. Can be controlled from on stage or in our technical booth.
Personalized event name outside on our marquee.
Depending on the level of services you require, when your event takes place, and how long it lasts, rates may differ. Weekend rentals start at $500 for a full day. Weekday rentals start at $300 for a full day. Discounts for multi-day uses are available.
Any food served in the facility must come from a licensed kitchen. Proof of licensing and insurance must be provided to facility management prior to the event. We are more than happy to work with you and your caterer to make sure they have the necessary paperwork. All catering charges are to be negotiated directly between you and your caterer.
Ready to set up your tour of the space? Have more questions that need answered? Just click the button below or call us at (815) 844-1187!