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Map and Directions

Festival 56 productions are held at the Grace Performing Arts Center in downtown Princeton, Illinois. During the summer season, Shakespeare in the Park takes the stage at Soldiers and Sailors Park.

Princeton is located in north central Illinois and is:

  •   58 miles from Peoria, IL
  •   90 miles from Bloomington, IL
  • 120 miles from Chicago, IL
  •   94 miles from Rockford, IL
  •   65 miles from the Quad Cities

Grace Performing Arts Center

Grace Performing Arts Center, Princeton, Illinois


316 S. Main Street
Princeton, IL 61356

Parking Options:

  1. Public lot on West Company Street (to the north behind Monical's Pizza). It is strictly prohibited to park in Monical's parking lot.
  2. In the Central Bank parking lot across the street from Grace Theatre (after business hours) or in the Post Office lot (evening performances only).
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Map of the Grace Performing Arts Center:

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Soldiers & Sailors Park

Soldiers & sailors Park, Princeton, Illinois


Park Ave. & Main St.
Princeton, IL 61356

Parking Options:

  1. Street parking is available along Park Avenue surrounding Soldiers and Sailors Park.
  2. Additional street parking is available along South Main Street.

Map of Soldiers & Sailors Park:

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All Festival 56 venues are accessible. Please contact the box office two weeks prior to the date of the event to request any special requirements. We make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities in all of our programming. Call 815-879-5656 ext 11 or email

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