DIRECTIONS & PARKING

LOCATION:  Historic Dixon Theatre, 114 South Galena Avenue, Dixon, IL

DIRECTIONS:  Nearest Interstates to the Venue is Interstates 88 & 80, both running East-West.     

From the East : 

  • If exiting I-80,   proceed North on IL Rt. 26 for 31 miles.  You will pass I-88 junction and a Wal-Mart on your Right as you come into town.  Continue North and after passing under the Dixon Arch monument, Theatre will be on your Right.
  • If exiting I-88, turn R onto Rt. 26 North (South Galena Avenue) passing a Wal-Mart on your Right.  Continue North for approximately 1.6 miles.  Theatre will be on the Right after passing under the Dixon Arch monument. 
  • From East IL Rt. 2, road will come to a “Y” after passing Raynor Manufacturing.  Going Left at the “Y”, East IL Rt. 2 becomes East 2nd St.  Continue from this point for .8 miles.  Theatre will be on your Right.   If you proceed Right at the “Y”, East IL Rt. 2  becomes East River St.  Proceed for approximately  .6 miles, turn L at South Ottawa Avenue and continue 2 blocks South to East 2nd St.  (parking lot will be directly to your Right) Turn R, Theatre is on your Right.  You may also turn L onto IL Rt. 26/ South Galena Ave. and proceed 2 blocks South to 2nd St.  Theatre will be on your Left.  (for parking you may turn R or L at this intersection)
  • From East Rt. 38/Franklin Grove Rd., continue into town, passing through a stop light at junction IL Rt. 52 (road becomes East 7th St.).  At the intersection of 7th St. and IL Rt. 26/South Galena Ave., you’ll find a Hardees ahead of you, on the Right, and a small convenience store on your Left.  Turn R at IL Rt. 26/South Galena Ave. and continue North for approximately .4 miles.  After passing under the Dixon Arch monument, Theatre will be on your Right.   

From the West: 

  • If exiting I-80,   proceed North on IL Rt. 26.  You will pass I-88 junction and a Wal-Mart on your Right as you come into town.  Continue from this point for approximately 1.6 miles.  After passing under the Dixon Arch monument, Theatre will be on your Right.
  • If exiting I-88, turn R onto IL Rt. 26 North (South Galena Avenue).  Continue North for approximately 1.6 miles.  Theatre will be on the Right after passing under the Dixon Arch monument. 
  • From West IL Rt. 2, Turn R at IL Rt. 26/ North Galena Ave.   (McDonalds and a Cash Store is on your Right, Snyder Drug & BP Super pantry are to the Left at this intersection)   Continue South on IL Rt. 26/ North Galena Ave. across the River, where road becomes South Galena Ave.  Theatre will be on your Left.  (Turn L or R at 2nd St. for parking areas)

From the North:  

  • From IL Rt. 26 (North Galena Ave./IL Rt. 52),  you will continue southeast.   As you come into town you will pass Plum Hollow Bowling Lanes on the Right and come to a Stop Light Intersection (Crossroad is Lowell Park Rd/4th Avenue) where you’ll find Burger King and Walgreens to your Right.  Taco Bell/Mobile Gas Station,  and Dairy Queen is to your Left.  From here, continue South for approximately 1.4 miles.  Theatre will be on your Left. 

From the South:  

  • From South IL Rt. 26 Dixon, IL, From junction I-88, proceed North on IL Rt. 26/South Galena Ave. for approximately 1.6 miles.  Theatre will be on your Right. 
  • If exiting I-80 in Princeton, IL, you will travel North on IL Rt. 26 for approximately 31 miles.  After passing under the Dixon Arch Monument, Theatre will be on your Right.
  • From IL Rt. 52, you will continue into town (road becomes Chicago Ave.) and come to junction (stoplight here) IL Rt. 38/East 7th St.  Turn L onto East 7th St. and follow until the stoplight intersection of 7th St. and IL Rt. 26/South Galena Ave.  (You’ll find a Hardees ahead of you, on the Right, and a small convenience store on your Left)  Turn R at IL Rt. 26/South Galena Ave. and continue North for approximately .4 miles.  After passing under the Dixon Arch monument, Theatre will be on your Right.

 

Notes:  There is no Right Turn onto East or West 1st St. from IL Rt. 26/South Galena Avenue.  To access parking areas, you will need to turn onto 2nd St. or River St.   You may, however, turn from 1st Street on to IL Rt. 26/South Galena Ave.

 

PARKING:  Public Lots are available directly behind Theatre on the corner of East 2nd St. and S. Ottawa Avenue, directly across from the Theatre on the corner of West  2nd St. & South Galena Avenue at KSB Towne Square Center (there is also a lower level of parking at this location accessible  from South Hennepin, between West 1st St. and West 2nd St.  There is also FREE parking on all surrounding downtown area streets, unless posted as private,  no parking or other.

HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY: Handicap seating is on the main floor and is only available for purchase through the Box Office due to the limited number of seats available to our handicap patrons & their guests.  Please send concerns or questions to info@dixontheatre.com.

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