Orion

America’s Hometown – Orion

Orion is minutes from the Quad Cities, south on Route 150.  A captivating Main Street setting with charm offers 19th Century architecture and cultural experiences.  Orion is a shoppers delight with specialty and floral stores.  Visit the historic Central Park bandshell, home to the Community Band, and enjoy one of the many summer music concert series or movie nights.  Be enchanted and experience the sights, the sounds, and the satisfaction of a small town where youth breathe life into the community.

Annual Events

Adventure Cyclist Association ~ Northern Tier Bike Trail
IL County Highway 81

Trail meanders through Henry County communities, Orion and Cambridge. You will ride some of the finest rolling prairie country highways dotted with centennial farms. Visit spring to late fall and experience a blossoming spring to spectacular fall colors. Towns are equipped with services and campgrounds available in Orion and Cambridge. Plan ahead and experience Henry County at its finest.

Enchanted Florist
409 11th Street
61273
Orion
Hillcrest Event Center
16260 East 350th Street
61273

Hillcrest Resort offers an executive 9 hole golf course, an Olympic size outdoor pool, full service bar and grill, meeting facilities, indoor and outdoor family event facilities and a newly renovated camping resort. There is a lot to enjoy at Hillcrest Event Center.

 

 

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Open April 1 through October 31
Maple Street Grille
303 10th Avenue
61273
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Orion Music Band Shell
1208 5th Street
61273

Preservation of Orion's Music Band Shell, in 2015 celebrated 100 years of community togetherness. The band shell sparked renewed interest in the downtown spirit. During the summer's concerts, music melodies of the Orion Community Band and regional artists fill the air and the band shell sparkles. It creates an atmosphere drawing return visits from visitors far and wide.

 

 

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Parkside Treasure House
1201 5th Street
61273
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Torment at Twelve Hundred
5030 North 1200th Avenue
61273

Are you ready to be Tormented?

Voted a top 10 IL haunt by USA Today, this story based theatrical haunt is one-of-a-kind. Experience the woods of Orion, Illinois as you walk through the various chapters of Torment at Twelve Hundred. Each year, a new chapter is added as this horror story unfolds for its visitors. The suspense will grow as you move indoor and out, through winding wooded paths and elaborate permanent structures. Torment at Twelve Hundred will provide a night of terror that's sure to keep you coming back, year after year. This haunt is not recommended for children 12 and under.

Orion
Open weekends in October only. Friday and Saturday 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. and Sunday, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.