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Complete your night out with some of the great dining options Downtown Pontiac has to offer. Enjoy craft beer and cocktails, pizza, sandwiches, coffee and so much more. Downtown Pontiac offers plenty of safe, well lit parking just steps away from the Flagstar Strand Theatre and all the downtown area has to offer. Take a look at some of the great options, view a parking map, and to see information on theatre seating and ADA amenities. 

The Flagstar Strand Theatre is located at 12 N. Saginaw Street, just north of Pike Street, in downtown Pontiac.


More than 2,100 parking spaces exist within a three-minute walk of the theater. The spaces are well lit, privately managed, clean and safe.

Downtown Pontiac is Oakland County’s most accessible city. Some 4.5 million people reside within a 40 minute radius and 2 million people are within a 20 minute drive. Woodward Avenue, M-59, I-75, and Telegraph Road are all major feeders into the downtown district.

Statistics show that downtown Pontiac is one of Oakland County’s safest communities. Patrolled by the Oakland County Sheriff, private security firms and downtown resident McLaren Oakland Hospital, the city is safe and has seen a 30% decrease in crime. For most events, The Flagstar Strand is staffed with a doorman as well as greeters both inside and outside the theater to provide assistance and support for guests. The Flagstar Strand Theatre is located in the heart of city’s historic restaurant and retail district which is lined with charming buildings, a decorative streetscape and beautiful landscaping. This traditional “main street” setting is welcoming to diners, shoppers and theater goers.



The Flagstar Strand Theatre boasts nearly 900 luxury

seats with no restricted sight lines and near-perfect


We offer barrier-free access for patrons using

wheelchairs, walkers and other mobility devices.

For our guests who require assistance, we offer a

limited number of Designated Aisle Seats, as well as

wheelchair and companion seating space.

For general inquiries or other questions regarding

seating and accessibility please email us, 

or call (248) 309-6442 and ask for the Concierge Service.



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12 N Saginaw St 

Located adjacent to the Flagstar Strand Theatre lobby, Charlene's is the place to go for Craft Cocktails, Bourbon and Tequila!

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85 N Saginaw St

A place for strangers to make friends, friends to make memories, the memories that build our community, a community of friends.

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13 N Saginaw St

Located directly across the street from the Flagstar Strand Theatre, the Fillmore 13 has delicious food and beer brewed on site.


Oak House Deli at the Crofoot

1 S Saginaw St

Oak House Deli at The Crofoot offers a full menu of both traditional and vegan sandwiches, salads, and soups. 



31 N Saginaw St (entrance on Lawrence)

The Alley Cat is proud to be Pontiac's coffee shop and local gathering spot as well as a full service restaurant in the evenings.  

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Pura Vida

44768 Woodward Ave

Pura Vida is a 3 minute drive from The Strand. Go there for authentic Caribbean Cuisine, stay there for the amazing experience and customer service!

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