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Welcome to Hillcrest Events Center and the NEW BBQ PIT Restaurant in Orion, Illinois.         All guests are invited to register to receive the latest course news and exclusive access to our online specials.              Book your tee time online or call (309) 755-6550.        Quad Cities, Illinois Travel Guide

About Us

Hillcrest Event Center -is a multi-purpose venue that handles public events including multiple music festivals; concerts, BBQ and Chili cook offs, Fairs, Haunted  Woods, and Pool Parties. Private events include weddings, reunions, rehearsal dinners, and corporate outings that can be customized to your specifications.

Hillcrest Event Center capabilities include event areas ranging from 100- 30,000, a 7,500 person Natural Amphitheater, 5,000 person Event Area with two pavilions, 750 Natural Amphitheater, over a mile of event trails with three stage areas, Golf Course/Concert venue (30,000), Campground (100 RV’s with full hook ups, 1,000 RV’s parking spots, 1,000 tent sites), Olympic  Swimming Pool (450 capacity) and Restaurant/Sports Club (120 seating, Patio 120 seating). Onsite Parking 2000 cars offsite 750)

Learning Center – The Hillcrest Learning Center is a non-profit organization. Hillcrest Event Center is a volunteer facility that provides college students from around the world and area colleges the opportunity to complete internships in Hospitality, Public Relations, Graphic Design, Social Media, Photography, Cinematography, Human Resources, Event Marketing, Turf Management, Conservation, Landscape Architecture, and many more programs.

Television Stuido - 2015 marks the forth year of filming reality entertainment covering events, golfing, camping, food service and other activities in a close knit entertainment venue. New shows this year include Midwest Biker, 4 Guys with Carts, Bartender School and Midwest Chef.

Champion Executive Golf Course - The oldest and shorts golf course in the greater Quad Cities Area that features nine distinguished challenging holes of pleasure for golfers of every level. 

Campground – Our campgrounds offer a wide selection of spacious, level sites with picnic tables, water spouts, fire pits, and full hook ups for RVs and over 200 tent sides. 

Hillcrest Trails - One mile of nature trails that are newly carved with 7 acres of floral fields, ponds and native woods. This year our conservation program was approved by the state of Illinois allowing use a tree farm registration.

Olympic Sized Swimming Pool - Relax in a chaise lounge chair and catch some rays or take a refreshing dip. The Cabana staff will be happy to serve you food and beverages, even while you swim!

Event Center Pavilion - Two pavilions are used for picnics, golf outings, family re-unions, graduations, and corporate meetings.

Restaurant/Sports Club - The BBQ Pit is our newest addition. Serving favorites such as BBQ Rib Tips, Pulled Pork sandwiches, and perfectly seasoned french-fries. The BBQ Pit is proudly sponsored by Cookies and Hormel.

Course renovations completed. Opening in Spring 2019!.