Peoria and surrounding communities are rich with loyal businesses - many PACVB members - striving to make your event successful by welcoming your incoming guests and providing the services needed along the way. From florists and caterers to sound and video professionals, printers, car rentals and more, our service managers can connect you to the appropriate professionals you need. No problem! Click below to view a current listing of members from our Business Directory.
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East Peoria Festival of Lights
One Eastside Dr.
East Peoria, IL 61611
Contact: Jill Peterson
The Annual East Peoria Festival of Lights kicks off with our Parade of Lights the Saturday night following Thanksgiving, and continues with nightly displays through New Year's Day! For more information on our attractions, please visit us at www.cityofeastpeoria.com.
German-American Central Society
7601 N. Harker Dr.
Peoria, IL 61615
Fax: (309) 266-8662
Contact: Jeffrey Pulfer
A not-for-profit corporation founded to promote German culture in the Peoria Area through song, sport, food, drink and good fellowship. The Society sponsors Oktoberfest on the Riverfront in September, as well as Sommerfest, Volksfest, Bratfest and Schlachtfest at Hickory Grove Park in the summer months. For more information visit www.peoriagermans.net
Maifest– Sunday, May 1 The Lindenhof in Peoria
Sommerfest– Sunday, June 12 Hickory Grove, Dunlap, IL
Volksfest– Sunday, July 10 Hickory Grove, Dunlap, IL
Bratfest– Sunday, August 7 Hickory Grove, Dunlap, IL
Oktoberfest– Sept. 16/17/18 Peoria RiverFront
Schlachtfest– Sunday, Oct. 2 Hickory Grove, Dunlap, IL
Home Builders Association of Greater Peoria
1599 North Main Street
East Peoria, IL 61611
Fax: (309) 699-6500
Producer of the Official Spring Home Show (February) and Parade of Homes (June). Trade association representing over 400 local companies engaged in new home construction and home remodeling.
Midwest Entertainment and Limousine
603 W. Altorfer Lane
Peoria, IL 61615
Fax: 692-9098 (*9)
Contact: Tadd Johnson
Midwest Entertainment and Limousine is a full service entertainment company specializing in providing a broad range of entertainment services, including corporate gatherings, conventions, weddings, private and group events. Limousine services, P.A. rental and much more. Whatever your occasion requires, we provide. No event too small or large. Twenty-five years of service with references available upon request!
Midwest Shows, Inc./Peoria Farm Show|
315 S.E. Fourth Ave.
Austin, MN 55912
Fax: (507) 437-7752
Contact: John K. Riles
The Peoria Farm Show is a full line farm trade show offering manufacturers, distributors and dealers an opportunity to display and sell their goods and services.
Spoon River Valley Scenic Drive
P.O. Box 525
Canton, IL 61520
First two full weekends in October. There are over one hundred miles of scenic routes on the Spoon River Valley Scenic Drive to be enjoyed on this driving tour with beautiful fall colors. Visit us at www.spoonriverdrive.org. There will be food, arts, crafts, entertainment and flea market. Visit 17 villages and historic sites.
St. Patrick Society
P.O. Box 117
Peoria, IL 61650
Fax: (309) 692-8540
Contact: John Martin
A not-for-profit corporation chartered under the statutes of the State of IL. Founded to promote the IRISH lore and sponsor a parade, Gaelic Gallop and Erin Feis. A family oriented group, hoping to help our community in any way we are asked.
Steamboat Classic / IL Valley Striders
PO Box 69
Peoria, IL 61650-0069
Contact: Drake Stockert
Steamboat, the anchor event of Peoria's Sports Classic Weekend in June, features two races with a common starting line and finish--the world's fastest 4-mile and Illinois' toughest 15K. The four mile with a purse of nearly $25,000 and a flat, fast course attracts world-class runners from around the world and boasts world records in every category at 4 miles. The 15K is a strong regional race which features two arduous loops through Peoria's historic Glen Oak Park. All runners and walkers welcome. For registration information write us or visit our web site at www.steamboatclassic.org.