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Looking for fun things to do in the Peoria Area? We have you covered. Below you can explore a wide variety of events and activities happening in Peoria, IL.

 


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Feb 26, 2016 - Jan 26, 2016 8:00 pm
Former Poison frontman Bret Michaels will be rocking the Limelight Eventplex on Friday, February 26. As front man for the legendary rock band Poison, Bret Michaels has sold 25 million records and scored an amazing 15 chartbusting Top 40 singles including "Talk Dirty To Me,"...

Feb 1, 2016 - Feb 8, 2016 All Day
Feb. 1 and 8! Feel the smooth scales of a snake glide through your hand, hear the hiss of a giant cockroach, and see a tarantula up close and personal! This short program will give you a new respect for some “critters” who definitely don’t fit into the cute, furry, cuddly m...

Feb 10, 2016 7:00pm
The Bradley Braves take on the Loyola Ramblers!...

Feb 11, 2016 6:30 p.m.
Adults, it’s your turn to play and make things! Join us on selected Thursday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm to invent, innovate, and build. The most fantastic creations win a prize. Snacks and cash bar available. $25 per person January 14, February 11, March 10, April 1...

Feb 11, 2016 6:30pm-8:30pm
Adults, it’s your turn to play and make things! Join us on selected Thursday evenings from 6:30-8:30 pm to invent, innovate, and build. The most fantastic creations win a prize. Snacks and cash bar available....

Feb 9, 2016 - Feb 13, 2016
Sculpt glass with fire to create hearts, flowers or wineglasses this Valentine's Day! 5th-6th and 13th-14th: Glass heart making workshop 9-12th: couples date nights to include blowing stemless wine glasses. Email for details: info@jdraperglass.com...

Feb 11, 2016 - Feb 13, 2016 7:00
The Conklin’s Players are back at Five Points Washington for a love-fest of music and comedy featuring some of the greatest love songs of all time. From Tin Pan Alley right up through the decades, we’ll sample the most popular love songs of nearly 100 years, along with some ...

Feb 12, 2016 - Feb 13, 2016 7:00 pm
The Peoria Rivermen will take on the Louisiana IceGators!...

Feb 12, 2016 - Feb 13, 2016 Call to reserve a time slot
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Feb 13, 2016 8:00pm - 9:00pm
This Valentine’s Day weekend, join us for a special tour of the Cosmos, as we explore romantic constellations in Peoria's night sky, and visit the most breathtaking places in the Universe using our real-time Uniview system. A complimentary glass of wine and small bag of ch...

Feb 13, 2016 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The event includes everything your Scout needs to earn the Adventures in Science! belt loop including star-gazing in the Dome Planetarium, a science demonstration by Dr. Campbell, and experiments in chemistry and electricity. There will also be a free exploration time and a ...

Feb 13, 2016 6:00PM-10:00Pm
Valentine's dinner and dancing! 5 course meal, dancing and live DJ, free gifts, prize drawings, animal encounters and more! Free beer and wine hour from 6-7pm Five course meal Live DJ from Memory Productions Dance floor, prizes, giveaways and photobooth Interaction w...

Feb 13, 2016 10:00 - 11:00 am
Children engage with stories, music, and hands-on exploration in this program for 1-3 year olds and their grown-ups. Programs are repeated Wednesdays and Saturdays, so choose the day which is best for you!Feb 10 and 13: Farm There are so many fun animals in the farmyard. Co...

Feb 13, 2016 TBD
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Feb 13, 2016 - Feb 14, 2016 Sat 12:00-5:00PM and Sunday 12:00PM-4:00PM
Come explore JK Williams Distilling every Saturday and Sunday! The free tour and tasting experience includes a history lesson on distilling in Peoria, a hands-on demonstration of how the whiskey is made, and samples of the locally produced bourbons and whiskeys....

Feb 14, 2016 8:00pm - 9:00pm
This Valentine’s Day weekend, join us for a special tour of the Cosmos, as we explore romantic constellations in Peoria's night sky, and visit the most breathtaking places in the Universe using our real-time Uniview system. A complimentary glass of wine and small bag of choc...

Feb 14, 2016 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Join us as we look at the complicated, beautiful, and sometimes bizarre courtship rituals of the animal kingdom. From videos to meeting animals up close, this will give you a whole new perspective on relationships! Coffee and light refreshments will be served. For ages 18 a...

Feb 14, 2016 6:00PM
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Feb 14, 2016 6:00 PM
Join us for a Valentine's Day 5 Course Dinner at East Port Banquet Center - Romantic River View Included! 6:00 PM - Cost per Couple $90.00 or $110.00 with wine service. Menu: Shrimp Cocktail in Martini Glass French Onion Soup with Parmesan Crouton Artisan Blend Salad ...

Feb 16, 2016 7:00pm-8:00pm
Enjoy this free hour-long live online seminar will take place February 16th at 7:00pm CST. Link to sign up and more information: http://modernthrive.com/staygp/ The Greater Peoria Economic Development Council and Modern Thrive have teamed up to create a series of free ...

Feb 18, 2016 7:00pm-8:00pm
Enjoy this free hour-long live online seminar will take place February 18th at 7:00pm CST. Link to sign up and more information: http://modernthrive.com/staygp/ The Greater Peoria Economic Development Council and Modern Thrive have teamed up to create a series of free ...

Feb 19, 2016 7:30 PM
Country music sensation Luke Bryan returns to the Peoria Civic Center as part of his Kill the Lights Tour. Special guests include Little Big Town and Dustin Lynch. ...

Feb 19, 2016 - Feb 20, 2016
Schools from across Illinois will be competing at Woodruff Career and Technical Center in the annual Anteros Archery Classic. At this National Archery in School the Schools Program (NASP) tournament, student archers will be shooting at 10 and 15 meter targets. Competitor a...

Feb 20, 2016 7:00pm - 9:00pm
This session on painting is taught by local artist Jana Maxwell. Grab a few friends or plan to make new ones, enjoy a selections of wines, as you paint a piece on canvas! Create a unique piece for yourself to enjoy or as a special gift! $30 members | $33 public...

Feb 20, 2016 7:00pm
The Bradley Braves take on the Drake Bulldogs!...

Feb 20, 2016 8:00AM
GENERAL ADMISSION $5 and Includes: -FREE CHILLI LUNCH -OPEN ICE FISHING -INTRODUCTION TO ORIENTEERING -WINTER SURVIVAL CLASS -BEGINNER WINTER TRAIL RUNNING CLASS -WINTER BIRDING HIKE Pre-Registration + Additional fees Required for Races SIGN UP FOR OUR FIRST ...

Feb 20, 2016 6PM - 10PM
Join Young Professionals of Caterpillar, H.O.P.E. and CHOI for a night of Mystery, Suspense and Entertainment... We're hosting the biggest Mardi Gras Whodunit Masquerade Ball of the season! Dress up... Bring your mask, dancing shoes and your detective skills... This murder m...

Feb 20, 2016 1:00pm-4:00pm
Enjoy a fun afternoon and help raise money for Family Matters Parent Training and Information Center! $50 in pledges for each bowler: 3 games Free Shoe and Lane Rental Team and Bowler Prices...

Feb 20, 2016 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Altered Fashion: Redesign old clothing into something fit for the runway. Participants will use basic design, alteration, and machine sewing skills. ...

Feb 20, 2016 - Feb 21, 2016 Sat 12:00-5:00PM and Sunday 12:00PM-4:00PM
Come explore JK Williams Distilling every Saturday and Sunday! The free tour and tasting experience includes a history lesson on distilling in Peoria, a hands-on demonstration of how the whiskey is made, and samples of the locally produced bourbons and whiskeys....

Feb 22, 2016 7:00pm-8:00pm
Enjoy this free hour-long live online seminar will take place February 22nd at 7:00pm CST. Link to sign up and more information: http://modernthrive.com/staygp/ The Greater Peoria Economic Development Council and Modern Thrive have teamed up to create a series of free ...

Feb 23, 2016 8:00 pm
Bradley Braves take on Evansville University!...

Feb 27, 2016 Show time is 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:00.
Folk roots trio Atomic Jon will appear at The Princeton Coffeehouse on Saturday, February 27th. Although all three members -- Abby Beneke, Tom Beneke, and Jon Blinderman, are native Illinoisans, this will be their first appearance in Illinois. Their first album, long in th...

Feb 26, 2016 - Feb 28, 2016
Spring is almost here, and that means that it is time to start thinking about home improvements! The Spring Home Show is your one-stop shop for all your projects! The Home Builders Association of Greater Peoria puts on the show every year. ...

Feb 27, 2016 - Feb 28, 2016 Sat 12:00-5:00PM and Sunday 12:00PM-4:00PM
Come explore JK Williams Distilling every Saturday and Sunday! The free tour and tasting experience includes a history lesson on distilling in Peoria, a hands-on demonstration of how the whiskey is made, and samples of the locally produced bourbons and whiskeys....

Feb 28, 2016 7:00PM
Ever wanted to try your luck at the Price is Right? Here is your chance. Come see the hit game show live at the Peoria Civic Center! ...

Mar 1, 2016 - Mar 2, 2016 7:30PM
Hilarious musical comedy about the making of a Broadway show...

Mar 3, 2016 8:00AM
St. Paddy's themed 5K race with a post-race party at Kelleher's Irish Pub...

Mar 3, 2016 4:00-8:00pm
We will be hosting a fundraiser night at Panera Bread! Proceeds will benefit Wildlife Prairie Park directly ...

Mar 4, 2016
Don't miss the largest RV show outside of Chicago this March at the Peoria Civic Center as the Central Illinois Recreational Show returns for the thirty-second year! The show features RV's of all kinds ranging from the smallest of tent campers to the largest motor homes. O...

Mar 4, 2016 8:00PM
Get The Led Out is a group of professional musicians who are passionate about their love of the music of Led Zeppelin. It's been their mission to bring the studio recordings of "the mighty Zep" to life on the big concert stage. This is not an impersonator act but rather a ...

Mar 4, 2016
On the First Friday of every month, from 5pm to 9pm, join us for an intimate look at studios, galleries and arts organizations.  Meet artists, musicians, neighbors and collectors.  The tour includes twelve locations and spans a breadth of artistic media.  ...

Mar 5, 2016 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Art Parade: Make life-size puppets and parade your work through the PlayHouse before you take it home! ...

Mar 5, 2016 - Mar 6, 2016 Sat 12:00-5:00PM and Sunday 12:00PM-4:00PM
Come explore JK Williams Distilling every Saturday and Sunday! The free tour and tasting experience includes a history lesson on distilling in Peoria, a hands-on demonstration of how the whiskey is made, and samples of the locally produced bourbons and whiskeys....

Jan 7, 2016 - May 26, 2016 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Offered weekly on Thursdays, 9:30am-10:30am Cost: Free with museum admission Our newest Playhouse program is designed for the parents of babies ages birth to 12 months. Enjoy coffee and conversation with fellow moms while your little ones play. ...

Jan 6, 2016 - May 28, 2016 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Children engage with stories, music, and hands-on exploration in this program for 1-3 year olds and their grown ups. Programs are repeated Wednesdays and Saturdays, so choose the day which is best for you! Wednesdays 10-11am Saturdays 10-11am Cost: Free with museum a...

Feb 20, 2016 - May 30, 2016 Regular Museum Hours
Step back in time to an era of flappers and suffragists, bootleggers and temperance workers, and real-life legends like Al Capone and Carry Nation. Created by the National Constitution Center,American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition is the first comprehensive exhib...

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