Come Play in Peoria, Illinois!

Sports Planner Info

Come Play in the Peoria Area

The Peoria Area hosts major sporting events in a number of venues year-round. The NJCAA Women’s Basketball Division II National Championship, IHSA Boys State Basketball Tournament and the NSA “B” North World Series are a few of the major events that see success in the Peoria Area, year after year. Home to a professional baseball and hockey team, Peoria ranks among the Top 10 Minor League Sports markets in the Nation (Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal).

Why Use the Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau for Your Event?

  • Offers unbiased information about the Peoria Area’s services and facilities
  • Saves visitors time and energy, as we are a one-stop shop for local tourism interests
  • Provides full range of information about the Peoria Area    
  • Gives access to a range of services, packages and value added extras
  • Helps to link meeting planners with suppliers
  • Markets the destination to attendees via promotional materials
  • PACVB keeps track of hotel room counts, as well as other meetings coming to the area. We can help planners avoid conflicts with other events.
  • PACVB has first-hand familiarity with the hotels and meeting places in the Peoria Area. We can help planners match properties to specific meeting requirements and budgets


Sports Facilities Guide

Our Sporting Facilities Guide is an excellent resource for information on Expo and Sports facilities in the area. They include square footage, floor plans, photos and other information on a variety of spaces and places available to you.