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True Urban, Boundless Country

In 1680 French explorers first established a fort along the Illinois River where our communities now thrive. Before that, Native Americans settled in our region for centuries, creating a network of commerce and trade. Today, our great communities continue to be a hub for travel and business and a home to hundreds of thousands. We invite you to discover why the Peoria region has been so special, for so long, in so many hearts.

Parks & Trails

With over seven miles of trails, it’s easy to spend an entire day at Forest Park Nature Preserve. They also offer classes... Read More arrow

Louisville Slugger Sports Complex

Louisville Slugger Sports Complex features a 125,000 square foot dome and 10 synthetic turf bat and ball fields, including a 1,300... Read More arrow

Peoria Riverfront Museum

The Peoria Riverfront Museum features international exhibitions, the Dome Planetarium, RealD Giant Screen Theater, art natural... Read More arrow

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Plenty of Soup for You!

Summer is officially over, and it’s time once more for midwesterners' favorite season… Soup Season!

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Russian Ballet Theatre Presents Swan Lake at Peoria Civic Center Theatre

The Russian Ballet Theatre is pleased to present one breathtaking new production of Pyotr Ilyich

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Featured Event

2021 Snyder Village Benefit Online Auction

September 24, 2021 - September 25, 2021

Welcome to the online version of the 28th Annual Snyder Village Benefit. As before, 100% of the proceeds from the event will be placed into the “Resident In Need Fund”, which... Read More arrow

A quick drive across the Illinois River takes you to East Peoria, where entertainment is never in short supply. Home to the...

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The Marigold Capital of the World is filled with unique attractions to explore. Home to the world’s largest sundial, you can...

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Welcome to the Pumpkin Capital of the World! The Village of Morton is home to Nestle USA, maker of the world’s top-selling...

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Founded in 1825, historic Washington is a wonderful place to slow down and enjoy life. Immerse yourself in the unique and...

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