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Welcome to Illinois' River City

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.

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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Enjoy the Peoria Area’s wide variety of area attractions, festivals and events! Read More arrow

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

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Discover all the Annual Events Happening in the Peoria Region this Summer

Discover Peoria is excited to promote a robust line-up of activities and events happening this

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Peoria Symphony Orchestra Announces A New World

The Peoria Symphony Orchestra closes their 123rd Season on Friday, April 30, 2021, with A New World,

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Featured Event

2021 Student Annual

May 14, 2021 - May 16, 2021

2021 Student Annual Online exhibition beginning April 6, 2021. Image: Etching by Erika Shiba, the 2021 Marshall Dulaney Pitcher Award winner. Image courtesy of artist. Image:... Read More arrow