Discover Peoria and ArtsPartners of Central Illinois are excited to launch their new campaign, the 12 Days of Carry-Out. The campaign will feature 12 local restaurants over the course of 12 days with 20 percent of the proceeds going towards 12 local non-profit organizations.

During these 12 days, local residents will be encouraged to order carry-out and delivery from a designated local restaurant. Each purchase will automatically donate 20 percent of the funds to the specified non-profit organization of the day. 

When ordering from the restaurant, make sure to tell them it’s for #12DaysofCarryOut!

The full 12 Days of Carry-Out schedule includes:

Day Date Participating Restaurant

Call to Order

Non-Profit Benefactor





Heart of IL Hospitality Association


12-11 Thyme Craft Kitchen & Bar 309.713.2619 Peoria Ballet


12-12 Industry Brewing 309.839.2930 Corn Stock Theatre


12-13 [CxT] Roasting Company 872.333.2987 ArtsPartners of Central Illinois


12-14 Khoury's Cuisine 309.685.3000 Dream Center Peoria


12-15 Edge by Chef Dustin Allen 309.693.3343 Neighborhood House


12-16 Dac's Smokehouse 309.643.1223 Foster Pet Outreach


12-17 Barrack's Cater Inn 309.692.3990 Contemporary Art Center


12-18 Sugar Wood Fired Bistro 309.676.0848 ART, Inc


12-19 Rhythm Kitchen 309.676.9668 Peoria Symphony Orchestra


12-20 Famous Dave's 309.691.7427 Wildlife Prairie Park


12-21 Firehouse Pizza 309.698.9111 Peoria Area Food Bank

Highlights of the 12 days will include virtual performances from local arts organizations on select nights in December. 

On Friday, December 11, order carry-out from Thyme and join the Peoria Ballet with Central Illinois’ favorite holiday tradition, The Nutcracker performed by the Peoria Ballet. Get into the holiday spirit with this festive production made available this year to enjoy safely at home. The perfect way to have a date night while participating in the 12 Days of CarryOut. The Nutcracker has been a community favorite for over 45 years and is a treat for audiences of all ages! The cost to stream the performance is $20 and available at

On Saturday, December 12, grab your carry-out from Industry Brewing Company and watch the Corn Stock Theatre production of Curtain Call. It will be an evening of music, dance, poetry, and more! This cabaret-style showcase features over 20 performers, many of whom will be reprising roles previously seen on a Corn Stock stage, as well as some new performers that will be sharing their talents with Corn Stock audiences for the first time. Stream the event online at The cost is $20-$25.

On Saturday, December 19, order carry-out from Rhythm Kitchen Music Cafe and then join the special televised performance of the show A Season of Hope by the Peoria Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m. on WTVP Create 47.4. The concert is a multi-faceted jewel shining in many directions, with works by Corelli, Handel, and Bach, along with ancient chants and messages of goodwill, peace, and hope to bring you joy, courage, and comfort into the New Year. Check out more about the performance here:

According to the COVID-19 guidelines provided by Governor Pritzker as of Nov. 20, 2020, all participating restaurants are encouraged to follow the current mitigation guidelines. Masks are recommended when picking up your carry-out orders. Please ask each individual restaurant about their current health and safety protocols as each business operates differently. In addition, guidelines may change during the promotion. For more information on local COVID-19 guidelines, please visit