The 2021 PNC New Year’s Eve Kid’s Countdown presented by Better Built is back at the Peoria Civic Center on Friday, December 31st. The festivities begin at 3:00 pm with the PNC Kids Countdown activities in the Peoria Civic Center Exhibit Hall A, with a variety of events and entertainment for the whole family. Activities will include Wild Style Face Painting, superhero & princess photo opportunities, The Unique Twist & Twisting Crew balloon making, Fun on the Run inflatables, with performances by Communication Junction, Peoria Notre Dame drumline, and more. The PND drumline will lead the crowd from the Exhibit Hall with a parade over to our atrium and patio area for the 6:00 pm ball drop, followed by fireworks presented by Better Built. Admission to the event is free to the public.  

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About Peoria Civic Center 

The Peoria Civic Center, an ASM Global managed facility, is an entertainment and convention venue that contributes significantly to the economic impact on the downtown Peoria area.  For the most up-to-date event information, visit  

About ASM Global  

ASM Global is the world’s leading producer of entertainment experiences. It is the global leader in venue and event strategy and management – delivering locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to achieve maximum results for venue owners. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 325 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues. 

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