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Looking for fun things to do in the Peoria Area? We have you covered. Below you can explore a wide variety of events and activities happening in Peoria, IL.

 

Peoria Heights

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Peoria Heights offers unique events and scenic views that are sure to please. Whether you like art, music, parades, picnics, one-of-kind-dining or boutique shopping, Peoria Heights is the place to be.


47 Events Found





Jul 17, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Please join us at Mackinaw Valley Winery for an early evening flower arranging workshop with an instructor from Alice’s Table! Create a beautiful summer arrangement to take home while learning tips and tricks to use again and again. The flower arranging can take anywhere...

Jul 18, 2019 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Come and create a Cigar Box Guitar with local musician George Pratt. All supplies are provided. Please bring a cordless drill, a Phillips and a flat screwdriver and a dremel if you have one. Ages 17 and up Time-6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Peoria Art Guild members use co...

Jul 12, 2019 - Jul 20, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
This epic musical tells the story of three diverse families in pursuit of the American Dream in the volatile “melting pot” of New York during the early-twentieth-century America. Written by the award-winning composer/lyricist team of Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, noted p...

Jul 19, 2019 - Jul 20, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Information stations on safety, rules, equipment, bait, live aquatic environment and casting will be held on Friday evening. All those pre-registered that complete the stations will receive their own Larry’s Casting Kids fishing license, t-shirt, and a goodie bag. The fishin...

Jul 19, 2019 - Jul 20, 2019 4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
This Kansas City BBQ sanctioned event features over 35 of the best teams in the United States. Want a VIP experience? Friday evening sample BBQ from four award winning teams and learn tips and tricks from the pros! In 2019 we will have two VIP Tasting times available Fri...

Jul 19, 2019 - Jul 20, 2019 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Join us for this concert series featuring Aaron Lewis & more! ...

Jul 20, 2019 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Jul 20, 2019 6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Z Tour Bike Ride provides you a chance to enjoy some of the best bike roads that northwest Illinois has to offer. The routes will feature loops that incorporate hills, rolling terrain, beautiful views of Bureau Creek with minimal traffic, beginning and ending at Princeto...

Jul 20, 2019 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
We want to invite all to come downtown Morton dressed as their favorite super hero for fun, freebies, and a special time together. Everyone will be encouraged to dress up as your favorite Super Hero for the occasion....

Jul 20, 2019 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Author event and book signing featuring, over 80 romance authors in one room including New York Times and USA Today Best sellers. Chat with them, get selfies together, or buy a signed book. And all proceeds go to Thistle Farms! ...

Jul 20, 2019 11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
The biggest concert of the summer. From the hit shows EMPIRE, CHICAGO PD and SHAMELESS Peoria's own KEITH CAMPEN. Headliners the PFMB Ensemble Architeq, akademia artist of the year winner WAR MUHAMMAD feat JOE COURI and international recording artist TIGHTEST WHITEST. An all...

Jul 21, 2019 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Get Acquainted with Peoria Players and join us for our epic 101st season! Join us at Peoria Players on Sunday, July 21. Meet the directors of our 2019-2020 season and find out more about the upcoming shows, auditions and much more! Admission is free and the afternoon...

Jul 25, 2019 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Over 50 Sodas Will Be Available For Tasting And Over 200 Kinds of Sodas To Buy From Inside The Store. Tickets For Sale At The Event Use Them For Soda's or Try Any of Our 16 Flavors of Ice Cream. Now Is The Time To Come Out And Try The Odd, The Best and Even the Daring...

Jul 25, 2019 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Our annual Corn Fest is a family-fun event celebrating fresh sweet corn. Dinners with all-you-can-eat corn, street music, craft vendors, scavenger hunt and corn eating contest. Door prizes rewarded. Balloon art and face painting available for children....

Jul 5, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Bring your lawn chair to sit and enjoy some great music!...

Jul 26, 2019 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Annual Bike Night in downtown Pekin! Bring the family and view hundreds of custom bikes on display. There will be food, Live Music and lots of adult beverages. Shop our Food and merchandise vendors while enjoying the amazing custom bike display, while listing to live music. ...

Jul 26, 2019 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Boutiques, restaurants, art galleries, and makers of all kinds will celebrate every interpretation of the arts through locally-made goods, creative activities, artisan markets, visual art displays, specialty food and drink items, music and more. There will be something fo...

Jul 26, 2019 - Jul 27, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Featuring steel wheel and track type tractors, but all types and colors are welcome! Featured engines are Fairbanks Morse and Monitor. ...

Jul 27, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
This is an opportunity to visit with the Winter Season Directors, learn about their upcoming shows, and stay for the 2020 Tent Season announcement, plus enjoy some live entertainment! Winter directors will be present to discuss their upcoming auditions and performance dates....

Jul 27, 2019 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Annual Super Cruise in downtown Pekin! Bring the family and view hundreds of antique, vintage and custom cars on display. There will be food, face painting and more. Shop our food and merchandise vendors while enjoying the mind blowing car display. Free Family Event and Alw...

Jul 27, 2019 5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Join us for an unforgettable night of celebrating Hispanic heritage through music, dance, food and fun! Tickets will go on sale in June - $7 in advance / $10 at the door (per person) Children’s area is open 5pm-8pm Bands TBA ...

Jul 27, 2019 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
First 1,000 fans (Age 13 & up) will receive a Javier Baez bobblehead performing his signature slap tag. Rising star Austin French will be appearing for a post-game concert! Get your tickets while you can!...

Jul 27, 2019 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Peoria Water Lantern Festival is coming up on July 27, 2019! Voted #1 Best Cultural Festival by USA TODAY! Water Lantern Festival is a floating lantern event that is all about connections. Magical nights in cities across the U.S. include food, games, activities, vendor...

Jul 27, 2019 4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
FIVE POINTS SUMMER JAM MUSIC FESTIVAL FOR ST. JUDE RUNS 4 BANDS: THE BLANK STAIRS, AILEEAH COLGAN, TEDDY ROBB, SMITHFIELD FOOD TRUCKS: PICO DE GALLO, KAMEALAS KREAMERY, HICK'RY CATERING BEER TRUCKS VIP LOUNGE OUTDOOR GAMES FREE GIVEAWAYS AND MORE! ...

Jul 27, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Explore the complexity of pattern. Learn how to form your own flowing designs from a single dot on paper and outward. Once we’ve tried out a few intricate patterns on paper, henna art will be introduced, with a bit of historical background given. Henna is the ancient Indian ...

Aug 1, 2019 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
PLaCE & Friends are excited to be hosting The Indulgence Tours - The Peaches in the Village of Morton on Thursday, August 1st starting at 3p! Event hours may vary by business so be sure to check www.mortonmagnet.com and/or our Facebook event page for the latest and gre...

Aug 3, 2019 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Aug 7, 2019 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Peoria area restaurants provide a taste of popular menu items to a crowd of more than 50,000! Complete with fun activities and live music in a block party atmosphere! ...

Aug 7, 2019 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Join us on August 7th at 7:30 PM for an evening with the most popular and sought after big band in the world today. With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time. Enjoy vocals by Nick Hilscher, Hannah Trucken...

May 9, 2019 - Aug 8, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Today people all over the world practice Tai Chi and Qi Gong to improve their well-being. Join us for these health beneficial classes with our instructor Donna Sturm. These classes are for beginners and are wheelchair friendly....

Aug 5, 2019 - Aug 9, 2019 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
"THE ARTS WORK!" at St. Paul UCC Pekin is a week-long fine arts summer enrichment camp for children ages 2nd grade thru 8th grade. Lead staff is comprised of experienced, professional artists and musicians, directed by Sharon Samuels Reed. Breakfast and lunch will be p...

Jun 1, 2019 - Aug 10, 2019 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Shore Acres Pool is an outdoor aquatic facility operated by the Chillicothe Park district. The facility includes two water slides, a diving well, a zero depth entry pool with play equipment, and a full-service concession stand. The Shore Acres Pool season runs from the end...

Aug 2, 2019 - Aug 10, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
The musical is the Southern-ized Robin Hood tale of Jamie Lockhart, a dangerous, handsome, backwoods rogue who is a gentleman by day and bandit by night. When he falls for the beautiful Rosamund, the daughter of a wealthy planter, Clemment Musgrove, his world and code of eth...

Aug 9, 2019 - Aug 10, 2019 6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
The Peoria Park District and Inked Entertainment bring you Peoria’s original celebration of soul and R & B music! The RiverFront is the place to be - you won’t want to miss it! Musical acts TBA ...

Aug 10, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Enjoy a summer day on the Illinois River at the Riverfront Park in Havana, Saturday, August 10th, 2019 and stroll through over a hundred classic cars at our annual car show, also featuring vendors and food!...

Aug 10, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Enjoy this arts and makers festival featuring 100 interactive booths, 6 workshops, and 28 performance groups from 9am-5pm...

Aug 10, 2019 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Family-friendly muddy experience for runners and walkers! Navigate obstacles, run with your friends and family – all ages and skill levels – once you get dirty, you’ll be ready for s’more! Registering by 7-15-19 will guarantee you a T-shirt. Registering day of will be...

Aug 7, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
This high-energy musical celebrates our annual Summer Youth Theatre! All your favorite essentials of that decadent decade are here in Back to the 80’s. Featuring a Star Wars dream sequence, spectacular dance routines, generous amounts of blue eyeshadow, twenty cans of hairsp...

Aug 8, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Join the class of 1985 as they experience the fun and heartbreak of growing up in a totally awesome decade. Back to the 80's is a nostalgic romp through the greatest hits of the decade. ...

Aug 15, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Enjoy an evening of music and worship with Dove Award winner and singer of "Forever," "We Are," and "Revelation Song."...

Aug 16, 2019 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
If you have not seen these guys perform...you are missing out! If you have seen them, then you know what an AWESOME show this is! You set the playlist for the night.....there is NOTHING these amazing performers cannot play! $40 per person ~ Includes dinne...

May 19, 2019 - Sep 8, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Enjoy a relaxing Sunday afternoon in the Stag Tap’s Beer Garden on Main Street in downtown Historic Havana. Live music is scheduled for every Sunday afternoon May 19th – September 8th, 2019! Visit their Facebook page for lineup and details....

May 25, 2019 - Sep 28, 2019 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
One of the wonderful things about West Central Illinois is that you can take home a bounty of locally grown vegetables, fruits, herbs, honey and jams....

May 1, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Welcome to WO'TM where you will find a wide representation of the life in central IL from antique and collector autos, trains, airplanes to tools, toys, clocks, tractors, musical stuff, vintage clothes, fire trucks, bicycles and general family fun....

Jun 8, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
This BHHA-created exhibit displays 19th century tools, textiles, and the Bishop Hill Colonists who used them. This exhibition will open on June 8 and will close on October 31, 2019....

May 18, 2019 - Nov 28, 2019 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Farmers' and artists' market featuring locally grown produce, meats, eggs, cheeses and baked goods. The market highlights the best central Illinois has to offer including breads, coffee, pottery, jewelry, popcorn, dog treats, fresh flowers, made-to-order omelets and so much ...

Jan 1, 2019 - Dec 15, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
NEW for 2019, join us for a dollar day for your town! Pay just $1 per person to unplug and explore the outdoors with Wildlife Prairie Park! ID is required with the town that is featured during that day to take advantage of $1 admission. No exceptions will be granted. Please ...

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