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MORTON PUNKIN CHUCKIN

Get ready to watch pumpkins hurl through the air at the 20th Annual Punkin Chuckin competition! Over 20 teams bring in huge machines to see who can launch a pumpkin the farthest. This is the second oldest punkin chuckin competition in the nation!

October 15-16
Location: Rural Morton

5th ANNUAL CROSSFIRE GAMES

Watch some of the most athletic in the Peoria Area compete for a good cause at the 5th Annual Crossfire Games at CrossFit East Peoria! All money raised will go towards the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

October 15
Location: CrossFit East Peoria

HEARTLAND FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA:
MOZART MASTERPIECES

Enjoy the extraordinary talents of the Heartland Festival Orchestra's virtuosi in one of the greatest "double" concertos ever written. The  program is also graced by works of Mozart's contemporaries.

October 15
Location: Five Points Washington

PNC PEORIA MARATHON AND 
RUN RIVER CITY

The 2016 PNC Bank Peoria Marathon and Run River City Races is one of Peoria's premier running events. It features a full marathon, marathon relay, half marathon, 5k and youth run.

October 16
Location: Peoria

OSF WOMEN'S LIFESTYLE SHOW

OSF Healthcare is excited to present the 25th annual "Women's Lifestyle Show" on Saturday October 22, 2016 at the Peoria Civic Center. It is considered  Downstate Illinois' largest women's event, where women come to shop, learn, and CELEBRATE!

October 22
Location: Peoria Civic Center

PEORIA CITYFEST - WAREHOUSE

Join the City of Peoria for the first ever CityFest, a location-specific party that showcases updated and improved parts of Peoria.  The inaugural CityFest >> Warehouse will highlight the renewed stretch of Adams Street between Pecan and Persimmon (its first completed green street project!) 

October 22
Location: Peoria's Warehouse District

"WICKED" LIVE

Popular Broadway sensation WICKED returns to the Peoria Civic Center!  The surprising tale of an unlikely friendship between two women in the Land of Oz,WICKED  tells the untold story of the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good.
 
October 26-30
Location: Peoria Civic Center

PARKSIDE ATHLETICS 
HALLOWEEN HAVOC PICKLEBALL TOURNAMENT

Get a team together and take part in the Parkside Athletics Halloween Havoc Pickleball Tournament! It  will consist of men's, women's & mixed divisions of play based on ability. DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS OCTOBER 21!

October 29
Location: Parkside Athletics in Pekin

PEORIA HEIGHTS FALL CELEBRATION

Peoria Heights gets in the fall spirit with a Halloween costume contest and parade, pumpkin painting contest, in-store specials and trick or  treating with fun for the whole family!

October 29
Location: Peoria Heights

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