INDIA FEST

The Peoria Park District and the Indo-American Society are proud to present India Fest at The CEFCU Center Stage. This is one of the Peoria Riverfront's biggest cultural events. Enjoy live music, authentic Indian cuisine, traditional Indian dancing and much more!

August 19
Location: Peoria Riverfront

RUN A MUCK

Run, jump and crawl through the mud at the second annual Pekin Run a Muck! These fun and challenging obstacle course races will be fun for any type of runner. All money raised will be used to help fund the Pekin Park District.

August 19
Location: Grassy Area by Train Depot
PEORIA ZOO MULTICULTURAL DAY

Come and celebrate our world! This day is a celebration of cultures and the people who make our world special! Explore different cultures from around the world and even the role animals play in their lives! 

August 20
Location: Peoria Zoo

SOLAR ECLIPSE VIEWING PARTY

On August 21, there will be a total solar eclipse visible in a narrow path across the United States.  Join Peoria Riverfront Museum  on the museum's Sun Plaza for the biggest Partial Solar Eclipse Party in the Peoria Area!

August 21
Location: Peoria Riverfront Museum
JOE BONAMASSA 

Hailed worldwide as one of the greatest guitar players of his generation, Joe Bonamassa  has redefined the blues-rock genre and brought it into the mainstream.

August 25
Location: Peoria Civic Center

TRIPPIN' BILLIES

Come out to see the Dave Matthew's tribute band that has been touring the country for close to 20 years, along with Fletcher Rockwell! You must be 21 to attend the show. 

August 25
Location: Five Points Washington

FOURTH FRIDAY 

Celebrate the arts in Tazewell County with fun, local experiences.  Enjoy local art, mingle with artists, view performance exhibitions, hear live music and entertainment, explore local shops and restaurants, and so much more! 

August 25
Location: Morton, Tremont, Delavan, & Pekin

IRISH FEST         

New name - same great festival! Formerly "Erin Feis", Irish Fest is considered the largest Irish festival in the midwest. Enjoy cultural displays, shopping, Irish food and exceptional entertainment on five different stages!  Everyone is Irish this weekend!  

August 25-27
Location: Riverfront Park

29th ANNUAL DUCK RACE

This year's race features a 750-foot slip-n-slide leading to the Eastside Centre!  The person whose duck makes it to the finish line first will be the winner of $5,000.  Proceeds  benefit  The Center for Prevention of Abuse.

August 26
Location: Eastside Centre

KICKAPOO CREEK GRAPE STOMP

I Love Lucy fans - we have a great event for you! Kickapoo Creek Winery is hosting its 11th Annual Grape Stomp. Register online in teams of three and compete against other to see who is the best at this old way of wine-making. 

August 27
Location: Kickapoo Creek Winery

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Peoria, IL 61602
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