KANE BROWN LIVE

The Tailgate N' Tallboys Music Festival continues with country singer Kane Brown on the Peoria Riverfront! Brown is new to the scene but has already made a big splash in the country music world! Smithfield and Walker McQuire will open.

August 3
Location: Peoria Riverfront

LEDGESTONE INSUANCE OPEN
DISC GOLF TOURNAMENT
 
The top professional disc golfers from around the world come back to the Peoria Area for the Ledgestone Insurance Open Disc Golf Tournament. This tournament has the largest payout of any on the pro tour!

August 3-6
Location: Courses around the Peoria Area

RIVER CITY SOUL FEST

Celebrate Gospel and R&B music at the River City Soul Fest on the Riverfront. Friday night is Gospel night will local choirs and performers. Saturday night features some of the best in R&B, including Jagged Edge and Bobby V!

August 4-5
Location: Peoria Riverfront

ST. JUDE RUN AND TELETHON

Come cheer on the thousands of runners as they return from all across the Midwest in the St. Jude Run. This includes runners who take part in the Memphis (St. Jude Children's Research Hospital) to Peoria Run. Afterwards, help donate to St. Jude at the annual St. Jude Telethon!

August 5
Location: Downtown Peoria/Peoria Civic Center
RUN DAY FUN DAY

There will be SO much to do around Downtown Peoria during the running festivities. At Run Day Fun Day downtown businesses come together to provide great entertainment for runners, friends, families and spectators throughout the day! Enjoy live music, entertainment and food/drink specials at downtown bars and restaurants!

August 5
                                                    Location: Downtown Peoria

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THE WALLFLOWERS w/
BETTER THAN EZRA

The Bud Light Concert Series continues with 90's rock stars The Wallflowers and Better than Ezra! Both bands became sensations in the early 1990's with songs such as "One Headlight" and "Good."

August 6
Location: Peoria Riverfront
BRATFEST w/ CRAFT BEERS

Enjoy a German festival held in a traditional German Bier Garten! Enjoy over 25 different beers, arts and craft vendors, hot rods/sports car/bike cruis'n and German music!

August 6
Location: Hickory Grove Park

TASTE OF PEORIA

Come out and try food from some of the Peoria Area's best restaurants at the 36th annual Taste of Peoria!  Over 30 of the Peoria Area local restaurants will be competing for a number of awards with over 80 different kinds of food items to sample!

August 9
Location: Peoria Riverfront

GRAND NATIONAL TT WEEKEND

Get ready for one of the biggest bike events in Central Illinois! Enjoy a weekend of great music and parties on the Peoria Riverfront. On Sunday, head to Peoria Motorcycle Club for the Miller Lite / AMA Pro Grand National Championship TT!


August 11-13
Location: Peoria Riverfront and Peoria Motorcycle Club

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CELEBRATING AMERICAN COMPOSERS   

Come celebrate and honor this amazing ensemble of composers with the Peoria Pops Orchestra. From Aaron Copland to George Gershwin, Duke Ellington, John Williams and Henry Mancini, America has produced some of the worlds most innovative and influential composers. 

August 11
Location: Five Points Washington

IGNITE PEORIA

Spark your Creativity at Ignite Peoria! Perfect for the whole family, Ignite Peoria showcases hundreds of local makers, musicians, artists, innovators, dancers, and actors, in one STEAM inspired interactive free day of fun and learning!

August 12
Location: Peoria Civic Center

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88th ANNUAL SUMMER FESTA

Head on out to Hickory Grove Park for the 88th annual Summer Festa, put on by the Italian-American Society of Peoria! Enjoy Italian food, beverages, live music gift booths, children's activities, spaghetti-eating contest and bocce ball!

August 13
Location: Hickory Grove Park

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