The Peoria Park District kicks off the July 4th weekend with the July 3rd Fireworks Spectacular at the Glen Oak Amphitheater. The event is an annual tradition for many Peoria Area families. Please note: For safety reasons, no pets are allowed at this event.
Join friends and neighbors to celebrate our country's independence at the VFW grounds in Morton for their annual fireworks show. The VFW has been shooting off the fireworks for years, so you know it'll be a good show!
Start off your Fourth of July with one of the most well known running races in the Peoria Area, the 35th annual Peoria Jaycees Firecracker 5000! This 5K run/walk winds through Downtown Peoria. Money raised goes to a number of organizations.
Head out to Pekin and honor America at their Fourth of July Celebration! You can view the fireworks from just about anywhere in town, but the best seats are inside the stadium where there is food and musical entertainment before the lights go out.
Take a look at other amazing events happening in the Peoria Area!
LE CABARET DE COMÉDIE
Enjoy this unique twist to modern cabaret! This variety show will blow your mind, with acts from all over the world. If you like dark comedy, crazy magic, insane stunts and aerial wonders, you will LOVE this show!
How fast can you run the mile? Put your feet to the test at the fast one mile course around, the Main Street Mile! Runners start at the top of Main Street hill and run down through Downtown Peoria! You may make it to the finish faster than you think!
Get ready Peoria for the most colorful fun-filled day of your life! You'll have more color on you than your happy levels can handle! So get your friends and family stretched out for this amazing color blast event where you'll get blasted with color while you run the Color Vibe 5K. Color Vibe is here, and you're about to get tagged!