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Spring Floral Show

March 22 @ 10:00 am - April 21 @ 5:00 pm

From March 22 to April 24, guests can step inside the Conservatory and experience a botanical wonderland of tropical plants, spring plants, and, of course, lilies!  A community tradition, this show is a wonderful way to greet spring!

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Earth Day Festival

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come join us in celebrating Mother Nature!  This is your chance to Think Globally and Act Locally.  Enjoy fun and informational booths, live music, great local food, kids activities, and much more!

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April 27 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Come enjoy a 90 minute workout with favorite tracks from 7 different formats!  This event is open for non-members.  (Non-members will need to bring a picture ID to participate as a guest.)

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Maple Syrup Day and Pancake Breakfast

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April 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Enjoy a complete pancake breakfast and learn how we make maple syrup at Camp Wokanda! Early-bird discount: Register before April 19 for $10 adult and $5 child admission. General admission: $12 adult and $6 child admission. Age 3/under are free. Preregistration is appreciated.. 25% off cabin rentals when you register for breakfast!

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Party for the Planet

April 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

From recycling to butterfly gardens, explore what simple ways you can help make the planet a better place. We will have animal encounters, games and earth friendly treats our animals will receive throughout the day.

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Central Illinois BBQ Throwdown

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July 19 @ 4:00 pm - July 20 @ 11:00 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 Friday night at 4:30pm and 7pm. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets  and choose the Meats ‘N Music option!. Think you have the skills to grill with the big dogs? Enter the Backyard…

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The Peoria Park District

We contribute to a healthy and vibrant Peoria community by responsibly using our District resources to offer high quality parks and recreation experiences to those who live, work and play in our District. We will be responsible stewards of all District resources. We will focus on services that make the greatest impact. We will create a culture that values and supports each other, those we serve and our community.​