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Yoga in the Park

May 21 @ 8:00 am - September 24 @ 9:00 am

Join us every Saturday morning, late May - September, to enjoy a morning session of Yoga taught by RiverPlex Recreation & Wellness Center instructors! This FREE summer activity will have you exploring the sounds and sights of our Peoria Park District!

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Summer Guided Hikes & Pioneer Days

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June 25 - December 21

Our naturalists will lead you on an fun-filled adventure through our guided hikes. This summer, you can hike Forest Park Nature Center and Tawny Oaks Field Station. Hike to the Hill Prairie: 7/30, 9-10:30am, FPNC Pollinator Walk: 8/6, 10-11am, Tawny Oaks Field Station Tree ID Hike: 8/27, 10-11am, FPNC I Spy Hike: 9/25, 1:30-2:30pm, FPNC Fall Warbler Identification & Photography: 10/1, 10-12, FPNC Fall Foliage Hike: 11/5, 10-12, FPNC Winter Solstice Hike: 12/21, 5-6pm, FPNC   Each month we will…

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Parks on Tap & PPD on the Go! @ Columbia Park

August 11 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Parks on Tap is back for a summer of music, food and of course – great beers on tap! Join us at Columbia Park and have a drink while your kiddos play!  Don’t miss your chance to try the signature shandy brewed exclusively by Industry Brewing for Parks on Tap, Shade Tree Shandy, a strawberry lemonade shandy that screams summer! In addition to the TapHouse, this stop will include PPD on the Go! a mobile recreation experience for children ages…

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India Fest

August 14 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    The Peoria Park District and the Indo-American Society are proud to present India Fest on the Peoria RiverFront. Sunday, August 14, 2022 from 3pm-9pm at the CEFCU Center Stage @ The Landing Enjoy authentic Indian cuisine served by local Indian restaurants Bollywood style entertainment Arts, crafts, Rangoli, Yoga Demonstrations, Bollywood Dance Lessons, Shake-a-Leg on the Dance Floor and much more Admission:  $7  

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Parks on Tap, PPD on the Go! & Movies in the Park @ Franciscan Park

August 19 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Parks on Tap is back for a summer of music, food and of course – great beers on tap! Join us at Franciscan Park and have a drink while your kiddos play!  Don’t miss your chance to try the signature shandy brewed exclusively by Industry Brewing for Parks on Tap, Shade Tree Shandy, a strawberry lemonade shandy that screams summer! In addition to the TapHouse, this stop will include PPD on the Go! a mobile recreation experience for children ages…

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Peoria Irish Fest

August 26 @ 5:00 pm - August 28 @ 5:00 pm

Experience a bit of Ireland right here in Peoria with the Peoria Irish Fest! Friday, August 26-28, 2022 on Peoria's RiverFront Friday, 4:00PM – 11:30PM Note: First performances start at 4:30. Saturday, 12:00PM – 11:30PM Sunday, 9:30AM – 6:00 PM Scattering Note: Early open for 10:30am Mass; performances start at 12 Noon.   GENERAL ADMISSION Advance Ticket Sales: $9 Single Day / $25 Event Pass At the Gate: $13 Single Day / $30 Event Pass $5.00 Military Rate. Active or…

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Parks on Tap @ Sommer Park North

September 2 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Parks on Tap is back for a summer of music, food and of course – great beers on tap! Join us at Sommer Park North and have a drink while your kiddos play!  Don’t miss your chance to try the signature shandy brewed exclusively by Industry Brewing for Parks on Tap, Shade Tree Shandy, a strawberry lemonade shandy that screams summer!   Click HERE to get the most up to date info

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Oktoberfest

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September 16 @ 5:00 pm - September 18 @ 5:00 pm

Peoria's KING OF ALL FESTS comes back to the Peoria RiverFront September 16-18, 2022. Come to Oktoberfest to try authentic German cuisine and drinks - listen to polka that will make you want to get out of your seat and up on your feet! This festival is fun for the whole family! Single Day Admission (Friday or Saturday): $8/person Single Day Admission (Sunday): $5/person Weekend Pass: $15/person Purchase Tickets here! Save the Date as more information will be posted as…

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Fine Art Fair

September 24 @ 10:00 am - September 25 @ 4:00 pm

It's our 60th anniversary for bringing original art to central Illinois and we want you to be a part of the celebration! As one of the oldest art organizations in the country, the Peoria Art Guild Fine Art Fair is nationally recognized. Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 10 am - 4 pm ADMISSION $6 per person/per day pre-sale and $8 per person per day at the event. Children 12 years and under free Free passes for members! Not…

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