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The Streets Belong to Me!

May 28 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Take an oath to stay away from negative influences for the summer and promise to stay safe and engage in Park District activities and like summer camp. Bring swimsuits for the pool and refreshments will be served.

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Spring Fling

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May 31 @ 5:00 pm - June 1 @ 11:30 pm

Two day rock festival located on the Peoria RiverFront, presented by Inked Entertainment and 105.7 the X Rocks

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Concert: The Way Down Wanderers

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June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Mark your calendars and plan to join the party on June 7th at CEFCU Center Stage. We're welcoming some of Peoria's greatest talent to the stage, Harvest Sons and The Blank Stairs.  This will be an all ages show. The Way Down Wanderers: The Way Down Wanderers intricate, hypnotic rhythms call to mind 'Bittersweet Symphony' more than bluegrass traditional." - Rolling Stone Country "Somewhere on the spectrum between Old Crow Medicine Show and Mumford and Sons lies the spirited bluegrass-based…

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Peoria RiverFront Jazz Festival

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June 8 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Lineup: 3PM - Gates Open 3-4PM Learn to play by ear with Dr. Todd Kelly 4-5PM Pekin High School Combo Directed by Karli McCann 5:30-6:30pPM Stuart Mack Qt. 7:00-8:00PM Brianna Thomas Qt. 8:30-10:00PM Tom "Bones" Malone with the Central Illinois Jazz Orchestra Directed by Dr. Todd Kelly Tom “Bones” Malone of Blue Brothers band fame and of the Saturday Night Live and CBS Orchestra of Los Angeles is in high demand as a performer and clinician. Although a trombone specialist…

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Tailgate N’ Tallboys

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June 13 @ 6:00 pm - June 16 @ 10:00 pm

Tailgate N’ Tallboys is Central Illinois #1 Country Music Festival. The Music Series is designed with the true Midwestern summer concert goer in mind. Boasting top country acts to span over the summer months all at one low cost ticket price. Our 6 Pack Pass allows entry to 6 concerts for practically the cost of one concert. This allows our Midwestern country music lovers the ability to hit one or all six shows on the calendar and keep the party…

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CEFCU Thursday Night Jazz Series featuring Todd Kelly Quintet

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Enjoy a night of jazz with the Todd Kelly Quintet on the beautiful Peoria RiverFront.

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Concert: Boat Drunks

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June 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Gates Open: 6:30pm Show begins: 7:30pm Having opened for Jimmy Buffett, The Beach Boys and Little Feat, the Boat Drunks will transport you from the Peoria RiverFront to a white sand beach with their tangy, tropical rock & roll! Covering songs from Buffett, The Beatles, The Eagles, REO Speedwagon and many more, while performing original music, the Boat Drunks’ show is a an tropical escape to island living! CLICK HERE for more information.

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Back to the Future – A Progressive Dinner through Glen Oak Park

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June 22 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us for a Progressive Dinner through Glen Oak Park in celebration of 125th anniversary of the Peoria Park District with stops at LUTHY BOTANICAL GARDEN, AFRICA! AT PEORIA ZOO & PEORIA PLAYHOUSE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM.  The dinner will be followed by a Community Concert featuring The Record Company in Glen Oak Park, the oldest park in our District. Summer Casual Attire - the favor of your reply is requested no later than Friday, June 14

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Concert in the Park featuring Grammy-nominated The Record Company

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June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Peoria Park District is celebrating its 125th anniversary in its oldest park, Glen Oak Park, by hosting The Record Company, presented by 99.9 WWCT, live in concert. By now, The Record Company’s story is a well-known one: a trio of musicians grit it out on their own for years in bars and clubs, join forces in LA, set up some microphones in a living room, and cut an album that turns their world upside down. Released in 2016, Give…

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