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CANCELLED: Earth Day Festival

April 18 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Due to the COVID-19 siuation, this event has been cancelled. Earth Day turns 50 this year!  Celebrate Mother Nature at our annual Earth Day Festival.  Enjoy fun and informational booths, music, great local food, kids activities and more!

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CANCELLED: Maple Syrup Day and Pancake Breakfast

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Due to the COVID-19 situation, this event has been cancelled. Fill up on pancakes and fresh maple syrup, then learn how we make syrup by combining traditional and high-tech techniques.  Taste fresh maple sap, compete in a pancake-flipping contest, tour our facilities and take advantage of discounted cabin camping.  25% off cabin rentals when you register for breakfast. Plus, this will be the first day you can purchase fresh syrup from the 2020 harvest. Early-bird discount: Register before April 20…

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Peoria 2020 Year of the Guitar Event – Hairbanger’s Ball

June 6 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

In celebration of Peoria 2020 Year of the Guitar, #PeoriaYOG, 80’s monster rock is back as Hairbanger’s Ball returns to The CEFCU Center Stage @ The Landing! Join us on the RiverFront for the non-stop Hairbanger’s Ball party, and dance to all of your favorite hits from the decade of decadence. The Landing Bar will be open to serve your favorite beverages. Doors: 7pm Show: 8pm-11pm Children 12 and under are free

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Peoria RiverFront Jazz & Art Festival

June 13 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for the best RiverFront Jazz & Art Festival yet! With the phenomenal BraziLionaires, Larry Gray, and Nikki Malley, we will be seeing and hearing some incredible musicians on this beautiful Saturday in June by the river. We are teaming up with the Peoria Art Guild to provide a variety of artists who will be featuring their work for sale from jewelry, paintings, sculptures and more! Food vendors, beverages, as well as beer and wine tastings will be available…

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Central Illinois BBQ Throwdown

Reservations/RSVP

July 17 @ 4:00 pm - July 18 @ 11:00 pm

This Kansas City BBQ sanctioned event features over 35 of the best teams in the United States!  New for 2020, we are adding a SCA sanctioned Steak Cookoff event on Friday night.  Think you have the skills to grill with the big dogs?  Enter the Backyard BBQ Competition on Saturday.  If you would like to register for the KCBS competition, SCA Steak Cookoff , Backyard event or multiple events, please click on the Registration button to register online.

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