Regardless of the size of your event or party, the Peoria Park District is an affordable option that provides unique venues that will make memories and meet your every need! Whether you’re hosting a wedding or baby shower, a family reunion, or a corporate event, the District has a flexible space to meet your needs. We also have birthday packages at many of our facilities that help to make your special day fun and easy!
Already know which facility you are interested in? Check out specific facility information below or give us a call at 309-682-1200 and we will connect you with the appropriate staff member!
Camp Wokanda: 579-2157
Camp Wokanda offers rentals for family or group camping, weddings, day camps, and social gatherings. The camp, complete with dining hall, cabins, program buildings and tent camping sites, offers rental options seven days a week. The entire camp can be rented for one great price!
- Over 4,000 square foot facility for large gatherings. Tables, chairs, benches, restrooms, kitchen and Iroquois cabin are included in rental.
- Capacity: 250
- Available: Spring, Summer & Fall
- Ridge cabins: 20 capacity – $175/weekend
- Valley cabins: 12 capacity – $110/weekend
A quaint older building with high wood walls and ceilings and a large wood stove. Kitchen, restrooms, tables, benches and chairs are included in the basic rental.
- Capacity: 75
- Sleeps 18 in upper room.
- Available: Year-round
Forest Park Nature Center: 686-3360
Our beautiful “A” frame building adds rustic charm to events at an affordable price. Audio-visual equipment available. Three hour minimum rental.
Lakeview Recreation Center: 681-2867
Lakeview Recreation Center features several opportunities for your group’s next event including a gymnasium with two basketball courts (wood floor) and three carpeted multi-purpose rooms varying in size. Fees will vary depending on space, event type and length.
Logan Center: 676-8179
Logan Center features lighted basketball courts, a soccer field, two picnic pavilions, playground equipment, indoor lounge with cable TV, VCR and DVD, computer availability and a multi-purpose indoor recreation area.
- Rates: $35/hr to rent the entire facility
Luthy Botanical Garden: 681-3507
The Botanical Garden is home to six different event areas including our indoor Conservatory and five outdoor gardens. Evening weddings are available during our annual floral shows- dates vary year-to-year, so please confirm.
- Capacity: Up to 300 in some areas.
Mossville Soccer Complex: 681-2868
Please call for additional information about rentals at Mossville Soccer Complex.
Noble Center: 688-3667
The Noble Center Auditorium is available for wedding receptions, anniversary parties, conferences and more.
- Capacity: 150 Banquet; 200 Theater
Owens Center: 686-3368
Included at Owens Center are two official size ice rinks, eight locker rooms, a large meeting room, pro shop, concession stand, skate rental, and a large lobby.
- Call for additional details!
Peoria Zoo: 681-3519
At the Zambezi River Lodge you see a panoramic scene of Africa!. The Lodge is surrounded by a smaller, open-air pavilion and courtyard. The Lodge provides a complementary reception site for many outdoor weddings held at Luthy Botanical Garden next door. This space is ideal for weddings, receptions, corporate outings, class reunions and fundraisers. One of the most unique locations for a wedding and reception in Central Illinois.
- Capacity: 200 guests in Lodge; 1,200 throughout Zoo
Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum: 323-6895
Rent the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum! A full museum rental is for a minimum of 3 hours, including set-up and clean-up. 25% deposit due at booking.
Need a family friendly venue as a setting for a fundraiser for your non-profit or school organization? The PlayHouse offers special rates for full museum rentals for these groups.
We offer reasonable room rental rates for baby showers, office meetings, and more! Call for more information. Please note, room rentals do not include admission to the museum’s exhibits.
Peoria RiverFront: 689-3019
Situated in front of the picturesque Gateway Building, Leonard B. Marshall Jr. Memorial Plaza features marina access with the Illinois River serving as a back-drop. This space is well suited for wedding ceremonies, 5K’s, and smaller event gatherings.
Festival Park is an ideal site for your next outdoor gathering. Perfect for large groups, convenient downtown location and close to the walking trail! Available for private rental.
CEFCU Center Stage @ the Landing
The CEFCU Center Stage is the ideal venue for your next big outdoor event. Whether it’s a concert or a party, the Landing and CEFCU Stage provide a built-in stage, a great view of the Illinois River and much more! Available for private rental.
RiverFront Village Green Space
The former RiverFront Village Platform has transformed into accessible green space right on the Illinois River and is suited for larger event gatherings for those with unique, creative event ideas.
Proctor Center: 673-9183
Proctor Center has an auditorium, two gyms, a full kitchen and a stage with plenty of tables and chairs. Deposit must be made 1 week in advance.
- Rates: $20/hr -$50/hr with 1/2 hr free set-up time.
Book your next event at the RiverPlex! We have several different areas to choose from:
The RiverPlex offers three expandable classrooms that provide a nice escape from the office for off-site meetings or programs. Tables and chairs available.
- Capacity: up to 120 people
With 18,000 square feet, the arena includes three basketball courts with partitions, bleachers with seating for up to 300, accessible restrooms and locker rooms, as well as two separate entrances.
- Hourly rates depend on group size and range from $60/hour per court to $165/hour for the full Arena.
Sommer Farm: 691-8423
Sommer Farm is the ideal setting for your group’s outing, whether it’s a wedding, company picnic or family reunion. A beautiful chapel-like schoolhouse to seat 70 people or a wedding reception for a larger group at the Prairie Shelter will make your day special and affordable. Enjoy a rural, peaceful atmosphere within the city with open space to have a fire to cook your own hotdogs and s’mores. Groups may obtain permission to supply their own beer and wine. Call to learn about our Prairie Shelter, Woodland Shelter, Porch or Fire Circle.
Trewyn Park: 682-6684
The Pavilion in Trewyn Park is indoor rental that is ADA accessible. The hall on the second floor includes air conditioning, kitchen, long tables and folding chairs. No alcoholic beverages permitted. Not available to rent on holidays.
- Capacity: 100
- $150 deposit required