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The Peoria RiverFront
has more for everyone.

The Peoria RiverFront is one of Illinois'oldest and most exciting regions, alive with adventure and fun for all. Enjoy arts, entertainment, and eateries in a friendly, vibrant urban environment.

All RiverFront Businesses Remain Open!

City of Peoria Holding Back the Flood Waters!

A temporary flood wall is being constructed along the river to keep flood waters from the RiverFront parking lots.  All weekend events are currently scheduled as planned!

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Red, White, and Boom UPDATE!

·       Despite some flooding, ALL events are scheduled to go on as planned

·       While there may be some limitations on space, there will be lots of areas along Peoria’s riverfront to view the fireworks on the 4th

·       Water Street will be open to pedestrians and viewing the fireworks, but closed to vehicle traffic

·       The Spring Creek Station concert has been moved from the Liberty Park Gazebo to Festival Park between the Gateway Building and the Murray Baker bridge

·       The parking lot between Hooter’s and the Bob Michael bridge will be closed to vehicles and open for spectators

Fore the latest updates, visit www.redwhiteandboom.us



CityLink will provide Park and Ride service to the downtown 4th of July activities, including the “Red, White and Boom” fireworks display and “4th of July Backyard BBQ” at the Peoria Riverfront Museum on Saturday, July 4.*  Buses will run a continuous shuttle from Evergreen Square starting at 5:00 pm, dropping off passengers at the CityLink Transit Center.  The last bus will leave for the fireworks at 8:30 p.m.  Buses will return passengers back to Evergreen Square immediately after the fireworks when the streets reopen.  The last bus will leave the Transit Center at 11:00 p.m., returning to Evergreen Square.  The cost for the Park and Ride is $1.00 each way.



4th of July at
New Amsterdam
Best View of the Fireworks!

Watch the fireworks from the New Amsterdam Patio!!! We have limited space left!!
$25 a person = Reserved Patio seating, All you can eat bbq, and a view of the best fireworks in town!

RSVP 309-439-9099

Rhythm Kitchen
Shrimp Boil


Saturday, July 4th
4 - 9 p.m. on Water Street

(restaruant inside will be closed)

Peoria's RiverFront Market

will be relocated to the Peoria Civic Center Parking lot 
June 27 and July 4!

Visit us in the 200 Block of Water Street
Between Martini's and New Amsterdam
directly across from the Peoria Riverfront Museum
Open 8 a.m. - Noon

Every Saturday May 23 - September 26

More info...


Sculpture Walk Peoria

Vote Now for People's Choice Award!


The Blue Duck
Barbecue Tavern

Now Open

on Peoria's RiverFront!!



Emack & Bolios

Now Open for
the Season!

(309) 713 - 3524






Caterpillar Visitors Center

Caterpillar Dieselettes: 
The Girls of Summer

on display now through October 2015

For more information visit http://www.caterpillar.com/visitors-center


Rhodell Brewery Announces Move!

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The Hive

The Hive offers a variety of art and craft classes, girls’ night out painting, date night, birthday pARTies, as well as other activities, for all ages: children, teens, adults, seniors, and special needs.  We have activities to fit all budgets, from our $10 Happy Art on up.

For more information, call Jody at (309) 360-4880
or visit www.thehive305.com


Free 2-hour parking is available at both RiverFront Village and the lot directly across from Rhythm Kitchen and the Contemporary Art Center.  Visit Peoria's beautiful RiverFront any day of the week and enjoy lunch and activities with no cost to park.  Parking meters are available for those wishing to stay longer than 2 hours.  And of course, parking after 5:00 p.m. and on weekends is always FREE!

So stop by, have lunch at one of the great restaurants overlooking the river,  take a cruise on the Spirit of Peoria, and enjoy a wide variety of live music and entertainment every weekend!

Our calendar if full of great activities for the entire family!
Simply click on the Calendar link to the left to find out
everything there is to do.   You'll find something for everyone
on Peoria's RiverFront!






Calendar and Annual Events
Upcoming activities at the RiverFront, and a full listing of our annual events.

Visit facebook.com/riverfrontevents for the Peoria Park District's most up to date list of RiverFront concerts and festivals!

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 Shop for local produce, meats, cheeses, breads, flowers, and local art.  Live music & demos each week at Peoria's RiverFront Market.
   Get to where you want to go with an interactive map of RiverFront attractions.

Visit the Peoria Riverfront Museum

Now the Journey
is part of the



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