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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.

"Nina" and "Pinta"
on Peoria's RiverFront

History buffs have a chance to get up close and personal with some living history. Replicas of Christopher Columbus’s ships the “Nina” and the “Pinta” will be sailing into port on the Peoria Riverfront September 12th through the 22nd.  

Both ships tour as part of a “sailing museum” to educate the public and school children about the type of ship Columbus used, the “caravel”.  

The “Nina” was built entirely by hand without use of power tools and is considered the most historically accurate replica ever built. The “Pinta” is a slightly larger version of the ship that was recently built in Brazil to accompany the “Nina.”  

The ships will be docked at “The Landing” next to The Spirit of Peoria at the foot of Main street. The public can take self-guided tours of the ships every day between 9 and 6. Admission to the ships is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and $6 for students age 5 to 16.  Children under 4 are free.


World on Wheels
Segway Tours and Bike Rentals

One-of-a-Kind Segway Tours of Peoria!
2 and 4 Person Bike Rentals.


Running Central
on Peoria's RiverFront

311 SW Water Street


Rhodell Brewery Announces Move!

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Old Quarters Street Specials



Every Day $12 Domestic Mix & Match Bucket of Beer

Every Day  $21 Bucket of Domestic Beer & 16” Pizza

Every Day $22 Bottle of Oak Vineyard/Lost Vineyards Wine & 16” Pizza

Thursday  $4.00 UV Flavored Vodka drinks

Friday  $5.00 Specialty Martinis

Saturday $14 Oak Vineyard/Lost Vineyards Wine


Peoria's RiverFront Market
Opens June 7th in our

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 June ~ September

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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

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