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OCTOBER 2 EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER!
Thursdays in October
(10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23 and 10/30)
5:00-7:00 pm • $6/age 11+, $4/age 3-10
or $25 max/family in same household
Come on out and have an old-fashioned good time. For a small fee you get so much: hot dogs for roasting, chips, carrots, our famous baked beans, marshmallows, and drinks. Hayrack ride, mid-1800s Autumn Play Party activities (sack races, fortune telling) are included, and children and adult costumes are strongly encouraged.
This wildly popular event is returning to the Zoo again in October. Guests sample a wide variety of beers and wines during this fun fall evening. Enjoy drink tastings, appetizers from local restaurants, tours of the Africa! exhibit, live music, and special desserts make this an unforgettable event. Ages: 21 & older.
Tickets: $55/person ($50/person before 9/25)
Tickets go on sale September 1st. Buy them before they sell out!
Thursday: 10/2, 7-9 pm, $5//person; $20/family
Come enjoy music and tales that start out light and get scarier as the night goes on. Follow the lights to our outdoor amphitheater.
11:30 am Julie K Performance
12:30 pm CCT’s Cast of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr.
1:00 pm PICK Percussions
1:30 pm Peoria POPs Dixieland
FREE! Touch A Truck
Where children get up close and personal with trucks and rub elbows with community heroes.
FREE! Fun Activities
Hook A Kid on Golf
March Madness 2 Ball
Luthy Botanical Gardens
Early Childhood Forum Fair
Fire Safety House
Illinois American Water Mobile
at the Peoria Zoo all day!
Su: 10/5 and 10/19 1:30 pm All Ages
Enjoy the tapestry of fall color and other seasonal changes on these naturalist-guided tours.