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    Lakeview Family Swim Nights 7:30 pm
    Lakeview Family Swim Nights @ Lakeview Family Aquatic Center
    Jul 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Thursday night is Family Night at LFAC! Join us under the lights for a private swim designed only for families for one low price! Children 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Admission: $10 for family of 4. … Continued
    BluPrint 8:30 pm
    BluPrint @ Festival Park
    Jul 2 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
      Bringing you years of notorious musicianship and professional sound, BluPrint takes the performance right to the audience. Currently based out of Chicago, BluPrint is an aggressive Top 40-Pop cover band that generates high energy performances that keeps the audience … Continued
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    Fireworks Spectacular 4:00 pm
    Fireworks Spectacular @ Glen Oak Amphitheatre
    Jul 3 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Please note, due to wet conditions in Glen Oak Park, parking will be limited inside the park. There is on-street parking available around the park and down the hill at Woodruff.  View the Fireworks from the best seats in the … Continued
    Molly Hatchet with The Outlaws 6:00 pm
    Molly Hatchet with The Outlaws @ Festival Park
    Jul 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      Festival Park, gates open 6:00PM   Admission: $15 in advance, $20 at the gate Come celebrate Independence Day a little early with some good ol’ Southern rock! Molly Hatchet and The Outlaws will be taking the stage in Festival … Continued
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    Red, White and BOOM! Celebration 5:00 pm
    Red, White and BOOM! Celebration @ Riverfront Park
    Jul 4 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 5 @ 10:00 pm
        RiverFront Park, activities begin at 5:00PM with fireworks display at dusk   This 4th of July, the skies about the Peoria and East Peoria Riverfronts will be lit with the largest fireworks display ever seen in Central IL, … Continued
    Toddler Time Saturdays 9:30 am
    Toddler Time Saturdays @ Lakeview Family Aquatic Center
    Jul 4 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
    Private swim for parents and their children, ages 5 and under. Siblings welcome too. Zero depth pool with splash play equipment is great for kids! Fee: $4.00/person (age 3 and under are free)
    An Introduction to Backyard Bird Watching 10:00 am
    An Introduction to Backyard Bird... @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    Sa: 7/4 • 10 am Bird watching is a wonderful way to relax and learn about the natural world. This class will start you on the path to becoming a backyard birder. We’ll go over the basics on how to … Continued
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    Open Paddle at Camp Wokanda 10:00 am
    Open Paddle at Camp Wokanda @ Camp Wokanda
    Jul 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Open Paddle Su: 7/5 • 10 am-12 pm • Free Davis Lake is open for FREE canoeing! PFDs and paddles are provided. Availability is on first-come, first-served basis.
    Summer Garden Tours 1:00 pm
    Summer Garden Tours @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Jul 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Sundays in June, July and August (except 8/2) • 1-2 pm Regular admission applies Enjoy a closer look at the Botanical Garden! No need to register, just come to the Garden Shop, and we will start our walk from there.
    Peoria Municipal Band Concerts 7:00 pm
    Peoria Municipal Band Concerts @ Glen Oak Amphitheatre
    Jul 5 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 6 @ 1:00 am
    Listen to great music presented by Peoria’s own Municipal Band, under the direction of Conductor David Vroman. Performances are FREE on Sunday evenings at 7 pm.
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    Family Flicks 8:15 pm
    Family Flicks @ Glen Oak Amphitheatre
    Jul 6 @ 8:15 pm – 10:00 pm
    Monday evenings • Gates open at 8 pm • Movie shown at dusk. See movie list below: 6/8 • Toy Story 3 6/15 • Muppets Most Wanted 6/22 • Boxtrolls 6/29 • Hook 7/6 • Paddington 7/13 • Happy Feet … Continued
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    Summer Story Time 10:30 am
    Summer Story Time @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Jul 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
    Th: 6/18, 6/25, 7/9, 7/23, 8/13 10:30-11:15 am • Best for ages 4-7 There’s nothing like a good story to remind us that the simple things are often the best! Well, there’s that and more in the Nature Center on … Continued
    CEFCU Jazz Series, Kevin Hart and the Vibe Tribe 7:00 pm
    CEFCU Jazz Series, Kevin Hart an... @ CEFCU Center Stage
    Jul 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
      CEFCU Jazz Series, Kevin Hart and the Vibe Tribe: Thursday, July 9   CEFCU Center Stage @ The Landing, 7:00-9:00PM   Slide down to the CEFCU Center Stage at The Landing for a night of warm breezes and cool … Continued
    Community Children’s Theatre “Wizard of Oz” 7:00 pm
    Community Children’s Theatre “Wi... @ Peoria Players Theatre
    Jul 9 @ 7:00 pm
    Lakeview Family Swim Nights 7:30 pm
    Lakeview Family Swim Nights @ Lakeview Family Aquatic Center
    Jul 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Thursday night is Family Night at LFAC! Join us under the lights for a private swim designed only for families for one low price! Children 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Admission: $10 for family of 4. … Continued
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    Noches de Baile 7:30 pm
    Noches de Baile @ Glen Oak Amphitheatre
    Jul 10 @ 7:30 pm – Jul 11 @ 9:30 pm
    Come out for three nights of Mexican/Hispanic music and food at the Glen Oak Amphitheatre! Noches de Baile are events for the whole family and is sponsored in part by Peoria Friendship House Hispanic Outreach Program, along with Ortiz Panaderia … Continued
    Community Children’s Theatre “Wizard of Oz” 1:30 pm
    Community Children’s Theatre “Wi... @ Peoria Players Theatre
    Jul 10 @ 1:30 pm
    Community Children’s Theatre “Wizard of Oz” 7:00 pm
    Community Children’s Theatre “Wi... @ Peoria Players Theatre
    Jul 10 @ 7:00 pm
    Wedding Banned 8:30 pm
    Wedding Banned @ CEFCU Center Stage
    Jul 10 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
      CEFCU Center Stage @ The Landing, gates open 7:30PM, show 8:30-11:30Pm   Admission: $7   Skip the ceremony and start the party! Wedding Banned is a musical experience, a show, an event and something you will not forget. Wedding … Continued
    Wedding Banned 8:30 pm
    Wedding Banned @ CEFCU Center Stage
    Jul 10 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
      CEFCU Center Stage @ The Landing, gates open 7:30PM, show 8:30-11:30Pm   Admission: $7   Skip the ceremony and start the party! Wedding Banned is a musical experience, a show, an event and something you will not forget. Wedding … Continued
    Wedding Banned 8:30 pm
    Wedding Banned @ CEFCU Center Stage
    Jul 10 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
      CEFCU Center Stage @ The Landing, gates open 7:30PM, show 8:30-11:30Pm   Admission: $7   Skip the ceremony and start the party! Wedding Banned is a musical experience, a show, an event and something you will not forget. Wedding … Continued
    Forest Park After Dark 9:00 pm
    Forest Park After Dark @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Jul 10 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    F: 7/10 • 9-10 pm Join us for a night hike out in the woods! The naturalist will discuss nocturnal creatures and maybe even point out a constellation or two.
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    Toddler Time Saturdays 9:30 am
    Toddler Time Saturdays @ Lakeview Family Aquatic Center
    Jul 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
    Private swim for parents and their children, ages 5 and under. Siblings welcome too. Zero depth pool with splash play equipment is great for kids! Fee: $4.00/person (age 3 and under are free)
    Community Children’s Theatre “Wizard of Oz” 1:30 pm
    Community Children’s Theatre “Wi... @ Peoria Players Theatre
    Jul 11 @ 1:30 pm
    Community Children’s Theatre “Wizard of Oz” 7:00 pm
    Community Children’s Theatre “Wi... @ Peoria Players Theatre
    Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm
    Who’s Bad with 3 and a Half Men 7:00 pm
    Who’s Bad with 3 and a Half Men @ CEFCU Center Stage
    Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
      CEFCU Center Stage @ The Landing, gates open 6:00PM, show 7:00-10:00PM   Admission: $10 in advance, $13 at the door   Who’s Bad’s live performance is an unrivaled celebration of pop music’s one true King. Their power-packed performance of … Continued
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    Mother’s Special Swim at Lakeview Aquatic Center 12:00 pm
    Mother’s Special Swim at Lakevie... @ Lakeview Family Aquatic Center
    Jul 12 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Moms swim FREE when accompanied by their family.
    Summer Garden Tours 1:00 pm
    Summer Garden Tours @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Jul 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Sundays in June, July and August (except 8/2) • 1-2 pm Regular admission applies Enjoy a closer look at the Botanical Garden! No need to register, just come to the Garden Shop, and we will start our walk from there.
    Community Children’s Theatre “Wizard of Oz” 1:30 pm
    Community Children’s Theatre “Wi... @ Peoria Players Theatre
    Jul 12 @ 1:30 pm
    Peoria Municipal Band Concerts 7:00 pm
    Peoria Municipal Band Concerts @ Glen Oak Amphitheatre
    Jul 12 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 13 @ 1:00 am
    Listen to great music presented by Peoria’s own Municipal Band, under the direction of Conductor David Vroman. Performances are FREE on Sunday evenings at 7 pm.
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    Family Flicks 8:15 pm
    Family Flicks @ Glen Oak Amphitheatre
    Jul 13 @ 8:15 pm – 10:00 pm
    Monday evenings • Gates open at 8 pm • Movie shown at dusk. See movie list below: 6/8 • Toy Story 3 6/15 • Muppets Most Wanted 6/22 • Boxtrolls 6/29 • Hook 7/6 • Paddington 7/13 • Happy Feet … Continued
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    CEFCU Jazz Series, Four Other Brothers 7:00 pm
    CEFCU Jazz Series, Four Other Br... @ CEFCU Center Stage
    Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      Slide down to the CEFCU Center Stage at The Landing for a night of warm breezes and cool jazz. This FREE Thursday night series features local jazz artists and is supported by CEFCU and the Illinois Jazz Society.
    Lakeview Family Swim Nights 7:30 pm
    Lakeview Family Swim Nights @ Lakeview Family Aquatic Center
    Jul 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Thursday night is Family Night at LFAC! Join us under the lights for a private swim designed only for families for one low price! Children 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Admission: $10 for family of 4. … Continued
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    Mammogram-a-thon 9:00 am
    Mammogram-a-thon @ Proctor Center
    Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
    Mammogram-a-thon @ Proctor Center | Peoria | Illinois | United States
    No referral required.  Please call 309-671-8282 for an appointment. Most insurance companies cover “screening” mammograms.  Because coverage varies, you may want to check with your insurance company.  Medicare pays for one screening mammogram every 12 months.  If you do not … Continued
    Basic Bird Bingo 9:30 am
    Basic Bird Bingo @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Jul 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
    F: 7/17 • 9:30 am Learn the basics of bird watching and how to identify some of our common local birds. Then put your new skills to the test as we take a short hike and see what birds we … Continued
    Ecology in Action Hike 6:30 pm
    Ecology in Action Hike @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Jul 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Th: 7/23 • 6:30 pm Have you ever pondered the connections between organisms, or wondered what impact human activities have on the landscape? Our naturalist will lead the group on a moderately difficult hike of around 1.5 miles up Possum … Continued
    Smokers Blues Band 7:00 pm
    Smokers Blues Band @ CEFCU Center Stage
    Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
      Come out and support local Peoria group The Smokers Blues Band on the CEFCU Center Stage! These guys are the real deal—bringing you a pure blues sound through memorable songs, creative improvisation and pure energy. Blues enthusiasts and casual … Continued
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    Toddler Time Saturdays 9:30 am
    Toddler Time Saturdays @ Lakeview Family Aquatic Center
    Jul 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
    Private swim for parents and their children, ages 5 and under. Siblings welcome too. Zero depth pool with splash play equipment is great for kids! Fee: $4.00/person (age 3 and under are free)
    River Spirit Flute Circle 1:00 pm
    River Spirit Flute Circle @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Jul 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Sa: 3/21, 4/11, 5/9, 6/6, 7/18, 8/1 and 9/5, 1-2 pm, All Ages Listen to Native American flute music or try your hand at playing this beautiful wooden instrument. All levels are welcome , and the circle is open to … Continued
    Motown Sounds of Touch 7:00 pm
    Motown Sounds of Touch @ CEFCU Center Stage
    Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
    CEFCU Center Stage @ The Landing, gates open 6:00PM, show 7:00-10:30PM   Admission: $6 in advance, $10 at the gate   The men of TOUCH have been entertaining audiences across the country for the last 15 years and have shared … Continued
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    Summer Garden Tours 1:00 pm
    Summer Garden Tours @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Sundays in June, July and August (except 8/2) • 1-2 pm Regular admission applies Enjoy a closer look at the Botanical Garden! No need to register, just come to the Garden Shop, and we will start our walk from there.
    Peoria Municipal Band Concerts 7:00 pm
    Peoria Municipal Band Concerts @ Glen Oak Amphitheatre
    Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 20 @ 1:00 am
    Listen to great music presented by Peoria’s own Municipal Band, under the direction of Conductor David Vroman. Performances are FREE on Sunday evenings at 7 pm.
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    Family Flicks 8:15 pm
    Family Flicks @ Glen Oak Amphitheatre
    Jul 20 @ 8:15 pm – 10:00 pm
    Monday evenings • Gates open at 8 pm • Movie shown at dusk. See movie list below: 6/8 • Toy Story 3 6/15 • Muppets Most Wanted 6/22 • Boxtrolls 6/29 • Hook 7/6 • Paddington 7/13 • Happy Feet … Continued
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    Tawny Oaks Prairie Wildflower Walks 10:00 am
    Tawny Oaks Prairie Wildflower Walks @ Tawny Oaks
    Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    Tu: 7/21 & 8/18, 10 am Enjoy a naturalist-guided walk through the Peoria Park District’s newest prairie restoration project, the prairie planting at our Tawny Oaks Preserve. We will meet in the parking lot of Tawny Oaks at 10 a.m.
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    Summer Story Time 10:30 am
    Summer Story Time @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Jul 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
    Th: 6/18, 6/25, 7/9, 7/23, 8/13 10:30-11:15 am • Best for ages 4-7 There’s nothing like a good story to remind us that the simple things are often the best! Well, there’s that and more in the Nature Center on … Continued
    CEFCU Jazz Series, Judy Page & Speakeasy 7:00 pm
    CEFCU Jazz Series, Judy Page & S... @ CEFCU Center Stage
    Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      Slide down to the CEFCU Center Stage at The Landing for a night of warm breezes and cool jazz. This FREE Thursday night series features local jazz artists and is supported by CEFCU and the Illinois Jazz Society.
    Lakeview Family Swim Nights 7:30 pm
    Lakeview Family Swim Nights @ Lakeview Family Aquatic Center
    Jul 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Thursday night is Family Night at LFAC! Join us under the lights for a private swim designed only for families for one low price! Children 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Admission: $10 for family of 4. … Continued
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    Boat Drunks 7:30 pm
    Boat Drunks @ CEFCU Center Stage
    Jul 24 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
    CEFCU Center Stage @ The Landing, gates open 6:30PM, show 7:30-10:30PM   Admission: $7   Having opened for Jimmy Buffett, The Beach Boys and Little Feat, the Boat Drunks will transport you from the Peoria RiverFront to a white sand … Continued
    Lightning Bugs! 9:00 pm
    Lightning Bugs! @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Jul 24 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    F: 6/19 & 7/24 • 9-10 pm Fee: $1, free for CORE members Kids, ask your parents to let you stay up late for this one night! Children and their parents will experience the magic of seeing thousands of luminescent … Continued
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    Prairie Wildflower Walks 9:30 am
    Prairie Wildflower Walks @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Jul 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
    Sa: 7/25 & 8/8 • W: 8/5 & 8/12 9:30 am • Age: 10+ Explore the Tallgrass prairie as species sprout, bloom and go to seed. Discover this colorful habitat that once covered two-thirds of Illinois.
    Toddler Time Saturdays 9:30 am
    Toddler Time Saturdays @ Lakeview Family Aquatic Center
    Jul 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
    Private swim for parents and their children, ages 5 and under. Siblings welcome too. Zero depth pool with splash play equipment is great for kids! Fee: $4.00/person (age 3 and under are free)
    Super Hero Weekend 10:00 am
    Super Hero Weekend
    Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Saturday, 7/25-Sunday, 7/26 Regular admission applies Did Batman garden? We don’t really know, but you can visit the Garden as your favorite hero and explore plants with super powers!
    Lakeview Goes Into Overtime 12:00 pm
    Lakeview Goes Into Overtime @ Lakeview Family Aquatic Center
    Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Come in at noon and stay into the hot summer night under the lights as we go into overtime. For these two Saturdays, we are not closing just because the sun goes down. Regular fees apply. Season passes honored.
    Fiesta en el Rio 5:00 pm
    Fiesta en el Rio @ CEFCU Center Stage
    Jul 25 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 26 @ 5:30 am
        The Peoria Park District and Peoria Hispanics group are proud to host the 2015 Fiesta en el Rio on the RiverFront! Fiesta features authentic Latin American food and drink, a children’s area, local musicians, a traveling mariachi band, … Continued
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    Super Hero Weekend 10:00 am
    Super Hero Weekend
    Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Saturday, 7/25-Sunday, 7/26 Regular admission applies Did Batman garden? We don’t really know, but you can visit the Garden as your favorite hero and explore plants with super powers!
    Pioneer Days 1:00 pm
    Pioneer Days @ Sommer Park
    Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Step back in time and experience 19th Century life in rural Peoria County. 1-4 pm • $2.25 per person ages 4+ Activities at the Homestead, Barn, Blacksmith Shop and Schoolhouse each day may include but are not limited to: laundry, … Continued
    Summer Garden Tours 1:00 pm
    Summer Garden Tours @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Sundays in June, July and August (except 8/2) • 1-2 pm Regular admission applies Enjoy a closer look at the Botanical Garden! No need to register, just come to the Garden Shop, and we will start our walk from there.
    Bees in Today’s World 1:30 pm
    Bees in Today’s World @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Jul 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
    Su: 7/26 • 1:30-3 pm As the human world has rapidly changed, so has the bee’s world. This program explores how the modern world has both hindered and helped the bee.
    Peoria Municipal Band Concerts 7:00 pm
    Peoria Municipal Band Concerts @ Glen Oak Amphitheatre
    Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 27 @ 1:00 am
    Listen to great music presented by Peoria’s own Municipal Band, under the direction of Conductor David Vroman. Performances are FREE on Sunday evenings at 7 pm.
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    Family Flicks 8:15 pm
    Family Flicks @ Glen Oak Amphitheatre
    Jul 27 @ 8:15 pm – 10:00 pm
    Monday evenings • Gates open at 8 pm • Movie shown at dusk. See movie list below: 6/8 • Toy Story 3 6/15 • Muppets Most Wanted 6/22 • Boxtrolls 6/29 • Hook 7/6 • Paddington 7/13 • Happy Feet … Continued
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    CEFCU Jazz Series, Illinois Central Jazz Train 7:00 pm
    CEFCU Jazz Series, Illinois Cent... @ CEFCU Center Stage
    Jul 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      Slide down to the CEFCU Center Stage at The Landing for a night of warm breezes and cool jazz. This FREE Thursday night series features local jazz artists and is supported by CEFCU and the Illinois Jazz Society.
    Lakeview Family Swim Nights 7:30 pm
    Lakeview Family Swim Nights @ Lakeview Family Aquatic Center
    Jul 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Thursday night is Family Night at LFAC! Join us under the lights for a private swim designed only for families for one low price! Children 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Admission: $10 for family of 4. … Continued
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    NEW! Blue Moon Night Paddle 6:00 pm
    NEW! Blue Moon Night Paddle @ Camp Wokanda
    Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    F: 7/31 • 6-9 pm • $15/person or $50/max per family The “Blue Moon” only occurs once every few years! Enjoy an evening of canoeing and dinner over a bonfire. Bring your own canoe, or we will provide one for … Continued
    Hairbangers Ball 8:30 pm
    Hairbangers Ball @ CEFCU Center Stage
    Jul 31 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
    CEFCU Center Stage @ The Landing, gates open 7:30PM, show 8:30-11:30PM   Admission: $7   ’80s monster rock is back as Hairbangers Ball returns to The CEFCU Center Stage @ The Landing!  Join us on the RiverFront for the non-stop … Continued
    Full Moon Strolls 9:00 pm
    Full Moon Strolls @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Jul 31 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Tu: 6/2 & F: 7/31 • 9-10 pm Stroll down a moonlit trail with one of our naturalists. The guided hike will depart at 9 p.m. Please dress for the weather.