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    Located in Glen Oak Park
    2218 N. Prospect Road
    (intersection of Prospect & McClure)
    Get here by bus using CityLink route #12

    Samantha Conrad, Coordinator
    Phone: 681-2854



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    Family Flicks


    The entire family can enjoy full-length, family films Monday evenings, June 2-July 28. These movies begin at dusk and the cost is only 50¢ a person. Many thanks to the local businesses that sponsor these family-friendly movies. Gates open at 8 pm.


    June 2 – Monsters University
    sponsored by Pepsi Beverages Company

    June 9 – Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2
    sponsored by Peoria Macaroni Kid

    June 16 – Daddy Day Care


    June 23 – Despicable Me 2 (pre-show by Camp OnStage at 7:30 pm)
    sponsored by CEFCU


    June 30 – Hook

    July 7 – Frozen
    sponsored by Children’s Hospital of Illinois


    July 14 – The Nut Job (pre-show by Camp OnStage at 7:30 pm)

    July 21 – Santa Claus (pre-show by Park Players in “Aesop’s Fables” at 7:30 pm)

    July 28 – The Lego Movie

    3rd of July Fireworks Spectacular

    Thursday, July 3, 2014

    • 4:00-4:30 pm PPD Explosion Cheer Team
    • 4:30-5:00 pm Troupe Mirage
    • 5:00-5:30 pm CCT cast of “Ragtime School Edition”
    • 6:00-7:30 pm JC and the Redemption
    • 8:00 pm Municipal Band Patriotic Concert

    Fireworks Begin at Dark!

    Bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the show. Pack a picnic dinner or enjoy food from our vendors.


    View the Fireworks from the Best Seats in the House!

    You won’t need to arrive hours early or park blocks away when you reserve your spot with one of our 3rd of July Sponsor Packages:

    • PATRIOT PACKAGE – $20: Enjoy reserved bench seating for 4 in the Amphitheatre.
    • STAR PACKAGE – $50: Enjoy reserved bench seating OR a grassy picnic spot for 4, PLUS 1 reserved parking spot in the Glen Oak Amphitheatre parking lot.
    • RED, WHITE & BLUE SPONSORSHIP – $1000: Be recognized on all promotional materials and have your very own commercial prior to the fireworks show.

    Contact Samantha Conrad at 681-2854 or email sconrad@peoriaparks.org for reservations.

    Municipal Band Concerts

    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 7:00 pm. The first Municipal Band Concert of the 2014 summer season will take place on Sunday, June 1!

    June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
    July 6, 13, 20, 27
    August 3, 10

    Special Harmony in Blue performance!

    Harmony in Blue, the Jazz Ensemble of the Air National Guard Band of the Midwest, is performing in the Amphitheatre on June 7 at 7 pm. This is a FREE event.

    Rent the Amphitheatre

    Looking for an outdoor space to host your next concert, fundraiser, or special event? The beautiful scenery around the Glen Oak Amphitheatre, combined with affordable rental rates, makes it a wonderful choice! With a full sound system, three-tier stage, park bench seating for more than 500 people, and lawn seating for many more, we can help make your event stand out. We even have a concession stand to help feed all those hungry visitors!


    Samantha Conrad, Coordinator of Leisure Services
    Peoria Park District
    2218 N. Prospect
    Peoria, IL 61603

    p. 309-681-2854