1812 W. War Memorial Dr.
Peoria, IL 61614-6728
Phone: (309) 688-3800
Fax: (309) 688-1525
From comedies to tragedies this theatre has six productions a year.
The 4200-seat arena was built on the former site of the historic Robertson Memorial Field House at the Bradley University. In addition to hosting all the University's sports events, the Coliseum will feature live entertainment to campus from concerts to speakers (comedians and lecturers).
This venue owes its named to A. J. (Robbie) Robertson, the former athletic director of Bradley University. Equipped to provide the students of the university with modern exercise and training facilities, this place is apt for the sporty players. The local basket ball team of the city practice and play here on a regular basis. In addition to sports, many music concerts too have been performed by local and talented bands and musicians. The Robertson Memorial Field House is situated within the Bradley University. Contact them to get further information.
This comedy club has many favorites, be sure to check out the calendar to see who will be making you laugh this month.
Formerly called the Glen Oak Conservatory, the Luthy Botanical Garden (George L. Luthy Memorial Botanical Garden) opened its doors in 1951. Spread across five acres (2.02 hectares) of many themed gardens such as the All Seasons Garden, Woodland Garden, Hosta Glade, Wildlife Garden, Rose Garden and Herb Garden, this beautiful green spot is a jewel of the neighborhood. This city landmark is known for its awesome flower shows, special events and horticultural displays. It also features a Conservatory and a garden gift shop which has everything related to gardening and also includes unique knick knacks and jewelry. Luthy Botanical Garden gives you a glimpse of the many shades nature has to offer in its different seasons. A visit to this wonderful parkland will be a refreshing experience.
The theater facility of the Peoria Civic Center is a spectacular venue with a seating capacity for more than 2000 people in an orchestra setup with twin levels of balcony. It hosts some of the best Broadway performances and is home to the Peoria Orchestra, Ballet and Opera group. Other facilities that form a part of the theater include multiple dressing rooms at the stage level, rehearsal and theater lobby that can be used for functions along with state-of-the-art audio-visual technology. In the past, most notable performances have been those of international artists like Jerry Seinfeld, Itzhak Perlman and Adam Lambert. Call or visit their website for more information.
The Grand Army of the Republic Hall, commonly known as the GAR Hall, is a historic building in the heart of Peoria, that can be rented out to host private celebrations. Established in 1909, it was erected to commemorate the soldiers who fought the American Civil War. Hewitt & Emerson firm designed this structure in the Revival style. Beautiful woodwork, early 20th-century embellishments and stained glass, will add a historical charm to your event.
Catch the hockey fun presented by the Rivermen a team of the East Coast Hockey League.
Peoria Civic Center has been hosting concerts, music festivals, theatre shows and sports events since its opening in 1979. Kelly Rogers jazzed up the center with his dazzling performance in 1982. The WWF has had 33 tournaments in this venue since 1985! And now the crowds croon to the tunes of Aerosmith, Shania Twain and many other dazzlers! The Elton John concert has been rated as the best concert of this venue with an attendance of 11776!
Located in downtown Peoria, this baseball field is the home of the Peoria Chiefs.
Limelight Eventplex is one of the most happening entertainment venues in Peoria. A favorite among music lovers and musicians alike, this space hosts an array of concerts and music events by national and international touring acts. Experience state-of-the-art acoustics and lighting, as well as a 1500 capacity and VIP seating. It can also be rented out for corporate and social events.
This is a 1,800 passenger Par-A-Dice Riverboat that offers year-round high-stakes riverboat gaming on the Illinois River.