2019 NYE Countdown Presented by Better Built

NYE Countdown presented by Better Built & PNC NYE Kids Countdown




Two New Year's Eve Countdowns (6:00 pm & Midnight) will take place at the Sonar Tide Patio next to City Hall.  There will be activities throughout the afternoon and evening for all ages to enjoy. No need to worry about the cold - there is plenty of space inside the glass atrium and patio to enjoy the festivities.


The NYE Ball will be 200 feet in the air lighting up downtown way above City Hall.


PNC New Year's Eve Kids Countdown: 
Activities will begin at 2:00 pm

Daniel Tiger |  Easter Seals Make The First Five Count Program   |   Wild Style Face Painting   |   The Unique Twist & Twisting Crew   |   Fun on the Run   |   Super Heroes & Snow Queen  |   Game On  | Peoria Fire Department  | 

Instrument Petting Zoo with the Peoria Symphony Orchestra and more!


Performances by local groups

     2:30pm - The Magic of Joel Shoemaker

    3:00pm - Daniel Tiger Story time

    4:00pm - Communication Junction

    4:30pm - Penguin Project

    5:00pm - PND Drum line 


Join the Drum line parade to the Ball Drop area with the Peoria Notre Dame Drum line at 5:30 pm.

Noise makers and hats will be provided. Concessions available from 2:00-5:30 pm. FREE Admission!


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NYE Countdown presented by Better Built: 
Come down and enjoy the Joe Stamm Band onstage from 9:45-11:45 pm in Exhibit Hall A.  Concessions will be available starting at 9:00 pm.  At midnight, countdown to 2020 and ring in the new year with the ball drop and fireworks.
FREE Admission!


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Thank you to our sponsors!

Better Built, PNC, Illinois American Water, Kitchen Cooked, Lexus of Peoria, Great Clips, Cullinan Properties, OSF Children’s Hospital, Amp Radio, WMBD/WYZZ