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Danny Gokey: Hope Encounter Tour with Tauren Wells and Riley Clemmons
Thursday, September 20, 2018, 7:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
Danny Gokey: Hope Encounter Tour with Tauren Wells and Riley Clemmons
GRAMMY® nominee, Dove Award winner, and Capitol recording artist, Danny Gokey is gearing up for his first-ever headline tour with this fall’s Hope Encounter. Also featuring GRAMMY® nominee Tauren Wells and breakout artist Riley Clemmons, the tour will hit 29 markets across the country including a stop in Peoria, IL.

Gokey became a favorite of millions of fans as a Top 3 finalist on Season 8 of American Idol. His first album, My Best Days, debuted at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart. Since then, the Wisconsin native has celebrated a series of #1 album debuts, including his first award-winning holiday album, Christmas Is Here, as well as singles including the recently Gold-certified “Tell Your Heart to Beat Again” and “Hope In Front of Me.” Gokey’s latest album, Rise, reached #1 on the Billboard Top Christian Album chart and garnered his first Grammy nomination.
Downtown Peoria Cookout to benefit United Way
Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 11:30 A.M.
The Peoria Civic Center will host a Downtown Peoria Cookout on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm as part of their United Way campaign. The cookout will take place on the Sonar Tide Patio*, which is located on the northwest side of the Civic Center by Peoria City Hall.
Brats/hot dogs served with chips and a drink are offered for a recommended donation of $5.00 with all proceeds going to the Heart of Illinois United Way.
Mayor’s Roast of Rex Linder
Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 6:00 P.M.
Join the fun as attorney Rex Linder sits in on his own “trial” at the 3rd Annual Mayor’s Roast on Sept. 26 at the Peoria Civic Center. Although the laughs may come at Rex’s expense, money raised during the event will benefit two organizations close to his heart: Mark Linder Walk for the Mind and OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois.
Jurassic Quest
Friday, September 28, 2018, 3:00 P.M.
The Largest Exhibition of Lifesize, Moving, Museum-Quality Dinosaurs in North America is coming to Peoria Sept. 28-30!
Jurassic Quest
Saturday, September 29, 2018, 9:00 A.M.
The Largest Exhibition of Lifesize, Moving, Museum-Quality Dinosaurs in North America is coming to Peoria Sept. 28-30!
Jurassic Quest
Sunday, September 30, 2018, 9:00 A.M.
The Largest Exhibition of Lifesize, Moving, Museum-Quality Dinosaurs in North America is coming to Peoria Sept. 28-30!
105.7-The-X-Fall Frenzy: Godsmack and Shinedown
Sunday, September 30, 2018, 7:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER ARENA
As GODSMACK and SHINEDOWN gear up for their co-headlining summer amphitheater tour, the two multi-platinum rock groups have revealed an additional run of dates keeping them on the road together into the fall. Newly added dates on the hard-hitting trek—featuring support from Asking Alexandria—include Greensboro, Fort Wayne, Billings, Spokane, Boise, and Portland. In addition to previously announced tour stops in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Dallas, Denver, New York, Chicago and Atlanta, plus many more, the tour will reach over 40 cities in total. Both bands are touring in support of their new chart-topping albums: Godsmack’s WHEN LEGENDS RISE and Shinedown’s ATTENTION ATTENTION, out now. Tickets for the fall tour are ON SALE NOW!
Disney's The Lion King
Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The Season kicks off with Disney’s THE LION KING playing 15 performances, October 2nd through October 13th. Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant debut at the Peoria Civic Center Theater!
Upper Great Lakes Regional Figure Skating Championship
Wednesday, October 3
Peoria's Heart of Illinois Skating Club is proud to host the 2019 Upper Great Lakes Regional Figure Skating Championship located at the Peoria Civic Center on October 3 - 7, 2018.  The top four skaters at the Juvenile through Senior levels qualify to compete in November at the Midwestern Sectional Championship, where the top four skaters at each level advance to the 2019 U.S. Figure Skating National Championships. 
Disney's The Lion King
Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The Season kicks off with Disney’s THE LION KING playing 15 performances, October 2nd through October 13th. Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant debut at the Peoria Civic Center Theater!
Upper Great Lakes Regional Figure Skating Championships
Thursday, October 4
Peoria's Heart of Illinois Skating Club is proud to host the 2019 Upper Great Lakes Regional Figure Skating Championship located at the Peoria Civic Center on October 3 - 7, 2018. The top four skaters at the Juvenile through Senior levels qualify to compete in November at the Midwestern Sectional Championship, where the top four skaters at each level advance to the 2019 U.S. Figure Skating National Championships.
Disney's The Lion King
Thursday, October 4, 2018, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The Season kicks off with Disney’s THE LION KING playing 15 performances, October 2nd through October 13th. Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant debut at the Peoria Civic Center Theater!
Upper Great Lakes Regional Figure Skating Championships
Friday, October 5
Peoria's Heart of Illinois Skating Club is proud to host the 2019 Upper Great Lakes Regional Figure Skating Championship located at the Peoria Civic Center on October 3 - 7, 2018. The top four skaters at the Juvenile through Senior levels qualify to compete in November at the Midwestern Sectional Championship, where the top four skaters at each level advance to the 2019 U.S. Figure Skating National Championships.
Disney's The Lion King
Friday, October 5, 2018, 8:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The Season kicks off with Disney’s THE LION KING playing 15 performances, October 2nd through October 13th. Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant debut at the Peoria Civic Center Theater!
Upper Great Lakes Regional Figure Skating Championships
Saturday, October 6
Peoria's Heart of Illinois Skating Club is proud to host the 2019 Upper Great Lakes Regional Figure Skating Championship located at the Peoria Civic Center on October 3 - 7, 2018. The top four skaters at the Juvenile through Senior levels qualify to compete in November at the Midwestern Sectional Championship, where the top four skaters at each level advance to the 2019 U.S. Figure Skating National Championships.
Disney's The Lion King
Saturday, October 6, 2018, 2:00 P.M.
The Season kicks off with Disney’s THE LION KING playing 15 performances, October 2nd through October 13th. Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant debut at the Peoria Civic Center Theater!
Disney's The Lion King
Saturday, October 6, 2018, 8:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The Season kicks off with Disney’s THE LION KING playing 15 performances, October 2nd through October 13th. Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant debut at the Peoria Civic Center Theater!
Upper Great Lakes Regional Figure Skating Championships
Sunday, October 7
Peoria's Heart of Illinois Skating Club is proud to host the 2019 Upper Great Lakes Regional Figure Skating Championship located at the Peoria Civic Center on October 3 - 7, 2018. The top four skaters at the Juvenile through Senior levels qualify to compete in November at the Midwestern Sectional Championship, where the top four skaters at each level advance to the 2019 U.S. Figure Skating National Championships.
Disney's The Lion King
Sunday, October 7, 2018, 1:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The Season kicks off with Disney’s THE LION KING playing 15 performances, October 2nd through October 13th. Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant debut at the Peoria Civic Center Theater!
Disney's The Lion King
Sunday, October 7, 2018, 6:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The Season kicks off with Disney’s THE LION KING playing 15 performances, October 2nd through October 13th. Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant debut at the Peoria Civic Center Theater!
Teen Challenge Fall Banquet
Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 6:00 P.M.
Teen Challenge Fall Banquet is “Celebrating 60 Years of Miracles” on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 in the Peoria Civic Center Ballroom with keynote speaker Nicky Cruz, former Warlord for the New York Gang, The Mau Maus, and special guest Joe Everson, Singer/Painter. 
Disney's The Lion King
Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The Season kicks off with Disney’s THE LION KING playing 15 performances, October 2nd through October 13th. Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant debut at the Peoria Civic Center Theater!
Disney's The Lion King
Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The Season kicks off with Disney’s THE LION KING playing 15 performances, October 2nd through October 13th. Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant debut at the Peoria Civic Center Theater!
Disney's The Lion King
Thursday, October 11, 2018, 1:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The Season kicks off with Disney’s THE LION KING playing 15 performances, October 2nd through October 13th. Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant debut at the Peoria Civic Center Theater!
Disney's The Lion King
Thursday, October 11, 2018, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The Season kicks off with Disney’s THE LION KING playing 15 performances, October 2nd through October 13th. Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant debut at the Peoria Civic Center Theater!
Keith Urban - GRAFFITI U WORLD TOUR
Friday, October 12, 2018, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER ARENA
Country Mega-Star Keith Urban is coming back to the Peoria Civic Center! At a surprise pop-up show, January 17th in Nashville, Grammy Award winner Keith Urban announced his “GRAFFITI U WORLD TOUR 2018” with special guest Kelsea Ballerini. He also took the opportunity to announce that his forthcoming album will be called GRAFFITI U. 
Disney's The Lion King
Friday, October 12, 2018, 8:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The Season kicks off with Disney’s THE LION KING playing 15 performances, October 2nd through October 13th. Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant debut at the Peoria Civic Center Theater!
Disney's The Lion King
Saturday, October 13, 2018, 2:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER Theater
The Season kicks off with Disney’s THE LION KING playing 15 performances, October 2nd through October 13th. Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant debut at the Peoria Civic Center Theater!
Peoria Promise 10 Year Anniversary Gala
Saturday, October 13, 2018, 5:00 P.M.
Join us for the 10th Anniversary celebration benefiting the Peoria Promise Foundation on Saturday, October 13 at 5:00pm  in the Peoria Civic Center Ballroom.  The evening includes: Cocktail reception, dinner, live Art Performance and auction by world famous speed painter Michael Israel, followed by Chicago's legendary "Brass from the Past" tribute to rock and soul.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Quad City Storm
Saturday, October 13, 2018, 7:15 P.M.
EXHIBITION GAME! Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Quad City Storm on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Disney's The Lion King
Saturday, October 13, 2018, 8:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The Season kicks off with Disney’s THE LION KING playing 15 performances, October 2nd through October 13th. Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant debut at the Peoria Civic Center Theater!
UnityPoint Health Foundation & Pekin Hospital Foundation Gala
Friday, October 19, 2018, 5:30 P.M.
Save the Date for the 1st combined gala in support of UnityPoint Health-Pekin, Methodist and Proctor Foundations! It will be a fun flashback to the 1950's!
Disney Junior Dance Party
Friday, October 19, 2018, 6:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
Sing along to Disney Junior’s greatest hits with your favorite characters: Mickey and the Roadster Racers, Sofia The First, Puppy Dog Pals, Elena of Avalor, Doc McStuffins, Vampirina, The Lion Guard, Muppet Babies and more!
Monster Jam
Friday, October 19, 2018, 7:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER ARENA
Monster Jam® is the most action-packed live event on four wheels where world-class drivers compete in front of capacity crowds in both monster truck racing and freestyle competitions. Celebrating 25 years of adrenaline-charged family entertainment, Monster Jam combines spontaneous entertainment with the ultimate off-road, motorsport competition. Monster Jam features the most recognizable trucks in the world including Grave Digger®, Max-DTM, El Toro Loco®, Monster Mutt® and many more. Monster Jam events leave you on the edge of your seat as these competitors thrill fans with jaw-dropping displays of gravity-defying feats.
Monster Jam
Saturday, October 20, 2018, 1:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER ARENA
***Pit Party begins at 10:30 am!
Monster Jam® is the most action-packed live event on four wheels where world-class drivers compete in front of capacity crowds in both monster truck racing and freestyle competitions. Celebrating 25 years of adrenaline-charged family entertainment, Monster Jam combines spontaneous entertainment with the ultimate off-road, motorsport competition. Monster Jam features the most recognizable trucks in the world including Grave Digger®, Max-DTM, El Toro Loco®, Monster Mutt® and many more. Monster Jam events leave you on the edge of your seat as these competitors thrill fans with jaw-dropping displays of gravity-defying feats.
Monster Jam
Saturday, October 20, 2018, 7:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER ARENA
Monster Jam® is the most action-packed live event on four wheels where world-class drivers compete in front of capacity crowds in both monster truck racing and freestyle competitions. Celebrating 25 years of adrenaline-charged family entertainment, Monster Jam combines spontaneous entertainment with the ultimate off-road, motorsport competition. Monster Jam features the most recognizable trucks in the world including Grave Digger®, Max-DTM, El Toro Loco®, Monster Mutt® and many more. Monster Jam events leave you on the edge of your seat as these competitors thrill fans with jaw-dropping displays of gravity-defying feats.
Elevation Worship- Hallelujah Here Below Tour
Saturday, October 20, 2018, 7:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
Elevation Worship - Fall Tour 2018
Career Spark
Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 8:00 A.M.
The Greater Peoria Economic Development Council and Junior Achievement will host the 2nd annual GP Career Spark on Oct. 23-24 in the PCC exhibit halls. Career Spark is an interactive, multi-industry career expo open to all 8th grade students in the Greater Peoria region.  Through hands-on exhibits, this event helps spark students’ interest in the exciting careers available in Greater Peoria.
OSF Women's Lifestyle Show
Saturday, October 27, 2018, 9:00 A.M.
Empowering. Entertaining. Enlightening. The OSF Women’s Lifestyle Show is the LARGEST WOMEN’S SHOW IN ILLINOIS, and  still the #1 all women’s event in Central Illinois. At the Peoria Civic Center on Saturday, October 27, 2018, the show features over 300 vendors to explore, new interactive pavilions that will indulge, exhilarate, and excite all of your senses, and educational speakers and resources. 
Bradley Men's Basketball vs Carroll University
Thursday, November 1, 2018, 7:00 P.M.
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Carroll University.  ​​​​​​​Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Quad City Storm
Friday, November 2, 2018, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Quad City Storm on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
GHOST: A Pale Tour Named Death
Friday, November 2, 2018, 8:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
EMPORIUM/NITELITE PRESENTS:
GHOST
A PALE TOUR NAMED DEATH

Ghost's most recent studio album, Meliora, and its accompanying EP Popestar , elevated the Swedish rock band into the pantheon of the greatest rock bands on earth and resulted in a Grammy® Award for 'Best Metal Performance'. Meliora debuted at No. 1 at Independent Retail, No. 2 at Rock, and in the Top 10 on Billboard's Top 200 Album Chart, selling over a quarter million copies globally. Popestar debuted at the No. 1 position on Billboard's Top Rock Albums and Hard Rock Albums chart and produced an Active Rock chart topper with "Square Hammer".
Lynyrd Skynyrd: Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour
Saturday, November 3, 2018, 7:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER ARENA
Live Nation presents Lynyrd Skynyrd: Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour!
Bradley Men's Basketball vs UW-Parkside
Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 7:00 P.M.
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on UW-Parkside. ​​​​​​​Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Chicago
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 8:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
Chicago will surely make you SMILE this November at the Peoria Civic Center!
Peoria Rivermen vs. Fayetteville Marksmen
Friday, November 9, 2018, 7:15 P.M.

Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Fayetteville Marksmen on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Jay Leno
Friday, November 9, 2018, 8:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children’s book author, much-in-demand corporate speaker, lovable TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, and philanthropist…it’s no wonder that Jay Leno is widely characterized as “the hardest working man in show business.”
Bradley Men's Basketball vs Southeast Missouri State
Saturday, November 10, 2018, 1:00 P.M.

Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Southeast Missouri State. ​​​​​​​Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Civic Center vs. Fayetteville Marksmen
Saturday, November 10, 2018, 7:15 P.M.


Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Fayetteville Marksmen on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Wild Kratts Live!
Monday, November 12, 2018, 6:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
Get ready to dive into another classic Wild Kratts adventure with the Kratt brothers as they combine live action and animation, with Martin and Chris LIVE on stage and the rest of the Wild Kratts team on screen, at the Tortuga HQ. Which creature powers will they activate and what new and amazing ‘WOW!’ facts will you learn?
Bradley Men's Basketball vs Jacksonville State
Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 7:00 P.M.


Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Jacksonville State. ​​​​​​​Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Evansville Thunderbolts
Friday, November 23, 2018, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Evansville Thunderbolts on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Bradley Men's Basketball vs Chicago State
Saturday, November 24, 2018, 1:00 P.M.
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Chicago State. ​​​​​​​Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Pensacola Ice Flyers
Saturday, November 24, 2018, 7:15 P.M.

Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Pensacola Ice Flyers on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
STOMP
Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
A story told through percussion, using everything BUT percussion instruments!
STOMP
Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
A story of percussion using everything BUT percussion instruments!
Bradley Men's Basketball vs New Mexico
Saturday, December 1
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on New Mexico. ​​​​​​​Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Kenny G
Saturday, December 1, 2018, 8:00 P.M.
Don't miss Kenny G coming to the PCC this December!
The Harlem Globetrotters
Friday, December 7, 2018, 7:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER ARENA
On the heels of taking their unparalleled entertainment to capacity crowds overseas, the Harlem Globetrotters will return to North America with their one-of-a-kind show to Peoria at Peoria Civic Center on December 7th, 2018 at 7:00 PM.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Evansville Thunderbolts
Saturday, December 8, 2018, 7:15 P.M.

Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Evansville Thunderbolts on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Huntsville Havoc
Sunday, December 9, 2018, 3:00 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Huntsville Havoc on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Quad City Storm
Thursday, December 13, 2018, 10:30 A.M.

Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Quad City Storm on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Quad City Storm
Friday, December 14, 2018, 7:15 P.M.


Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Quad City Storm on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Christmas Wonderland Holiday Spectacular
Friday, December 14, 2018, 7:30 P.M.
Located in the Peoria Civic Center Theater
Bradley Men's Basketball vs Eastern Illinois
Saturday, December 15, 2018, 7:00 P.M.
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Eastern Illinois. ​​​​​​​Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
The Wizards of Winter
Thursday, December 20, 2018, 7:00 P.M.
The Wizards of Winter, featuring former members of Classic Rock giants-- The Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Rainbow, Alice Cooper Band and others along with Broadway and Theater veterans, rock in the Holidays with their own brand of Christmas magic. This year’s performance features new music from their upcoming 3rd album along with their classics in a show the whole family will love. Join the Wizards in Bringing in the Holidays. To learn more go to www.thewizardsofwinter.com
Bradley Men's Basketball vs Southeastern Louisiana
Saturday, December 22, 2018, 1:00 P.M.
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Southeastern Louisiana. ​​​​​​​Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Disney on Ice presents Frozen
Friday, December 28, 2018, 7:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER ARENA
Discover the full story of Disney's Frozen like never before at Disney On Ice presents Frozen!
Disney on Ice presents Frozen
Saturday, December 29, 2018, 11:00 A.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER ARENA
Discover the full story of Disney's Frozen like never before at Disney On Ice presents Frozen!
Disney on Ice presents Frozen
Saturday, December 29, 2018, 3:00 P.M.
Discover the full story of Disney's Frozen like never before at Disney On Ice presents Frozen!
Disney on Ice presents Frozen
Saturday, December 29, 2018, 7:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER ARENA
Discover the full story of Disney's Frozen like never before at Disney On Ice presents Frozen!
Disney on Ice presents Frozen
Sunday, December 30, 2018, 1:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER ARENA
Discover the full story of Disney's Frozen like never before at Disney On Ice presents Frozen!
Disney on Ice presents Frozen
Sunday, December 30, 2018, 5:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER ARENA
Discover the full story of Disney's Frozen like never before at Disney On Ice presents Frozen!
Bradley Men's Basketball vs Northern Iowa
Wednesday, January 2
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Northern Iowa. ​​​​​​​Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Huntsville Havoc
Friday, January 4, 2019, 7:15 P.M.

Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Huntsville Havoc on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Evansville Thunderbolts
Saturday, January 5, 2019, 7:15 P.M.


Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Evansville Thunderbolts on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Huntsville Havoc
Sunday, January 6, 2019, 3:00 P.M.


Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Huntsville Havoc on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Bradley Men's Basketball vs Missouri State
Saturday, January 12
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Missouri State. ​​​​​​​Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Bradley Men's Basketball vs Drake
Wednesday, January 16
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Drake. ​​​​​​​Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
The Fab Four
Thursday, January 17, 2019, 7:30 P.M.
Peoria Civic Center Theater
If you want to experience the best Beatles tribute ever, you won't want to miss The Fab Four - The Ultimate Tribute.
The Emmy Award Winning Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles Tribute due to their precise attention to detail. With uncanny, note-to-note live renditions of Beatles' classics such as "Can't Buy Me Love," "Yesterday," "A Day In The Life," "Twist And Shout," "Here Comes The Sun," and "Hey Jude", The Fab Four will make you think you are watching the real thing.
Their incredible stage performances include three costume changes representing every era of the Beatles ever-changing career, and this loving tribute to the Beatles has amazed audiences in countries around the world, including Japan, Australia, France, Hong Kong, The United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico and Brazil.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Quad City Storm
Friday, January 18, 2019, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Quad City Storm on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Quad City Storm
Saturday, January 19, 2019, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Quad City Storm on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Luncheon
Monday, January 21, 2019, 11:00 A.M.
The 27th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Luncheon returns to the Peoria Civic Center on Monday, January 21, 2019 with featured guest speaker Valerie B. Jarrett, senior advisor to the Obama Foundation. Luncheon begins at 12:00 noon; doors open at 11:00am. Tickets now available!
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood LIVE! King for a Day
Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 5:00 P.M.
Peoria Civic Center Theater
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood - LIVE! will play the PCC 1/22/19 at 5:00pm!
*NOTE- all children one year of age or older will need their own ticket.
Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band- Travelin' Man Tour
Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 7:30 P.M.
Bob Seger celebrates five decades of rock n' roll here at the PCC!
Bradley Men's Basketball vs Illinois State
Wednesday, January 23
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Illinois State. ​​​​​​​Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Bradley Men's Basketball vs Southern Illinois
Saturday, February 2
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Southern Illinois. ​​​​​​​Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Finding Neverland
Saturday, February 2, 2019, 1:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The third show in the 2018-2019 Ameren Illinois Broadway Series is the tale of how Peter Pan came to be- the story of the playwright J.M. Barrie and his inspiration from familiar adventures and characters that create the story of Peter Pan.
Finding Neverland
Saturday, February 2, 2019, 7:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The third show in the 2018-2019 Ameren Illinois Broadway Series is the tale of how Peter Pan came to be- the story of the playwright J.M. Barrie and his inspiration from familiar adventures and characters that create the story of Peter Pan.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Quad City Storm
Friday, February 8, 2019, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Quad City Storm on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Bradley Men's Basketball vs Indiana State
Saturday, February 9
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Indiana State. ​​​​​​​Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time
Bradley Men's Basketball vs Loyola
Wednesday, February 13
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Loyola. ​​​​​​​Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time
Peoria Rivermen vs. Birmingham Bulls
Friday, February 15, 2019, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Birmingham Bulls on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
John Mellencamp
Friday, February 15, 2019, 8:00 P.M.
Set to coincide with a highly anticipated new album release, JOHN MELLENCAMP will embark on a 2019 tour of “The John Mellencamp Show” which will feature the rock icon’s classics plus some new material.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Macon Mayhem
Saturday, February 16, 2019, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Macon Mayhem on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs
Friday, February 22, 2019, 7:15 P.M.

Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Bradley Men's Basketball vs Evansville
Saturday, February 23
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Evansville. ​​​​​​​Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time
Peoria Rivermen vs. Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs
Saturday, February 23, 2019, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs
Sunday, February 24, 2019, 3:00 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Bradley Men's Basketball vs. Valparaiso
Wednesday, February 27
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Valparaiso. ​​​​​​​Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time
Peoria Rivermen vs. Knoxville Ice Bears
Friday, March 1, 2019, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Knoxville Ice Bears on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Knoxville Ice Bears
Saturday, March 2, 2019, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Knoxville Ice Bears on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Civic Center vs. Quad City Storm
Sunday, March 3, 2019, 3:00 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Quad City Storm on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Civic Center vs. Quad City Storm
Saturday, March 23, 2019, 7:15 P.M.

Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Quad City Storm on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Evansville Thunderbolts
Friday, March 29, 2019, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Evansville Thunderbolts on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Evansville Thunderbolts
Saturday, March 30, 2019, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Evansville Thunderbolts on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Macon Mayhem
Friday, April 5, 2019, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Macon Mayhem on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Macon Mayhem
Saturday, April 6, 2019, 7:15 P.M.

Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Macon Mayhem on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
RENT
Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
Don’t miss the 20th Anniversary Tour of the story you know and love- RENT!
RENT
Friday, April 26, 2019, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
Don’t miss the 20th Anniversary Tour of the story you know and love- RENT!
DEREK HOUGH: LIVE! THE TOUR
Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 7:30 P.M.
Following the sold-out successes of the Move Live on Tour and Move – Beyond – Live on Tour acclaimed shows, including multiple sellouts at large prestigious venues such as Radio City Music Hall, DEREK HOUGH returns with a monumental experience for 2019 – DEREK HOUGH: LIVE! THE TOUR.

Upcoming Events

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