December 31st | 3- 5:30PM
Peoria Civic Center Exhibit Halls
FREE ADMISSION! Fun for the whole family!
Activities and performances from 3-5:30pm followed by a parade to the Ball Drop. Ball Drop and fireworks will take place at 6pm.
The 2023 PNC New Year’s Eve Kid’s Countdown, presented by Better Built and OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois is back at the Peoria Civic Center on Sunday, December 31st.
The festivities begin at 3:00 pm with the PNC Kids Countdown activities in the Peoria Civic Center Exhibit Halls, with a variety of events and entertainment for the whole family. Activities will include Wild Style Face Painting, superhero & princess photo opportunities, The Unique Twist & Twisting Crew balloon making, Fun on the Run inflatables, Art Inc, First Ascent, Peoria Playhouse Children’s Museum, GameOn, Peoria Rivermen, AMP Radio, DAGZ, Pop-A-Shot, PNC, OSF Healthcare Children’s Hospital of Illinois, Peoria Police, Peoria Fire Department, & City of Peoria – Public Works.
Stage performances will include Communication Junction, Penguin Project, Flynn School of Irish Dance, and Safari Joe.
A parade from the Exhibit Halls over to the atrium and Sonar Tide patio area will begin at 5:30 p.m. for the 6:00 p.m., ball drop, followed by fireworks presented by Better Built. Admission to the event is free to the public.