Events

There’s Always Something Going On In Central Illinois.

There’s always something going on in Central Illinois. From our annual Marigold Festival to sports tournaments to Downtown Street Concerts, Farmer’s Markets, local performances, and more, this is your guide to all that’s happening!

Because we’re so close to other nearby attractions and venues (Peoria is less than a 30-minute drive away), we’re also a great hub for taking in shows, games, concerts, and performances around the Greater Peoria area! Mackinaw Valley Vineyard is also less than 30 minutes away and features over 20 locally made wines, tasting tours, and heart-thumping summer concerts.

Stand up for Kiwanis 2024

Tickets are ON SALE!! Enjoy an entertaining night full of laughs benefitting the Kiwanis Club of Pekin! Doors open at 5:30 PM and the show starts at 7. Cash bar and a limited menu available, 21+ show.

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Pekin Moose Lodge 916, 2575 E Broadway Rd
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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Drag n’ Paint: Shake Your Shamrocks

Join Drag N' Paint as we take over The Avanti's Dome Event Center for an evening of St. Patricks Day fun on Friday, March 15th! You do not want to miss this lucky night out! Included in your entry fee is a buffet filled with your Avanti's favorites! Avanti's will also have thier bar stocked with beer, wine, and cocktails […]

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Avanti’s Event Center, 3401 Griffin Ave
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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St. Patrick’s Day: Kitten Yoga!

Tazewell Animal Protective Society, Yoga 4 Life, & the Avanti's Event Center present this fun St. Patrick's Day Fundraiser. If you enjoy Yoga... or just LOVE kittens... then this is the fundraiser for you! Julie Rhoades from Yoga 4 Life will be leading you through Yoga poses while kittens give you encouragement... or you can just play with the kittens! […]

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Avanti’s Event Center, 3401 Griffin Ave
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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A Party to Die for at the Flanagan House: A Murder-Mystery Dinner

The year is 1937 and the Flanagan House is now occupied by Dr Frank & Mabel Morrill. Mrs. Morrill is known for her parties which were put on hold with prohibition, the Stock Market Crash, and the Great Depression. But the gloom and doom has lifted, and this historic home is turning 100 years old this year, so Mabel feels […]

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Avanti’s Event Center, 3401 Griffin Ave
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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