Romantic Proposal Locations in Pekin

Romantic Proposal Locations in Pekin
February 15, 2024 Discover Pekin
couple on a romantic camping trip at sunset

Love is in the air! If you’re looking for the perfect proposal spot, we’ve got you covered. We’ve compiled a list of proposal locations throughout Pekin fit for popping that special question. From adventurous activities to quiet moments, you’re sure to find a special place for whatever you and your partner have in mind.

Pekin Riverfront Park

Look out at the scenic Illinois River while you get down on one knee at Pekin Riverfront Park. Take in the views and soak up that special moment along the water. Perfect scenery makes for the most special memory.

Mineral Springs Park

Park proposals never go out of style. Mineral Springs Park offers endless possibilities for the special moment. A picnic in the grass, a stroll along the lagoon, or a quiet moment in the gazebo. Scout your location today!

McNaughton Park

Riding on horseback, or hiking along scenic trails, McNaughton Park is the perfect proposal spot for the outdoorsy and adventurous couple. Plan a route to a specific location or spontaneously drop to one knee in the great outdoors.

Legins-Costly Memorial Park

A miniature “pocket-park” located in Downtown Pekin is a quant, cutesy location just begging for a proposal. Tucked between buildings, take a moment to reflect in the space and share a special memory.

Sunken Garden Fountain

Pop the question at Sunken Garden Fountain, and make your proposal wishes come true! A popular location for pictures, the fountain makes a great place to say yes. The fountain’s color changing lights make for the perfect evening proposal location.

Sports Fields

From Mineral Springs baseball diamonds to Veterans Arena hockey rink, find the perfect sporty location for your big moment. If sports mean a lot to you as a couple, a location on the field adds the perfect sentimental touch.

Historic Sights

A walk along Pekin’s historic Washington Street, or downtown’s brick buildings is sure to capture the sentimental feeling of the special moment you plan to share. Take in the sights of the architecture and the nostalgic feeling as you get down on one knee.


If you’re inviting a photographer to capture your proposal, select one of the many murals that paint the town to the backdrop to your picture-perfect moment.

Regardless of the location, your proposal is sure to be a cherished memory. Whether outdoors or indoors, along the water or in the neighborhood, scenic or sentimental, these proposal spots are sure to make those memories even brighter.