The Peoria Civic Center is a multipurpose event facility offering the highest levels of customer service for our clients. Our center includes an arena with seating for 11,330, a 2,196-seat theater, 45,000 square feet of meeting space and 110,000 square feet of exhibit hall space. The downtown location is less than 10 minutes from the Peoria International Airport and has 1,000 hotel rooms within walking distance of the center. There are over 4,000 hotel rooms nearby. The facility is only a few blocks away from the recently renovated Riverfront district, which features multiple museums, live entertainment and unique dining opportunities SAVOR…Peoria provides a direct connection to fresh local ingredients and the resources of the world’s leading venue management company, SMG, all dedicated to creating a memorable experience for your attendees.
The Peoria Civic Center was opened in February of 1982. Today, the Peoria Civic Center is home to over 500 event days a year. With events ranging from small meetings to sold out concerts, Broadway performances to wedding receptions, there is sure to be something for everyone in your family.