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Peoria Civic Center

201 SW Jefferson Ave, Peoria, IL 61602-1448
+1 309-680-3500
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Great place

It is a good place to watch concerts and sporting events, great for basketball and hockey, easy to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peoria, Illinois
Effective Conference Venue

The Peoria Civic Center has grown over the years and each addition has made the facility more... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Springfield, Missouri
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The Peoria Civic Center is an SMG-managed facility in Peoria, IL. We are home to Bradley Braves Men's Basketball, concerts, comedians, conventions, Broadway productions, family shows and more! The Peoria Civic Center is an SMG managed facility in Peoria, IL. The PCC houses an Arena, Theater, Ballroom, Exhibit Hall, Ballroom and flexible meeting space and is home to Bradley University Braves men's basketball, the Peoria Symphony Orchestra and Peoria Ballet. The PCC is your place to be for live entertainment! The PCC hosts concerts, Broadway shows, comedians, family shows, sporting events, conventions, trade shows, meetings, banquets, private parties and more!
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  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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201 SW Jefferson Ave, Peoria, IL 61602-1448
+1 309-680-3500
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a good place to watch concerts and sporting events, great for basketball and hockey, easy to get in and out of, parking close by

Thank KevinRockey
Reviewed 26 November 2017

The Peoria Civic Center has grown over the years and each addition has made the facility more useful. From the big arena to a large exhibition hall to workshop/breakout rooms, the Civic Center offers everything a large conference needs. It can be a bit confusing...More

Thank Dave11974
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I have attended events in almost every area in the Civic Center. I wish the theater had a center aisle. The crawling over everyone to get in and out is so annoying. Then, there are seats in the arena that desperately need to be repaired....More

Thank kmgIL
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Civic Center was the first arena I ever stepped foot in, I will always remember that. I have been to dozens of Rivermen hockey games. A Comedy Show. And multiple IHSA Basketball games here. I have seen this place with 10,000 plus and it can...More

Thank Brandon K
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

The the show was good. But there was a "heckler " in the audience. I'm sure was drunk. They needed to remove that person. .......

Thank LAURAW1602
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The previous concert scheduled for March 2017 was cancelled by Mr. Bonnamassa and rescheduled for August 2017. The Civic Center Ticket office honored my previous ticket purchase. The Par-A-Dice Casino provided us with shuttle transportation to and from the Civic Center - very prompt shuttle...More

Thank Z1385NRcarolr
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I love the Peoria Civic center!! They always bring great shows to our area. My mom and I saw Dancing with the Stars Live and we loved it!!

Thank erica_gen1
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Our event brought in over 1,00 participants from all across the United States and as far away as China and Australia. The overwhelming response as to the facility from our registrants was very positive!

Thank KathyBlomquist
Reviewed 15 May 2017

My wife and I visited this facility May 13-14 to watch our granddaughters compete in their regional 5 states gymnastic event. This place is a massive facility. The kids event was clear in the back of the facility and of course there was no open...More

Thank 71Sarge
Reviewed 23 April 2017

GO RIVS! Awesome experience. Great seats for cheap. They get you on the beer but that is expected. Otherwise fantastic time. Support your local hockey teams!

Thank joesphkillen
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Libby C
3 November 2016|
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Response from catstheword | Reviewed this property |
The seat was fine(I too am plus size)...but they are squeezed in for maximum they could get in the theatre. I was on main floor and arm to arm with next seat occupiers!
27 October 2016|
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Response from Andy734 | Reviewed this property |
There are a few down along the river... Kellehers, Rhythm Kitchen, Hooters.
2 September 2016|
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Response from Kellysbakery | Reviewed this property |
I have not had a bad seat here at all.