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Peoria Civic Center

201 SW Jefferson Ave, Peoria, IL 61602-1448
+1 309-680-3500
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World Taxidermy & Fish Carving Championships

Our event brought in over 1,00 participants from all across the United States and as far away as... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2017
Regional Gymnastc Finals with Price Gouging Concessions

My wife and I visited this facility May 13-14 to watch our granddaughters compete in their regional... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2017
Mansfield, Ohio
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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!
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“great venue” (19 reviews)
“hockey game” (6 reviews)
“sound system” (6 reviews)
201 SW Jefferson Ave, Peoria, IL 61602-1448
+1 309-680-3500
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Reviewed May 24, 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 May 15, 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 April 23, 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
Reviewed April 8, 2017

Only $5.00 to get in seniors $2.50 young children free. If your looking for a new car and want to compare all the automobile choices available. from $12,000.00 to $206,000.00. I really liked the New Lincoln Continental for 2017. Her favorite was the VW Passat....More

Thank Edward S
Reviewed April 5, 2017

Traveled 4 hours via car from Wisconsin to Peoria, IL to see the band "Kansas" perform there on Saturday, April 1, 2017. I have not been to Peoria since 1985. I was totally impressed with the Civic Center. It's location was in the heart of...More

Thank TRH62160
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Great place for a vintage rock band concert. Good sound, nicely decorated. Friendly staff to seat you

Thank jtkoehler2
Reviewed March 29, 2017

We were able to see pretty well from our balcony seats. The music sounded great. My only complaints were how long the lines were to wait in for drinks. Also, very hard to navigate an exit due to overly populated hallways.

Thank lacee2017
Reviewed March 18, 2017

Since 1996, Carver Arena in the Peoria Civic Center has been the site of the finals of the Illinois High School Association's boys basketball tournament. I was reluctant about the move at first. I always thought the state's premier event should be played at the...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

We come to the Civic Center quite a bed with Bradley games theater other activities and always have a great time my only drawback would be the parking is a little bit scarce and I'm tired of paying five to six dollars to park otherwise...More

Thank Andy H
Reviewed March 7, 2017

I wanted to talk to customer service before leaving a poor review, but the managers just seemed to blame each other. The restrooms are very dirty, seats are broken and in overall disrepair and the parking garage was full of homeless people begging for money....More

Thank Timothy G
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Libby C
November 3, 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!
October 27, 2016|
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Response from Andy734 | Reviewed this property |
There are a few down along the river... Kellehers, Rhythm Kitchen, Hooters.
September 2, 2016|
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Response from Kellysbakery | Reviewed this property |
I have not had a bad seat here at all.