Peoria River Front Brochure and Map

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Peoria River Front Brochure and Map
A C T I V I T I E S
Carriage Classics
Horse drawn evening rides available in downtown Peoria Fridays
and Saturdays April through October.
Foot of Main Street and at Hotel Pere Marquette • (309) 579-2833
inPlay —Maxam Building
Two floors of the latest interactive gaming for kids of all ages.
316 SW Washington Street • (309) 676-1000
Live at the Five Spot
Enjoy the regions best musicians performing jazz, blues and more!
Every Friday evening, 5:30 — 7:30 p.m., in the Preston Jackson
Gallery on the second floor of the Contemporary Art Center. Bring
your own food and beverage!
305 SW Water Street • (309) 674-6822
Peoria Chiefs at O’Brien Field
From May to September, enjoy exciting Single-A baseball with this
Chicago Cubs affiliate.
730 SW Jefferson Avenue • (309) 680-4000
Peoria Civic Center
Form. Fantasy. Function. They all come together at the premier
entertainment and convention center in downstate Illinois.
201 SW Jefferson Street • (309) 673-8900
Peoria RiverFront Market
Shop for local produce, local artistry and hear local musicians.
Saturday mornings from June through the end of September from
8 a.m. till noon.
Liberty Park • (309) 671-5555
Spirit of Peoria
Turn of the century-style paddle wheeler available for sightseeing,
theme cruises, one to three day overnight excursions, and
private charters.
100 NE Water Street • (309) 637-8000
World On Wheels
RiverFront and City Tours available on Segways or
2 & 4 person cycles.
Foot of Main Street • (309) 453-0916
S H O P P I N G
The Best of Post & Pillar
One of a kind gifts, home decor and unique treasures.
401 SW Water Street • (309) 494-9401
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Academy of Fretted Instruments
Offering music instruction on guitar, mandolin, banjo & bass.
305 SW Water Street • (309) 676-3738
Cyrus
Featuring Crabtree & Evelyn products, gifts and home accents
for any décor.
401 SW Water Street • (309) 671-1642
Arts Partners
Promotes not-for-profit arts organizations and the vitality
of arts and culture in the Peoria area. Conducts Public Art
Walking Tours of Peoria including the RiverFront Riverwalk.
PO Box 356 • (309) 676-2787
Gallery Store – Peoria Art Guild
Everything from jewelry and ceramics to hand-woven scarves
and sculpture – perfect gifts for anyone. Hundreds of paintings,
prints and photographs also available.
203 Harrison Street • (309) 637-2787
Contemporary Art Center
Peoria’s cultural hub for art, music and yoga; a catalyst
and forum for advancing, developing and understanding
contemporary art through education, exhibition and events.
305 SW Water Street • (309) 674-6822
Illinois Antique Center
Illinois’ oldest antique center representing 125 quality dealers.
311 SW Water Street • (309) 673-3354
Kelly Darree Photography
Capturing Emotion…Creating Art
100 Harrison Street • (309) 264-3146
Jewelry on Water
Designs by Larry Snell.
401 SW Water Street • (309) 673-3436
Music Together
An internationally recognized early childhood music
program for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners,
and the adults who love them.
331 SW Water Street • (309) 370-4669
RiverFront Visitors Center
Friendly, helpful staff provides maps, directions and brochures.
110 NE Water Street • (309) 672-2860 or (866) 896-6853
R E C E P T I O N &
M E E T I N G F A C I L I T I E S
Fortè - Maxam Building
Specializes in hosting events with a spectacular view of the
Peoria RiverFront and a unique ambience.
316 SW Washington Street • (309) 676-1000
Gateway Building
An elegant venue along Peoria’s RiverFront, the Gateway
offers the finest surroundings for business or social functions.
200 NE Water Street • (309) 689-3019
The Waterhouse
With its unique rustic yet contemporary atmosphere and
convenient amenities, The Waterhouse is truly the best-kept
secret for a reception, concert or meeting facility. Also home to
the fabulous Dueling Pianos show — Howlin' on Water!
619 Water Street, Suite B • (309) 494-9100
Ona Sidlinger Portrait Artist
Specializing in artistic baby, children, high school senior and
family portraits focusing on relationships, personality and
expressions. Call for an appointment.
120 SW Water Street • (309) 369-5115
Peoria Art Guild
Oldest community arts center in Illinois with local, regional,
national and international artists work. Visit the gift shop.
203 Harrison Street • (309) 637-2787
Peoria Symphony at the Foster Arts Center
A professional orchestra comprised of talented musicians.
Performances are held at the Peoria Civic Center.
203 Harrison Street • (309) 637-2787
Water Street Dance Company
Dance classes for ages 3 to adult. From tap to ballet, plus
body shape and adult classes available.
108 Harrison Street • (309) 636-8872
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Constitution Gardens
A unique commemoration of the Bicentennial of the United
States Constitution; a living legacy to the founding of the
republic and a 50-acre oasis in the midst of the city
landscape.
Spring Street & Adams Street
James W. Baldwin RiverFront Festival Park
The setting for numerous activities and events, Festival Park
is an ideal site for your next outdoor gathering.
South of the RiverPlex on Water Street • (309) 689-3019
Liberty Park
The Gazebo offers a supreme setting for outdoor weddings,
concerts or family gatherings. Open to the public, also
available for private rentals.
Foot of Liberty & Water Street • (309) 689-3019
Marshall Plaza
The Leonard B. Marshall Jr. Memorial Plaza features
an interactive fountain, marina access and spectacular
views of the Illinois River. Gateway Fountain presented to the
City of Peoria by Mr. and Mrs. Gordon S. Peters in honor
of their parents.
East of the Gateway Building
Military Services Memorial Plaza
This lovely plaza was built in tribute to military veterans.
North of Festival Park
RiverFront Marina
Come down to the RiverFront by foot, car or boat! Boaters
can dock their boats, on a first-come, first-serve basis, and
enjoy what the RiverFront has to offer.
On the river at the foot of Main Street
RiverPlex
Recreation facility offers swimming, basketball courts, track,
weight lifting and classes. Daily passes and memberships
available.
600 NE Water Street • (309) 282-1700
Walking and Biking Trail
Beauty and solitude, away from the hustle and bustle
of city traffic, await visitors on the walking and biking trail.
The trail begins on the Peoria RiverFront and leads to the
historic Springdale Cemetery.
Peoria Riverfront
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Annual Event Information: (800) 747-0302
March Madness – IHSA basketball tournament.
Second and third weekends in March at the
Peoria Civic Center.
Louie, Louie Parade for Leukemia – Music and food.
Fourth Friday in May.
Steamboat Festival – Activities & entertainment for the
entire family! Father’s Day weekend in June.
July 4th – Fireworks and All American fun on the RiverFront!
Taste of Peoria – Sample Peoria's Best!
Second Wednesday in August.
Soul Fest – A celebration of African American heritage and
music. Second weekend in August.
Grand National – American Motorcycle Association’s
Championship Race. Third weekend in August.
Erin Feis – Irish at its best! Fourth weekend in August.
Blues Fest – We’ve got the blues! First weekend in September.
Rib Fest – Cook-off to determine Peoria’s Best!
Second weekend in September.
Oktoberfest – German festival. Third weekend in September.
Fine Arts Fair – Nationally ranked art fair, sponsored by the
Peoria Art Guild. Last weekend in September.
Santa Parade – The nation’s oldest Santa parade!
Friday after Thanksgiving.
with Dining, Shopping
and Entertainment on
the Peoria RiverFront.
Yule Like Peoria – Music and entertainment!
Friday evening after Thanksgiving.
R I V E R F R O N T
L I V I N G
401 Water — Huber Commercial, Inc.
RiverFront residential condominiums.
401 SW Water Street • (309) 673-3000
The Lofts at Waterfront Place
Apartment living with a RiverFront view.
311 SW Water Street • (309) 689-1700
Maxam Quarters
Luxury residential lofts from 1,000 - 2,500 square feet.
316 SW Washington Street • (309) 360-6469
Peoria RiverFront Association
401 SW Water Street, Suite 201C
(309) 671-5555
www.peoriariverfront.com
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D I N I N G
A C C O M M O D A T I O N S
Café 401
Casual breakfast and daily lunch specials.
401 SW Water Street • (309) 673-2233
P E O R I A
Hooters
Enjoy world famous wings in a casual atmosphere.
Serving full bar.
418 SW Water Street • (309) 676-5603
Joe’s Crab Shack
Affordable seafood in a casual and energetic setting.
110 SW Water Street • (309) 671-2223
Old Chicago Pizza & Beer
Pizza, sandwiches, pasta and cocktails. Check out our huge
selection of specialty beers!
120 SW Water Street • (309) 677-6766
River Station
Revival on the historic RiverFront! Prime Rib, Steak & Seafood plus
banquet and meeting facilities.
212 SW Water Street • (309) 671-7000
Rhythm Kitchen Music Café
Fun, eclectic lunch or dinner, freshest ingredients, cocktails and live
music on weekends.
305 SW Water Street • (309) 676-9668
Tavern on the Water
Casual bar & restaurant offering outdoor patio with scenic river
views. The upstairs "red room" sets the standard of excellence for
Peoria's fine dining.
330 SW Water Street • (309) 637-0100
Water Street Wines, Café and Coffees
Where fine wine, unique foods and great coffees meet. Serving
breakfast, lunch and dinner.
100 State Street • (309) 966-4246
N I G H T L I F E
CEFCU Center Stage at The Landing
Multi-purpose outdoor entertainment venue is one of the premiere
draws to the RiverFront. www.peoriaparks.org.
East of the Gateway Building • (309) 689-3019
Holiday Inn City Centre
327-room full service hotel, featuring Bennigan’s Grill and Tavern,
indoor pool/whirlpool/sauna, game room, fitness center, business
center, gift shop, Avis Car Rental, barber/beauty shop, Regency
Lounge and meeting space for 10 - 1,400 people.
500 Hamilton Boulevard • (309) 674-2500
Peoria Skyline Photo by Jack Halverson
Cover Photo by Dr. Elsburgh Clarke
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Hotel Père Marquette
Conveniently located across from the Peoria Civic Center,
and just steps away from business and entertainment centers.
Enjoy a tradition of excellence in any of the 288 spacious rooms,
restaurants and lounge.
501 Main Street • (309) 637-6500
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Mark Twain Hotel
Big-city boutique atmosphere, small-town smiles and friendliness!
The Mark Twain is the best of both worlds. Peoria's premier
boutique hotel is located just two blocks from the RiverFront and
features Uno's Chicago Grill, Seattle Best coffee, Sweet Dreams
bedding, Bath and Body Works amenities and much, much more!
225 NE Adams Street • (309) 676-3600 or (866) 325-6351
Peoria skyline photo by Jack Halverson.
Prints available (309) 682-0156.
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Staybridge Suites
Everything you need for a comfortable and complete extended
stay: spacious suites with full kitchen, complimentary breakfast,
indoor pool, fitness room and free high speed internet access.
300 W. Romeo B. Garrett Avenue • (309) 673-7829
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Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center
Located on the Illinois River featuring 226 two-room suites with
daily cooked-to-order breakfast and nightly Manager's Reception,
Riverside Café and Bar, Caffeina's Internet Café, indoor pool,
Jacuzzi, and fitness center. All suites equipped with two flat screen
TVs, microwave, refrigerator, wireless internet access and more!
100 Conference Center Drive, East Peoria • (309) 694-0200
1. WTVP Studios-Channel 47
2. The Waterhouse
Water Street Wines, Café and Coffees
3. ELM Building
4. O’Brien Field
Peoria Chiefs Baseball Stadium
5. Hooters Restaurant
6. 401 Water
Martini’s on Water
Specialty martinis and live music on scheduled evenings.
212 SW Water Street • (309) 655-5003
Rhythm Kitchen Music Café
Live music every weekend.
305 SW Water Street • (309) 676-9668
The Best of Post and Pillar
Café 401
Cyrus – Home Accents, Bath & Body
Jewelry on Water
Peoria Art Guild
Gift Shop
7. Foster Arts Center
8. CityLink Transfer Center
9. Tavern on the Water
In cooperation with the Department of Commerce and Economic
Opportunity/Bureau of Tourism.
Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (800) 747-0302.
10.Harrison Crossing
Kelly Darree Photography
Music Together
Waterstreet Dance Company
11. Liberty Park
12.Riverfront Market
Saturday Mornings (June-September)
Illinois Antique Center
The Lofts at Waterfront Place
Academy of Fretted Instruments
Live at the Five Spot
Rhythm Kitchen Music Café
Contemporary Art Center of Peoria
13.Waterfront Place
14.Riverfront Arts Center
15.Maxam
inPlay - The Ultimate
Entertainment Complex
Forte Banquet Facility
16.River Station
Martini’s on Water
River Station Restaurant
17. Peoria Civic Center
18.Public Marinas
19.Riverfront Village
The Heartland Partnership
Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce
Economic Development Council
of Central Illinois
Heart of Illinois Regional Port District
Joe’s Crab Shack
Old Chicago
Ona Sidlinger Studio
20.Spirit of Peoria
RiverFront Gazebo
RiverFront Clock Tower
World Headquarters
Leonard B. Marshall Jr. Plaza
Peters-Hartsock Fountain
21. South Side Bank Plaza
22.Carriage Classics
23.World on Wheels
24.Caterpillar Inc.
25.RiverFront Visitors Center
26.CEFCU Center Stage
27. The Landing
28.Gateway Building
29.Murray Baker Bridge I-74
www.peoriariver fr ont.com
30.James W. Baldwin RiverFront
Festival Park
31. Regent Broadcasting
32.RiverFront Promenade
33.Military Services Memorial Plaza
34.Bicycle Trail
35.RiverPlex Recreation and
Wellness Center
36.Walking Trail
37. Constitution Gardens
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