Located in Downtown Peoria, the Peoria
Civic Center is the largest event facility
in downstate Illinois. The facility’s
meeting space totals 900,000 square feet,
ensuring that meetings of all sizes can be
accommodated. The exhibit hall can be
converted from one large 110,000-square-
foot space to four separate rooms. This
adaptable, multiuse space is considered one
of the top meeting options in the Midwest.
The exhibit hall is routinely used for a
number of consumer shows, conventions,
concerts and sporting events.
The Peoria Civic Center also features an
exceptional 27,000-square-foot ballroom
that can be broken into smaller meeting
and breakout areas. Ideal for banquet-style
events, the ballroom can seat up to 1,500
guests and provides exquisite in-house
catering by Savor…Peoria.
The Peoria Civic Center also houses an
11,330-seat arena that may be used for larger
exhibits and sporting events, while a 2,196-
seat theater is a unique venue for formal
presentations. State-of-the-art facilities,
in-house audiovisual services, convenient
location, ample parking and a friendly staff
complement the Peoria Civic Center to make
it a premier convention center in Illinois.
The Peoria Civic Center is a major focal
point in Downtown Peoria, surrounded
by numerous hotels and restaurants.
Attached to the building via climate-
controlled skywalk is a 402-room hotel
complex, featuring the Pere Marquette
and Courtyard Downtown. The hip and
historic Pere Marquette has 286 elegant
rooms, including 35 luxury suites, all with
custom bedding, spacious workspaces and
complimentary high-speed Internet access.
Enjoy farm-to-table dining at Table 19,
located inside the hotel. Under the same
roof is the Courtyard by Marriott Peoria
Downtown, adding 116 more rooms to the
Airport and Transportation
Peoria is only a short drive by interstate
from Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis.
In addition, The General Wayne A.
Downing Peoria International Airport
offers nonstop flights to 12 destinations,
making travel to Peoria a breeze.
❚ 4,000+ hotel rooms in Peoria Area.
❚ Services team to support planner.
❚ Quick and easy travel to and from Peoria
❚ Great attractions for families.
Enjoy Peoria –
Enjoy Peoria – Peoria Area CVB
Joni Staley, Director of Sales
456 Fulton St.
Peoria, IL 61602
Tel.: (309) 676-0303
Toll-free: (800) 747-0302
f: Enjoy Peoria
GUEST ROOMS: 4,000
INDOOR MEETING SPACE: 900,000
LARGEST MEETING SPACE: 110,000
MEETING ROOMS: 25
THEATER CAP.: 12,405
BANQUET CAP.: 6,912
CLASSROOM CAP.: 7,166
EXHIBIT SPACE: 110,000