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June 15-17, 2017 at the Riverfront Festival Park

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  • Dec 10, 2017 | 11:53 am

    Join us at the 2018 Steamboat Days Festival for three days of awesome music as we partner with... Join us at the 2018 Steamboat Days Festival for three days of awesome music as we partner with Tailgate n Tallboys for your entertainment! TAILGATE N' TALLBOYS 3-DAY PASS JUNE 15TH- JUNE 17TH 2018 at Peoria Riverfront - Festival Lawn


ferris wheelTaking place on the Riverfront in downtown Peoria, the annual Steamboat Days Festival combines a bigger, better carnival, delicious food and drinks, great musical entertainment and more in a family-friendly atmosphere!

Continuing this great Peoria tradition, Steamboat Days Festival includes a bigger and better carnival featuring a monstrous 65 foot Ferris wheel and other rides and games.

Steamboat Days Festival will celebrate Peoria’s Riverfront and attract families to a wide variety of events, including concerts Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights, the internationally renowned Steamboat Classic race, a bags tournament, and other fun activities for all ages! Again this year, the Steamboat Classic race starts at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday ending in the soccer field with a post-race party and awards presentations until 11 a.m.

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Come join the fun at Steamboat Days!

*must be accompanied by parent or guardian after 8:00 p.m. each night

Event Information

  • 46th Annual Steamboat Days Festival
  • June 15 – 17, 2017
  • Event Sponsors:
    · PACE
    · Peoria Park District
    · Tailgate and Tall Boys Music Festival
    · South Side Bank
    · Caterpillar
    · BUD Light
    · AdCo Advertising
    · Journal Star
    · Advance Correctional Healthcare
  • Event Schedule:
    Thursday 6/15
      Gates open 7PM

    7 - 8PM             DJ McFly
    8 - 10:30PM      The Boy Band Night
    8 - 11PM            Still Shine

    4:30 - 10:30PM  Carnival Rides
                             Food and Games
                             Wristband Special

    Friday 6/16     Gates Open 6PM
    8 - 8:30PM          LANCO

    8:50 - 9:30PM     Eric Paslay
    10 - 11:30PM      Jake Owen
    4:30 - 10:30PM   Carnival Rides
                               Food and Games

    Saturday 6/17
    7AM - 11PM      Steamboat Classsic Race
                              & Awards presentation
    6/13 - 6/17         All Day Caterpillar Antique
                              Equipment Expo

    10 - 10:45AM     Flynn's Irish Dancers

    10 AM - 10:30PM Carnival Rides
                              Food and Games

    11 - 11:45AM      Julie "K" Big Music for
                                  Little Hearts

    12 - 4PM            Additional Family
                                 Friendly Performances

                             Carnival Rides
                             Food and Games

    Gates open 4PM 
    5 - 5:40PM         Joe Stamm Band
    6:10 - 6:50PM    Brian Dennison
    7:20 - 8PM         Bogart Jones Band
    8:30 - 9:10PM    Aileeah Colgan
    9:40 - 10:30PM  Natu Band
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