Steamboat Days Festival

Ferris WheelTaking place on the Riverfront in downtown Peoria, the 45th 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 2015 will be Thursday, June 18 through Saturday, June 20, 2015. This year's festival includes the bigger and better carnival featuring a monstrous 65 foot Ferris Wheel and other rides and games.

Steamboat Days Festival 2015 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 11am.

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Come join the fun at Steamboat Days!

*must be accompanied by parent or guardian after 8:00pm each night

Concert Tickets

  • Tuesday Aug. 18th - 7:30 PM - Rascal Flatts w/ Scotty McCreery and Raelynn
  • Friday Aug. 21st - 7:30 PM - Hank Williams Jr. w/ .38 Special
  • Saturday Sept. 5th - Kewanee - Montgomery Gentry, Craig Morgan and Gloriana

2 tickets for each show at the Illinois State Fair.   Provided by Jay Goldberg Events

Registration will be at the Steamboat event at the NASH 97.3 area.   Tickets will be given away Saturday night.  You must be present to win.

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