Entertainment In Peoria IL

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Entertainment In Peoria: A Night With The Rivermen


Peoria is a town full of things to do and places to see. In fact, Trip Advisor has a great list for people looking for entertainment in Peoria IL, but they forgot what is, in our humble opinion, the best option: going to see a Peoria Rivermen game. 


Or, maybe you've already seen the usual sights and experienced the local flavors. Maybe you're here looking for something new. Well, you are more than welcome to join us at the Peoria Civic Center for some weekend entertainment in Peoria IL. Don't think you have to be a diehard hockey fan to have fun, either. You don't have to like hockey to like the Rivermen. 


Besides, we're confident that in time, you'll come to realize that hockey is pretty awesome. Not to mention, hockey has quite the legacy in Peoria. Professional hockey has had a home in Peoria since the 1982-1983 season, when the team began play as the Peoria Prancers of the International Hockey League.


Not too long ago, unexpected circumstances forced the Rivermen to rebuild our brand from the ground up, but we came back stronger than ever. Our fans have been a large part of that, helping the team rise to the top of the league in attendance. To return the favor, we hope to provide top notch entertainment in Peoria IL.


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At every Rivermen game, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Our games are also scheduled on the weekend, so you don't have to worry about work the next day - so, kick your feet up, stand and shout, whatever works for you. We want you to have fun and entertainment.


We like to schedule special events, promotionals, and giveaways to sprinkle some additional fun on top of exciting, professional-level hockey. You can see our promotional schedule here, or you can come to a game and see for yourself! We believe there are things to do for everyone at a Rivermen game.

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Much like our players, who come from across the country to play for a high-level team, our fans come from all walks of life. We like to get to know them personally, to find out what brings them through our doors. We've met people who love the Caterpillar Visitors Center, a staple attraction of Peoria. Others love the Riverfront museum, outdoor concerts, PNC's Winter Fest, or just good old ice skating. What ties them all together, though, is the love they develop for Rivermen hockey.


We're also big on history and tradition, so we won't miss an opportunity to take a walk down memory lane. Peoria has been exceptionally good to us, and we can only hope to return the favor and then some. 


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Family Fun and Community Involvement

As part of our goal to return the favor to a city that's been so good to us, we partner with local organizations to serve those in need. We also work with schools and businesses in the area who want to schedule a player appearance. 


One of our favorite events is the annual Stuff-A-Bus food drive, which is exactly what its name suggests. The goal is to fill (stuff) a CityLink bus with donated food. Donations benefit the food pantry at Friendship House of Christian Service, and we've seen dozens upon dozens of families receive the food and help they need. In years past, the food drive has collected 10 tons' worth of food, a testament to the generosity of our city.


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Peoria Civic Center

We are thrilled to partner with the Peoria Civic Center to ensure that professional hockey has a home here in town. We hope to provide another option to people seeking entertainment in Peoria IL, and our hope is that once you catch a game, you'll catch hockey fever. The Peoria Civic Center hockey in Peoria have grown together, much like childhood friends, ever since the building's grand opening in 1982. We hope that you'll join the Rivermen as we grow and strive toward success.


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Fun for everyone: peoria's best source of entertainment

Whether it's your first or hundredth time seeing a hockey game, you're welcome at the Carver Arena. Check out our FREE guide for first-time tips as well as tricks for the seasoned veteran fans. If you're a diehard fan, we're thankful to have you. If you're checking our The Rivermen for the first time, we hope to make you feel welcome. If you're looking for entertainment in Peoria IL, you've come to the right place.


Entertainment In Peoria IL

For unmatched entertainment in Peoria IL, we encourage you to check out a Rivermen game.