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Roll Out the Barrel Tour

Travel

through the earliest sections
of downtown Peoria and into the Warehouse District

Discover facts about distilling in Peoria, IL

 

From 1850 to Prohibition, the volume of whiskey distilled, aged, bottled and shipped made Peoria the whiskey capital.  The distilleries, several large breweries, and extensive stockyards here also created the second largest grain market in the country.

This History Tour departs from the Peoria Riverfront Museum on the following dates:

 

July (2, 9, 16, 23, 30) Saturdays at 1:30 pm except 2:30 pm for the 16th

August  (5, 12, 19, 26) Fridays at 11:00 am

September (3, 10, 17, 24) Saturdays at 1:30 pm

 

The Tour leaves from the Peoria Riverfront Museum

222 S.W. Washington St. Peoria, IL 61602

309-686-7000

 

View Schedule & Purchase Tickets

 

Tours are approximately one and a half hours

Cost: $15

 

German Rhythms on the River

Enjoy an evening of German music by Vogel Musik while cruising the Illinois River on the Spirit of Peoria on Thursday, August 11, 2016. Tickets are $35 and includes dinner, cruise and music. Boarding begins at 5 pm, with a 6:30 pm departure.

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