Steamboat Days Festival

06/14/18 04:00PM - 11:59PM

PACE invites you to the Peoria Riverfront for the return of the Steamboat Days Festival featuring the biggest weekend of the 2018 Tailgate n Tallboys concert series! 

The weekend kicks off with the family-friendly carnival on Thursday, June 14, running throuh Saturday, June 16. Entrance to the carnival is free and two wristband events (June 14 from 5 to 9pm and June 16 from 11am to 3pm) get you unlimited rides for $20. 

Tailgate n Tallboys will host a Special Kickoff Party on Thursday June 14!! Tickets to the kickoff party will go on sale soon (once the artists are announced) BUT tickets will be included in ALL 3 Day and 6 Pack Passes!! 

Friday, June 15, welcome Joe Nichols and Chase Rice to the Riverfront. The Crusens Pre-Party Stage opens at 4pm with the Feudin' Hillbillys. Sam Grow opens the main stage at 5:30pm, followed by The Cadillac Three, Joe Nichols and Chase Rice rounding things out at 10pm.

Saturday, June 16, head down to the Riverfront early to welcome all of the runners in the Steamboat Classic Race and then get ready to party when Broseph opens the pre-party at 1pm, followed by Seckond Chaynce. Upchurch will get an exciting lineup rolling on the main stage at 4pm. He'll be followed by Drew Baldridge, Dylan Scott, Nelly and Kane Brown to keep the party going until after the sun goes down.

The fun doesn't stop there because Sunday, June 17, we welcome ACM Vocal Group of the Year, Old Dominion! The party starts at Noon when Smithfield opens the pre-party stage, followed by Dylan Schneider and The LACS. At 4:30pm welcome Brandon Lay to the main stage to kick things off, follwed by Russell Dickerson, Jon Pardi and Old Dominion.

Have a boat? Join the largest boat party in Central Illinois with 2 video screens facing the river all weekend with live feed of the concerts happening on the stage. Dock your boat and join the land lovers at the party. 

Tickets are going fast so get yours at and join us for this one of a kind event, right here in Peoria!

Great events in Peoria are brought to you by PACE! We thank our partners with Tailgate N' Tallboys, Inked Entertainment and the Peoria Park District for giving the Peoria Area this awesome opportunity for family entertainment.

Location: Peoria River Front Association