A Peoria Park District Facility

Special Events

The Peoria PlayHouse offers a number of events throughout the year to engage all our guests in science, art, making, and other family fun! Check back here to stay updated on our special events and follow us on Facebook.

Upcoming Special Events:

First Friday: Reenie Charriere at the PlayHouse
5:00 pm
From July 23-August 3, join artist Reenie Charriere to create art on the PlayHouse porch. On August 3, we invite the community to join us at the PlayHouse for First Friday and enjoy the work[...]
Oct 1 – Oct 15 all-day
Annual Costume Swap: Drop-Off Days
12:00 am
Halloween is fast approaching! What kind of costume will you wear? Have old costumes to donate? Drop off your gently used costume at the Peoria PlayHouse anytime during the museum’s open hours, from October 1[...]
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Global Cardboard Challenge
10:00 am
The Global Cardboard Challenge is an opportunity to build whatever you can dream up using cardboard, recycled materials, and imagination. At the PlayHouse, we encourage your family to dream and build together! Get inspired by[...]
Oct 13 @ 8:00 pm – Oct 14 @ 7:00 am
Annual Girl Scout Lock-In
8:00 pm
Calling all BROWNIES and JUNIORS! Join us for a special overnight experience at the Peoria PlayHouse! Girls will have the chance to play in the exhibits as much as they like and participate in a[...]

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum