Venue Info

Arena: Carver Arena at the Peoria Civic Center is the Central Illinois home for major sporting events and big name concerts.  The Peoria Civic Center is the proud home of Bradley Braves Men’s Basketball, Peoria Rivermen SPHL Hockey, and the IHSA Boys’ Basketball State Finals.

Ballroom/Meeting Place: The Ballroom is located on the 4th level of the Peoria Civic Center.  This high finish room will seat up to 1,300 for a banquet or break into nine separate meeting rooms. The ceiling height varies from 23’ to 25’ and is easily accessible by stairs, escalators and elevators. The pre-function space features a coat check, green room, and an outdoor balcony offering a panoramic view of downtown Peoria.

Exhibit Halls: The Peoria Civic Center is the largest exhibition facility in downstate Illinois. The 110,000 square foot Exhibit Hall is the size of two football fields and can be divided into four halls with a ceiling height of 30 feet to the beams.

Lexus Club: The Lexus Club is located on the mezzanine level of the Peoria Civic Center.  This cozy area is 2,117 square feet featuring lounge seating, a full-service bar, four plasma TVs and private restrooms. The Lexus Club is available for private events.

Meeting Rooms: The Peoria Civic Center features 17,000 sq. ft. of meeting space in addition to the Ballroom.  These 16 rooms are located on the first and second levels and vary in size with access available via stairs or an elevator.

 Theater: The Peoria Civic Center features a state-of-the-art Theater where a wide array of events including concerts, lectures, family shows, and performances.  Past events include Wicked, Phantom of the Opera, Jerry Seinfeld, Itzhak Perlman, and many other international stars.