Pekin Announces Downtown Street Party Kick Off


Pekin Announces Downtown Street Party Series

Pekin kicks off summer street party series with music, food and local business vendors.


Pekin, IL- The City of Pekin begins its Downtown Street Party Series June 19th from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at the 500 block of Court Street. The first date will feature a concert from Stone Cold Cowboys, as well as area food, craft and merchandise vendors.

The Downtown Street Party series will be held as a block party within the historic downtown business district. Each event will feature live, outdoor music with June 19th showcasing local Peoria group Stone Cold Cowboys. Comprised of seven world-traveled musicians, Stone Cold Cowboys boasts of an authentic country sound, including fiddle and steel guitar. Future Street Party Series are slated for August 21st and September 25th.

This is a free event, sponsored by the City of Pekin’s Discover Pekin tourism endeavors. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own chair and check out the locally based craft and merchandise vendors including: Ravenwing Creations, Gray Raven Press, Haddads Lebanese, Grammananas, Sandy Kline, El Taco Rico and Krazy Krafts by Pam.

For more information about the Pekin Downtown Street Party Series, including vendor registration, contact Melanie Matthews at



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