Special Events

  • DOCAPELLA CAROLING by the University of Illinois College of Medicine singers will take place on Monday, December 11th at 7pm. Enjoy live carolers while you skate!
  • SUPERHERO DAY will take place on Sunday, December 3rd. Visit your favorite superheros on the ice from 1-3 pm!
  • SKATE WITH PEORIA RIVERMEN on December 13th and January 10th from 5-7pm. Join your own Peoria Rivermen on the PNC Winterfest ice!
  • BREAKFAST WITH SANTA will be December 16th at 9:00 am. Bring your family down to enjoy a unique event featuring a delicious breakfast buffet catered from SAVOR…Peoria, over two hours of private skating on PNC Winterfest ice and a visit from Santa himself! Each child will also receive a small gift from Santa. This experience is limited to just 100 seats, so reserve your space today! Tickets are $25 for ages 16 and up, $15 for children 15 and 3. Breakfast begins at 8:30am, Santa arrives at 9:00 am and the PNC Winterfest ice will be open for attendees at 9:00am-11:30am. The Breakfast will take place at PNC Winterfest, located on the corner of Fulton and Jefferson in Downtown Peoria. Breakfast includes: French toast sticks, Breakfast potatoes, Bacon, Eggs to order, Coffee and Hot Chocolate.
  • PRINCESS DAY will take place on Sunday, December 17th. Spend time your favorite ice princess, Elsa, and some of her princess friends from 1- 3 pm!
  • 2017-2018 NEW YEAR’S COUNTDOWN Presented by Better Built, The Union Construction Network, will take place on Sunday, December 31st. This exciting new event will feature a midnight ball drop, fireworks, live music from Dexter O’Neal and the Funk Yard, drinks and more. A children’s ball drop will also take place at 7pm. Skating will also be open from noon-9pm on both the PNC Winterfest ice and inside of Carver Arena. More Information coming soon!
  • PYHA WINTER CLASSIC TOURNAMENT SERIES will take place on December 9th and January 6th. The Peoria Youth Hockey Association, The Peoria Rivermen and PNC Winterfest are teaming up for this two part series featuring mite and squirt level hockey teams playing both on the PNC Winterfest ice and inside Carver Arena. These events are happening in conjunction with the evening Peoria Rivermen Hockey games. More information coming soon!

PNC Winterfest