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Peoria Civic Center earns worldwide ranking

PEORIA - A magazine has ranked the Peoria Civic Center has one of the top 200 arena and theater venues in the world for midyear ticket sales. 

PCC came in 192nd internationally and 113th in the U.S. for its arena. Its theater is ranked 147th internationally and 114th in the nation. 

The rankings are based on ticket sales from January 1 to June 30, 2017. Some of its biggest shows included Eric Church, the Harlem Globtrotters, Disney on Ice, and David Blaine, among several others.

"We are thrilled to see the hard work of our staff and the strong support of the Central Illinois community reflected in our rank across the globe," said Anne Clayton, General Manager of the Peoria Civic Center. 

Thirty other SMG-managed venues across the country also made the list. 

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