New Peoria Event Celebrates Creativity

Published 07/03 2014 06:58PM

Updated 07/03 2014 07:05PM

PEORIA – A brand new event celebrating creativity will kick off downtown in August.

It’s called “Ignite Peoria” and it will be held at the Peoria Civic Center August 9, 2014.

Jim Wetherington, Director of the Peoria Civic Center, said the performing arts are a vital part of Peoria.

“There's so much art in Peoria, and it's all little pockets. So, we wanted to try to bring those pockets together,” said Wetherington.

He said it also drives in more business.

Wetherington hopes the event grows into a three-day festival.

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