december, 2021

mon27dec5:00 pm7:00 pmSpirit of Peoria - Dixieland Dinner Cruise5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Spirit of Peoria, 100 Water Street, Peoria IL 61602

Spirit of Peoria

Event Details

A Dixieland Dinner Cruise will take place on the Spirit of Peoria from 5 – 7 pm. Featuring Dixieland music by Chuck & C-notes and a Southern inspired dinner, tickets are $48 for adults and $24 for kids aged 4 – 15 and are available by calling 309-637-8000, at the dock or online at


(Monday) 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Spirit of Peoria

100 Water Street, Peoria IL 61602


Spirit of PeoriaThe Spirit of Peoria is a paddleboat and was built in 1988 and operates out of its dock at the base of Main Street in downtown Peoria.  Featuring sightseeing cruises, one to five day trips to Starved Rock, Hannibal, and St. Louis.  The Spirit also offers private charters and rentals of the boat. Cruises are 1 and a half hours long and run 2 to 5 days weekly.  The boat’s tall fluted stacks and gigantic candy-apple red paddlewheel make for a fun experience.  Each cruise includes the Captain’s commentary and concessions also are available. Themes cruises include: Blues & BBQ Dinner Concert Dinner Cruises Dixieland Lunch or Dinner Cruises Fall Foliage Lunch Cruises Father's Day Brunch Cruise Father's Day Dixieland Lunch Cruise Fireworks Dinner Cruise Grafton Cruise Holiday Lunch or Dinner Shows Mother's Day Brunch Mother's Day Dixieland Lunch Cruise Murder Mystery Dinner Cruises New Year's Even Dinner & Dance Patriot Day Dinner Cruise Riverlife Gospel Lunch Cruises Sundae Cruise Beer, Wine & Whiskey Cruises Tropical Rock & Roll for Your Soul Zombie Cruise & Zombie Cruise for Kids Entertainers who perform on the Spirit of Peoria include storyteller Brian "Fox" Ellis, singer/songwriter Barry Cloyd, Ken Bradbury, and Bob Anton a.k.a. "Mark Twain. The Spirit is owned by Alex Grieves and co-captained by Alice Grady and Dylan Masonholder and travels the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers. Ticket prices range from $20 for regular sightseeing cruises to $55 for their Murder Mystery Dinner cruise which includes a Prime Rib dinner (adult prices).  Overnight cruise prices vary by location and duration.(309) 637-8000 or (800) 676-8988 100 Water St., Peoria, IL 61602