The Holiday Inn Express Hotel Pekin is located off of Route 9 just 7 miles West of 155. Our Hotel features 70 guest rooms with many amenities, including an indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, fitness center, business center, meeting rooms, wireless internet access and extended continental breakfast. We offer King Suites with microwaves and refrigerators and Whirlpool Suites. We are also located just blocks from the new Dragons Dome.
EastPort Banquet & Meeting Center of East Peoria is designed to be the perfect location for your wedding, social or corporate event!
Positioned on the IL River, Eastport is highlighted by a beautiful view of the Peoria skyline. Adorned with a charming mixture of traditional and contemporary amenities and a natural nautical landscape, this facility is perfect for your next special occasion or wedding reception. Host a large gathering in the main room; an intimate event in our private room; or a family picnic on the outdoor deck overlooking the Illinois River.
Whether it’s your wedding ceremony, wedding reception, a company meeting, or your high school reunion, EastPort Banquet & Meeting Center’s professional and courteous staff will attend to your every need.
At Ravina on the Lakes, we believe that your wedding celebration should be the most memorable and romantic day of your life.
Plan your beautiful wedding, with our All Inclusive Bridal Packages, or choose from our A la Carte dining menus, enjoy our expert staff and service and over forty years of experience producing wonderful wedding memories.
Ravina on the Lakes does not stop at simply providing a stunning venue. Our experienced staff will assist you with all aspects of your wedding including room design, seating arrangements, menu and bar and wine selections. In fact, we will happily assist in any way to make your special day as ‘stress free’ as possible.
Experience a true outdoor wedding by exchanging your vows whilst overlooking the beautiful lake, woods and bubbling fountain
Our venue offers a spectacular layout that caters perfectly for weddings. Our Barrel Room, with its rustic elegance can provide the perfect theme for your outdoor romantic, country chic wedding. Seating up to 350, you and your guests will enjoy all aspects of our Barrel Room, featuring an elegant bar made out of whiskey barrels, twinkle lights adorn the ceiling with lighted willow balls and lanterns and stunning views of the lake, lush wood line and a lighted bubbling fountain to light up the lake at night.
Ravina on the Lakes offers a second hall, remolded in 2017, a indoor traditional climate controlled reception room with a deck overlooking that lake and woods. New ceiling to floor windows lead to a deck with a view of the lake and fountain. Windows surround the room offering your guests the view of the park and giving that outdoor natural feel. New Cathedral ceiling with twinkle chandeliers
Ravina on the Lakes is a full service facility, we offer all food, bar, staff, all set up and clean up. It is our goal for you to come to your wedding and reception and enjoy your day, leave all the details to us.
We aim to provide tailor-made and flexible events to suit your personal taste and style. It is our pleasure to discuss any additional requests, ideas and themes that you may have to enhance your special day.
Ravina’s only requirement is a minimum paying guests guarantee for an event
Our spacious Hall is available to host your special event. Allow our venue to showcase your Wedding Reception, dinner event, business or company function, as well as informal get-togethers. The banquet room can seat 350 comfortably and has ample dance floor space, perfect for Wedding receptions with an adjacent full service bar. Kitchen facilities are also available for use at an additional cost for your catering needs. The site is nicely landscaped and has a well lit handicapped accessible parking lot.
The Spirit of Peoria is available for private parties to rent, either for an actual private cruise, or just for the use of its beautiful facilities. Perfect for weddings, corporate events, birthday parties, and more!
Kids and adults alike will be fascinated by the boat’s tall fluted stacks and gigantic candy-apple red paddlewheel churning through the water. It’s great entertainment for all ages. Trip includes Captain’s Commentary. Gift shop and concessions are available.
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More