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Welcome to Peoria's newsroom! Here you will find the latest news and information about events in Peoria, Arizona.

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Archived News
  • Street-Light-Replacement

    Streetlight Pole Replacement Project

    Residents in the vicinity of 67th Ave to 75th Ave and Cactus Road to Peoria Ave may experience temporary streetlight outages as the city's contractor works to replace street light poles in the area. The project is expected to be completed in March 2019.

    11/06/2018 12:43 PM

  • Attend a National Alliance on Mental Illness Class

    The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will be hosting “Building Better Lives for Those Affected by Mental Illness” on Dec. 11, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Rio Vista Recreation Center.

    11/14/2018 7:34 AM

  • Rio Vista Community Center

    Skip the Lines and Head to Rio Vista’s Black Friday Event

    Join us for a special free Black Friday experience on Friday, Nov. 23 from 5 a.m. to 4 p.m. and take advantage of an exclusive offer of three months free when you purchase a six-month membership.

    11/14/2018 7:30 AM

  • West Valley Art Museum logo

    West Valley Art Museum Hosts ‘Through Each Other’s Eyes’ Exhibit

    The West Valley Art Museum (WAM) Art Gallery is located on the first floor of Peoria City Hall at 8401 W. Monroe St. The current exhibit will continue on view through Dec. 13. Regular gallery hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday from noon to 6 p.m.

    11/14/2018 7:30 AM

  • OldTownHoliday

    Watch High School Choirs Caroling at Old Town Festival

    For the first time, the Old Town Holiday Festival will have strolling groups of carolers singing throughout the evening. The Old Town Festival will be held Friday, Nov. 30 from 5 to 10 p.m. in Old Town located at the corner of Grand and Peoria Avenues.

    11/14/2018 7:30 AM

  • Peoria Public Library logo

    Meet Buddy the Elf at Peoria Main Library

    Youth Works presets "Elf Jr. - The Musical" Nov. 9-18 at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts. In conjunction, the Peoria Main Library is hosting a tie-in program on Nov. 10 from 11 to noon.

    11/07/2018 1:30 PM

  • GingerbreadHouse18

    Enter Peoria’s Gingerbread House Contest

    Entries will be accepted 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Nov. 27-29, at the Peoria Community Center (8335 W. Jefferson St.). The houses will be on display during the Old Town Holiday Festival on Friday, Nov. 30. For more information call 623-773-7436.

    11/07/2018 1:30 PM


    Explore Your Inner G.I.R.L—S.T.EA.M. Education at Peoria Main Library

    Join us at the Peoria Main Library as the city teams up with the Girl Scouts in exploring the inner G.I.R.L. All girls from kindergarten to 18 years of age are invited to attend. The event will be held on Tuesday Nov. 13 from 5-7 p.m.

    11/07/2018 1:30 PM

  • Peoria_Logo

    City Offices Closed for Veterans Day 11/12

    City of Peoria offices will be closed on Monday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day. Peoria Public Libraries will also be closed Sunday, Nov. 11 Rio Vista Recreation Center will be open 11-4 on Sunday and regular hours on Monday, Nov 12.

    11/07/2018 1:30 PM

  • TheaterWorks logo

    Get Tickets to the Red Velvet Cake War

    The Red Velvet Cake War is playing at the McMillin Theater from Oct. 26 to Nov. 11, 2018. For upcoming shows, contact TheaterWorks at or call the box office at 623-815-7930.

    11/01/2018 8:30 AM

  • ABT; Arizona Broadway

    Join A Free Veterans Event at Arizona Broadway Theatre

    Arizona Broadway Theatre (ABT) will host a free Veterans Day concert – PROJECT PRESLEY: A Salute to The King! starring multi-award-winning tribute artist, Chance Tinder, on Sunday, Nov. 11, beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets are available by calling the ABT Box Office at 623-776-8400 x0

    11/01/2018 8:30 AM

  • SpringTraining19

    Buy Early and Save on 2019 Spring Training Tickets

    Spring training is just around the corner and loyal fans have the opportunity to pre-order spring training tickets prior to the ticket office opening. Single-game tickets will be available on Nov. 28, 2018 at 9 a.m. PST at or as well as by phone at 800-677-1227.

    11/01/2018 8:30 AM

  • PaloVerdePower

    Sirens around Palo Verde Power Plant to be Tested

    The Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station will be testing the siren system on Wednesday, Nov.14, 2018. The first test will be at approximately noon and the second test will be at approximately 12:30 p.m. If you have any questions call Travis Icard at 623-393-6128.

    11/01/2018 8:30 AM

  • Peoria_Logo

    Construction to Begin at 103rd Avenue and Northern

    Construction is set to begin in early November for improvements to 103rd Avenue from Northern and Olive Avenues.

    11/01/2018 8:30 AM

  • PeoriaDiamondClub

    Peoria City Hall Plants Edible Garden

    The city of Peoria and the Peoria Diamond Club have collaborated to plant an edible garden on the city hall campus. The community center food bag program, benefiting local families in need, will receive the bounty of the vegetable harvests.

    10/25/2018 8:00 AM

  • CC_FallFest

    Community Center Hosts Fun Fall Festival

    Join us Saturday, Oct.27 at the Peoria Community Center for sun for the whole family.

    10/25/2018 8:00 AM

  • LibraryScience

    Learn Super Scary Science at the Peoria Main Library

    Learn about the human body by doing some fun fall experiments using your five senses. The event is for ages 4 through 12. Registration not required. The event will be held at the Peoria Main Library on Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    10/25/2018 8:00 AM

  • Peoria_Support

    Attend a Free Social Security Seminar on Benefits Planning

    Learn more about navigating the social security process at this free event Tuesday November 27, 2018 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm at the Sunrise Mountain Library.

    10/25/2018 8:00 AM

  • Senator_McCain

    Peoria Honors John McCain with Memorial Dedication

    Peoria will make a special dedication to the late Senator John McCain during a Veterans Day ceremony to be held on Nov. 12 at the Peoria Veterans Memorial in Rio Vista Community Park.

    10/24/2018 8:33 AM

  • Every Vote Counts

    City of Peoria Election Update

    Peoria voters will consider candidates for the office of councilmember in the Acacia district at the Nov. 6 general election.

    10/18/2018 5:30 PM