Saturday May 13th, 2017
Water Street, Downtown Peoria

Mardi Gras in May Festival

On Saturday, May 13th, Water Street will be transformed into the New Orleans French Quarter for the 2nd Annual Mardi Gras in May Street Party.

3:00 -10:00 p.m. Street Party

  • Street Performers
  • Live music
  • Food
  • Entertainment
  • Palm Readers
  • Tarot Card Readers
  • Caricature Artists
  • Artist Vendors, Demonstrations and Lessons
  • And local restaurants offering up authentic Cajun dishes and drinks




Performance and Entertainment by:

  • Big Chief Waddie and the Zulu Warriors
  • Mz. Kaye- Mystic Palm Reader
  • Sean Rooney the balloon Maestro
  • Lock & Key Burlesque Troupe
  • Aerielsts and Pole Fitness from the California Fitness Studio
  • Peoria Magicians Assembly
  • Fire Performance by Michael Moxie & Satina
  • Silk Road Studios Dance Troupe
  • Rainbo Cloggers


Musical Performances By:

  • Young Fellas Brass Band from New Orleans
  • Hurricane Gumbo
  • PhanieRae & the Soulshakers
  • Emilele
  • Goodnight Gracie


Food Vendors:

  • Po’ Boys
  • Blue Duck Barbeque
  • Meat n’ Place
  • Nacho Mama’s Grilled Cheese
  • Healthy in a Hurry
  • Gramma Nana’s Kitchen
  • Kona Ice of Peoria
  • The Spot Coffee


brought to you by:

Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau