Red White and BOOM

Peoria Public Radio News
5:00 am
Mon July 1, 2013

East Peoria Riverfront Park Red White and Boom

Those planning to view fireworks on or near the East Peoria Riverfront might want to plan ahead with a couple of reminders from the East Peoria Police and Fire Departments.

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Peoria Public Radio News
4:08 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

$100,000 fireworks display returning to Peoria

The Red, White and BOOM celebration is coming back to Peoria for the 27th year. The cities of Peoria and East Peoria as well as UnityPoint Health-Methodist come together with other area organizations to host the 100-thousand dollar firework production. East Peoria Mayor Dave Mingus says the event is a signal of unity between the two communities:

"Since then, of course, its not just unity between our community, but it's the whole unity with the entire region - all the people it draws in. It gives me great satisfaction to see families down there at the riverfront, both sides, you can hear what's going on," Mingus says.

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