Lake Pleasant Country Music

Country Music Will Rock At Lake Pleasant

Pleasant Harbor, The City of Peoria, and Dillon’s Restaurant will host the 1st Annual Peoria Country Music Fest on Saturday, Oct. 19, featuring live country music from four popular country bands,as well as food trucks, a beer garden serving a variety of “adult beverages,” as well as a fan experience, including live bull riding, a cigar lounge and corn hole. The event runs from 2 p.m-11 p.m., with gates opening at 12 p.m. The event site features panoramic views of Lake Pleasant and easy access to a variety of lakeside water sport activities.

Advanced online tickets are $15.00 per person and $5.00 for children, 12 and under. Tickets purchased at the gate are $20.00.  A limited number of VIP tickets are also available at $45.00 and include two complimentary drink tickets, one Dillon’s Restaurant meal and access to a special seating area with a dedicated cash bar. Tickets can be purchased online at

Ticket prices do not  include entry into Pleasant Harbor,which is an additional $10 fee per vehicle for this event. No coolers or alcohol are allowed; however, unopened plastic water bottles, lawn chairs and blankets are welcome. Festival attendees are encouraged to buy tickets in advance.

For those wanting a Weekend Experience, camping is available, both full hook-up campsites (electric, water, sewer and internet access) and dry camping spaces. Showers, convenience store, pool and clubhouse amenities are available to weekend campers at Pleasant Harbor RV Resort.

Pleasant Harbor offers an array of watersports and lakeside activities featuring the world’s largest floating waterslide (H2-Whoa!), boat, sail and jet ski rentals, hydro flying, kayak and paddle board rentals. In addition to the many onsite food trucks at Saturday’s event, Dillon’s Bayou Restaurant, located at Pleasant Harbor Marina, is open throughout the weekend for breakfast, lunch and dinner and will feature three days of live country music.

“Peoria Country Music Fest is going to showcase some of the best country music around at a one-of-a-kind location,” said Bridget Binsbacher, vice mayor of the City of Peoria. “We are so proud to have beautiful Lake Pleasant in our city with easy access and the perfect spot to kick up your heels for an entire weekend of entertainment and fun!”

For more information about the Peoria Country Music Fest, tickets or camping, please visit or call the Pleasant Harbor events line at 623-203-5173.


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