2021 7th Annual Peoria LGBTQ+ Cookout & COVID Resource Event


A Pride cookout and COVID resource event will be at Peoria’s Detweiller Park this Saturday.

From the Facebook event:

7th Annual LGBTQ+ Pride Community Cookout & COVID Resource Event. Organizers will be hosting a public event in Detweiller Park Dogwood and Pine Shelters in honor of Pride Month.

Organizers will hold a COVID resource fair Saturday, June 12, 2021, at Detweiller Park, 8327 N Galena Rd, Peoria, IL starting at 10 a.m.

The organizers hope to raise awareness of COVID education, testing, and vaccination while providing necessary resources and build community among Peoria and surrounding areas LGBTQ+ people and their supporters.

Attendees are requested to follow local COVID mitigation strategies for this event. Volunteers will be assisting. Masks will be available. Bring a blanket, chairs, and tent to protect from elements. Rain or Shine we will be holding this event!

Limited Vaccinations will be provided free from 10a – 1p by the Peoria City-County Health Dept.

The cookout starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 12, and will be at the park’s Dogwood Shelter.