Central Illinois Friends’ Mardi Gras 2023 set for Feb. 17


Central Illinois Friends, an HIV/AIDS service agency, will hold their annual Mardi Gras gala on Friday, Feb. 17.

The event will be at the Embassy Suites Conference Center in East Peoria, just across the river from downtown Peoria.

People are encouraged to dress in Mardi Gras costume for a chance to win the Best Dressed price, but are welcome to wear what makes them comfortable. The doors open at 6 p.m. and the party goes until 10 p.m. with an after party at Peoria’s Club Diesel.

Tickets are $75 each and include:

  • Wine, Draft Beer, and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (Cash Bar Available)
  • Heavy Hors d’Oeuvres
  • DJ and Dancing
  • Games
  • Silent Auction
  • Photo-booth
  • Much More

Buy tickets for Mardi Gras here.