Mark your calendars, Pleasant Harbor and the city of Peoria will host the 3rd Annual Peoria Country Fest on Sat., Oct. 8, featuring live country music from popular country bands, as well as food trucks, a beer garden serving a variety of “adult beverages,” and a fan experience located within the event, which includes live bull riding.

For those wanting a weekend experience, dry camping reservations are available with a three-night minimum. If you want to dry camp at a specific space, please refer to the Ringtail Dry Camping Map, available at

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, 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.

The Peoria Country Fest runs from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets are $30 per person and $10 for children, 12 and under. A limited number of VIP tickets are also available at $75 and include a meal, designated seating, and private acoustical performances. Tickets can be purchased at