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Road Closure Notice-Wenzel Road

     24th Street/Wenzel Road will be closed for a few months to accommodate construction improvements. The road will be closed from Chartres Street in La Salle to the east of Faith Church in Peru, where Wenzel Road becomes a three-lane road. Faith Church, 800 Wenzel Road, will remain open to traffic. The exact length of time the street will remain closed will be weather dependent during construction.

Adam Thorson

Director of Parks, Recreation and Special Events is responsible for developing, organizing, promoting and directing the recreational programs and special events within the City.

Adam Thorson
Director of Parks, Recreation and Special Events

[email protected]



Peru Recreation Summer Camps 2022

2022 Events

April 9: Easter Egg Hunt- Centennial Park 

May 20/21: TBM Avenger Reunion- Illinois Valley Regional Airport 

May 28: Splash Pad Opens- Washington Park 

June 2: Pistol Shrimp Home Opener- Veterans Park 

July 3: Firework Celebration- Water St - Peru, IL 

August 4, 5 & 6: Taste of the Illinois Valley- Centennial Park 

October 29: Halloween at the Park- Washington Park 

December 3: Light Up the Night Christmas Parade-Centennial Park to Washington Park


Friday June 3rd 3 Day Weekend
Friday, June 10th Demolition Men
Friday June 24th   The Rockets
Friday, July 22nd Tim Ajster Band
Friday, August 12th The Road Trip Band
Friday, August 26th  Steve Sharpe Band