Emergency Expo

Emergency Expo, June 5 at The Shoppes at Grand Prairie

Event Details

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 from 4-7 pm

FREE family-friendly event

Peoria County's free Emergency Expo event takes place every summer. Families can get up close to more than 20 pieces of emergency equipment and meet area first responders at this free community event. The event is held at The Shoppes at Grand Prairie in the parking area between the former Bergner's and Dick's Sporting Goods off of Route 91.

  • Meet a firefighter and try on gear. 
  • Watch a medical helicopter land. 
  • Check out what happens in an ambulance. 
  • Walk through a tactical response truck.
  • See motorcycle units.
  • Spray a fire hose.
  • Turn on the sirens in a squad car.
  • Explore an animal control vehicle.
  • Escape from the fire safety house.
  • See K9 Units.

2019 Participants

  • Akron/Princeville Fire Department
  • Advanced Medical Transport
  • Ameren
  • American Red Cross
  • Child and Family Connections
  • CityLink
  • Civil Air Patrol
  • Dunlap Fire Department
  • East Peoria Police Department
  • Farmington Fire Department
  • Logan-Trivoli Fire District
  • OSF Life Flight and Emergency Management
  • Peoria County Animal Protection Services
  • Peoria Area EMS
  • Peoria County Emergency Management
  • Peoria County ARES (amateur radio)
  • Peoria County Coroner
  • Peoria County ETSB-911
  • Peoria County Sheriff's Office
  • Peoria Fire Department
  • Peoria Fire Explorers
  • Peoria Heights Fire Department
  • Peoria Heights Police Department
  • Peoria Office of Emergency Management
  • Peoria Park District Explorers
  • Peoria Park District Police
  • Peoria Police Department
  • Salvation Army
  • Sheriff's Office Victim Services
  • Tazewell County ESDA
  • Tazewell County Sheriff's Office