Peoria LOUIE LOUIE Parade 2017 – LOUIE of the Week

Did you know about the annual LOUIE LOUIE parades in Peoria?

Here’s the word from

Since 1987, Central Illinois has been kicking off the summer with the St. Jude Louie Louie Parade and RiverJam in downtown Peoria with the sole purpose of raising money for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. We have raised over $300,000 for St. Jude since this event began.

Here’s a video from the 2017 parade, shared by Ron Johnson, staff photographer at Peoria Journal Star, news and sports junkie, lover of jazz music and great beer, published on: May 26, 2017:

Reference Links:
Peoria Journal Star – 2017 Parade video
Facebook page for St. Jude Louie Louie Parade and River Jam

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