The Caterpillar Performing Arts Center at Five Points Washington is the venue of choice for our concerts. The performance hall has great acoustics and is equipped with a screen above the stage for digital displays; the sound and lighting systems are also excellent. The performance hall is the perfect size to comfortably accommodate our large audience and yet make the concerts feel intimate. Along with the auditorium, the banquet rooms provide an enjoyable atmosphere to gather after an event. Not only this, but the facility manager, Brian, and his staff are professional, extremely helpful, and able to solve any issues with ease.
Performing Arts Center
The Caterpillar Performing Arts Center is the ideal venue for your performing arts event. It is clean, modern and comfortable–perfect for any occasion. In the past, our Performing Arts Center has hosted a wide variety of events, including the following:
- Grade School Graduations
- Musicals and Plays
- Wedding Ceremonies
- Dance and Tumbling Recitals/Competitions
- Worship Services
- Business Meetings and Conferences
- Teacher Institutes
- Bodybuilding Championships
- Library Programs
- And More!
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Capacity & Seating
Our theater seats up to 1,020 people comfortably, with two sections of main floor seating as well as a section for balcony seating. We also have handicap spaces for guests who are in wheelchairs. For more on the layout of our venue, see our Performing Arts Center Seating Chart.
Home to the Heartland Festival Orchestra
Our Performing Arts Center is proud to feature the Heartland Festival Orchestra. Not only does this chamber orchestra bring professional musicians and divine melodies from Brahms, Beethoven, Bach and more to our theatre, but also a portion of the ticket sales from their performance benefits charities all across Central Illinois. Five Points Washington is honored to host this orchestra and benefit the community in the process.
Home to the Peoria Area Civic Chorale
The Peoria Area Civic Chorale also calls Five Points Washington it’s home for their annual American Family Christmas concert in December and their Spring concerts each year.
Home of Bethany Community Church
Every week, members of Bethany Community Church gather together to worship at Five Points Washington. Our Performing Arts Center acts as a wonderful venue where people can listen to sermons, gather in song and praise, and connect to other members in the community. For more about Bethany Community Church, please visit their website.
Need a Venue for Your Performing Arts Event?
If you are searching the Peoria area for the perfect location to host your event, look no further. Choose the Performing Arts Center at Five Points Washington to be the home of your next gathering. For more details, contact Five Points Washington today!