Disney Film Festival | April 28 - 30

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April 28 - 30, 2023

This April, the Peoria Riverfront Museum becomes the Happiest Place on Earth! Join us, for the "Disney Film Festival!" 

The "Disney Film Festival" brings to life the Golden Age of Disney with screenings of beloved classics "Bambi"  (April 29) and  "Sleeping Beauty" (April 30) on Illinois' largest screen, the way they were meant to be seen!

Renowned Disney author and historian J.B. Kaufman will join us for fascinating pre-film talks and post-film Q&As with book signings after each film. Mr. Kaufman is a film historian and author who specializes in Disney animation history and silent films. His books include "The Fairest One of All,"  "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic,"  and "Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse." 

The Peoria Riverfront Museum will be offering programming in collaboration with the "Disney Film Fest." For the full list of Disney-inspired programming, click HERE

Film schedule:

Saturday, April 29, 2023

  • Laurie Algar, "Growing Up Disney" | 12 p.m. | Get tickets HERE

  • "Bambi" (1942) | 2 p.m. | Get tickets HERE

  • "Mickey Shorts"  | 5 p.m. 

Sunday, April 30, 2023

  • "Sleeping Beauty" (1959) | 2 p.m. | Get tickets HERE


The "Disney Film Festival" is sponsored by Steve and Jeanine Spain and Visionary Society