The Eldridge Summer Festival, themed Summer Time Blues, is officially here!

Friday Jul 12 and Saturday Jul 13, the city of Eldridge will transform into a magical celebration of fun! Between the Moonlight Chase, live music, parade and more there will be plenty for the entire family to enjoy!


Here is a full schedule of events for this 2-day festival:



6:30pm – 9:30pm:     LIVE MUSIC on 2nd Street from 10 of Soul



7:00am – 10:00am:   Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast

9:00am – 4:00pm:    Maker & Vendor Market in the River Valley

Co-Op Parking Lot

9:00am – Dusk:         Kid Zone Bounce Houses & Games

9:30am:                      Parade Line Up on East Franklin

10:30am:                    Parade

11:00am – 2:00pm:   Open House at Backwards Yoga

11:00am – 5:00pm:   Health Fair in Fire Station Parking Lot

hosted by Backwards Yoga

11:30am:                     Mama Mia Performance on 2nd Street

11:30am – 5:00pm:    Crafts & Face Painting at the Artist’s Vault

12:00pm:                    Cornhole Tournament – register by 11am

12:00pm:                    Car Cruise-In on 3rd Street – register 11am

12:00pm:                    Fire Dept. Water Fights (registration 11am)

12:00pm – 11:00pm:  Food Vendors

12:00pm – 6:00pm:  Live Music from Angela Meyer, Chuck

Murphy and Jason Carl’s Tom Petty Tribute


2:30pm:                                  Pie Contest Drop Off at Fire Station hosted

by Eastern Iowa Baking Co.

3:00pm:                                  Ice Cream Eating Contest hosted by

Eastern Iowa Baking Co.

4:30pm:                                  Kid’s Pedal Pull

6:00pm:                                  Live Pie Auction at Fire Station


7:30pm:                      1/4 Mile Kid’s Moonlight Chase

8:00pm:                    1 Mile Scott County Animal Hospital Kid’s

Moonlight Chase

9:00pm:                     4 Mile Central Scott Telephone and First

Central State Bank Moonlight Chase


For more information about the Eldridge Summer Festival, visit the Facebook page at

If you are interested in signing up for one of the races, please visit


Head to Eldridge this weekend for a good time!


Tess Abney was born and raised in the Quad Cities. Her passion for writing and entertainment was apparent at a very young age. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.