The 18th Annual Moonlight Festival in Silvis is officially upon us! The theme this year is ‘Grand Prix’ so zoom on into this festival for a great time!

On Saturday Aug 24, downtown Silvis will be transformed into a block party like none other. There will be crafts, a cruise-in, free activities for kids, live music, the only lighted parade in the Quad Cities and more!

The festivities kick off at 8 a.m. with the Silvis Family 5K Run and the ½ mile Kiddie Run. To register for the run, that begins at Schadt Park in Silvis, go to https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=131546.

 

Join the Silvis community for some of these fun activities:

Car Show (Behind Frank’s Pizzeria)          2 – 6 p.m.

Kids Zone (Dunk Tank)                                4 – 7 p.m.

Teen Zone (Basketball)                               4 – 7 p.m.

Craft Vendors                                               4 – 7 p.m.

Food Vendors                                               4 – ??

Remote Control Car Race                           4 – 7 p.m.

 

Come see Ekim’s Karate performance at 6 p.m., meet the “Hometown Hero” at 6:45 p.m. and the crowning of Miss Zinnia Princess at 7 p.m.

The magnificent Moonlight Parade will begin at dusk (around 8:15 p.m.) with the theme of ‘Grand Prix’. You do not want to miss this amazing display of lighted floats.

For a day full of wholesome family fun and lifelong memories, head down to Silvis for this year’s Moonlight Festival, this Saturday!

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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.