The Pride Celebration Continues!
Hey Quad Cities, it’s time to show your PRIDE! That’s right, QC Pride’s Unity Pride Week is back for the second year!
To help fulfill their mission of promoting awareness and visibility of the LGBTQ+ community in the Quad Cities, QC Pride has a full week of fun events planned. QC Pride Week kicks off Saturday Jun 22 and runs all the way through Saturday Jun 29.
Check out some of these amazing opportunities to show your PRIDE:
Tuesday Jun 25
Get your skates on for a fun-filled family-friendly event at the Eldridge Community Center & Skatepark (400 S 16th Avenue Eldridge) from 5 – 9 p.m. QC Rollers will be kicking the night off with two exhibition skates at 5 and 5:30 p.m. After the excitement, these skillful skaters will be around to skate alongside you and tell you about their sport. For only $5, each person will receive admission and a snack!
Wednesday Jun 26
Pink Squirrels will unite for the LARGEST Pub Crawl in the Quad Cities! For only $20 you will get a t-shirt and passport to a night of fun! Complete the whole crawl to win great prizes from local businesses. The Pink Squirrel Pub Crawl will kick off Wednesday night from 5 p.m. – 2 a.m. at the following Davenport bars:
Analog Arcade Bar
Bad Boyz Pizza and Pub
Blackhawk Bowl & Martini Lounge
Boozies Bar & Grill
Cru Bottle Shoppe
Front Street Brewery & Taproom
Great River Brewery
Mary’s On 2nd
The Office Bar & Lounge
The Phoenix of Davenport Restaurant & Martini Bar
Van’s Pizza, Pub & Grill – Downtown Davenport
Thursday Jun 27
The Pink Squirrel Pub Crawl continues on the Illinois side! Stop by the following Rock Island bars from 5 p.m. – 2 a.m. to complete your Pink Squirrel Pub Crawl passport:
Bent River Brewing Company – Rock Island
Big Swing Brewing Company
Billy Bobs Redneck Party Bar
Roosters Sports Bar & Grill
Steve’s Old Time Tap
The Black Sheep
Friday Jun 28
Quad Cities Pride Fest 2019 kicks off at 2nd and Warren Streets in Davenport from 4 p.m. – Midnight. This two-day LGBTQ+ outdoor festival includes Music, Food, Drinks, Art, Drag, Pyro, Belly Dancers, Burlesque and much much more! A weekend pass for adults is only $10 and just $3 for kids (11 and under).
The Quad Cities Pride Festival weekend King & Queen Pageant will take place from 8 – 10 p.m. Visit https://www.facebook.com/quadcitiespridefestivals/ for more information.
Saturday Jun 29
The fun continues on the second day of Quad Cities Pride Fest, in the Mary’s on 2nd neighborhood. From 12 p.m. – Midnight you can come celebrate the diversity in our community with Music, Food, Drinks, Art, Drag, Pyro, Belly Dancers, Burlesque and more. A weekend pass for adults is only $10 and just $3 for kids (11 and under).