The Eldridge Summer Festival, themed Under the Light of the Moon, is officially here!

Friday July 7 and Saturday July 8 the city of Eldridge will transform into a magical celebration of fun! Between the Moonlight Chase, talent shows, parade and more there will be plenty for the entire family to enjoy!

Here is a full schedule for Friday July 7 and Saturday July 8:

Friday July 7

7 p.m.                                        Talent Contest at NS High School


Saturday July 8

7-10 a.m.                                 Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast

9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.              10 Year Celebration at Grand Haven-

Scratch Cupcakes, Live Bands, Jeep/Mopar Show and more!

9:30 a.m.                                 Parade Line-up

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.                                    Ribfest at North Scott Foods

10:30 a.m.                              Parade

11-11:30 a.m.                      Water Fights Registration

12 p.m.                                     Fire Dept Water Fights

12-3 p.m.                                Classic Car Show on 2nd Street

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.                                    Art Walk/Craft Show on Franklin Street

12-7 p.m.                                Talent Stage with Karaoke and Music

12-9 p.m.                                Kid Zone Bounce Houses and Games

12-11 p.m.                             Food Vendors

4:30 p.m.                                Kid’s Pedal Pull

7:30 p.m.                                ¼ Mile Kid’s Moonlight Chase

8 p.m.                                        1 Mile Kid’s Moonlight Chase (presented by Scott County Animal Hospital)

9 p.m.                                        4 Mile Moonlight Chase (presented by First Central State Bank/CS Technologies)

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.