Find Fun Holiday Events In Illinois And Iowa In Our FUN10!
Merry Christmas and happy holidays!
It’s time to find fun events for the holiday season and more in our Fun10!
Fun10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local entertainment, QuadCities.com!
Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week.
So what’s on the Fun10 for this week? Read on…
Skeleton Key Holding New Year’s Eve Event
The wrapping paper is all cleaned up, but it’s not quite time for the ball to drop… join Skeleton Key, 520 18th St., Rock Island, for the last four hours we’re open this year for a blowout sale!
On Saturday, December 31st from 10 am to 2 pm we’ll say farewell to 2022 (and some merchandise) with magical sales and maybe a toast or two. Cheers!
Family Museum Holding Noon Years Eve Celebration
The grown-ups get to stay up until midnight, so the kids get to celebrate a countdown to 12…Noon! Come to the Family Museum, 2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf, early for noisemakers, hats, face painting, and more! Tickets are $5 for Family Museum members and $10 for non-members. Tickets will be limited to 800 and can be purchased at the Family Museum or over the phone at (563) 344-4106. Museum will close at 2:00 pm. Sponsored by Ascentra Credit Union.
10 Of Soul Ringing In NYE At Rhythm City
Local band 10 of Soul will be ringing in the year with a gig starting at 9 p.m. at Rhythm City Casino, 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport!
We’ll be mainstage in the Rhythm City Casino’s Event Center to welcome the new year, so mark your calendars and get ready to party! We will post ticket information here as it gets finalized, so check back!
Lynn Allen Rocking Kavanaughs On New Year’s Eve!
Feel like ringing in the new year with one of the most fun rock bands in Quad-Cities history?
Lynn Allen, who are always a good time, are going to be headlining the evening at Kavanaugh’s Hilltop, 1228 30th St., Rock Island.
The band hits the stage at 8 p.m.
There are drink and food specials and lots of other fun stuff planned.
Ring in the new year with Billy Peiffer and the boys!
Dance All Night at Rozz Tox On New Years Eve
Dance all night to techno and other great dance tunes all night at Rozz Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island on New Year’s Eve!
Here are the deets:
All ages to dance, 21 to drink
Have A Country Music New Year’s Eve At The Fairgrounds!
Moline’s Axis Hotel Holding New Year’s Eve Event
$269 Standard King
Drag On In The New Year At Varieties
$3 Jello shots
$6 PB&J shots
Winter Nights Winter Lights Lighting Up Rock Island
The Quad City Botanical Center is proud to announce MidAmerican Energy Company as the presenting sponsor of the fifth annual Winter Nights Winter Lights through Jan. 2!
The outdoor gardens will be in winter bloom with over 160,000 glowing lights, showcasing our largest light display yet. Explore the Sun Garden, Children’s Garden, lawns, pond and pocket gardens of our outdoor light exhibit as you experience our largest fundraiser of the year.
Bundle up, stroll the gardens at night and visit the outdoor events canopy for hot cocoa and treats for purchase by Taste Buds, a Downtown Rock Island business we are proud to partner with.
Bring the kids for free crafts to make and take or plan your visit on one of our special event nights.
New this year, Botanical Center members and FunBundle members will enjoy free admission Wednesday nights during the exhibit. Memberships can be purchased on qcgardens.com.
EXHIBIT DATES AND TIMES
Dec 15 – Jan 2, Daily*, 5-9PM
Open New Year’s Eve and the night of New Year’s Day.
Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas.
$8 Adults, $4 Youth 2-15, Under 2 Free
QC Botanical Center Members and FunBundle Members
receive $2 off Admission
Quad City Botanical Center members and FunBundle members enjoy free admission Wednesday nights throughout the exhibit duration. Members must show membership card upon entry.
Tickets available on qcgardens.com.
MEMBERS FREE ADMISSION NIGHTS
Members must show membership card upon entry. Advanced tickets not required. Free for Botanical Center Members and FunBundle Members
12/30 THURS, 6-9PM
Enjoy live music by Roger Carlson and seasonal cocktails indoors at the cash bar. Snacks and hot cocoa provided.
$20 couple, $10 individual
Analog Rings In Holiday Season
Analog Arcade Bar is bringing back their Christmas Pop-up, Super Awesome Christmas Time II, for its second year, taking place from November 1st to December 31st at their Moline Centre location.
This pop-up features more of everything: over 35,000 Christmas lights, 1,500 feet of tinsel, specialty cocktails, surprise visits from Santa, and much more.
“We had such a blast hosting this event last year that we had to bring it back bigger for year two,” Analog co-owner Dan Bush says, “We want to give people a chance to reconnect with their friends, co-workers, and loved ones, and Analog Moline is the perfect place to do just that.”
This event is open Tuesday through Sunday and is family friendly until 9 pm.