Visit Quad Cities on Tuesday announced a new collaboration with local attractions for their new QC Family Pass. The pass provides a fun and interactive experience for visitors and Quad Citizens to spend time with family and friends.

Visit Quad Cities Launches New QC Family Pass for Area Attractions

The new QC Family Pass offers discounts and special offers from 13 area attractions, and you can sign up to win gift cards and a Q-C getaway.

The QC Family Pass uses mobile-based code check-ins, discounts, special offers, and gamification to engage participants.

Anyone can sign up for the free pass at As you visit attractions, you will access codes from each location to check and track your progress. Participants are entered into drawings for chances to win Visa Gift Cards and a Quad Cities Getaway based on the number of attractions they visit.

Visa Gift Card winners will be announced quarterly, and the Quad Cities Getaway will be awarded on June 30, 2022.

Visit Quad Cities Launches New QC Family Pass for Area Attractions

Dave Herrell is president and CEO of Visit Quad Cities.

“The QC Family Pass is another valuable product that can be activated in our regional destination,” said Dave Herrell, President and CEO, Visit Quad Cities. “In the Quad-Cities, family always comes first, and Visit Quad Cities is all in for family. We need to continually innovate and create experiences that emotionally connect with consumers and this technology can help us accomplish those objectives.”

The Quad Cities Family Pass is ongoing, and people can sign up at any point in time year-round.  To view a list of the attractions,  visit

There are currently 13 area attractions participating – Snowstar Extreme Sports, Quad City Storm, Q-C River Bandits, Q-C Botanical Center, Putnam Museum & Science Center, Karpeles

Visit Quad Cities Launches New QC Family Pass for Area Attractions

The Quad City Botanical Center in Rock Island is among the many local attractions that are part of QC Family Pass.

Manuscript Library Museum, High 5 Lanes and Games, Hauberg Indian Museum, German American Heritage Center, Figge Art Museum, Family Museum, Pioneer Village, and Butterworth Center/Deere-Wiman House.

Once registered, the mobile-friendly QC Family Pass will be instantly delivered to your smartphone via text and email and is ready to use immediately. There is no app to download.  You can also save the pass to your phone’s home screen for easy one-tap access.

Visit Quad Cities used Bandwango for the development of the QC Family Pass. Bandwango is a travel technology-based platform that is designed to deliver access to places and experiences digitally. Bandwango currently works with destinations across the U.S. and Canada, including Denver, Houston, Phoenix, and the Iowa Office of Tourism, to name a few.

The QC Family Pass is just one of several passes that Visit Quad Cities plans to develop. If a family-friendly location is interested in being part of it, please contact Charlotte Doehler-Morrison at 309-736-6821. Work is currently underway on a gamified Quad Cities Pizza Trail, among others.

You can earn a chance to win Visa gift cards and a Quad Cities Getaway with a two-night stay for up to four people with this free mobile Quad Cities Family Pass.

Visit Quad Cities Launches New QC Family Pass for Area Attractions
Jonathan Turner has been covering the Quad-Cities arts scene for 25 years, first as a reporter with the Dispatch and Rock Island Argus, and then as a reporter with the Quad City Times. Jonathan is also an accomplished actor and musician who has been seen frequently on local theater stages, including the Bucktown Revue and Black Box Theatre.
Visit Quad Cities Launches New QC Family Pass for Area Attractions

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