In June 2021, Visit Quad Cities announced a new collaboration with local attractions through the QC Family Pass. The free, mobile-friendly pass provides a fun way for visitors and Quad Citizens to spend time with family and friends while enjoying special discounts.

On May 1, 2023, Visit Quad Cities updated the QC Family Pass with new participating attractions and updated offers from current attractions that supported the pass during its initial launch.

The QC Family Pass uses mobile-based check-in codes to redeem discounts and special offers. Anyone can sign up for the pass for free at  Once registered, a QC Family Pass is instantly delivered to your smartphone and is ready to use. Save the pass to your phone’s home screen for easy one-tap access. There is no app to download.

Current participating locations include:

  • Backwater Gamblers Water Ski Shows – Buy One Get One Free Popcorn or Hot Dog at concessions
  • Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House – Two FREE Postcards of each home
  • Celebration River Cruises – Buy one, Get one free tickets for a 1 ½ hour Narrated Sightseeing Cruise
  • Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village – $1 OFF Any Ice Cream Shake
  • Elevate Trampoline Park (Milan & Davenport) – 50% OFF Jump Time for up to 6 Jumpers
Visit Quad Cities Welcomes Spring with a Newly-Updated Quad Cities Family Pass

The interior of the Family Museum, Bettendorf.

  • Family Museum – Buy-one-get-one-free admission
  • Figge Art Museum – $2 OFF Admission
  • German American Heritage Center – Buy-One-Get-One Free Admission
  • Isabel Bloom – FREE behind-the-scenes tour and 10% off purchase
  • John Deere Pavilion & John Deere Store – Kids Giveaways & 10% OFF at the John Deere Store
  • John Hauberg Indian Museum – Free Admission
  • Karpeles Manuscript Museum – Free Admission
  • Putnam Museum & Science Center – Buy-one-get-one free admission; $1 Off Popcorn, 10% OFF at Museum Store
  • Quad Cities River Bandits (baseball) – 4 Bleacher Tickets for $20
  • Quad City Botanical Center – $1 OFF Admission
  • Quad City Storm (hockey) – $10 OFF a $17 or $21 game ticket (Redeem at the arena box office)
  • TBK Bank Sports Complex – Buy One-Get One 30-Minute Arcade Card

“The QC Family Pass is just one of the many products we have activated in our regional destination,” said Charlotte Doehler-Morrison, Vice President Marketing & Communications, Visit Quad Cities. “The QC Coffee Trail, QC Public Art Trail, QC Ale Trail, and our QC Insider Texts create new experiences that emotionally connect with Quad Citizens and our visitors. We are continually looking at new ways to create new and memorable experiences for everyone.”


The Quad Cities Family Pass is ongoing, and people can sign up at any point in time. The pass is updated each May. If your organization is interested in providing a family-friendly offer, you can do so anytime during the year. Visit Quad Cities uses Bandwango for the development of many of their passes. Bandwango is a travel technology-based platform designed to deliver digital access to places and experiences.

To learn more about the passes and trails offered by Visit Quad Cities, go to the following websites:

QC Family Pass –

QC Public Art Trail –

QC Ale Trail –

QC Coffee Trail –

QC Insider Texts –

Visit Quad Cities Welcomes Spring with a Newly-Updated Quad Cities Family Pass
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Visit Quad Cities Welcomes Spring with a Newly-Updated Quad Cities Family Pass

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