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Rock Island County Fair Kicks Off Today With Free Family Day!

July 16th, 2019

Forget lazy summer days — imagine a day full of action and excitement! Mutton Bustin’ competitions. Kiddie tractor pulls. Old West comedy shows. Best-in-class livestock. All capped off with a spectacular fireworks display in the evening. Did we mention it’s all FREE? The 2019 Rock Island County Fair is kicking off its 150th celebration on Tuesday, July 16, with Free Family Day! All fairgoers will receive free gate admission on opening day, and the first 1,000 kids will get a free Frisbee. And QuadCities.com is a proud sponsor of the Fair! Activities throughout the day are geared toward kids... Read More

Rock Island County Fair Kicks Off With Free Family Day

July 14th, 2019

Forget lazy summer days — imagine a day full of action and excitement! Mutton Bustin’ competitions. Kiddie tractor pulls. Old West comedy shows. Best-in-class livestock. All capped off with a spectacular fireworks display in the evening. Did we mention it’s all FREE? The 2019 Rock Island County Fair is kicking off its 150th celebration on Tuesday, July 16, with Free Family Day! All fairgoers will receive free gate admission on opening day, and the first 1,000 kids will get a free Frisbee. Activities throughout the day are geared toward kids and families, including a brand new Mutton Bustin’... Read More

Have Some Summer Time Blues Fun in Eldridge This Weekend

July 12th, 2019

The Eldridge Summer Festival, themed Summer Time Blues, is officially here! Friday Jul 12 and Saturday Jul 13, the city of Eldridge will transform into a magical celebration of fun! Between the Moonlight Chase, live music, parade and more there will be plenty for the entire family to enjoy!   Here is a full schedule of events for this 2-day festival:   Friday 6:30pm – 9:30pm:     LIVE MUSIC on 2nd Street from 10 of Soul   Saturday 7:00am – 10:00am:   Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast 9:00am – 4:00pm:    Maker & Vendor Market in the River Valley Co-Op... Read More

40th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree Has Arrived!

July 11th, 2019

Get those semi-honking arm pumps prepared! It’s time for the Walcott Truckers Jamboree! The 40th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree is happening today, Thursday Jul 11 through Saturday Jul 13 at Iowa 80- The World’s Largest Truckstop (755 W Iowa 80 Rd. Walcott). This free family-friendly 3-day event will include an antique truck display, Super Trucks Beauty Contest, Over 175 exhibits, Iowa Pork Chop Cookout, Carnival Games, Live Country Music, Trucker Olympics, Fireworks and so much more! Since its inception in 1979, the Truckers Jamboree has been celebrating America’s Truckers. This event... Read More

John Deere Classic Returns to the Quad Cities!

July 5th, 2019

Calling all golf aficionados and enthusiasts! The most exciting event to hit the Quad Cities is right around the corner. The 49th John Deere Classic is next in line on the PGA Tour and is happening right here in the Quad Cities at TPC Deere Run (3100 Heather Knoll Silvis) from Monday Jul 8 through Sunday Jul 14. The John Deere Classic was honored to be named the 2016 Tournament of the Year by the PGA TOUR and has a long history of providing some of the most magical and memorable finishes in golf. Many recall Steve Stricker’s three-peat of championships from 2009 – 2011. Cedar Rapids native,... Read More

Celebrate Summer at Coal Valley Days!

July 3rd, 2019

With summer in full swing so are the carnivals, car shows and parades! This weekend is no exception. Coal Valley Days are upon us! Friday July 7 and Saturday July 8, Coal Valley is hosting their annual Valley Days celebration! All events take place at the Coal Valley Municipal Park on First Street. Come out for carnival rides, a car show, parade and more!   Here is the full schedule for the weekend:   Friday July 5 Noon – 11:30 p.m.          Inflatables, Beer Tent, Games, etc. Noon – 8 p.m.                  Craft Vendor Fair 2 – 7 p.m.                        ... Read More

Bettendorf Celebrating America’s Birthday in Style

July 2nd, 2019

The city of Bettendorf sure knows how to celebrate the holidays, and their 4th of July Festival is no exception! The 2019 4th of July Festival will take place in Bettendorf on Wednesday July 3 and Thursday Jul 4. This celebration includes crafts, food, amusement rides, live music, a parade and of course – fireworks! Kick off the holiday celebration on Wednesday Jul 3 with a FREE outdoor concert! Live music will be provided on the west stage near 18th Street and Spruce Hills Dr., beginning at 7 p.m. Enjoy local classic rock band, Hap Hazard, followed by the Army Band. Headlining at 9 p.m., Grandview... Read More

Quad City Air Show Returns!

June 26th, 2019

  The Quad Cities’ own Festival in the Sky featuring the United States Navy Blue Angels returns! Celebrating their 31st annual event, the Quad City Air Show returns to the Davenport Municipal Airport (9010 Harrison Street Davenport) on Saturday June 29 and Sunday Jun 30! Gates will open at 8 a.m. The Main Air Show will take place from 12 – 4 p.m. and the gates will close at 5 p.m. Adult tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the gate. Youth tickets (ages 6-10) are $10 in advance and $15 at the gate. Children 5 and under are free with a paid adult ticket. A Family Carload Pass can be purchased... Read More

Rock Island County Fair Full Of Family-Friendly Fun!

June 25th, 2019

As the summer sun rises and the luscious scent of funnel cakes fills the air, it’s Rock Island County Fair time again! The fair takes place July 16-20, 2019 at the fairgrounds at 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline. The fair once again combines fantastic family fun, with great fair food and plenty of entertainment and attractions, and this year, we at QuadCities.com are very proud to be a sponsor of the fair! For more information, call (309) 796-1620 or see www.rockislandfair.org, and for a detailed look at the fair, read on! The fair schedule is as follows:   Monday, July 15 8:00 a.m.:       ... Read More

Henry County Fair Celebrates 160 Years

June 24th, 2019

Make plans to celebrate the Henry County Fair in its 160th year this summer! The 2019 Henry County Fair will take place from Tuesday Jun 25 – Sunday Jun 30 in Cambridge (311 E North St.). Gates open at 7 a.m. each day. Admission is $5 per person and kids 8 and under are FREE. A Fun Pass can be purchased for $25 and includes gate admission each day. An Ultimate Pass can be purchased for $60 and includes gate admission and Grandstand admission for all 6 days.   Carnival Hours are: Tuesday 6/25                   6 – 10 p.m. Wednesday 6/26             6 – 10... Read More

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