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Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

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

QC Scene Invades Planet Funk Con!

June 24th, 2019

Planet Funk Con beamed into a new venue this year — the TBK Bank Center, aka the Bettplex — and brought with it the same fun and cool guests and great times! The event mashed up comic books, fantasy, sci-fi, cosplay, gaming and various other awesome fandoms into a terrific time for thousands of people! We at QuadCities.com were once again proud to be a media sponsor of the event and look forward to being on board as a sponsor again for Planet Funk 2020!    Read More

Get Funky at Planet Funk Con!

June 19th, 2019

The Quad Cities’ premier comics and entertainment convention is almost here! That’s right, it’s time for Planet Funk Con! Brough to you by What’s That Funk, Planet Funk Con 2019 is happening Friday Jun 21 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday Jun 22 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday Jun 23 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the all-new TBK Sports Complex (4850 Competition Drive Bettendorf). A One-Day ticket is $20, Weekend Pass is $50 and a Weekend Pass with After Party Bonus is $125. To purchase tickets today, visit https://www.planetfunkcontickets.com/. Last year Planet Funk Con held the biggest... Read More

Be Downtown Bettendorf for a Celebration of Art, Music and Community!

June 6th, 2019

Join the City of Bettendorf in a celebration of art, music and community in the heart of downtown this Saturday Jun 8 from 12 – 10 p.m. and Sunday Jun 9 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.!  Supported by downtown area businesses, this FREE, family-friendly event will feature live outdoor music, food & drink vendors, a chalk art festival, children’s activities, and so much more! Be Downtown – a Celebration of Art, Music and Community, is held in downtown Bettendorf, on State Street between 17th and 20th Street (2021 State Street Bettendorf). Parking can be found all day Saturday and Sunday at Waterfront... Read More

Bettendorf Library Kicks Off Outdoor Summer Concert Series this Thursday

June 4th, 2019

The Bettendorf Public Library kicks off their highly anticipated Summer Concert Series this week! Returning for its 8th year in a row, Summer Concert Series is made possible by the Bettendorf Public Library Foundation and is sponsored by TBK Bank, Mel Foster Co. and Build to Suit. The outdoor concerts are held at Faye’s Field located just south of the Library on 18th St in Bettendorf. These free concerts will take place every Thursday from Jun 6 through Aug 8 at 6:30 p.m., and will be held come rain, shine or oppressive heat. In case of inclement weather, the backup location will be inside... Read More

Bettendorf Kids to Parks Day Providing Fun For All!

May 16th, 2019

Join Bettendorf Parks and Recreation for Kids to Parks Day, this Saturday May 18 in Veterans Memorial Park (1645 23rd Street Bettendorf). This exciting fun-filled evening will begin with free family activities from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Enjoy balloons animals, bounce houses, Gaga Ball, rock painting, face painting, 9 Square In The Air, Kona Ice and more! Finish out the fun with an outdoor showing of Lilo & Stitch! The movie will begin in the park promptly at 8:30 p.m. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/439783270115843/.  Read More

Get Funky at Planet Funk Con!

May 11th, 2019

The Quad Cities’ premier comics and entertainment convention is almost here! That’s right, it’s time for Planet Funk Con! Brough to you by What’s That Funk, Planet Funk Con 2019 is happening Friday Jun 21 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday Jun 22 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday Jun 23 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the all-new TBK Sports Complex (4850 Competition Drive Bettendorf). A One-Day ticket is $20, Weekend Pass is $50 and a Weekend Pass with After Party Bonus is $125. To purchase tickets today, visit https://www.planetfunkcontickets.com/. Last year Planet Funk Con held the biggest... Read More

Partake in Colorful Creations at Tie-Dye in the Park!

April 27th, 2019

Do you love Tie-Dye? Do you love parks? Then this is the event for you! Tie-Dye in the Park, hosted by Sunrise Village, is happening Saturday May 11 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in Veterans Memorial Park (1645 23rd Street Bettendorf). This fun, family-friendly event will feature all things tie-dyed! All supplies will be provided to tie-dye canvas grocery bags, socks and t-shirts, along with step-by-step guidance. The tie-dye process takes about 30 minutes. Tie-dye tickets are just $20 and can be purchased at https://sunrisevillageiowa.ticketleap.com/tie-dye-in-the-park/. In addition to tie-dye, participants... Read More

Take Part In Quad Cities Big Table this Weekend!

April 23rd, 2019

Quad Cities Big Table returns! The 2019 Quad Cities Big Table season continues Apr 26-27, providing a forum to identify community issues and create solutions. There are two ways to participate this round: 1) community members may attend one of the five forums hosted by community leaders; and/or 2) they may host their own Big Table discussions. “Last year, the Quad Cities Big Table helped build new relationships and inspire new collaborations that are changing the region,” said Kent Pilcher, Tri-Chair of the Q2030 Regional Action Plan and President of Estes Construction. “As we know, relationships... Read More

Enjoy a Night at the Museum!

April 22nd, 2019

Experience the Family Museum like never before! Night at the Museum happens this Saturday Apr 27 from 6:30 – 10 p.m. at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Dr. Bettendorf). Embark on a scavenger hunt to explore everything the Family Museum has to offer. Sample food and drinks from local establishments. Other activities include photo booth, DJ, silent auction, cash bar, fund-a-need, and some fun surprises! Put on your jeans and come ready to play!   Vendors include: Blue Iguana Cheesy Cow Coffee Hound Crawford Brew Works Crust Stone Oven Pizza Culver’s in Bettendorf 5ive Cities... Read More

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