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Video Showcases Downtown Quad Cities And Regional Collaboration

June 12th, 2021
Video Showcases Downtown Quad Cities And Regional Collaboration

A new regional video project is shining the spotlight on our Downtown Quad Cities and all they have to offer residents and visitors alike. The fast-paced short video promotes the vibrancy, fun and uniqueness of all our downtowns with scenes from their signature events and festivals, venues and their businesses. View the video here: https://youtu.be/ojBA-4sDgcg  The video features seven cities, which were coordinated by Downtown Bettendorf Organization, Downtown Davenport Partnership, East Moline Main Street, City of LeClaire, Moline Centre, Development Association of Rock Island, Silvis Main Street.... Read More

Be Downtown With Bettendorf Festival Saturday

June 3rd, 2021
Be Downtown With Bettendorf Festival Saturday

The Downtown Bettendorf Organization (DBO) will once again present its “Be Downtown” event from 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, June 5, in downtown Bettendorf. Located in the city’s parking lot at 15th and State streets, this free, family-friendly event will feature multiple bags tournaments with cash prizes, live outdoor music, food and drink vendors, children’s activities and more. Patrons are encouraged to bring a lawn chair. The day kicks off at 9:30 a.m. with 1031 Fitness presenting a free 45-minute high-intensity training (HIT) workout. Afterward, the K&K Family Fun... Read More

Pride Fest, The Dawn, Talking Heads Tribute, Bettendorf Fun And MORE In Today’s FUN10!

May 30th, 2021
Pride Fest, The Dawn, Talking Heads Tribute, Bettendorf Fun And MORE In Today's FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! 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. 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... Read More

Quad Cities Chamber to Hire New Downtown Rock Island Director

January 26th, 2021
Quad Cities Chamber to Hire New Downtown Rock Island Director

As it does for downtown Davenport and Bettendorf, the Quad Cities Chamber is contracting with the city of Rock Island to provide downtown place management services. “Revitalizing our downtown area is a key component to economic growth opportunities for the city, which is why we’re excited to bring this public/private partnership forward,” Rock Island Mayor Mike Thoms said Tuesday. “Bringing people, new events, activities and vibrancy to downtown Rock Island also brings increased revenue, improved quality of life and greater value for existing assets. That’s why it’s so important for... Read More

BREAKING: City of Rock Island Selects Quad Cities Chamber To Manage Downtown

January 26th, 2021
BREAKING: City of Rock Island Selects Quad Cities Chamber To Manage Downtown

BREAKING NEWS: The City of Rock Island’s city council has approved a contract with the Quad Cities Chamber to provide downtown place management services effective immediately. “Revitalizing our downtown area is a key component to economic growth opportunities for the city, which is why we’re excited to bring this public/private partnership forward,” said Rock Island Mayor Mike Thoms. “Bringing people, new events, activities and vibrancy to downtown Rock Island also brings increased revenue, improved quality of life and greater value for existing assets. That’s why it’s so important... Read More

Quad Cities Chamber Pursues Downtown Partnership in Rock Island

January 25th, 2021
Quad Cities Chamber Pursues Downtown Partnership in Rock Island

As it does for downtown Davenport and Bettendorf, the Quad Cities Chamber is looking to contract with the city of Rock Island to provide downtown place management services. On Monday, Jan. 25, at 6:45 p.m., the Rock Island City Council will discuss the issue at Council Chambers (3rd Floor), 1528 3rd Ave., Rock Island. You can also watch the meeting at www.youtube.com/user/RockIslandIL/live. “Revitalizing our downtown area is a key component to economic growth opportunities for the city, which is why we’re excited to bring this public/private partnership forward,” Rock Island Mayor Mike Thoms... Read More

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

June 6th, 2019
Be Downtown Bettendorf for a Celebration of Art, Music and Community!

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