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Downtown East Moline Celebrates Christmas with Lighted Parade and MORE!

December 4th, 2019

Looking for a little holiday family fun this weekend? Then look no further than Downtown East Moline! East Moline Main Street will host their Lighted Christmas Parade, along with other fun-filled Christmas activities, this Saturday Dec 7 from 5 – 9 p.m. in Downtown East Moline (Runner’s Park 742 15th Avenue East Moline and Cleary Hall 1705 6th Street East Moline). Festivities kick off with the Lighted Christmas Parade at 5 p.m. The parade will begin at 15th Avenue and 10th Street. It will continue down 15th Avenue to 6th Street. Feel the holiday magic at the Christmas Tree Lighting, which will... Read More

Celebrate Freedom at Freedom Run 5K!

July 31st, 2018

What started out as a dream and a desire to help the Quad Cities area’s Veteran and active duty Military and their families became a reality in East Moline. Freedom Run 5K is happening downtown East Moline (733 15th Avenue East Moline) this Thursday Aug 2 at 6:30 p.m. Whether you’re a participant, running, walking, pushing a stroller, a sponsor, a spectator, a neighbor out on the course or a volunteer, come out to support and show appreciation for our men and women serving (or served) in our Armed Forces. From the cannon used as a “starter’s pistol” to the “dog-tag” medals... Read More

Tradition of Firecracker Run Continues

July 1st, 2018

It’s not a 4th of July celebration without kick-starting the day at the Genesis Firecracker Run! The 36th Annual Genesis Firecracker Run is happening Wednesday Jul 4 in downtown East Moline. The day consists of a Pancake Breakfast, 10K Run, 5K Run/Walk, 1- Mile, Kiddie Run, Hospital Bed Races and even a Post-Race Party! Sponsored by the East Moline Fire Fighters Association, the Pancake Breakfast will be held from 6:30 – 11 a.m. at the American Legion Post 227 (829 16th Avenue East Moline). Adults are $5 and children 12 and under are $3. The 5K and 10K races will begin at 7:30 a.m. downtown... Read More

Freedom Fest Offers Fun For The Whole Family

August 17th, 2017

Are you looking for a day of fun for the entire family, this weekend? Then look no further than the 2017 East Moline Freedom Fest! This year’s Freedom Fest will take place on Saturday Aug 19, downtown East Moline. The newly constructed bandshell will be in full swing, along with the 10th Annual Main Drag Car Show, vendor craft fair, 3 on 3 basketball tournament, Kid’s Toy Drop and much more! Here the full schedule of entertainment at the beautiful new bandshell: 1 p.m.                      Kate Holson 1:20 p.m.              Nyquist Roundhouse Martial Arts 2... Read More