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Celebrate the Festival of Trees November 18

November 18th, 2022
Celebrate the Festival of Trees November 18

Celebrate the opening of Festival of Trees at the Quad Cities’ “premiere” holiday event! Be one of the first to purchase or bid on beautiful designer displays while enjoying culinary creations by Chef Chris Carton and cash bar with signature cocktails! Dance the night away with musical entertainment by Funktastic 5 while taking in the marvelous displays and participating in fun photo ops and raffles! Take chance in the money machine or purchase a lucky lotto ticket to WIN big prizes courtesy of Estes Construction and Necker’s Jewelers! Raffle tickets are also available for the VIP Baskets... Read More

Beyond The Fluff: Uncovering The Hardcore World Of Festival Of Trees Teddy Bear Teas

November 18th, 2022
Beyond The Fluff: Uncovering The Hardcore World Of Festival Of Trees Teddy Bear Teas

Entertainment is a tricky thing. One person’s wholesome fare is another person’s demon-possessed trash. From time to time, I’ll get emails from irate people who are disappointed that I’ve recommended some bit of entertainment they find to be offensive. One of them messaged me about it. Another called me, taking me to task for “leading children down the path of evil.”  How she knew I’d been a tour guide at Disneyland is beyond me.  But nonetheless, this lady wasn’t pleased. “You shouldn’t be telling parents to let their children go to demonic concerts…you... Read More

Festival of Trees Parade Floats Into Davenport November 19

November 13th, 2022
Festival of Trees Parade Floats Into Davenport November 19

The largest helium balloon parade in the Midwest is BACK and better than ever! Quad City Arts will fill the streets with music, fun, and excitement again this year for the 29th annual Festival of Trees Holiday Parade on Saturday, November 19 at 10am in Downtown Davenport! Co-Title Sponsors: Arconic, John Deere, RDA, KWQC Balloon Sponsors: Carpenters Training Center of the Quad Cities, City of Bettendorf, NECA/IBEW, R.I.A. Federal Credit Union, Mid-American Energy, City of Davenport, Novelis Learn More: PARADE  Read More

Find Fun Events This Week In The Illinois And Iowa FUN10!

November 13th, 2022
Find Fun Events This Week In The Illinois And Iowa FUN10!

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 entertainment, QuadCities.com! 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. So what’s on the Fun10 for this week? Read on… Festival Of Trees Returns Next Weekend Celebrate the... Read More

Festival Of Trees’ Last Day Is TODAY!

November 28th, 2021
Festival Of Trees' Last Day Is TODAY!

Oh, What Fun! The Kwik Star Festival of Trees is BACK in person this year! Returning to the River Center, AND ENDING TODAY! This year’s Festival brings the magic of the holiday season to life in our NEWLY designed Festival Village, complete with the Tree of Lights as the focal point of the main town square. In its’ 36th year as the annual fundraiser for Quad City Arts, over 30,000 people experience the 10-day Festival of Trees each year and an additional 45,000 watch the Holiday Parade, making this event one of the largest attractions in the Quad Cities. Festival of Trees features a spectacular... Read More

Shots And Giggles, Ninja Wizards, Viva Las Divas And More In This Week’s FUN10

November 28th, 2021
Shots And Giggles, Ninja Wizards, Viva Las Divas And More In This Week'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

Festival Of Trees Is BACK In The Quad-Cities This Weekend!

November 19th, 2021
Festival Of Trees Is BACK In The Quad-Cities This Weekend!

Oh, What Fun! The Kwik Star Festival of Trees is BACK in person this year! Returning to the River Center, November 20 – November 28, this year’s Festival brings the magic of the holiday season to life in our NEWLY designed Festival Village, complete with the Tree of Lights as the focal point of the main town square.  In its’ 36th year as the annual fundraiser for Quad City Arts, over 30,000 people experience the 10-day Festival of Trees each year and an additional 45,000 watch the Holiday Parade, making this event one of the largest attractions in the Quad Cities. Festival of Trees features... Read More

Behind The Fluff: The Tawdry Tales Of Festival Of Trees’ Teddy Bear Teas

November 19th, 2021
Behind The Fluff: The Tawdry Tales Of Festival Of Trees' Teddy Bear Teas

Entertainment is a tricky thing. One person’s wholesome fare is another person’s demon-possessed trash. From time to time, I’ll get emails from irate people who are disappointed that I’ve recommended some bit of entertainment they find to be offensive. One of them messaged me about it. Another called me, taking me to task for “leading children down the path of evil.” How she knew I’d been a tour guide at Disneyland is beyond me. But nonetheless, this lady wasn’t pleased. “You shouldn’t be telling parents to let their children go to demonic concerts…you should be warning them... Read More

Festival Of Trees Returning Next Week!

November 14th, 2021
Festival Of Trees Returning Next Week!

Oh, What Fun! The Kwik Star Festival of Trees is BACK in person this year! Returning to the River Center, November 20 – November 28, this year’s Festival brings the magic of the holiday season to life in our NEWLY designed Festival Village, complete with the Tree of Lights as the focal point of the main town square.  In its’ 36th year as the annual fundraiser for Quad City Arts, over 30,000 people experience the 10-day Festival of Trees each year and an additional 45,000 watch the Holiday Parade, making this event one of the largest attractions in the Quad Cities. Festival of Trees features... Read More

Festival Of Trees Is BACK in Davenport! See The Full Schedule Here

November 4th, 2021
Festival Of Trees Is BACK in Davenport! See The Full Schedule Here

Oh, What Fun! The Kwik Star Festival of Trees is BACK in person this year! Returning to the River Center, November 20 – November 28, this year’s Festival brings the magic of the holiday season to life in our NEWLY designed Festival Village, complete with the Tree of Lights as the focal point of the main town square.  In its’ 36th year as the annual fundraiser for Quad City Arts, over 30,000 people experience the 10-day Festival of Trees each year and an additional 45,000 watch the Holiday Parade, making this event one of the largest attractions in the Quad Cities. Festival of Trees features... Read More