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Looking For Something To Do On New Year’s Eve, Quad-Cities?

December 31st, 2020
Looking For Something To Do On New Year's Eve, Quad-Cities?

Checking out your various options for New Year’s Eve? There are a few around and about the Quad-Cities area, and here are some of your options: See Fireworks On New Year’s Eve It’s official. Woods Installation will be hosting a New Years Firework show at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport! If you would like to donate for your business to be on the Sponsor boards please get ahold of Woods Installation at 563-210-1908. Let’s end 2020 with a bang! Donations will be collected the night of the show and we will get to donate them to a special QC... Read More

Check Out The Fireworks In Davenport On New Year’s Eve

December 29th, 2020
Check Out The Fireworks In Davenport On New Year's Eve

It’s official. Woods Installation will be hosting a New Years Firework show at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport! If you would like to donate for your business to be on the Sponsor boards please get ahold of Woods Installation at 563-210-1908. Let’s end 2020 with a bang! Donations will be collected the night of the show and we will get to donate them to a special QC Business. For more info, see here.  Read More

Red, White And Boom Illinois/Iowa Fireworks Show Canceled

May 30th, 2020
Red, White And Boom Illinois/Iowa Fireworks Show Canceled

There won’t be any bi-state fireworks along the river this year. The annual Red, White and Boom fireworks display in downtown Davenport and Rock Island has been canceled due to concerns and regulations tied in with the covid-19 pandemic. The date for next year’s event has been set for July 3, 2021. According to the event’s facebook, “Red, White and Boom always has been a bi-state event, and in the spirit of regionalism, we felt it was the right thing to do to move the event to a time when both states can participate.”  Read More

Downtown Moline Lights Up for the Holidays

November 20th, 2019
Downtown Moline Lights Up for the Holidays

Kick off your holiday season this Saturday in Downtown Moline! The Annual Lighting on the Commons happens this Saturday Nov 23 from 3:30 – 6 p.m. on the John Deere Commons (1400 River Dr. Moline). Join your friends and neighbors Downtown Moline for attractions that include Santa and Mrs. Claus, horse-drawn wagon rides, live music featuring local choirs, a children’s craft area and of course, the famous Lighting Ceremony and Fireworks! From 4:30 – 6 p.m. enjoy free cookies, cider and hot cocoa! The Official Lighting Ceremony and Fireworks will take place at 6 p.m. For more information, visit... Read More

Tug Fest Back and Better Than Ever!

August 5th, 2019
Tug Fest Back and Better Than Ever!

Two states. One river. The only sporting event that closes the Mighty Mississippi down. It’s time for Tug Fest! The 33rd Annual Tug Fest is happening in Port Byron, Illinois and LeClaire, Iowa this weekend! Thursday Aug 8 through Saturday Aug 10 each of the two cities will have a plethora of family-friendly activities planned. On Saturday, the nationally famous bi-state Tug-of-War will take place! It began in 1987, with ten 20-member tug teams pulling with all of their strength on a 2,700-foot, 680 lb. rope that spans the Mississippi River between LeClaire, Iowa and Port Byron, Illinois. Each... Read More

Rock Island County Fair Kicks Off With Free Family Day

July 14th, 2019
Rock Island County Fair Kicks Off With Free Family Day

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

Bettendorf Celebrating America’s Birthday in Style

July 2nd, 2019
Bettendorf Celebrating America’s Birthday in Style

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

Red, White & BOOM Will Explode Throughout the Quad Cities!

June 29th, 2019
Red, White & BOOM Will Explode Throughout the Quad Cities!

The 4th of July is right around the corner. This means cook-outs, parades, concerts and FIREWORKS! The Quad Cities’ largest 4th of July celebration, Red White and Boom, is happening on Wednesday Jul 3 from 5-10 p.m. This bi-state event will have activities and entertainment on both sides of the river! Whether you choose to celebrate in Iowa or Illinois, there will be no shortage of fun and enjoyment.   Modern Woodmen Park (209 S Gaines St. Davenport) offers a flurry of activities inside the ball park! Including: bounce houses (1st Baseline Party Plaza), kids activities, live music, an Oath... Read More

Lighting on the Commons in Downtown Moline

November 14th, 2018
Lighting on the Commons in Downtown Moline

Kick off your holiday season this Saturday in Downtown Moline! The Annual Lighting on the Commons happens this Saturday Nov 17 from 3:30 – 6 p.m. on the John Deere Commons (1400 River Dr. Moline). Join your friends and neighbors Downtown Moline for attractions that include Santa and Mrs. Claus, horse-drawn wagon rides, live music featuring local choirs, a children’s craft area and of course, the famous Lighting Ceremony and Fireworks! From 4 – 6 p.m. enjoy free cookies, cider and hot cocoa! The Official Lighting Ceremony and Fireworks will take place at 6 p.m. For more information, visit... Read More

Enjoy a Beach Boys Bash with Riverfront Pops!

August 14th, 2018
Enjoy a Beach Boys Bash with Riverfront Pops!

Celebrate summertime with a beach bash along the Mississippi River featuring the surfin’ sounds of the Beach Boys! This year’s Riverfront Pops will take place on Saturday Aug 18 at the iconic bandshell in LeClaire Park, Davenport. This set list of good vibrations includes the entire history-making album, Pet Sounds, plus other favorite Beach Boys tunes.  The Youth Symphony Orchestra will begin at 6:30 p.m. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra’s performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. Adult tickets are $20 in advance and $5 for children. Tickets can be purchased at https://qcsymphony.secure.force.com/ticket/#sections_a0F1Y00000o9tWSUAY.... Read More