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And The Scariest Horror Film Of All Time Is…

November 1st, 2019

QuadCities.com visitors had a bloody great time selecting the most diabolical and deviously frightening horror flick of all time! Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Halloween, The Exorcist, The Ring, The Hills Have Eyes, The Shining, Dracula, The Blob, Nightmare on Elm Street, Rosemary’s Baby, It, The Conjuring, Poltergeist, The Omen, The Evil Dead, Saw, Insidious, It Follows, Cabin in the Woods, and Blair Witch Project. Almost 1200 people skulked over to our survey, and after a gory battle, the TOP FIVE left standing are: (tie) The Exorcist (tie) The Shining It The Conjuring Blair Witch Project  Read More

Gangsters & Ghosts Come to Life in Rock Island

October 30th, 2019

Step into the past with Quad City Haunts & History Tours. You’ll discover that dead folks do tell tales as you explore the streets and haunts of Rock Island. Join QC Haunts for their current walking tour of Rock Island, Gangsters & Ghosts. If you think all the big-time gangsters of Illinois were in Chicago, then you haven’t heard about John Looney. In the early 1900s, Looney ruled an empire of booze, bribery, extortion, gambling, and prostitution … and he was responsible for at least six murders.  See Looney’s old haunts and some actual haunts along the way, including... Read More

Trick-Or-Treat Times in the Quad Cities for 2019!

October 29th, 2019

Halloween is right around the corner! And whether you are planning a trip around the neighborhood with your costume-clad children or looking forward to an evening of scary movies and snacking on candy in between trick-or-treaters, QuadCities.com has some important information for you! Here is a list of trick-or-treat times around the Quad Cities and surrounding areas, as well as some fun-filled activities to enjoy this Halloween:   Illinois Aledo: Oct. 31, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Trick-or-Treat Andalusia: Oct. 31, 5-7 p.m. Trick-or-Treat Atkinson: Oct. 31, 5 – 7 p.m. Trick-or-Treat Coal... Read More

Take A Stab At Picking The Scariest Horror Film!

October 23rd, 2019

What’s the most monstrous horror flick of all time? In honor of Halloween, a few weeks back here and on our Facebook we started asking you for your nominations for the scariest horror film of all time. We got over 100 responses, and we’ve slashed them down to the top 20, to give you the chance to pull your favorite film up from the depths and give it a devil of an award, for QuadCities.com‘s Scariest Movie Of All Time! The nominees are below. You can vote once a day. Results will be released on Halloween here on your site for fun, free, local entertainment and features, QuadCities.com! See... Read More

Spooktacular Trunk or Treat Heads to Green Valley Sports Complex!

October 23rd, 2019

Do you have little ones anxiously anticipating Halloween, looking for a reason to try out those costumes? Well, there’s no better way to kick off the holiday than some family fun in the ballpark! The Moline Parks and Recreation Department is hosting their annual Spooktacular Trunk or Treat this Saturday Oct 26 from 4 – 6 p.m. Things are getting switched up this year, and the festivities will take place at Green Valley Sports Complex (5920 52nd Avenue Moline). Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes! Trunk or Treaters will walk through the lot, stopping by the different businesses and organizations. For... Read More

Space Monsters Take Over Bettendorf!

October 23rd, 2019

Calling all Space Monsters! Please report to the City of Bettendorf’s Halloween Parade! The 2019 Halloween Parade, hosted by the City of Bettendorf, takes place this Saturday Oct 26 at 7 p.m. This year’s theme is: SPACE MONSTERS! The parade will begin at the intersection of 23rd Street and Middle Road, then continue onto Spruce Hills Drive. The procession will travel to 18th Street, turning left onto 18th Street, continuing to Middle Road, turning left on Middle Road, and finishing at the entrance of the Life Fitness / Splash Landing parking lot. For more information, visit https://www.bettendorf.org/.  Read More

The Ultimate ‘Merry Not Scary’ Halloween Event Returns to the Quad Cities!

October 20th, 2019

Boo at the Zoo, Quad Cities most popular “merry not scary” Halloween event has returned! Make plans to bring your family out to Niabi Zoo (13010 Niabi Zoo Rd. Coal Valley) this Saturday Oct 26 and Sunday Oct 27 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. for Boo at the Zoo! Enjoy trick-or-treating stations, decorated trails, Zookeeper Chats and more! Try out those Halloween costumes and enjoy some family fun! Boo and the Zoo is included in regular admission prices. Admission is $9 for adults, $8 for senior citizens (62+), $6.50 for children 3-12 and free for children 2 years and under. Admission is free for members. For... Read More

Halloween Parade Continues Moline Tradition

October 17th, 2019

Moline Little League and the City of Moline are happy to announce the continuation of a great tradition within the City of Moline. Come out and enjoy the 2019 Halloween Parade this Sunday Oct 20 at 2 p.m. This year’s theme is ‘Field of Screams’ (haunted farms, scarecrows, etc.) Join in on the themed fun or use the parade as an opportunity to take that new Halloween costume for a test drive! The 2019 Halloween Parade will begin at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline). They will then head east on River Drive to 17th Street, south on 17th Street to 5th Avenue, west on 5th Avenue to... Read More

A Murder Mystery You’re Dying to Attend

October 10th, 2019

The Hauberg Estate’s annual murder mystery scavenger hunt, “The Witching Hour,” will take place on Saturday, October 19th from 6pm to 10pm. The mysterious and mystifying Mansion is located at 1300 24th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201. Tickets for the Friends of Hauberg Civic Center Foundation fundraiser are $35 and advance purchase is required. Food included from Igor’s Bistro and the Cash Bar is available for your witches brew. Tickets are available through Eventbrite.com or by calling 309-373-5080. The witching hour is the time of night associated with supernatural events. It’s when... Read More

Enjoy a Not So Scary Halloween Walk at the Quad City Botanical Center!

October 8th, 2019

Dress up your little ghosts and goblins for the Quad City Botanical Centers’ annual Not So Scary Halloween Walk! This Not So Scary Halloween Walk takes place this Friday Oct 11 and Friday Oct 25 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Avenue Rock Island). Bring your flashlights and explore the nooks and crannies of the Sun Garden – search for spiders, bats, jack-o-lanterns and toads as you wander down the darkened pathways. Enjoy refreshments, games and crafts and get a glimpse of the Halloween train in our popular train garden. It’s not so scary in our gardens,... Read More

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