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Fright Night Moves To Rock Island’s Sunset Park Thursday Night!

October 21st, 2020
Fright Night Moves To Rock Island's Sunset Park Thursday Night!

Fright Night is moving to Sunset Park! This year the Rock Island Parks and Recreation department will be having a Drive-Through Fright Night on Thursday Oct 22 from 5 – 7 p.m.! Enter Sunset Park (Sunset Road – 18th & 31st Avenues) on 18th Avenue and stay in your car as you travel through the park to have your children trick-or-treat and see all the ghost and goblins from local organizations! This is a family friendly event! Local organizations interested in being involved are encouraged to reach out to Daniel Gleason at Gleason.Daniel@rigov.org. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2053691228100083.  Read More

Davenport Halloween Walk Gives Little Ghosts The Chance To Scare Up Some Treats Today

October 20th, 2020
Davenport Halloween Walk Gives Little Ghosts The Chance To Scare Up Some Treats Today

Calling all ghouls and goblins… it’s time once again for the annual iHeartMedia Quad Cities Halloween Walk. Wait! Due to the pandemic, things have been changed up a bit this year. Now you can experience an iHeartMedia Quad Cities Halloween DRIVE THRU this Tuesday Oct 20 from 4 – 6 p.m. at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds (2815 Locust St. Davenport). Let kids dress up, load ’em up in the car/van, and head to the iHeartMedia Quad Cities Halloween Drive Thru! Please remain in your car as you proceed through the line. All participating vendors and iHeartMedia staff will be masked... Read More

Rock Island’s Big Swing Presenting 10 Days Of Halloween!

October 20th, 2020
Rock Island's Big Swing Presenting 10 Days Of Halloween!

We have been wearing masks for a few months, so let’s bring out our best masks for a Mask-erade Party! Big Swing Brewing Company (113 18th Street Rock Island) proudly presents 10 Days of Halloween, which kicks off this Tuesday Oct 20 and continues through Saturday Oct 31. Events will take place every day, like ‘Fright Nite Flicks with Hot Chocolate & Smores,’ ‘Halloweenie Pet Costume Parade,’ and even a ‘Spooky Dinner Party with Ghoulish Grub.’ The fun wraps up on Saturday Oct 31 with the ultimate Mask-erade Halloween Party. Enjoy great food, live music and even prizes for the... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of October 18th: Fright Nights, Freaky Fridays, Fair Food and MORE!

October 18th, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of October 18th: Fright Nights, Freaky Fridays, Fair Food and MORE!

Are you feeling the swirls of spookiness in the air? If you’re a lover of all things fall and freaky – there is no shortage of exciting and fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week! 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... Read More

Spotlight Theater In Moline Unveiling A Halloween Cabaret!

October 14th, 2020
Spotlight Theater In Moline Unveiling A Halloween Cabaret!

Join The Spotlight Theatre (1800 7th Ave Moline) this Friday Oct 16 and Saturday Oct 17 at 7 p.m. and Sunday Oct 18 at 2 p.m. for a Spooky Spotlight Spectacular: A Halloween Cabaret! Doors open one hour prior to showtime. Featuring performances by local singers, this fun filled night of Spooky Songs will be the perfect night to get you into the mood of Halloween! Come in costume to be entered to win various prizes! Cost is $20 in advance, and tickets can be purchased at https://www.thespotlighttheatreqc.com/cabarets. Tickets are $25 at the door. Seating is limited to 50 people per show, and masks... Read More

Looking For Some GOOD News, Quad-Cities? Check Out Our What’s The Good News For This Week!

October 8th, 2020
Looking For Some GOOD News, Quad-Cities? Check Out Our What's The Good News For This Week!

We’re falling into fall, and looking at some of the good news and positive things going on around the Quad-Cities, as we HAVE DONE (foreshadowing there) every month in What’s The Good News, Quad-Cities? Every month around this time, we’ve dropped this column on QuadCities.com and I appear on our media partner show, “Paula Sands Live” on KWQC-TV6 to give you a rundown of some of the cool things going on in and around the area. It’s all good news, all the time. AND… because this has been such a popular feature since it debuted three years ago, we’ve decided to give you... Read More

Outbreak! at QC Haunted Forest

October 7th, 2020
Outbreak! at QC Haunted Forest

You are invited to a VIP only tour of the top secret QCHF International containment facility. Outbreak! at the QC Haunted Forest (3501 207th St. N. Port Byron), an outdoor walk through attraction, opens this Friday Oct 9 and will continue every Friday and Saturday from 7 – 11 p.m. throughout the month of October. QCHF has been performing genetic test developments of animal and human subjects, in order to weaponize these beings for military use. Your visit starts with at outpost APL (in the main building) where you will be checked in and briefed. From there, you will walk to the outdoor gates... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of October 4th: Fall Foliage, Haunted Forests, Artoberfest and MORE!

October 4th, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of October 4th: Fall Foliage, Haunted Forests, Artoberfest and MORE!

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! It’s no secret that the entertainment industry has gone through quite the transformation over the past seven months. When we began this column at the beginning of March 2020, we foresaw sharing ten (of the numerous) exciting events going on in the Quad Cities area throughout the week. Just a few weeks after launching this new feature, we were all presented with a reality we never saw coming. One thing never changed, however. While the look and feel significantly altered, amazing... Read More

INTRODUCING… Your Month in Events for October 2020: Frightening Fun, Live Music, Chili Cook Off and MORE!

October 1st, 2020
INTRODUCING... Your Month in Events for October 2020: Frightening Fun, Live Music, Chili Cook Off and MORE!

We at QuadCities.com are ALWAYS looking for cool new ways to bring you the best in local entertainment coverage in the Quad-Cities. And so we’re debuting a NEW feature — The Month In Events! It’s our way of giving you even MORE great coverage here on your site for the best arts and entertainment reporting in the area — your free, fun, local, award-winning QuadCities.com! Today, QuadCities.com proudly presents the very first Month in Events, a list of events happening in the Quad Cities this month, and every month! On the first of every month we will give you an exciting... Read More

Not So Scary Halloween Walk

September 29th, 2020
Not So Scary Halloween Walk

Dress up your little ghosts and goblins for Quad City Botanical Center’s (2525 4th Ave Rock Island) annual Not So Scary Halloween Walk this Friday Oct 2 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 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. Get a glimpse of the Halloween train in our popular train garden. It’s not so scary in our gardens, making this event great for all ages. Take home a goodie bag after the fun. A one-way path will lead guests through this year’s exhibit for social... Read More