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Factory of Fear Returns!

September 24th, 2020
Factory of Fear Returns!

Halloween is far from cancelled! The Factory of Fear (5027 4th Avenue Moline) opens for the 2020 season this Friday Sep 25. For 25 years, the Factory of Fear has been the QC’s #1 rated, largest, and longest running indoor haunted attraction located in Moline, IL. General admission tickets are $22 and can be purchased online at https://app.hauntpay.com/events/2020-season/event_times. Active Military members can receive $5 off their tickets at the door.   Here are the safety precautions for this year’s haunt, found on Factory of Fear’s website: SAFETY: -While waiting in our queue line,... Read More

Experience the Terrifying Haunted Skellington Manor

September 22nd, 2020
Experience the Terrifying Haunted Skellington Manor

A Terrifying Haunted Manor Experience… Journey into the darkness as you enter Skellington Manor’s (420 18th Street Rock Island) Theatre of the Macabre, A walk-through Dark Attraction filled with Terrifying live Actors, Amazing Special Effects and Real Paranormal Activity. Voted one of the top 10 Haunted Attractions in Illinois and a local fan favorite! FACE MASKS REQUIRED upon Entry. No Exceptions. Bring your own or purchase one at the Door.   2020 Hauntober Schedule: Open Weekends Friday & Saturday 7p till Midnight Sunday 7p till 10p Sept 25,26,27; October 2,3,4, 9,10,11, 16,17,18,... Read More

Tamara Glynn Stalking Into Midwest Monster Fest

April 24th, 2020
Tamara Glynn Stalking Into Midwest Monster Fest

Midwest Monster Fest 2020 is proud to welcome Tamara Glynn to their Sept 5th-6th event! Glynn made her television debut in 1987 on the short-lived NBC musical, Rags to Riches. The following year, she guest-starred as Susan Fryman on the ABC sitcom Growing Pains. Glynn first became associated with the horror genre when she guest-starred on an episode of Freddy’s Nightmares, the series based on the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise. She appears as Laura in the episode “Love Stinks”, directed by John Lafia and co-starring Jeffrey Combs. She also appeared on the daytime soap opera... Read More

And The Scariest Horror Film Of All Time Is…

November 1st, 2019
And The Scariest Horror Film Of All Time Is...

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
Gangsters & Ghosts Come to Life in Rock Island

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
Trick-Or-Treat Times in the Quad Cities for 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
Take A Stab At Picking The Scariest Horror Film!

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
Spooktacular Trunk or Treat Heads to Green Valley Sports Complex!

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
Space Monsters Take Over Bettendorf!

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

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