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Quad Cities Halloween Parades

October 22nd, 2018
Quad Cities Halloween Parades

Looking for some Halloween family fun this weekend? What’s more fun than a Halloween parade? Enjoy candy, costumes and community fun!   Check out these Halloween-themed parades in the Quad Cities, happening this weekend: Bettendorf The Greater Bettendorf Community Foundation’s Halloween Parade is happening this Saturday Oct 27, beginning at 7 p.m. This year’s theme is “Witches on a Walk.” 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... Read More

Halloween Parade Downtown Moline

October 20th, 2018
Halloween Parade Downtown Moline

Halloween is right around the corner, so why not start celebrating now? Head Downtown Moline for a Halloween Parade this Sunday Oct 21! The parade begins at 1 p.m. The route starts and ends at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline) and will go along River Drive and 5th Avenue. This year’s theme is ‘Got Game?’ Participants will be dressed as their favorite board game or character from a board game. Join in on the themed fun or use the parade as an opportunity to take that new Halloween costume for a test drive! Candy will be passed out (not thrown) throughout the parade. Stick around... Read More

Have Some Family Fun at Illiniwek’s Fall Festival!

October 19th, 2018
Have Some Family Fun at Illiniwek’s Fall Festival!

Looking for some fall family fun this weekend? Celebrate the changing season by bringing your family to Illiniwek Forest Preserve (1201 State Ave. Hampton) for a Fall Festival this Saturday Oct 20 from 12:30 – 7:30 p.m.! Come enjoy one of the last weekends for camping this season or just come out and enjoy the festival! Enjoy hay rack rides, trick-or-treating throughout the campground, pumpkin painting, a costume contest, campsite decorating contest or a scarecrow building contest! Sip on apple cider freshly squeezed from an apple press. Wiley’s BackRoad BBQ & Grill will be serving up delicious... Read More

Have a Spooktacular Time at Prospect Park!

October 17th, 2018
Have a Spooktacular Time at Prospect Park!

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 park! The Moline Parks and Recreation Department is hosting their annual Spooktacular time at Prospect Park (Park 16th Street Moline), this Saturday Oct 20! And admission is free! Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes! Refreshments (while supplies last) will begin at 2:30 p.m. Trick-or-treating around the park will begin at 3 p.m. There will be lots of fun characters to meet along the trail! The Quad Cities... Read More

Experience the Darker Side of Davenport

October 8th, 2018
Experience the Darker Side of Davenport

Everything always seems a little spookier around Halloween time, and the German American Heritage Center and Museum is no exception! The German American Heritage Center and Museum (712 W 2nd St. Davenport) is once again hosting ‘The Darker Side of Davenport Ghost Tour’ throughout the month of October. This thrilling walk through historic Davenport will keep you on your toes. With last year’s success, this spooky tour will include new and equally gruesome additions. The Darker Side of Davenport Ghost Tour will take place at the following times: Friday Oct 12                   ... Read More

Uncover What’s Haunting the Historic Hauberg Estate

October 7th, 2018
Uncover What’s Haunting the Historic Hauberg Estate

The beautiful, historic Hauberg Estate has a secret.  It’s haunted!  But by whom? What happened and why are there bones in the basement? What’s Really Haunting Hauberg? A Halloween Scavenger Hunt is happening this Friday Oct 12 and Saturday Oct 13 from 6-11 p.m. at the Hauberg Estate (1300 24th St. Rock Island). Bring your friends and work together, searching the house for clues to solve the mysterious puzzle. As you follow the clues, you will also learn details about the real history of the Hauberg family, philanthropists who were always looking to learn.  But don’t forget curiosity... Read More

Smashing Pumpkins (Not The Band) At Family Museum

November 2nd, 2017
Smashing Pumpkins (Not The Band) At Family Museum

What better way to get rid of that old Jack O’ Lantern than to bring it to the Family Museum’s Great Pumpkin Drop! Bring your pumpkin before 10:50 AM on Saturday, November 4, and at 11:00 AM Family Museum staff will begin dropping pumpkins from the Great Hall balcony down to the floor. This messy presentation is over when there are no more pumpkins to drop. This event is included with general admission and is free for Family Museum members. Admission is $8 for ages 2-59, $4 for one year old children, and $4 for seniors 60+. Children under one are free. For questions call (563) 344-4106 or visit... Read More

Illiniwek Celebrating Camping Season With Halloween Party

October 20th, 2017
Illiniwek Celebrating Camping Season With Halloween Party

Unfortunately, with cooler temperatures comes the end of the camping season. But it’s not over yet! Illiniwek Forest Preserve would like to celebrate another wonderful camping season by inviting you to their Halloween at Illiniwek party on Saturday Oct 21! Whether you are camping for the weekend or just want to swing by for the festivities, it will be a day filled with Halloween fun! From 2-4 p.m. enjoy hay rack rides and pumpkin carving (supplies provided). Starting at 5 p.m. camp-site trick-or-treating will begin. There will also be family-friendly costumes (adult and child category) and campsite... Read More

Scare Up Some Fun At Spooktacular

October 20th, 2017
Scare Up Some Fun At Spooktacular

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 park! The Moline Parks and Recreation Department is hosting their annual Spooktacular time at Prospect Park in Moline, this Saturday Oct 21! And admission is free! Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes! Refreshments (while supplies last) and a bonfire will begin at 2:30 p.m. Trick-or-treating around the park will begin at 3 p.m. There will be lots of fun characters to meet along the trail! The QC Magic Club... Read More

Lots Of Treats In Store At Local Halloween Events

October 27th, 2016
Lots Of Treats In Store At Local Halloween Events

There are going to be plenty of treats, tricks, scares and surprises during this year’s Halloween season in the Quad-Cities, and here are some of the events you can check out. Fright Night takes place beginning at 5 p.m. in the District in downtown Rock Island, featuring music, fun activities for kids, crafts and arts, lots of free candy, a costume contest, DJ Jeff James and more. It’s all free and all fun down in the District. Also down in the District at Skellington Manor, 420 18th St., Rock Island, their hellishly fun triple-decker haunted house The Asylum is going to be wrapping things... Read More