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Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

Shop Local Small Businesses At East Moline’s Iron And Grain

December 3rd, 2020

Forget Amazon and Walmart this holiday season, let’s rally around our small businesses! Join us for a new take on pop-up markets as we feature 30+ Midwest Makers and the Iron + Grain Boutiques this season. Join us beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday at Iron + Grain, 585 12th Ave., East Moline for local small business shopping. Per the state of IL, masks are required at Iron + Grain and no more than 25 people will be allowed in at a time. Thank you to our sponsor, MetroNet. MetroNet is a customer-focused company providing cutting-edge fiber optic telecommunication services, including high-speed Fiber... Read More

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town… At SouthPark Mall In Moline

December 2nd, 2020

Santa Claus is arriving in the Quads this week for pictures with kids at SouthPark Mall in Moline. Santa wouldn’t miss this visit for anything! Santa will be here starting December 4 and is located in the Von Maur Court. Rest assured, he and his elves have made every effort to provide a memorable – and contact free – experience. A visit with Santa is always free and available without a reservation as social distancing requirements allow. What to Expect During Your Visit with Santa Masks are required to be worn by Santa, the team and guests ages 2 and above or by local mandate. Hand sanitizer... Read More

Festival of Trees Holiday Hustle 5k Walk/Run Hustling In

November 27th, 2020

Get your hustle on for a good cause anywhere you want to be Nov 30 through Dec 5 with the Festival of Trees Holiday Hustle! For more info, check out https://rrhh.ticketleap.com/ Rock River Hospice & Home is hosting a Festival of Trees Holiday Hustle Virtual 5K Walk/Run. The idea is to set your own goal of doing a 5K and do it at your own pace, completing your goal within a week. Walk around your house, the neighborhood, favorite park or on your treadmill, while maintaining social distancing and still have a meaningful walk to honor and remember your loved one(s). With each ticket purchase,... Read More

Last Chance to See Holiday Lights at Fejervary Park!

December 30th, 2019

The seasonal Holiday Lights display at Fejervary Learning is quickly coming to a close. This will be the last week to see the amazing light display, which will end on Saturday Jan 4. Don’t miss it! Location: Fejervary Learning Center, 1800 W. 12th St., Davenport, IA. Dates: Now – January 4th, 2020 Times: 5:30 – 9:30 PM (shows last 15 minutes and run every half-hour beginning at 5:30 PM)   Directions: Enter on W. 12th St and follow the directional signs. Attendees may park at the listed locations. Accessible parking is labeled and located directly across from the learning center.... Read More

This Frightening Experience Takes Holiday Spirit to a Whole New Level

December 10th, 2019

Factory of Fear presents their 4th annual Frightmare Before Christmas! A Quad Cities’ winter tradition! Frightmare Before Christmas will happen on Friday Dec 13 and Saturday Dec 14 from 7 p.m. – Midnight at Factory of Fear (5027 4th Avenue Moline). See what happens when the Fear Technicians at the Factory of Fear get into the Christmas Spirit! The haunt gets a little more cheery and a whole lot more creepy. New rooms, new characters, and Twitch Klaus and the Grinchman in the building all night both nights for a free photo opportunity! Save $3 at the door by bringing in a New/Unwrapped Toy... Read More

Miracle on 34th Street Heading to The Spotlight Theatre

December 9th, 2019

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the Quad Cities! Catch a performance of Miracle on 34th Street at The Spotlight Theatre (1800 7th Avenue Moline) this holiday season! A holiday classic from the writer of the classic, “The Music Man!”, and based on the movie of the same name, Miracle on 34th Street features a book and score by none other than Meredith Willson. Single mother, Doris Walker, doesn’t want her six-year-old Susan’s head filled with romantic notions. Their neighbor, Fred Gailey, tries to woo Doris by charming Susan and taking her to see Santa Claus... Read More

Downtown East Moline Celebrates Christmas with Lighted Parade and MORE!

December 4th, 2019

Looking for a little holiday family fun this weekend? Then look no further than Downtown East Moline! East Moline Main Street will host their Lighted Christmas Parade, along with other fun-filled Christmas activities, this Saturday Dec 7 from 5 – 9 p.m. in Downtown East Moline (Runner’s Park 742 15th Avenue East Moline and Cleary Hall 1705 6th Street East Moline). Festivities kick off with the Lighted Christmas Parade at 5 p.m. The parade will begin at 15th Avenue and 10th Street. It will continue down 15th Avenue to 6th Street. Feel the holiday magic at the Christmas Tree Lighting, which will... Read More

Christkindlmarkt Quad Cities 2019 Heads to Freight House

December 3rd, 2019

The Quad Cities’ annual holiday celebration of German heritage is back once again, at a new location! Christkindlmarkt Quad Cities 2019 will take place this Saturday Dec 7 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday Dec 8 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Freight House Market (421 W River Dr. Davenport). Previously held at the German American Heritage Museum Center & Museum, this artisan craft and gift market will include German music, European foods, international beers, and artist demonstrations and performances. Kick off the Christkindlmarkt fun with the St. Nicholas Dinner on Friday Dec 6 from 5... Read More

OMG! Becky Fest December Happening this Weekend!

December 2nd, 2019

OMG! Becky Fest, the Quad Cities’ Indie Art and Vintage Fest is back this weekend! Crafted QC’s very tinsel-ey Becky Fest will take place this Friday Dec 6 from 6 – 9 p.m. and Saturday Dec 7 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Great Hall at the River Center (136 E 3rd Street Davenport). While admission is free, a suggested $2 donation to River Music Experience would be greatly appreciated! Come enjoy 100+ of the Midwest’s best in handmade, vintage, sweet treats, and crafty kids. Live, festive, music will also be provided by the River Music Experience. River Center concessions will have snacks,... Read More

Jump on the Holly Jolly Trolley for a Holiday Light Tour!

November 30th, 2019

Bring back the magic of the holidays, with a carefree tour of the BEST light displays in the Quad Cities! Book your ultimate Trolley Light Tour with Davenport Trolley Company today!  “SIP” back and enjoy 3-hours of family-friendly fun! Davenport Trolley Company will take you and 22 of your favorite people on a tour of the best light displays on both sides of the river this holiday season. This 3-hour trolley rental (with a professional driver) is only $395 plus tax and driver gratuity. Additional hours are also available. Looking for a fun office holiday get-together? Or maybe you... Read More