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Vintage Trailer Rally Rolls into Illiniwek

July 10th, 2019

Remember the days of loading up the family camper and setting out for a memory-making getaway? Take a step back in time this weekend, to a sun-filled summer day with some vintage trailers. The 5th Annual Great River Road Vintage Trailer Rally is taking place at Illiniwek Forest Preserve (1201 State Avenue Hampton) this week. More than 40 vintage trailer owners will be gathering together for a 4-day rally along the beautiful Mississippi. The rally will begin tomorrow, Thursday Jul 11, and will continue through this Sunday Jul 14. The Great River Road Vintage Trailer Rally is part of the Tin Can... Read More

Celebrate Summer Solstice at Illiniwek Forest Preserve!

June 18th, 2019

Summer Solstice marks the longest day of the year and kicks off summer! How do you plan to celebrate? Join Illiniwek Forest Preserve (1201 State Avenue Hampton) this Friday Jun 21 for a jam-packed fun-filled day of Summer Solstice activities!   Check out these exciting summer fun events planned: 5 a.m.                                SUNRISE YOGA Start your day with sunrise yoga along the beautiful Mississippi River with Illuminate Reiki Studio.   8 a.m. to 4 p.m.               SCAVENGER HUNT From 8 a.m. to dusk, a campground-wide scavenger hunt... Read More

Have Some Family Fun at Illiniwek’s Fall Festival!

October 19th, 2018

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

Illiniwek Celebrating Camping Season With Halloween Party

October 20th, 2017

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

Go Back In Time With The Renaissance Faire

October 6th, 2017

Jousting? Medieval games? Vikings? Sounds like a great time! The Greater Quad Cities Renaissance Faire returns this weekend, Saturday Oct 7 and Sunday Oct 8, at Illiniwek Forest Preserve in Hampton. From 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. you are invited to enjoy some family fun and entertainment. Admission for adults is $10 (or a 2-day pass for $15), kids 5-15 are $5 and under 5 are free! Live stage entertainment, activities and demonstrations will provide the utmost enjoyment for the entire family. From Joust Evolution, the Midwest’s premier equestrian show, to The Forking Queen, a children’s interactive... Read More

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