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Illinois Memorial Day Weekend Ribfest And BBQ Kicks Off TODAY At Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

May 26th, 2022
Illinois Memorial Day Weekend Ribfest And BBQ Kicks Off TODAY At Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

The 1st Annual Ribfest and BBQ Bash is set for this Memorial Day Weekend, May 26th-30th at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds. Live entertainment in the Shed bar on Saturday and Sunday nights from 8pm until 10pm. Judging on Saturday, May 29th in three categories, Ribs, Pork and people choice. Fair food is back, Jumping Joeys and other fun activities are planned each day! More to come! More info? See here.  Read More

Looking For Fun This Week? Check Out The Illinois And Iowa FUN10!

May 22nd, 2022
Illinois Memorial Day Weekend Ribfest And BBQ Kicks Off TODAY At Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

It’s Sunday, and 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 entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Beaux Arts Coming To Iowa’s Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds Sunday

May 7th, 2022
Illinois Memorial Day Weekend Ribfest And BBQ Kicks Off TODAY At Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

Join us for the spring Beaux Arts Fair at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds Sunday, May 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.! This will be the 69th year for the fair with proceeds benefiting the Figge Art Museum‘s art education and outreach programs. For more information, see HERE.  Read More

Beaux Arts Fair Hits Davenport’s Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds Sunday

April 30th, 2022
Illinois Memorial Day Weekend Ribfest And BBQ Kicks Off TODAY At Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

Join us for the spring Beaux Arts Fair at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds this Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.! This will be the 69th year for the fair with proceeds benefiting the Figge Art Museum‘s art education and outreach programs. For more information, see HERE.  Read More

Iowa’s Beaux Arts Fair Blossoms Sunday At Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

April 27th, 2022
Illinois Memorial Day Weekend Ribfest And BBQ Kicks Off TODAY At Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

Join us for the spring Beaux Arts Fair at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds this Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.! This will be the 69th year for the fair with proceeds benefiting the Figge Art Museum’s art education and outreach programs. For more information, see HERE.  Read More

Quad Cities Comic Con Is Back This Weekend!

April 2nd, 2022
Illinois Memorial Day Weekend Ribfest And BBQ Kicks Off TODAY At Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

That’s right folks, the Quad Cities Comic Con is back and even bigger from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m . Saturday and Sunday at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds in Davenport! With more vendors, more artists, more guests, more everything (but still the same low price)! We can’t wait to see you all there, and don’t forget, everyone gets a free comic at the door, and admission for kids 12 and under is always FREE! Parking is free, so bring the whole family out and we’ll see you at the show!  Read More

Battle of the Bands March 19-20

March 17th, 2022
Illinois Memorial Day Weekend Ribfest And BBQ Kicks Off TODAY At Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

Battle of the Bands QC 2022 is coming to the Mississippi Valley Fair bigger and better. We are excited to announce Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds and co planned by MH Entertainment will be hosting the MH Battle of the Bands QC on Saturday, March 19 and Sunday, March 20, 2022! Yes that is right. We will have a battle for rock bands on Saturday, March 19th and one for country bands on Sunday, March 20th! The nominations and voting have ended for this battle. The Rock Bands will be battling it out at Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds on Saturday, March 19th Band and times below: A Band Has No Name. 3pm Mo’s... Read More

Gathering of the Green Conference Organizers Glad to Be Back In The Quad-Cities

March 11th, 2022
Illinois Memorial Day Weekend Ribfest And BBQ Kicks Off TODAY At Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

After being cancelled at the last minute in 2020, the biennial Gathering of the Green Conference returns on March 16-19, 2022.  Almost 1,000 John Deere enthusiasts have registered for the full conference taking place at the RiverCenter in downtown Davenport, Iowa.  Attendees are coming from 32 states across the U.S. and four countries.  The vast majority of these registrants have signed up to tour Ag sites in the Quad Cities region. “Gathering of the Green is a valuable opportunity for the Quad Cities to serve as host community,” said Dave Herrell, President and CEO, Visit Quad Cities. “The... Read More

Viola Boyz Backroad Speedway Go Kart Swap Roaring into Davenport This Weekend

February 18th, 2022
Illinois Memorial Day Weekend Ribfest And BBQ Kicks Off TODAY At Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

Looking to check out some cool Go-Karts and get ready for the racing season? Rev on up to Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds in Davenport for the Viola Boyz Backroad Speedway will host a Go-Kart (and more) Swap Meet  from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Vendors from the racing kart industry and individuals offering buy-sell-trade products for the upcoming racing season will have booths and be ready to roar. General admission costs $5. For more info, see facebook.com/groups/213545756906375.  Read More

NEW CONCERT ALERT! Jimmie Allen, Carly Pearce, Toby Keith Headlining 2022 Mississippi Valley Fair!

November 19th, 2021
Illinois Memorial Day Weekend Ribfest And BBQ Kicks Off TODAY At Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

Headliners are starting to be announced for the 2022 Mississippi Valley Fair! Three big names have just been announced and we are just getting started! More to come! Coming to the fair are: Jimmie Allen -Thursday, August 4th Carly Pearce – Friday, August 5th Toby Keith- Sunday, August 7th! **Ticket on sale info *** WHEN: Saturday, December 4th 8am-noon. WHERE: At the fair grounds in the Keppy Hall, located two buildings down from the Grandstand. Both the WLLR fast pass and regular Funcards will be sold. Cash or credit card accepted. The first 200 people to purchase WLLR... Read More