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2nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Bash at Fairgrounds!

March 15th, 2019

Celebrate this weekend with the 2nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day BASH at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds (2815 W Locust St. Davenport)! This 2-day fun-filled event takes place on Friday Mar 15 (doors open at 5:30 p.m.) and Saturday Mar 16 (doors open at 10 a.m.). Enjoy live music Friday night with Span Halen, Project X and TOMB (The Old Man Band). Saturday’s musical entertainment will be provided by Doug Brundies, Blackhawk Pipe and Drum, Moonshine Run, North of 40, Electric Shock, Casey Muessigmann and more! Don’t miss on the traditional St. Patrick’s dish of corned beef and cabbage, which... Read More

Stay Warm with Some Delicious Chili this Weekend!

January 24th, 2019

Nothing warms you up faster on a cold winter day than a steaming bowl of chili. Except for over 20 chili recipes to choose from! The 10th Annual Hand-in-Hand Chili Cook-Off is happening this Saturday Jan 26 from 2:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the New Fair Center (Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds 2815 W Locust St. Davenport)! Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for kids (6-12 years) and free for 5 years and under. New this year, you can now purchase your tickets in advance by going to https://www.classy.org/event/2019-chili-cook-off/e206912. Over 20 chili recipes will be available to taste, along with a kids’... Read More

New Year’s Eve Bash at Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds!

December 27th, 2018

Get your 2019 started by celebrating the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds’ 100th Anniversary! Bring in the new year this Monday Dec 31 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds’ (2815 W Locust St. Davenport) New Year’s Eve Bash! Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is only $3 per person. Or get a VIP table for you and your friends for only $200.00. Table seat 8, includes a bucket of beer, and bottle of champagne. All ages are welcome. Enjoy live music from Doug Brundies at 5:30 p.m., Hangover at 6 p.m., Dawn at 8:30 p.m. and Cheese Pizza at 11 p.m. For more information, visit https://mvfair.com/entertainment/new-years-eve-bash/.  Read More

The Gone Farmin’ Iowa Premier is Back!

November 5th, 2018

The largest vintage-tractor auction returns to the Quad Cities! Mecum Auctions’ Gone Farmin’ 2018 Iowa Premier takes place this Thursday Nov 8 through Saturday Nov 10 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds (2815 W Locust St. Davenport). With more than 500 vintage tractors and 800 signs and farm relics consigned from across the United States, there’s sure to be something for everyone! Here is this year’s auction schedule: Thursday Nov 8 10 a.m.                             Tractors 1 p.m.                               Engines 2 p.m.                ... Read More

Ground Rumbling Action at Demolition Derby this Weekend!

August 23rd, 2018

Get ready for some ground rumbling action this weekend! Head to the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds (2815 W Locust St. Davenport) this Saturday Aug 26 for Demolition Derby! Pit gate opens at 3:30 p.m. Grandstand opens at 5 p.m. and the fun will kick off at 6:30 p.m.! Enjoy a Power Wheel Demolition Derby for kids ages 3-10, as well as some Demolition Derby action! The Demo Derby classes include Compacts, 80’s Wire, Open Wire, Weld and Mini Vans. Grandstand admission is only $10 (5 and under are free). A pit pass is $25, and the rider entry fee is $50. For more information, including rules and... Read More

Mississippi Valley Fair Keeping Things Hot!

August 2nd, 2018

The Mississippi Valley Fair is keeping summer hot this week with plenty of great music, food and fun! The 2018 Fair takes place from through Sunday Aug 5, at the fairgrounds located at 2815 West Locust Street Davenport. Horse shows, talent shows, kids karaoke contests, carnival rides, petting zoos and concerts only begin the list of the many activities you will find this year. Do you already have your Fun Card? The Mississippi Valley Fair Fun Cards allow access to the fairgrounds every day and they are the only way you can enter the Grandstand for this year’s amazing performances. Each card... Read More

Mississippi Valley Fair Week is Here!

July 28th, 2018

One of the most highly-anticipated weeks of the summer in the Quad Cities is officially here! That’s right, it’s Mississippi Valley Fair week! The 2018 Mississippi Valley Fair takes place from Tuesday Jul 31 through Sunday Aug 5, at the fairgrounds located at 2815 West Locust Street Davenport. Horse shows, talent shows, kids karaoke contests, carnival rides, petting zoos and concerts only begin the list of the many activities you will find this year. Do you already have your Fun Card? The Mississippi Valley Fair Fun Cards allow access to the fairgrounds every day and they are the only way you... Read More

Step Into Reading Adventures!

September 9th, 2017

Are you looking for a fun and family friendly event this weekend? Then look no further than the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds! The 23rd Annual Reading Adventures will be taking place at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds (2815 W Locust Street Davenport) this Sunday, Sep 10 from 12-4 p.m. Admission is free! Bounce houses and face painting will also be available for a fun time. The Davenport Police Department will be on-site with a police car and to mingle with the kids. The Davenport Fire Department will also be bringing one of their fire trucks! Don’t miss the performances by Danceworks and... Read More

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