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Have Some Summer Time Blues Fun in Eldridge This Weekend

July 12th, 2019

The Eldridge Summer Festival, themed Summer Time Blues, is officially here! Friday Jul 12 and Saturday Jul 13, the city of Eldridge will transform into a magical celebration of fun! Between the Moonlight Chase, live music, parade and more there will be plenty for the entire family to enjoy!   Here is a full schedule of events for this 2-day festival:   Friday 6:30pm – 9:30pm:     LIVE MUSIC on 2nd Street from 10 of Soul   Saturday 7:00am – 10:00am:   Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast 9:00am – 4:00pm:    Maker & Vendor Market in the River Valley Co-Op... Read More

Bettendorf Celebrating America’s Birthday in Style

July 2nd, 2019

The city of Bettendorf sure knows how to celebrate the holidays, and their 4th of July Festival is no exception! The 2019 4th of July Festival will take place in Bettendorf on Wednesday July 3 and Thursday Jul 4. This celebration includes crafts, food, amusement rides, live music, a parade and of course – fireworks! Kick off the holiday celebration on Wednesday Jul 3 with a FREE outdoor concert! Live music will be provided on the west stage near 18th Street and Spruce Hills Dr., beginning at 7 p.m. Enjoy local classic rock band, Hap Hazard, followed by the Army Band. Headlining at 9 p.m., Grandview... Read More

Have a Fun-Filled Weekend at Colona Memorial Day Festival

May 21st, 2019

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and no other town in the Quad Cities Area celebrates quite like this one. That’s right, it is time for the Colona Memorial Day Festival! The Colona Memorial Day celebration started as a small-town parade forty-nine years ago and has now exploded into a four-day festival of fun! People come from all over to enjoy the carnival rides and games, food vendors, beer garden concerts, horseshoe tournament and parade.   Here is this year’s schedule of events: Thursday, May 23 Carnival Hours: 5 – 9 p.m. ($20 armbands for unlimited rides 5-9 p.m.)   Friday,... Read More

Attend the Only Bi-State St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the Country Right Here in the Quad Cities!

March 14th, 2019

It’s time for the only bi-state St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the country! And it’s right here in the Quad Cities! The Grand Parade takes place this Saturday Mar 16. The parade begins at 11:30 a.m. at the corner of 4th Avenue and 23rd Street in Rock Island. It will then wind its way west through downtown Rock Island following 4th Avenue to 20th Street, then to 3rd Avenue to 17th Street and finally to 2nd Avenue to the Centennial Bridge. The parade then crosses the Mississippi River to Gaines Street in Davenport. From there, it will go north to 3rd Street and then east on 3rd to the River Center.... Read More

Halloween Parade Downtown Moline

October 20th, 2018

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

QC 14th in Nation for Highest Percent of Irish Descendants Participating in St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 17th, 2016

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and we’re hoping you’re getting your Irish on today and throughout this week as festivities o’ the green have been rolling last weekend through this coming weekend. However, that’s no surprise, and that pot of gold of events at the Quad-Cities end of the rainbow has been noticed on a national level. This week, SafeCo Insurance and HomeInsurance.com analytics released a list of the the top 15 U.S. cities with the highest percentages of Irish descendants to join in their St. Patrick’s Day parades – and the Quad-Cities comes in at number 14. Number one? Butte-Silver... Read More

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