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Festival of Trees Parade Floats Into Davenport November 19

November 13th, 2022
Festival of Trees Parade Floats Into Davenport November 19

The largest helium balloon parade in the Midwest is BACK and better than ever! Quad City Arts will fill the streets with music, fun, and excitement again this year for the 29th annual Festival of Trees Holiday Parade on Saturday, November 19 at 10am in Downtown Davenport! Co-Title Sponsors: Arconic, John Deere, RDA, KWQC Balloon Sponsors: Carpenters Training Center of the Quad Cities, City of Bettendorf, NECA/IBEW, R.I.A. Federal Credit Union, Mid-American Energy, City of Davenport, Novelis Learn More: PARADE  Read More

Fire Muster & Lights & Sirens Parade Struts through Davenport October 2

July 31st, 2022
Fire Muster & Lights & Sirens Parade Struts through Davenport October 2

The 8th Annual Fire Muster & Lights & Sirens Parade will be held Sunday, October 2, 2022. This free, family event features a bounce house, Sparky the fire dog, a fire safety house, live music, vendors, and food vendors. The lights and sirens parade will leave Modern Woodman Park at 11:30 a.m. and proceed to the Village of East Davenport arriving around noon. For more information contact 563-391-6431 (8-10 p.m.) or 563-508-7826.  Read More

St. Patrick’s Society Hosts Grand Bi-State Parade in Quad Cities

March 11th, 2020
St. Patrick's Society Hosts Grand Bi-State Parade in Quad Cities

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 XXXV takes place Saturday Mar 14. 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

10 Fun Things To Do Week of March 8th: Foreigner, Dancing, Chocolate and More!

March 8th, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of March 8th: Foreigner, Dancing, Chocolate and More!

QuadCities.com proudly presents the second installment of our new feature, FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll 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. Whether you’re visiting from out of town or looking for some entertainment in your own backyard, the Quad-Cities... Read More

Have Some Free Family Fun at the Figge This Weekend!

November 21st, 2019
Have Some Free Family Fun at the Figge This Weekend!

Downtown Davenport will be busting with activities this Saturday morning. Why not enjoy a free family-friendly event at the Figge? Free Family Day at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd St Davenport) will be held this Saturday Nov 23 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Come celebrate the new exhibitions at the Figge with a variety of hands-on projects and experiences for both kids and adults! Families and fans alike will dive into the current exhibitions through art projects, films, gallery happenings and even a snack break.  Whether you are 1 or 100, you are welcome to join for free museum admission all day,... Read More

Space Monsters Take Over Bettendorf!

October 23rd, 2019
Space Monsters Take Over Bettendorf!

Calling all Space Monsters! Please report to the City of Bettendorf’s Halloween Parade! The 2019 Halloween Parade, hosted by the City of Bettendorf, takes place this Saturday Oct 26 at 7 p.m. This year’s theme is: SPACE MONSTERS! The parade will begin at the intersection of 23rd Street and Middle Road, then continue onto Spruce Hills Drive. The procession will travel to 18th Street, turning left onto 18th Street, continuing to Middle Road, turning left on Middle Road, and finishing at the entrance of the Life Fitness / Splash Landing parking lot. For more information, visit https://www.bettendorf.org/.  Read More

Halloween Parade Continues Moline Tradition

October 17th, 2019
Halloween Parade Continues Moline Tradition

Moline Little League and the City of Moline are happy to announce the continuation of a great tradition within the City of Moline. Come out and enjoy the 2019 Halloween Parade this Sunday Oct 20 at 2 p.m. This year’s theme is ‘Field of Screams’ (haunted farms, scarecrows, etc.) Join in on the themed fun or use the parade as an opportunity to take that new Halloween costume for a test drive! The 2019 Halloween Parade will begin at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline). They will then head east on River Drive to 17th Street, south on 17th Street to 5th Avenue, west on 5th Avenue to... Read More

Fire Muster and Lights and Sirens Parade in the Village!

October 4th, 2019
Fire Muster and Lights and Sirens Parade in the Village!

Are you looking for a free family-friendly event with an important message, this weekend? Then you need to head to the Village of East Davenport! The International Fire Museum and Village of East Davenport are hosting their 6th Annual Fire Muster and Lights and Sirens Parade this Sunday Oct 6! The Lights and Sirens Parade will begin at Modern Woodmen Park (209 S Gaines St Davenport) at 11:30 a.m. and will proceed to the Village of East Davenport, arriving around noon. After the parade, from 12-4 p.m. the festivities will continue in the Village of East Davenport. Sparky the fire dog will be mingling... Read More

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day in East Moline!

September 14th, 2019
Celebrate Mexican Independence Day in East Moline!

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and Mexican Independence Day at the East Moline Mexico’s Independence Day Fiesta and Parade! The parade starts at 12 p.m. and the fiesta begins at 2 p.m., at Runner’s Park (742 15th Avenue East Moline) on Sunday Sep 15. LULAC 5285 and the Quad Cities Ballet Folklorico are hosting the fiesta princess contest with QCBF performing later in the evening! There will also be DJ Guerrero and other entertainment throughout the day. Interested in being a vendor or in the parade?  For more information and registration forms, visit: http://bit.ly/EMoFiestaParade. Come... Read More

Trains, Planes & Automobiles in Geneseo!

September 5th, 2019
Trains, Planes & Automobiles in Geneseo!

If you’re a fan of Trains, Planes and Automobiles – then Geneseo is the place for you to be this weekend! Come experience the world of Trains, Planes and Automobiles in downtown Geneseo this Saturday Sep 7 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bring the whole family out for a car show, train display and airplane display. Maple City Cruisers Car Show will be taking place all day. Check out the airplane on display from Gen-Air Park pilots. Geneseo Model Railroaders will be operating antique model train displays, as well! Witness a Pedal Car Parade at 11:45 a.m. Pedalers must be 8 years old and under (accompanied... Read More