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Quad-Cities Pride Parade Shines On Downtown Davenport Saturday

September 10th, 2021
Quad-Cities Pride Parade Shines On Downtown Davenport Saturday

QC Pride is celebrating with the bi-state Pride Parade Saturday! QC Pride parade’s starting location will be Iowa and 2nd St. in downtown Davenport, Iowa with the route ending at Western Avenue. Start time is 11 a.m. Spectators should gather on 2nd St. along the parade route. As a spectator, you’re invited to join the parade along the route when the last float passes you. If you would like to participate in the parade, please message this page or visit https://qcunitypride.org/ to download an application. If you have any questions, please contact us at QCUnityPride@gmail.com or 563-324-8281. The... Read More

Quad-Cities Pride Week Begins Today!

September 6th, 2021
Quad-Cities Pride Week Begins Today!

QC Pride is excited to announce that they will be hosting a week of events ending with the annual UNITY PRIDE parade during the week of SEPTEMBER 6 – 12. Mark your calendars, and be sure to check our Facebook page and website for UPDATES. The parade’s starting location will be Iowa and 2nd St. in downtown Davenport, Iowa with the route ending at Western Avenue. Start time is 11 a.m. Spectators should gather on 2nd St. along the parade route. As a spectator, you’re invited to join the parade along the route when the last float passes you. If you would like to participate in the... Read More

Quad-Cities Pride Week Postponed, Figge Opens Pride Photos Exhibit

May 1st, 2020
Quad-Cities Pride Week Postponed, Figge Opens Pride Photos Exhibit

DAVENPORT – The Figge Art Museum will celebrate Quad-Cities Pride starting Saturday with its first dual virtual/gallery exhibition. Works by Cedar Rapids-based photojournalist Andy Abeyta will be in the Figge’s second-floor Lewis Gallery once the museum reopens, but will also be available Saturday, May 2, for online viewing at figgeartmuseum.org. The exhibit features 11 of Abeyta’s joyous and vibrant images of the 2019 QC Pridefest, part of the QC Pride’s Unity Pride Week, which is being postponed this year. “QC Pride is dedicated to promoting awareness and visibility of the LGBTQ+ community... Read More

Rainbow Rises Over Quad-Cities With Q-C Pride Week

June 26th, 2019
Rainbow Rises Over Quad-Cities With Q-C Pride Week

A colorful rainbow of activities and fun has risen over the Quad-Cities during Q-C Pride Week! The panorama of events kicked off last Saturday with the Q-C Pride Parade, and continues on through the week with the Pink Squirrel Pub Crawl Wednesday and Thursday night in downtown Davenport and Rock Island. For more information, check out QuadCities.com, as we are once again a proud sponsor of Q-C Pride Week!    Read More

The Pride Celebration Continues!

June 25th, 2019
The Pride Celebration Continues!

Hey Quad Cities, it’s time to show your PRIDE! That’s right, QC Pride’s Unity Pride Week is back for the second year! To help fulfill their mission of promoting awareness and visibility of the LGBTQ+ community in the Quad Cities, QC Pride has a full week of fun events planned. QC Pride Week kicks off Saturday Jun 22 and runs all the way through Saturday Jun 29.   Check out some of these amazing opportunities to show your PRIDE: Tuesday Jun 25 Get your skates on for a fun-filled family-friendly event at the Eldridge Community Center & Skatepark (400 S 16th Avenue Eldridge) from 5... Read More

Celebrate Your Quad Cities Pride This Week!

June 20th, 2019
Celebrate Your Quad Cities Pride This Week!

Hey Quad Cities, it’s time to show your PRIDE! That’s right, QC Pride’s Unity Pride Week is back for the second year! To help fulfill their mission of promoting awareness and visibility of the LGBTQ+ community in the Quad Cities, QC Pride has a full week of fun events planned. QC Pride Week kicks off Saturday Jun 22 and runs all the way through Saturday Jun 29.   Check out some of these amazing opportunities to show your PRIDE: Saturday Jun 22 Get this incredible week started off with Brunch at the Radisson (111 East Second Street Davenport) from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 10% of all revenue... Read More

Speakeasy Holding Drag Show Benefit For Mary’s

May 27th, 2019
Speakeasy Holding Drag Show Benefit For Mary's

The Speakeasy in downtown Rock Island will be hosting a drag show on Saturday, June 1.  All door proceeds from the show will go to the owners and staff of Mary’s On 2nd in Davenport who suffered damage and lost income during the flood.  The Speakeasy will donate all proceeds from ticket sales directly back to Mary’s on 2nd. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show and can be reserved by calling 309-786-7733, ext. 2 or at the Circa ’21 ticket office at 1828 3rd Ave. in Rock Island.  Doors for the show open at 7 and the show begins at 8 p.m. “We’re... Read More

Have Fun Showing QC Pride This Week!

May 31st, 2018
Have Fun Showing QC Pride This Week!

Hey Quad Cities, it’s time to show some PRIDE! QC Unity Pride Week is almost upon us! To help fulfill their mission of promoting awareness and visibility of the LGBTQ+ community in the Quad Cities, QC Pride has a full week of fun events planned. QC Pride Week kicks off Friday Jun 1 and runs all the way through Saturday Jun 9. Check out some of these amazing activities to show some PRIDE! The party kicks off Friday Jun 1 from 4 p.m. – 12 a.m. and Saturday Jun 2 from 12 p.m. – 12 a.m. with STREETFEST in the Village of East Davenport. STREETFEST is sponsored by Baked Beer & Bread Co. and... Read More