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Illinois’ Rock Island County Fair Wraps Up TODAY!

July 23rd, 2022
Illinois' Rock Island County Fair Wraps Up TODAY!

Come enjoy yourselves at the Rock Island County Fair! Carnival Information! Unlimited Ride Wristband Days: Saturday 12pm-4pm $25 UNLIMITED RIDES for the time allotted ^^above^^ Regular Hours Saturday 12pm – Close Cash OR Card is accepted! ______________________________________________________ Grandstand Events: Buy Tix here: https://event.attendstar.com/…/2xtreme-monster-trucks…/ Saturday 7/23 @6:30pm – Demo Derby by Viola Boyz – $15 __________________________________________________________________________ Beer Tent ALL WEEK w/ Bands performing: Saturday, 7/23,... Read More

Illinois’ Rock Island County Fair Continues Through Weekend

July 21st, 2022
Illinois' Rock Island County Fair Continues Through Weekend

The Rock Island County Fair is continuing with tons of fun through the weekend! Come enjoy yourselves at the Rock Island County Fair! Carnival Information! Unlimited Ride Wristband Days: Saturday 12pm-4pm $25 UNLIMITED RIDES for the time allotted ^^above^^ Regular Hours Thurs-Friday 5pm – Close Saturday 12pm – Close Cash OR Card is accepted! ______________________________________________________ Grandstand Events: Thursday 7/21 @6pm – Truck and Tractor Pull – By Backroad Pullers – $10 Friday 7/22 @7pm- Monster Truck Show by 2xtreme Racing – Buy Tix here: https://event.attendstar.com/…/2xtreme-monster-trucks…/ Saturday... Read More

Rock Island County Fair Hits East Moline July 19-23

July 10th, 2022
Rock Island County Fair Hits East Moline July 19-23

The Rock Island County Fair kicks off July 19 in East Moline! The fair has provided entertainment and education to the community for 150 years! With livestock shows, carnival rides, food, and live entertainment, there is something for everyone at the Rock Island County Fair. General admission to the 2022 Rock Island County Fair is free until 8 pm. After 8pm, tickets jump from free to $5 for adults, and $12 added admission to all of the evening grandstand attractions. For more information on this year’s festivities, call (309)796-1620 and visit RockIslandFair.org.  Read More

Rock Island County Fair Talent Show and Adult Karaoke Contest June 17

May 2nd, 2022
Rock Island County Fair Talent Show and Adult Karaoke Contest June 17

The 2022 Rock Island County Fair Talent Show and Adult Karaoke Contest will be held at Runner’s Park on June 17, 2022 at 5pm and running until approximately 10pm. We are again partnering up with our friends at East Moline Main Street who have very kindly been hosting the talent show for us! -$5 to register -Winners in both Junior and Senior Divisions will have the opportunity to perform at the Fair and compete at the Illinois Association of Fair and Expositions State Convention talent competition in January! -Winners will be compensated with a hotel stay and entry fees paid for the state... Read More

Looking For Something To Do This Weekend? Listen To The QuadCities Weekend In 2 Minutes!

July 22nd, 2021
Looking For Something To Do This Weekend? Listen To The QuadCities Weekend In 2 Minutes!

It’s Bix 7 weekend, Rock Island County Fair Weekend, Mercado weekend and more! Also get the lowdown on all the theater going on around town, outdoor concerts and more in the latest Weekend in 2 Minutes! Listen HERE!  Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of August 30th: Comedy, Fishing, Live Music and MORE!

August 30th, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of August 30th: Comedy, Fishing, Live Music and MORE!

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’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. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

Major Quad-Cities Concert Venues Warily Eye Reopening

June 13th, 2020
Major Quad-Cities Concert Venues Warily Eye Reopening

Saturday In The Arts is a new regular feature running every Saturday on QuadCities.com! Saturday In The Arts offers an in-depth, comprehensive and extensive look at a subject, trend or issue on the local arts and entertainment scene. In our debut feature, Jonathan Turner looks at the major concert venues and outdoor fests in the Quad-Cities and how they’ve been impacted, and could continue to be impacted, by covid-19.   If the Iowa State Fair is canceled, can the Mississippi Valley Fair be far behind? The Davenport fair – which would mark its 101st year Aug. 4-9, at 2815 W. Locust... Read More

Rock Island County Fair Canceled

May 20th, 2020
Rock Island County Fair Canceled

EAST MOLINE, Illinois (May 2020) — Earlier this month, the Rock Island County Fair Board voted to cancel the 2020 Rock Island County Fair, originally scheduled for July 14-18. “This decision was made for the health and safety of our fairgoers, exhibitors, participants, volunteers, staff and animals. It was not made lightly,” said Gin Wray, fair manager. “We are devastated to cancel a family-fun event that has taken place in our community for 150 years but look forward to using this as an opportunity to strengthen our offerings for the 2021 RICO Fair.” Last year marked the official 150th... Read More

Covid Dominoes Continue to Fall in Summer Music Series

May 19th, 2020
Covid Dominoes Continue to Fall in Summer Music Series

The coronavirus crisis continues to play havoc with outdoor music events in the Quad-Cities, as more summer series are being canceled, while others optimistically remain on the 2020 calendar. Given the ongoing uncertainty due to the Covid-19 pandemic surrounding when exactly public gatherings will once again be permitted, and out of concern for the health, safety and well-being of the Quad-Cities community, Moline Centre has made the difficult decision to suspend the 2020 Bass Street Landing Thursday Night Summer Concert Series until further notice. “This decision did not come easily, as it... Read More

Rock Island County Fair Kicks Off Today With Free Family Day!

July 16th, 2019
Rock Island County Fair Kicks Off Today With Free Family Day!

Forget lazy summer days — imagine a day full of action and excitement! Mutton Bustin’ competitions. Kiddie tractor pulls. Old West comedy shows. Best-in-class livestock. All capped off with a spectacular fireworks display in the evening. Did we mention it’s all FREE? The 2019 Rock Island County Fair is kicking off its 150th celebration on Tuesday, July 16, with Free Family Day! All fairgoers will receive free gate admission on opening day, and the first 1,000 kids will get a free Frisbee. And QuadCities.com is a proud sponsor of the Fair! Activities throughout the day are geared toward kids... Read More