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2xtreme Monster Truck Show Drives Into East Moline July 22

July 16th, 2022
2xtreme Monster Truck Show Drives Into East Moline July 22

The 3rd annual East Moline 2xtreme Monster Truck Show hits the dirt July 22 at 7pm! Where else can you ride around in a real Monster Truck?! The answer is no where but East Moline’s Rock Island County Fairgrounds! Come out and enjoy the best family friendly event at the lowest cost around: A family 4-pack general admission starts at just $65 total with an upgrade option to an All Inclusive package available. Watch 2-time Monster Jam world champion “Bounty Hunter” battle it out against 8 year army veteran “Scarlet Bandit”,  the debut of the all new 2xtreme Monster Truck... Read More

Celebrate Halfway To Halloween With Illinois Horror Convention This Weekend!

May 13th, 2022
Celebrate Halfway To Halloween With Illinois Horror Convention This Weekend!

The Halfway to Halloween Convention, presented by Midwest Monster Fest, the Quad Cities’ premier horror convention, will take place on May 13th and 14th at the Rock Island County Fairgrounds in East Moline, and as the first day of the event will transpire on a Friday the 13th, Halfway to Halloween will feature Douglas Tait, the actor who portrayed Jason Vorhees, the classic horror character, in the movie Freddy vs. Jason. Other celebrity guests include Chad Coleman (The Walking Dead, The Orville), Eileen Dietz (The Exorcist, Halloween II),Eugene Clark (Land of the Dead), David Ellefson of Megadeth... Read More

As Halfway To Halloween Hits, Let’s Look At The Chilling Fun Of Everyone’s Favorite Wild Holiday

May 6th, 2022
As Halfway To Halloween Hits, Let's Look At The Chilling Fun Of Everyone's Favorite Wild Holiday

From the first time I met Jeff O’Neil, I knew he was something of a mad genius. O’Neil’s idea for a Midwest Monster Fest was so brilliant I was amazed that no one else had come up with it. And, sure enough, it ended up being a huge success. Now O’Neil has had another fantastic idea. The Halfway to Halloween Convention, presented by Midwest Monster Fest, the Quad Cities’ premier horror convention, will take place on May 13th and 14th at the Rock Island County Fairgrounds in East Moline, and as the first day of the event will transpire on a Friday the 13th, Halfway to Halloween... Read More

New ‘Halfway To Halloween’ Convention Stomping Into Quad-Cities Next Year

October 25th, 2021
New 'Halfway To Halloween' Convention Stomping Into Quad-Cities Next Year

A new Halfway to Halloween Horror Convention presented by the folks behind Midwest Monster Fest is coming to the Quad-Cities next spring! Midwest Monster Fest Presents Halfway to Halloween Convention! Friday the 13th and Saturday the 14th May 2022 at the Rock Island County Fairgrounds, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline. Celebrities, Vendors, Food Trucks,, Live Music, Sideshow acts and more! This an event you won’t want to miss! More info? See HERE.  Read More

Midwest Monster Fest Pop-Up Horror Market Stalking Your Way May 22!

March 6th, 2021
Midwest Monster Fest Pop-Up Horror Market Stalking Your Way May 22!

Tickets are on sale now for the Pop-Up Horror Market Presented by Midwest Monster Fest May 22 from noon – 7pm at Rock Island County Fairgrounds in East Moline! $6 in advance and $10 day of Great way to celebrate half way to Halloween! Guest announcements coming soon! Now taking vendor applications send an email to mwmonsterfest@gmail.com with all your info and what kind of items you sell. Click on the link here for tickets!  Read More

Up, Up, And Away With Balloon Festival This Weekend!

September 23rd, 2019
Up, Up, And Away With Balloon Festival This Weekend!

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a hot air balloon! It must be time for the Quad Cities Balloon Festival! That’s right, the Quad Cities Hot Air Balloon Festival will take place at the Rock Island County Fairgrounds (4200 Archer Drive East Moline) on Friday Sep 27 and Saturday Sep 28. Gates open at 4 p.m. on both days. There are no admission costs for the Balloon Festival. However, it would be appreciate a donation item or cash for Quad City Animal Welfare Shelter. For a list of items needed at this time, please visit https://qcawc.org/how-to-help/wish-list. The Balloon Launch will take place... Read More

149th Annual Rock Island County Fair Is Here!

July 16th, 2018
149th Annual Rock Island County Fair Is Here!

Can you believe it? It’s already time for the Rock Island County Fair! The 149th Annual Rock Island County Fair will be from Tuesday Jul 17 through Saturday Jul 21! Head to the Rock Island County Fairgrounds (located at 4200 Archer Drive East Moline) this week for some action-packed family fun! The fun kicks off on Tuesday Jul 17 with Family Fun Day! There will be free admission all day long. Here is a run down of the activities planned: 8 a.m.                                Open Sheep Show 10 a.m.                              4-H Dairy... Read More