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QC Rock Academy’s Summer Kickoff Hits Rock Island Saturday

May 20th, 2022
QC Rock Academy's Summer Kickoff Hits Rock Island Saturday

Don’t miss QC Rock Academy’s Summer Kickoff Concert from 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 21st at Schwiebert Riverfront Park in Rock Island. This event is FREE and ALL AGES so bring the whole family for some live music right on the banks of the Mississippi. Learn more here: QC ROCK ACADEMY  Read More

Dawn and On Music Festival Returns to Schwiebert Park July 10th

July 1st, 2021
The 2021 Dawn and On fest will be noon to midnight on Saturday, July 10. Tickets are $20.

Mike Mathews and Sean Ryan are pumped for this year’s Dawn and On Music Festival – firstly for the simple fact that it’s back on. The all-day celebration of music, family and fun – Saturday, July 10th from noon to midnight at Schwiebert Riverfront Park, 101 17th St., Rock Island – had to be canceled due to Covid last year, and there were serious questions whether it would be a go this summer. “We got off to a very late start just because the artists didn’t know what was going to happen,” Mathews, the event co-director, said recently. “They weren’t necessarily making... Read More

Red, White And Boom Returns To Rock Island And Davenport Saturday!

June 30th, 2021
Red, White And Boom Returns To Rock Island And Davenport Saturday!

The annual bi-state Red, White and Boom event in downtown Davenport and Rock Island returns on July 3, 2021. Activities start at 5 p.m. in Rock Island, 6 p.m. in Davenport and at 9:30 p.m., fireworks will be shot, in sync to music broadcast on 97X, from two barges in the middle of the Mississippi River. Spectators can watch from free viewing areas along the Davenport riverfront including LeClaire Park, Freight House Farmers Market parking lot, the new Quinlan Court and Bechtel Park, or from Schwiebert Riverfront Park in downtown Rock Island. Bring your own lawn chair. FAMILY ACTIVITES There will... Read More

Support the Red Cross at A Taste on the River 2019

June 17th, 2019
Support the Red Cross at A Taste on the River 2019

Whenever there is an unfortunate disaster or crisis, one organization of helpful and compassionate volunteers is always there for support. The American Red Cross. Now you have an opportunity to give back and help support them. Celebrate the first day of summer this Friday Jun 21 from 6 – 10 p.m. at A Taste on the River 2019, which will take place at Schwiebert Riverfront Park (1st Avenue Downtown Rock Island). Taste incredible cuisine prepared by the area’s top chefs, and vote for your favorite. Chefs will be competing for the title of 2019 A Taste on the River Top Chef. Who will win this year,... Read More

Celebrate Independence with Red, White and Boom!

July 2nd, 2018
Celebrate Independence with Red, White and Boom!

The 4th of July is right around the corner. This means cook-outs, parades, concerts and FIREWORKS! The Quad Cities’ largest 4th of July celebration, Red White and Boom, is happening this Tuesday Jul 3 from 5-10 p.m. This bi-state event will have activities and entertainment on both sides of the river! Whether you choose to celebrate in Iowa or Illinois, there will be no shortage of fun and enjoyment. Modern Woodmen Park (209 S Gaines St. Davenport) will be bursting with family-friendly activities, beginning at 5 p.m. Enjoy bounce houses (1st Baseline Party Plaza), kids activities, live music,... Read More