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Rock Island County Fair Kicks Off With Free Family Day

July 14th, 2019

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. Activities throughout the day are geared toward kids and families, including a brand new Mutton Bustin’... Read More

From Beauty Queens To Bands, Rock Island County Fair Has It All

July 17th, 2017

From pageant queens to trailer races, from tractor pulls to live music, the Rock Island County Fair has been offering outdoor entertainment for 148 years. This year’s fair, running Tuesday, July 18 through Saturday, July 22, is expected to draw more than 40,000 people for a livestock show, arts and craft shows, rides, and live entertainment to the fairgrounds at 4200 Archer Ave., East Moline. Admission is free for five-and-under, $1 for kids 6-12 and $2 for 13-and-up, with admission going to $5 after 8:30 p.m. Here’s a rundown of the some of the events: Tuesday, July 18 8:00 a.m.                 ... Read More

From Tractor Pulls To Trailer Races, From Beauty Queens To Bands, the County Fair Has It All

July 19th, 2016

From pageant queens to trailer races, from tractor pulls to live music, the Rock Island County Fair has been offering outdoor entertainment for 147 years. This year’s fair, running Tuesday, July 19 through Saturday, July 23, is expected to draw more than 40,000 people for a livestock show, arts and craft shows, rides, and live entertainment to the fairgrounds at 4200 Archer Ave., East Moline. Kids Day is Wednesday, July 20 from 1 to 5 p.m. Children can check out a Kiddie tractor pull in the QC International Airport’s Family Tent at 1 p.m., a Robotics demonstration in the QC International... Read More

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