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It’s Good News, Bad News For Tugfest

June 25th, 2020
It's Good News, Bad News For Tugfest

It’s great news for the Iowa Tugfest, not so good for the Illinois side, as due to covid-19 restrictions, Illinois has had to cancel all of their Tugfest activities for 2020. However, it’s all systems go for Iowa as of now, according to the group’s Facebook page. They announced late Wednesday night that, “After much discussion, Team Iowa has decided to move forward with Tug Fest 2020! This was a decision that we did not take lightly but in the end, we felt that our Community needed and deserved to have at least a little part of our summer be somewhat “normal”.... Read More

Tugfest Bringing Back The ‘80s In Its 30th Year

August 10th, 2016
Tugfest Bringing Back The ‘80s In Its 30th Year

For the thirtieth year, Iowa and Illinois will be locked in a mighty battle across the Mississippi. Nope, this doesn’t involve the zipper merge. It’s time for Tugfest again. Tugfest will take place Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 11-13, along the LeClaire, Iowa and Port Byron, Illinois riverfronts. This year’s theme is “Bringing Back the ‘80s,” and features an ‘80s tribute act, The Brat Pack, performing Saturday, and Blackstone on Friday night. Tug Fest is a family week-end event filled with live entertainment, a huge parade, scenic 5K run/walk for adults and children, Carnival Rides... Read More