QUAD-CITIES AREA EVENTS & FESTIVALS
8 Apple FestDowntown LeClaire features apple vendors, baked goods, kid’s activities, vendors, and more. www.visitleclaire.com
11 1 Year CelebrationThe Current is turning 1 and we want to throw you a party! Learn More
TBD Row the Miss RegattaRowers from around the Midwest compete in races on the Mississippi River in Moline. U.S. Rowing-sanctioned event. http://www.tworiversymca.org
26 Fright NightKids can celebrate Halloween at Schwiebert Park in downtown Rock Island with costume contest, kids games, goodie bags, and a costume parade. www.downtownrockisland.org
28 Lagomarcino’s Cocoa Beano 5K RaceRoads, trails, and scary Halloween stuff, make this race fun, plus there is Lagomarcino’s chocolate at the finish in the Village of East Davenport. www.lagomarcinos.com
28-29 Boo at the ZooLocal businesses and organizations decorate their designated area, and give out goodies to the children as they trick-or-treat around Niabi Zoo. www.niabizoo.com
28 Witches Walk & Costume ParadeDress in costume and trick-or-treat throughout LeClaire’s downtown. www.visitleclaire.com
28Halloween Parades on the last Saturday in October in Bettendorf and Davenport.
17-25 Quad City Arts Festival of TreesHoliday extravaganza with exquisitely decorated trees, decorated room vignettes, stockings, gingerbread houses, special events, kid’s activities, and more at the RiverCenter in Davenport. www.quadcityarts.com
17 Festival of TreesParade in downtown Davenport and Lighting on the John Deere Commons in downtown Moline. www.lightingonthecommons.com
25 Christmas WalkOpen house at the Walnut Grove Pioneer Village to see Santa, enjoy refreshments, make crafts, and more. www.scottcountyiowa.com
Numerous Christmas Walks and downtown celebrations and holiday shows.
2 19th Century ChristmasSee John Deere’s descendants’ two homes exquisitely decorated for the holidays in typical Victorian fashion with activities and music at the Butterworth Center in Moline, Illinois. www.butterworthcenter.com
TBD Gallery HopArtists and downtown Rock Island businesses shine during this evening event with live artist demonstrations. www.downtownrockisland.org
8-14 Season of Light-Star of BethlehemWhat did the Magi see when they looked to the skies some 2,000 years ago? Augustana College planetarium holiday stargazing shows. www.augustana.edu
For questions kindly contact our friends at the Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau at 800-747-7800 or visit www.visitquadcities.com for a complete calendar. All efforts have been made to ensure this calendar is accurate. For more information, please contact the individual organization.
Located on the Mississippi River in the Midwest, the Quad Cities is comprised of Davenport and Bettendorf, Iowa, Rock Island, and Moline/East Moline, Illinois and surrounding communities. The Current~Iowa is of course located in the heart of Davenport overlooking the mighty Mississippi River. Should we be sold out due to an event, please contact our sister hotel, Hotel Blackhawk. www.hotelblackhawk.com