8 Apple Fest
Downtown LeClaire features apple vendors, baked goods, kid’s activities, vendors, and more.
11 1 Year Celebration
The Current is turning 1 and we want to throw you a party! Learn More
TBD Row the Miss Regatta
Rowers from around the Midwest compete in races on the Mississippi River in Moline. U.S. Rowing-sanctioned event.
26 Fright Night
Kids can celebrate Halloween at Schwiebert Park in downtown Rock Island with costume contest, kids games, goodie bags, and a costume parade.
28 Lagomarcino’s Cocoa Beano 5K Race
Roads, trails, and scary Halloween stuff, make this race fun, plus there is Lagomarcino’s chocolate at the finish in the Village of East Davenport.
28-29 Boo at the Zoo
Local businesses and organizations decorate their designated area, and give out goodies to the children as they trick-or-treat around Niabi Zoo.
28 Witches Walk & Costume Parade
Dress in costume and trick-or-treat throughout LeClaire’s downtown.
Halloween Parades on the last Saturday in October in Bettendorf and Davenport.


17-25 Quad City Arts Festival of Trees
Holiday extravaganza with exquisitely decorated trees, decorated room vignettes, stockings, gingerbread houses, special events, kid’s activities, and more at the RiverCenter in Davenport.
17 Festival of Trees
Parade in downtown Davenport and Lighting on the John Deere Commons in downtown Moline.
25 Christmas Walk
Open house at the Walnut Grove Pioneer Village to see Santa, enjoy refreshments, make crafts, and more.


Numerous Christmas Walks and downtown celebrations and holiday shows.
2 19th Century Christmas
See 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.
TBD Gallery Hop
Artists and downtown Rock Island businesses shine during this evening event with live artist demonstrations.
8-14 Season of Light-Star of Bethlehem
What did the Magi see when they looked to the skies some 2,000 years ago? Augustana College planetarium holiday stargazing shows.

For questions kindly contact our friends at the Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau at 800-747-7800 or visit 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.



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