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Celebrate America’s birthday on the Mississippi riverfront Tuesday, July 3, during Red White & Boom! The festival features the largest fireworks display from Chicago to Denver at 9:30 p.m. in the Quad Cities shot from two barges over the Mississippi along with family events on the Davenport, Iowa, and Rock Island, Illinois, downtown riverfronts. Admission is free to Modern Woodmen Park, 209 S. Gaines St. in downtown Davenport, Iowa, and Schwiebert Riverfront Park, 17th Street in downtown Rock Island, Illinois.
Red, White and Boom! festivities begin at 5:00 p.m. at Schwiebert Riverfront Park in Rock Island with inflatables, kid’s activities, live music, and food vendors. Festivities begin at 5:00 p.m. at Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport with kid’s activities, live music, and an Oath of Enlistment ceremony. (Due to the high river levels, LeClaire Park and Centennial Park are closed.)
Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the show.