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2015 Major Festivals & Special Events CalendarPublished October 20, 2014 JANUARY 9-11, Bald Eagle Days – Celebrate the annual southern migration of the Bald Eagle to the open waters on the Mississippi River.  These magnificent birds o...
Davenport, Iowa, Hosts Two World-Class Events on Same Day, July 25 with Bix and RAGBRAIPublished June 11, 2015 JULY 2015 Quad Cities – RAGBRAI (The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa) is the biggest, oldest and longest bicycle tour in the world and it last ended in Davenport, Iowa,...
 
 
 
 
18 Fantastic Jazz Bands Perform at the Bix Jazz Festival, July 30-Aug. 2Published June 30, 2015 JULY 2015 Quad Cities – The 44th Annual Bix Beiderbecke Jazz Festival is once again hosted in Davenport, Iowa.  18 fantastic jazz bands perform at the Adler Theatre, RiverCenter and LeCl...
 
 
Top Artists for the Mississippi Valley Fair Line-up, Aug. 4-9Published June 30, 2015 AUGUST 2015 Quad Cities - Summer is the season for fairs and the Mississippi Valley Fair in the Quad Cities is one of the longest running around.  The Mississippi Valley Fair opens for its 96t...
 
 
Spend the weekend on the Mississippi River with 3 Great Festivals, August 13-15Published June 30, 2015 AUGUST 2015 Quad Cities – Spend the weekend on the Mississippi River with three great festivals—Great River Tug Fest, Ya Maka My Weekend, and Floatzilla—in the Quad Cities area du...
 
 
 
Rockin on the River in the Quad Cities, August 28-29Published June 30, 2015 AUGUST 2015 Quad Cities – River Roots Live, the Quad Cities area’s most diverse music festival, brings some of the hottest music acts on the road today together with some of the great u...
 
 
Figge Art Museum Offers Free Admission This SummerPublished June 30, 2015 SUMMER 2015 Davenport, Iowa – Building a Masterpiece, Celebrating 90 Years.  The Figge Art Museum celebrates the 10th anniversary of its opening a new building at 225 E. 2nd Street in do...
 
 
 
 
Rainforests, Jazz, Architecture, and Military Innovation Usher in Exciting Summer ExhibitsPublished June 11, 2015 JUNE 2015 Quad Cities – When the summer weather is too hot to play outdoors or you’ve heard too many “I’m bored’s”, the museums in the Quad Cities have cool, new...
 
 
 
 
Quad Cities CVB Launches New BlogPublished March 30, 2015 Quad Cities – The Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau (QCCVB) announces a new feature on their website at www.visitquadcities.com/blog
 
Fall Bicycle Ride Ties Port Byron and Sparta Biking Ambassadors, Oct. 3-9Published March 24, 2015 OCTOBER 2015 Port Byron, Illinois – The Village of Port Byron, the Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Blackhawk Waterways Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Sparta (WI) Area...
 
 
Megabus Arrives in Davenport with Daily, Nonstop ServicePublished January 8, 2015 Quad Cities - Megabus.com, the popular city-to-city, express bus company, today announced new nonstop service between Davenport, Iowa, and four Midwest cities. Daily service begins on January 21, 2...
 
 
You Won't Find History Boring in the Quad CitiesPublished October 20, 2014 Quad Cities – Thousands of years ago the landscape of the Quad Cities looked quite different.  Even the mighty Mississippi River was only a few feet deep, compared to the 30 to 40 feet c...
 
 
 
 
 
 
Playing It Cool on the Mississippi River in the Quad CitiesPublished November 11, 2014 Quad Cities – According to Forbes, “cool” communities are ranked on entertainment and recreational amenities, “foodie” culture, diversity, and population.  Locate...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ferris Wheel Wins America's Best Ballpark ImprovementPublished November 11, 2014 Quad Cities - The Ferris wheel at Modern Woodmen Park was a revolutionary success in its first season of operation, and Ballpark Digest named the Ferris wheel the Best Ballpark Improvement in all o...
 
MVC Move Womens Basketball Tournament to the Q-C in 2016-18Published July 21, 2014 MOLINE, Ill. – The Missouri Valley Conference announced Thursday it has entered an agreement with the QuadCities Convention & Visitors Bureau to bring the MVC Women’s Basketba...
Davenport Wins Vote for Top RiverfrontPublished October 27, 2014 Media Contacts:  Mayor Bill Gluba – City of Davenport, 563-340-5164                 ...
 
 
 
 
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