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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...
Dine Out during Quad Cities Restaurant Week, March 2-8Published February 16, 2015 MARCH 2015 Quad Cities – Lunch, dinner, casual or elegant dining, the choice is yours during the Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau’s third annual Quad Cities Restaurant Week ...
 
 
 
 
St. Patricks Day Weekend with a Parade and Largest Party in Iowa, Mar. 13-15Published February 10, 2015 MARCH 2015 Quad Cities – Visitors and residents alike will tell you that the Quad Cities puts on one of the best St. Patrick’s Day parades in the Midwest,and Iowa's largest St. Patr...
 
 
 
Step into Spring at the Annual Flower & Garden Show, Mar. 26-29 Published February 10, 2015 MARCH 2015 Quad Cities – After this long, cold winter, everyone is yearning for spring!  Walk into a springtime heaven at the QCCA Flower & Garden Show in Rock Island, Illinois, on M...
 
 
 
10 Activities for Spring Break in the Quad Cities, Mar. 14-22Published February 10, 2015 MARCH 2015 Quad Cities – To avoid the kids saying “I’m Bored” or “There’s Nothing to Do” over their spring break in March, the Quad Cities Convention &...
 
 
 
From the Quad Cities to Bridges in San Francisco and Detroit, Mar. 27Published February 10, 2015 MARCH 2015 Quad Cities – Celebrate the life and work of “America’s greatest bridge builder”, Ralph Modjeski, who designed the still-used and still-operational Government Bri...
 
 
Blues Festival Will Move to Labor Day Weekend 2015Published February 16, 2015 Quad Cities – After weathering three floods and multiple rain days in the past seven years over the 4th of July weekend, the Mississippi Valley Blues Society (MVBS) Board of Directors voted t...
 
 
 
JERSEY BOYS Playing Davenport Adler Theatre, Apr. 21-26Published January 16, 2015 DAVENPORT, IA – Tickets are on sale now for the Davenport premiere engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and T...
 
 
New Exhibits Showcase Kaleidoscopes and Quilting, ends Apr. 4Published January 16, 2015 Quad Cities – Experience the wonder of mirrors, stained glass, stitching and material at the two new exhibits at the German American Heritage Center, 712 West 2nd Street in Davenport, Iowa.
 
 
Quad Cities Is a Winter Resort for EaglesPublished December 11, 2014 Quad Cities – Each year from mid-December through February, the Quad Cities area serves as host to a large majority of bald eagles making their annual southern migration from Canada to the un...
 
 
 
Alien Worlds and Androids Interactive Opens at Putnam Museum, ends May 25Published January 29, 2015 January 2015 Quad Cities – Visitors join scientists in their search for alien life within and beyond our solar system in the new Alien Worlds and Androids exhibit opening at the Putn...
 
 
 
Top Award-Winning Performers in February in the Quad CitiesPublished January 16, 2015 February 2015 Quad Cities – During the month of February, the Quad Cities has a great schedule of top name artists: including Martina McBride, Florida Georgia Line, Blue Man Group, and Nickel...
 
 
Most Frequently-Requested Musical Comes to Quad Cities Dinner Theatre, thru Mar. 21Published January 16, 2015 Quad Cities – For the second production in its 38th season, the Circa ‘21 Dinner Playhouse in Rock Island, Illinois, begins 2015 not only with a musical, but perhaps the most frequently...
 
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...
 
 
Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau Unveils New WebsitePublished January 16, 2015 Quad Cities – One look at the Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau's (QCCVB) website at www.visitquadcities.com and you will see that ...
Girls in Justice Exhibit Shown for First Time at the Figge Art Museum, ends Mar. 15Published January 16, 2015 Quad Cities – The Figge Art Museum is partnering with Augustana College to present Girls in Justice and Juvenile in Justice, a nationally acclaimed project by photographer R...
 
 
Groundbreaking Touring Exhibition Makes First Stop in Davenport, ends Mar. 15Published November 11, 2014 Quad Cities – A groundbreaking exhibition originated by the American Folk Art Museum in New York City will be making its first stop outside of New York on a national tour at the Figge Art Mus...
 
 
Lagomarcinos Honored with Enjoy Illinois: Delicious Destination AwardPublished December 16, 2014 Illinois Office of Tourism celebrates restaurants that are authentically Illinois, attracting visitors and locals to state’s diverse communities Quad Cities – The Illin...
 
 
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...
 
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...
 
 
 
 
 
 
Davenport Wins Vote for Top RiverfrontPublished October 27, 2014 Media Contacts:  Mayor Bill Gluba – City of Davenport, 563-340-5164                 ...
 
 
 
 
Paddle, Bike, and Tour the Quad CitiesPublished June 24, 2014 Quad Cities - Whether your preferred activity is joining a paddleboarding class or biking down the paths of Credit Island in Davenport, Iowa, it is a guarantee you can find an activity in the Quad ...
 
 
 
 
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...
Modern Woodmen Park Voted Best Minor League BallparkPublished August 14, 2013Nationwide voting for 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Award places Qua...
 
 
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