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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...
Quad City Air Show Features Blue Angels, Part of Navy Week, May 9-10Published March 6, 2015 MAY 2015 Quad Cites – The Quad City Air Show has been selected as one of only 12 sites to host 2015 Navy Week.  Navy Week Quad Cities is scheduled for May 4-10, 2015, and caps off with t...
 
 
 
Arts Events in May Showcase Talent in the Quad CitiesPublished April 2, 2015 MAY 2015 Quad Cities – Along with the spring-like temperatures that has flowers blooming, the Quad Cities is blooming with arts events in early May.  The Quad Cities is a thriving arts c...
 
 
 
Q-C Criterium Celebrates 50 Years, Memorial Day WeekendPublished April 2, 2015 MAY 2015 Quad Cities – The Quad Cities Criterium, contested each year on Memorial Day, celebrates a half-century of bicycle racing in the Quad Cities. This year on Monday, May 25, ove...
 
 
 
 
Discover, Explore during 1st Quad Cities Museum Week, June 13-21Published April 28, 2015 Quad Cities – On June 13-21, twenty museums from across the Quad Cities region will welcome visitors for a week-long adventure of fun activities, great discoveries, and explo...
 
 
 
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...
 
 
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...
 
 
 
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...
 
 
 
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...
 
 
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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