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2017 Major Festivals & Special EventsPublished December 5, 2016 JANUARY 6-8, Bald Eagle Days – Celebrate the annual southern migration of the Bald Eagle to the open waters on the Mississippi River.  These magnificent birds of...
Weekend Filled with River, Music Fun, Aug. 18-19Published July 13, 2017 AUGUST 2017 Quad Cities – Spend the weekend on the Mississippi River with two great festivals—Floatzilla and the Quad City Bank & Trust Riverfront Pops concert—in the Quad Cit...
 
 
Car Shows on the Mississippi River in August in the Quad CitiesPublished July 18, 2017 AUGUST 2017 Quad Cities – Following on the heels of the Hot Rod Power Tour coming through town in June, the Quad Cities area gears up for another busy month of car shows and events in August....
 
New Festival, Alternating Currents, Announced, Aug. 25-26Published May 15, 2017 AUGUST 2017 Quad Cities – The Downtown Davenport Partnership (DDP) is excited to announce the inaugural
 
Labor Day Weekend in the Quad Cities, September 1-4Published August 16, 2017 SEPTEMBER 2017 Quad Cities - Go-karts rule the streets in downtown Rock Island, Illinois, during Labor Day Weekend on September 2-3, 2017.  Since its inaugural event in 1994, the free ...
 
 
September Makes a Culture Splash in the Quad CitiesPublished August 16, 2017 SEPTEMBER 2017 Quad Cities – The Quad Cities is a melting pot of cultures.  Throughout September the heritage of this area on the Mississippi River will be celebrated through a mixture o...
 
 
 
 
Brewing Up Some Fun in the Quad Cities, Sept. 16Published August 16, 2017 SEPTEMBER 2017 Quad Cities – Take a tour of the American brewing landscape—one ounce at a time—at Brew Ha Ha.  Wet your palate with more than 100 samples of ...
 
 
Sid the Science Kid Visits the Family Museum, May 27-Aug. 27Published May 15, 2017 MAY 2017 Quad Cities – Kids can join Sid the Science Kid on an amazing, scientific adventure when Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit opens at the Family Museum in Bettendor...
 
New Museum Opens Honoring Jazz Musician Bix BeiderbeckePublished July 24, 2017 Davenport, Iowa (July 21, 2017) – For over half a century, dedicated fans have dreamed of a permanent museum and archive to preserve the memory of the world-famous Bix Beiderbecke and his mus...
Hip, Art-Focused Hotel Opens in Davenport July 26Published February 17, 2017 Davenport, IA – Say hello to The Current: the stylish new hotel that places an emphasis on beauty, fun, and an artful approach to guest service. The Current is locate...
 
 
Four New Rides Open at Modern Woodmen Park in DavenportPublished June 12, 2017 JULY 2017 Quad Cities – This year, Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport, Iowa, opens four new amusement rides.  Modern Woodmen Park is not an amusement park; it is an 86-year old baseball st...
 
Quad Cities CVB Announces New Visitor ProgramPublished May 15, 2017 MAY 2017 Quad Cities – The Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau (QCCVB) announces a new program for visitors. Visitors can get a free V.I.V. Wristband when they are here in th...
 
History, Environmental and Photo Cruises Hit the Mississippi River this SummerPublished May 25, 2017 Quad Cities:  You can hop aboard an open-air, pontoon-style boat called the Channel Cat Water Taxi and enjoy a wonderful array of adventures that cover history, the river ecosystem, or even a ...
 
 
Rent Some Outdoor Recreation in the Quad CitiesPublished March 9, 2017 Quad Cities – The first thing that comes to mind when referencing vacation rentals might be Airbnb, VRBO, a meeting space or event hall, or even renting a vehicle.  Yes, we have those th...
 
 
Going on Tour! Explore the Quad CitiesPublished February 21, 2017 Quad Cities – From John Deere Combines and historic homes, to studio production and specific topic tours, the Quad Cities offer an array of guided tours that provide visitors with the opportu...
 
 
New Animals at Niabi Zoo, Now Open for the SeasonPublished April 7, 2017 Quad Cities – Two dozen new reptiles and new domestic animals are among the changes to be unveiled to Niabi guests when the Zoo opens for its 2017 season on Saturday, April 15. &ldquo...
 
 
You Will Not Find History Boring in the Quad CitiesPublished January 11, 2017 JANUARY 2017 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...
 
 
 
Isabel Bloom New Studio Showroom, Tour Center Now OpenPublished January 11, 2017 JANUARY 2017 Quad Cities - Isabel Bloom customers once again are able to watch artisans create the iconic sculptures at the company's new flagship Davenport, Iowa, showroom. Native Iowa a...
 
 
 
National Geographic and Partners Launch New Website on Mississippi RiverPublished October 13, 2016 MOLINE, Ill. (Oct. 12, 2016) — Local community leaders, regional and state tourism managers, federal partners, and Mississippi River businesses and residents today had a regional rollout for ...
 
 
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