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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...
Mississippi Valley Blues Festival Returns in 2017 with 10 Acts, June 30-July 1Published May 15, 2017 JUNE 2017 Quad Cities – The Mississippi Valley Blues Society (MVBS) announces the completed line-up of their 2017 Blues Festival on June 30-July 1, as well as “BlueSKool" ...
 
 
Quad Cities Area Has Plenty of Patriotic Fun for the 4th of JulyPublished June 12, 2017 JULY 2017 Quad Cities – It’s going to be a Red, White, and Blue long weekend in the Quad Cities.  There is a plethora of activities to put you in the patriotic mood. Celebr...
 
 
John Deere Classic Tees Off at TPC Deere Run, July 10-12Published June 12, 2017 JULY 2017 Quad Cities – Defending John Deere Classic champion Ryan Moore will be back to play in the PGA TOUR’s John Deere Classic on July 10-16, 2017, at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill.&...
 
 
Home Brewing Up Some Fun in the Quad Cities, July 15Published June 12, 2017 JULY 2017 Quad Cities – The Quad Cities has a culture of great home brewers, and they’re getting their time to shine on Saturday, July 15, 2017, at the Rivers Edge Homebrew Festiv-ale.
 
 
Kept the Tradition Alive since 1975 for the Annual Bix 7 RacePublished June 12, 2017 JULY 2017 Quad Cities – Named for Davenport’s great jazz legend Leon ‘Bix’ Beiderbecke, the annual Quad-City Times Bix 7 Run/Walk and Downtown Street Fest share one great we...
 
 
 
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 ...
 
 
Sid the Science Kid Visits the Family Museum, May 27-Sept. 3Published May 15, 2017 MAY 2017 Quad Cities – Beginning May 27, 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 M...
 
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...
 
 
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
 
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...
 
 
 
Hip, Art-Focused Hotel Coming to Davenport in Summer 2017Published 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...
 
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 ...
 
 
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...
 
 
 
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