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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...
Discover, Explore during 1st Quad Cities Museum Week, June 13-21Published April 28, 2015 Quad Cities – On June 13-21, more than twenty museums from across the Quad Cities region will welcome visitors for a week-long adventure of fun activities, great discoveries,...
 
 
 
Unique Food Festival Highlights Rhubarb, June 5-6Published May 14, 2015 June 2015 Quad Cities – On Friday, June 5 and Saturday, June 6, 2015, the charming, rural community of Aledo, Illinois, welcomes thousands of visitors to the 24th Annual Rhubarb Festi...
 
Rock Island Hosts Three Marvelous Events in One June Weekend, June 10-14Published May 14, 2015 June 2015 Quad Cities – Rock Island celebrates cultural heritage with Gumbo Ya Ya, honors its history with Pioneer Days, and welcomes the world for the ComedySportz World Championships during...
 
 
 
Ride the River Highlights Popular Bike Trail Options in Q-C, June 21Published May 14, 2015 June 2015 Quad Cities – There’s no better way to see the mighty Mississippi River and the beautiful landscape and unique towns that wrap themselves around it than from the seat of a bic...
 
 
 
John Deere Homes Open for Blossoms at Butterworth, June 28Published May 14, 2015 June 2015 Quad Cities – John Deere and his descendants left more to the world than the first successful steel plow and Deere and Company.  Sitting atop the hills overlooking Moline, Illi...
 
 
 
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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