Fall festivals. Halloween celebrations. Beautiful changing leaves on the Mississippi River. Fall in the Quad Cities is a marvelous display of color, beautiful weather and affordable seasonal events.

Whether you're looking for mountain biking, a fall foilage river cruise, or a fresh and local outdoor market, we've got an affordable getaway that you won't forget. Check out some of our recommendations below, or dive into our interactive events calendar for a comprehensive look at all there is to see and do during this great season.
Marvel at the fall foliage The Mississippi River may be called the Father of Waters, but Mother Nature wields the paintbrush in the fall as the leaves turn to brilliant orange, golden yellow, and tawny red. Find the best places in the Quad Cities to see the changing colors.
Explore more Check out some great ways to see the fall foilage on the Mississippi River
Take a ride on a Mississippi River riverboat to see some awesome color
Shop at a local outdoor market Shop local at one of our marvelous outdoor markets during the fall months. From farmers' markets to seasonal pumpkin patches, we've got everything you need to get fresh products from Midwestern farmers.
Explore more Check out the Freight House Farmers Market, one of the largest in the region
Visit Pride of the Wapsi for a pumpkin patch, corn maze, and pick your own pumpkin
Take a look at our full list of outdoor markets for more great ideas
Explore wine country Toast your visit to the Quad Cities with a marvelous glass of wine! Discover our wine country through wonderful vineyards that offer their own distinct collection of wines, tastings, tours, and special events. Come celebrate and enjoy your wine experience in the Quad Cities. Try them all if you like, the owners would love to welcome you!
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