Fourth of July: What's up, QC?

Find out what's going on in the QC for the 4th of July! 


July 3rd

Red, White & Boom! 
Illinois: Festivities begin at 5:00 p.m. at Schwiebert Riverfront Park in Rock Island with inflatables, kids activities, live music, and food vendors. 
Iowa: Festivities begin at 5:00 p.m. at Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport with kids activities, live music, and an Oath of Enlistment ceremony.

Fireworks are at 9:30 pm!
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Join UP {rooftop bar at The Current Iowa}, as they celebrate America’s birthday with the best views in town.

Their first ever pre-Independence Day party will feature an open bar from 6-10 pm, along with endless appetizers and delicious BBQ from 6-8 pm. Enjoy a front-row view to the fireworks over the river. 

Limited tickets available. Call Dolores at 563-231-9572 for this VIP event

Bettendorf 4th of July Celebration Kick-Off 
The music starts at 5:00 p.m. and the Iowa native and The Voice contestant Adam Cunningham takes the stage at 9:00 p.m. 

Milan Fireworks
Fireworks start at dusk with concessions and live music in Camden Park in Milan, IL.


July 4th 

Bettendorf 4th of July Celebration
10 a.m.: parade 
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Noon-7 p.m.: live music, food vendors, arts & crafts booths, petting zoo, amusement rides, inflatables, rock climbing wall, zip line, fishing derby, and more!  Then watch the Quad City Parachute Team and the fireworks at dusk shooting from Middle Park, 2220 23rd Street.
Dusk: fireworks

36th Annual Firecracker Run   
East Moline: 7:30 a.m. 
Options include: 5K run/walk, 10K run or relay, Kiddie Run, 1-mile, and Hospital Bed Races.  Concessions and live bands line the route. 

AMVETS 4th of July Parade 
1:00 p.m.: parade goes through downtown East Moline along 15th Ave.