The Festival Saturday, August 11, 2018 – Gates open at 4:00 p.m. Ya Maka My Weekend, the “Original District Festival” celebrates Caribbean culture with ethnic foods, live reggae and Caribbean music, palm trees and sand. This festival enjoys a Midwest regional draw...

Check out the 2nd Annual Art in the Garden at the Quad City Botanical Center! Nature-inspired artists selling and displaying their work, food trucks, and live music throughout the beautiful gardens. Bring the whole family- there's fun for all ages...

Throw back follies! In celebration of our 20th anniversary, we are bringing back the birds! We invite you to participate in our wildly creative art exhibit—Flamingo Follies! We encourage everyone, including families and individuals to participate. NOTE: THE DATE OF THIS...

Before you return to the grind of school, grab some pals and head over to the Quad City Botanical Center for College Night! The main event will be an unconventional tour* of the gardens led by our Augie interns. You’ll...

Weedeater Zeke Sierra Thursday July 26th / 7pm / 18+ Rock Island Brewing Company $20 Online tickets on sale now through Midwestix.com Hard Tickets next Wednesday at CoOp Records / Ragged Records ➤ Weedeater weedmetal.com/homepage.html facebook.com/weedmetal twitter.com/weedmetal instagram.com/weedeaterofficial Weedeater was born the mid-'90s, in Wilmington, NC, originally taking shape as a side...

New for this year's fest, we are excited to announce our first-ever (official) after-party. Keep the party rollin' at Rock Island Brewing Company well after the Dawn plays their last note. The Tripp Brothers will be on hand to keep...

Thrill to the skills of Mark Hanson, 2-time Guiness world record holder for speed juggling, his daughter, Christa, a national unicycle champ, and more family juggling and unicycle amazement. Volunteer for the juggling Tornado of Doom, see the tricks the family...

The Festival Saturday, June 9, 2018 – Gates open at 4:00 p.m. Catch the spirit and energy of ‘The Quarter’ in downtown Rock Island for Gumbo Ya Ya. Cajun, Zydeco, and Jazz bands will tantalize your ears, while Cajun spiced food will...

The 2018, 20th anniversary version of Garden Party is here! The Garden Party is a wonderful, exclusive event, hosted right here in the gardens of the Quad City Botanical Center! This event offers food samplings from local expert chefs like...