Red White and Boom! fireworks display set to return July 3 

The annual bi-state Red White and Boom! will be held on July 3, 2024. Family-friendly activities will take place that evening in downtown Rock Island and Davenport. At 9:30 p.m. fireworks will be shot, in sync with music broadcast on 97X, from two barges in the middle of the Mississippi River.  

Spectators can watch from free viewing areas along the riverfront including Schwiebert Riverfront Park in Rock Island or LeClaire Park in Davenport. Remember to bring your lawn chairs.  

There will be plenty of activities on both sides of the river for families to enjoy ahead of the fireworks display. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. 



Food Vendors 

Starting at 5 p.m.  

Schwiebert Riverfront Park  

No need to worry about dinner, food vendors will serve up delicious bites all night long, ensuring you stay fueled for the festivities.  

Live Music 

6 – 9 p.m.  

Schwiebert Riverfront Park Stage  

Groove to the beats of Class of ’82 as they take the stage with live music that will keep you dancing.   


Kids Zone Activities 

6 – 8:30 p.m.  

Schwiebert Riverfront Park  

Kids can unleash their creativity with face painting, marvel at balloon artists’ creations and explore the playground. 



On the street and in the city parking lots are free.  


Red, White and Boom is presented by the City of Davenport and the City of Rock Island, and supported by the Downtown Davenport Partnership and Rock Island Downtown Alliance – affiliates of the Quad Cities Chamber, Rock Island Parks & Recreation, KWQC, 97X & Townsquare Media, Quad-City Times & Dispatch/Argus, St. Ambrose University, Lunardi’s, Upper Mississippi Fleeting, Bent River Brewing Company, Rock Island Happy Joes, The Outhouse and the Davenport Riverfront Improvement Commission.  

For more information visit Red White and Boom QC.