Ya Maka My Weekend is a celebration of Caribbean culture with great food, live music and activities for the entire family!
Once again, Downtown Rock Island will transform into a tropical paradise with reggae and steel drum music, Caribbean cuisine and a market offering authentic island wares. Started in 1992, the event evolves every year.
Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021
Admission $10 (Kids 12 & under get in FREE) paid at the gate
No coolers are allowed at the event; personal lawn chairs and seating are allowed
Live Music Lineup
Baby J & Golden Street Band
Drea & Zion Iyahbinghi
Hosted by Assane Dia
Back this year!
• Coconut Cove with live music inside the Caribbean Food Court
• 220’ zipline through the concrete jungle (5-9 p.m.)
City of Rock Island
Development Association of Rock Island
Holiday Inn Rock Island – Quad Cities
Townsquare Media Quad Cities