Quad Cities area 4th of July fireworks and activities

If you’re looking to celebrate the 4th of July, here is a list of festivities in the Quad Cities area.
Published: Jun. 16, 2022 at 10:23 AM CDT
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QUAD CITIES, Iowa & Ill. (KWQC) - If you’re looking to celebrate the 4th of July, here is a list of festivities in the Quad Cities area. You can also submit an event here.

IOWA:

Bettendorf: Fireworks will begin at dusk at Middle Park on July 4. (Rain date is ONLY Saturday, July 9).

  • 4th of July parade begins at 10 a.m. on July 4 in downtown Bettendorf.
  • 4th of July Festival July 3 - July 4 on Spruce Hills Drive from noon to 10 p.m.

Clinton: Fireworks following the Clinton LumberKings July 4, at NelsonCorp Field.Spruce Hills Drive will be closed from 18th St. to Cumberland Square Drive.

Durant: Durant Fireworks Show - July 4 at 8:00 p.m. at Durant school football field

Fort Madison: Fireworks at Riverview Park on July 4.

According to the police department, Avenue H will be blocked at 6th and 10th streets starting at 8 p.m. for public seating for fireworks.

Grandview: Fireworks at Academy Parks on July 4, at dusk.

Muscatine: Fireworks begin at dusk over the Mississippi River, July 4.

Park View: Fireworks at Meadowbrook Park on July 4, at dusk.

Starting at 5 p.m. pony rides, bounce houses Firetruck Playground and food will be available for the community.

Tipton: Fireworks July 4, at Cedar County Fairgrounds at dusk.

ILLINOIS:

Aledo: Fireworks at dusk on July 4 - Mercer Co. Fairgrounds. Rain date: July 5

Galesburg: Big Bang Boom firework show at 9 p.m. on July 4, at Lake Storey Park.

Stockton: Fireworks, car show, over 70 vendor booths, kiddie tractor pull, live entertainment and more at Stockton Memorial Park on July 4, all day.

Galva: Fireworks will follow a day full of activities in Galva. July 4 at Dusk fireworks will be at the Galva Park District.

Throughout the day there are events including a parade at noon with a lunch to follow.

PAST FIREWORK DISPLAYS

Davenport: The largest firework show in the Quad Cities, Red White and Boom is happening once again, starting at 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 3. Davenport and Rock Island will be shooting fireworks off from two barges in the Mississippi River.

  • Activities will be held at Modern Woodmen Park, LeClaire Park, Schwiebert Riverfront Park, and Quinlan Court. Activities such as ‘Kid Zones’, food and drinks, live music, and other festive activities.

Burlington: Fireworks following the Burlington Bees baseball game on July 3 at the Community Field.

Buffalo: Buffalo Days are July 1-3. Fireworks will be held on July 2, at dusk.

Sperry: Fireworks at dusk Sat., July 2.

There will also be a Ferris Wheel, kids tent, food trucks & family activities.

ILLINOIS:

Coal Valley: Fireworks Fri., July 1 at 9 p.m. Coal Valley Days petting zoo and circus. Saturday car show 7a.m.-11a.m. Parade 11 a.m.

Dixon: Dixon Memorial Park - Sat., July 2 at dusk map

East Moline: Fireworks at River Bend Park on July 3.

  • 64th Annual 4th of July parade at 1 p.m. 15th Avenue, 3rd-13th Streets.
  • The 40th Genesis Firecracker Run, July 4.
    • 10k, 5k run/walk, IMEG mile, Kiddie run, and other racing activities

Geneseo: Trill on the Hill firework show beginning at dusk July 2, at Richmond Hill Park.

Rock Falls: Independence Day Celebration, July 1 from 5 p.m.-10 p.m. at RB&W Park.

Rock Island: The largest firework show in the Quad Cities, Red White and Boom is happening once again, starting at 9:30 p.m. on July 3. Davenport and Rock Island will be shooting fireworks off from two barges in the Mississippi River.

  • Activities will be held at Modern Woodmen Park, LeClaire Park, Schwiebert Riverfront Park, and Quinlan Court. Activities such as ‘Kid Zones’, food and drinks, live music, and other festive activities.

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