Events

Midweek Music

Midweek Music

Wednesdays, June-August

A free summer concert series located on The Great River Plaza stage on each Wednesday from June-August during the lunch hour. 



Rivers Edge Homebrew Festiv-ALE

Rivers Edge Homebrew Festiv-ALE

2016 Date TBA

Rivers Edge Homebrew Festiv-ALE is Rock Island's first Hombrew Fest featuring over a dozen Homebrew clubs with over 50 different brews to sample. 



Third Thursday

Third Thursday

Third Thursday of every month! 5-7 p.m.

Third Thursday's are a great way to establish contacts, and build relationships in a relaxed, and informal setting. Free admission, free snacks, and a cash bar. 



Dirty Art

Dirty Art

2016 Date TBA

Dirty Art is an interactive art event in The District.



Gumbo Ya Ya

Gumbo Ya Ya

2016 Dates TBA

It's Mardi Gras...in The District!



Ya Maka My Weekend

Ya Maka My Weekend

2016 Dates TBA

Ya Maka My Weekend – It’s Reggae in The District!



Rock Island Grand Prix

Rock Island Grand Prix

September 5 & 6, 2015

The Rock Island Grand Prix is an independent kart racing event which draws hundreds of entries from throughout the United States and Canada, competing for a minimum purse of $25,000. This event is held on Labor Day weekend. In addition to being recognized as the world's largest street race, the Grand Prix is a unique social event. With thousands of spectators lining the streets, fans and drivers alike can mingle in The District for all the racing action and evening entertainment.



Fright Night

Fright Night

October 29, 2015

Fright Night is the annual Halloween party just for kids and happens the Thursday before Halloween. Fright Night features a children’s costume contest, treasure hunt, scary stories, make-and-take activities.



Boneyard Boogie

Boneyard Boogie

TBD

THE Halloween Bash in The District!



Gallery Hop!

Gallery Hop!

December 11, 2015

Gallery Hop! showcases hundreds of local and regional artists in  locations including galleries, restaurants, retail shops, and entertainment venues all in downtown Rock Island. We present Gallery Hop in the spring, and again in the winter.