Join us for the celebration!
Enjoy two weeks of music, theatre, art, dance, tours, history, and fun-filled festivals! Fill your days and evenings with a variety of events and activities during East West Riverfest.
East West Riverfest is not about the creation of a new festival. It is a two-week celebration of the arts, culture and heritage of the Quad Cities. The fest emphasizes existing festivals, events and activities, along with new ones that are being held specifically because of the celebration.
- Guided & self-guided tours
- River excursions
- Cultural events
- Special performances
- Historic sites
- Culinary experiences
- Art shows
- Comedy & improv
Rolling River Storytimes
Free storytime at the Southwest Branch library featuring stories and a related activity for families with children ages birth to five. Read more »Loving Kindness Tour Buddha Relic Exhibit
A collection of sacred relics of the Buddha masters are touring the world as part of the Maitreya Heart Shrine Relic Tour featuring more than 1,000 items, including from the Dalai Lama's personal collection. Read more »Artist Reception with Jacki Olson
Artist Reception with Jacki Olson from Rock Island whose piece is featured in the Lilly Expressions of a Cancer Journey art exhibit. Read more »Creative Writing Day Retreat
Day-long retreat for writers to work on their craft and explore downtown Davenport for inspiration. Read more »Baby Story Time
Babies 0-24 months can come to the Eastern Avenue library and hear simple songs and stories with others their age at the library. Read more » See all events »
East West Riverfest Participants
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