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
Two teams of comics compete in a fast pace, fully-improvised comedy show every Friday and Saturday. Read more »Library Card Jump
This free event for all ages will feature numerous fun activities, including balloon jump houses, outdoor games, board games, a Wii free-for-all, and the library's mascot Libby the Library Dog with many of her friends. Read more »Rock Island Lines with Roald Tweet on WVIK 90.3 FM
Tune in to hear radio rograms featuring local culture. Read more »Loving Kindness Tour Buddha Relic Opening Ceremony
The opening ceremony for the Buddha exhibit features more than 1,000 items from the Maitreya Heart Shrine Relic Tour. Read more »Family Museum
See displays of works from Quad Cities' most renowned artists during East West Riverfest. Read more » See all events »
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