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A two-week celebration of arts, culture and heritage in the Quad Cities.
September 6 - 22, 2013
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.

Featured Events ComedySportzTwo teams of comics compete in a fast pace, fully-improvised comedy show every Friday and Saturday. Read more »

Library Card JumpThis 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 FMTune in to hear radio rograms featuring local culture. Read more »

Loving Kindness Tour Buddha Relic Opening CeremonyThe opening ceremony for the Buddha exhibit features more than 1,000 items from the Maitreya Heart Shrine Relic Tour. Read more »

Family MuseumSee displays of works from Quad Cities' most renowned artists during East West Riverfest. Read more »

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East West Riverfest Participants As a participant in East West Riverfest, be sure to add the logo to your website and printed materials!