2017 FALL FUN IN THE QUAD CITIES

The Quad Cities is an amazing place to be in the fall!

Be sure to take advantage of the pumpkin patches, apple orchards, trick-or-treating, and fall events! We’ve put together a list of places in the Quad Cities you won’t want to miss!

Let us know if we’re missing anything! And bookmark – or pin – this post. You’ll want to come back throughout the fall season!

PUMPKIN PATCHES

FRANK PUMPKIN FARM

COST: FREE
HOURS: {through October}
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
FEATURES: This local, family-owned farm has a variety of pumpkins and gourds available for purchase. Goats, chickens, turkeys and miniature cattle to interact with, too. (No U-pick.)

21730 Moens Rd
Atkinson, IL 61235

(309) 936-7558

COUNTRY CORNER

COST: Free {Some items inside the park cost}
HOURS: {through October}
Monday – Friday: 9:00pm – 7:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am – 7:00pm
Friday & Saturday nights: 7:00pm – 10:0pm
FEATURES: Corn maze, petting zoo, jump houses, pumpkin cannon, flashlight maze, zombie quest, farm store.

5333 US-150
Alpha, IL 61413

(309) 629-2359

PRIDE OF THE WAPSI

COST: 2 years of age and younger are free, $9 per person, $6 Senior Citizens {Pony rides and some other attractions cost}
HOURS: {opens September 30, through October}
Friday: 4:00pm – 6:30pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am – 6:30pm
FEATURES: Wagon rides, spider web, jump house, barrel train, pumpkin patch, logic maze, tricycle track, milking parlor, sandbox, corn box, goat walk, petting zoo, pony rides, cornfield maze. Food is available for purchase.

14600 305th Street
Long Grove, IA 52756

(563) 285-8180

DOWNING DAUGHTER'S PUMPKIN PATCH

COST: Free 
HOURS: 
Friday: 4:00pm – 7:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
FEATURES: Pumpkins, home-grown.

200 South 1st Street

Cambridge, IL 61238

(309) 937-3942
 
 

BUFFALO PUMPKIN PATCH

COST: Free
HOURS: {through October}
Monday – Sunday: 9:00am – 6:00pm
FEATURES: Pumpkins, pick your own sunflowers, farm pond, sorghum maze, pony rides, goat chariots, animals to feed and pet, tractor-pulled hay rides, goat milking barn, haystack, straw castle maze, snacks and refreshments, moon bounce

1500 Front Street
Buffalo, IA 52728

(563) 370-4026

CORN CRIB

COST: Free; $5 Fall Fest
HOURS: {though October}
Monday through Saturday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am – 4:00pm
FEATURES: Every weekend (Friday-Sunday) the Corn Crib Fall Fest has pumpkins, bounce house, hayrack ride, play area, barrel train, food, live music, and more!

6924 Route 150
Coal Valley, Il

(309) 799-3745

HAPPY HOLLOW U-PICK

COST: Free
HOURS: {through October}
Check website for current hours
FEATURES: Pick your own pumpkins

17325 20th Avenue North
East Moline, IL 61244

(309) 496-1515

APPLE ORCHARDS

STONE'S APPLE BARN

COST: Free admission
HOURS: Monday – Saturday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Pick your own: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
FEATURES: Hay rack rides, feeding animals, over 55 varieties of Stone Grown apples, apple cider, pears, preserves, honey, and more.

16115 Hubbard Rd.
East Moline, IL 61244

(309) 496-2318

GRAVERT'S APPLE ORCHARD

COST: Free admission
HOURS: Daily, 9:00am – 6:00pm
FEATURES: Overlooking the Mississippi River, say hi to the animals, 20 varieties of apples, general store.

54757 Hwy 52
Sabula, IA 52070

(563) 687-2298

PARADES

MOLINE DADS CLUB PARADE

ROUTE: iWireless Center, downtown Moline
DATE: 10/15
TIME: 2:00pm

BETTENDORF PARADE

ROUTE: 23rd and Middle, 23rd to Spruce Hills, Spruce Hills to 18th, Middle to Splash Landing
DATE: 10/28
TIME: 7:00pm

LECLAIRE
PARADE

Witches’ Walk and Costume Parade
ROUTE: LeClaire Levee/Pavilion
DATE: 10/28
TIME: 1:00pm

DAVENPORT PARADE

ROUTE: 3rd and Brady, 3rd to Scott, Scott to 2nd, 2nd to Iowa.
DATE: 10/28
TIME: 2:00pm

EVENTS

FALL COLOR DISPLAY

DATE: Saturday, September 2 through Friday, October 20

FEATURES: Stunning autumn-hue foliage and flowers to welcome in the new season.

215 West Central Park Ave.
Davenport, IA 52803

(563) 326-7818

SPECIAL NEEDS NIGHT

DATE: Friday, October 6
COST:Free, but you need a ticket to enter. Tickets are limited to 100 and can be picked up at the Family Museum
HOURS:  5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
FEATURES: An exclusive event for families with children who have special needs. Tickets will be limited to the first 100 participants. Everyone (including members) needs a ticket to enter. Therapy dogs from the Quad Cities Canine Assistance Network will stop by for a visit.

2900 Learning Campus Drive
Bettendorf, IA 52722

PUMPKIN EXTRAVAGANZA

DATE: Sundays, October 1, 8, 15, and 22
COST: $6.00 (16 years and older), $5.00 (seniors and military), $4.00 (ages 6-15), $2.00 (ages 2-5), FREE (under 2)
HOURS: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
FEATURES: Weekly fun family events for all ages. Build your own scarecrow, pumpkin painting, spooky pollinators, and gourds.

2525 4th Avenue
Rock Island, IL , 61201

(309) 794-0991

SOUTHWEST FAMILY CRAFTS

DATE: Tuesday, October 10
COST: FREE
HOURS:  6:00PM
FEATURES: Free crafts suitable for the whole family. In October, the craft is making Halloween pillow boxes to hold treats. Registration is required. Call (309) 732-7338 or sign up online. 

9010 Ridgewood Road
Rock Island, IL 61241

(309) 732-7338

STEAM-AZING AFTERSCHOOL FUN

DATE: Wednesday, October 11
COST: FREE
HOURS:  3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
FEATURES: Afterschool projects in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art of Math (STEAM) for kids of all ages. In October, we’ll make Spider Art.

3059 30th Street
Rock Island, IL 61241

(309) 732-7338

HALLOWEEN SCAVENGER HUNT

DATE: Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14
COST: $35.00 (16 years and older)
HOURS: 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
FEATURES: Max McAlister, the long-time owner of Hauberg Estate, has issued a rare invitation for the public to join him for a Halloween party like no other! Following newly-discovered instructions, you will search the house for clues, collecting all of the pieces to complete the puzzle. Bring your friends and work together at your own pace to unravel the mystery! Ages 16 and up. Ability to navigate stairs on all floors required. Classic horror movie-themed costumes encouraged. 

1300 24th Street
Rock Island, IL , 61201

(563) 265-2753

DANCE ME A STORY - HALLOWEEN HUSTLE

DATE: Monday, October 16
COST: FREE
HOURS:  6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
FEATURES: Kids can try on costumes, listen to a story and make crafts.

3210 41st Street
Moline, IL 61265

(309) 524-2440

HALLOWEEN AT ILLINIWEK

DATE: Saturday, October 21
COST: FREE
HOURS: 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 FEATURES: Hay rack rides, trick-or-treating, pumpkin painting and more!

1201 State Avenue
Hampton, IL 61256

(309) 496-2620

CHRYSANTHEMUM DISPLAY

DATE: Friday, October 20 through Sunday, November 12

FEATURES: Exhibition-grade mums in all shapes and sizes! Do not miss this Vander Veer tradition!

215 West Central Park Ave.
Davenport, IA 52803

(563) 326-7818

FEJERVARY FAMILY FUN DAYS - HARVEST FESTIVAL

DATE: Saturday, October 21

COST: FREE
HOURS:  12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
FEATURES: Celebrate harvest with free family activities, bounce houses, nature education, and more!

1900 Telegraph Road
Davenport, IA 52804

(563) 328-7275

SPOOKTACULAR AT PROSPECT PARK

DATE: Saturday, October 21
COST: FREE
HOURS:  2:30 pm to 5:00 pm
FEATURES: Enjoy a complimentary wiener roast, storytelling, trick-or- treating and a magic show! Kids can come dressed in costume to trick-or- treat around the lagoon. There will be plenty of fun characters to meet along the trail.

16th Street and 30th Avenue

Moline, IL 61265

(309) 524-2424

HALLOWEEN AT BLACKHAWK STATE HISTORIC SITE

DATE: Saturday, October 21
COST: FREE
HOURS:  6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
FEATURES: Enjoy a short walk in the moonlight to meet some of the site’s special critters – chipmunks, foxes, spiders, snakes, bats and more. Hear the “animals” tell their stories about living in the Black Hawk Forest. 

1510 46th Avenue

Rock Island, IL 61201

(309) 230-8885

SCARECROW SHENANIGANS

DATE: Sunday, October 22
COST: Tickets available – $2 for members and $7 for general admission
HOURS: Noon – 5:00pm
FEATURES: Visitors are encouraged to come in costume and enjoy games, crafts, dancing, and more!

2900 Learning Campus Dr
Bettendorf, IA 52722

(563) 344-4106

FALL WINE DINNER

DATE: Monday, October 23
COST: $49/person
HOURS:  10:00am – 3:00pm
FEATURES: This fall wine dinner includes a 5-course meal and a talk about Sebastani’s rich Sonoma history. Space is limited, contact Katie at (563) 345-6647 or [email protected] to reserve your spot. 

225 W 2nd St
Davenport, Iowa 52801

(563) 345-6647

EXPLORATORIUM - GROSSOLOGY

DATE: Wednesday, October 25
COST: FREE
HOURS: 2:00pm – 3:30pm
FEATURES: S.T.E.A.M programming for grades K-5 – featuring everything ‘gross’ with Grossology presented by the Grout Museum. 

3210 41st Street
Moline, IL 61265

(309) 524-2440

PRESCHOOL HALLOWEEN PARTY

DATE: Thursday, October 26
COST: FREE
HOURS:  10:00 am
FEATURES: Non-scary Halloween party for preschool aged children and their caregivers.  Costumes encouraged!

3210 41st St
Moline, IL 61265

(309) 524-2440

GHOSTLY NIGHT SPOOKTACULAR

DATE: Thursday, October 26
COST: FREE
HOURS: 6:00pm – 7:30pm
 FEATURES: Halloween themed crafts and activities for families.  Costumes encouraged! 

3210 41st Street
Moline, IL 61265

(309) 524-2440

FRIGHT NIGHT

DATE: Thursday, October 26
COST: FREE
HOURS:  5:00pm – 8:00pm
FEATURES: Goodie bags, trick-or-treating, live DJ and entertainment, kids’ games, food vendors, raffles, costume parade, costume contest

Schweibert Riverfront Park, Downtown Rock Island
Rock Island, IL 61201

(309) 732-7275

FIGGE UNDERGROUND

DATE: Thursday, October 27
COST: $15 in advance, $20 at the door
HOURS: 9:00pm – 2:00am
FEATURES: The best Halloween party in the Quad Cities, located in the underground parking garage of the museum. Music, costume contest, craft stations and craft beverages.

225 W 2nd St
Davenport, Iowa 52801

(563) 326-7804

LAGOMARCINO'S HALLOWEEN HOT CHOCOLATE RACE

DATE: Saturday, October 28
COST: $39.99 for adults, $5 for kids run
HOURS:  9:00am
FEATURES: Delicious hot chocolate, chocolate treats, and incomparable embroidered jackets to all who register.

2132 East 11th Avenue
Davenport, IA

(563) 326-7804

BOO AT THE ZOO

DATE: Saturday, October 28-29
COST: $8.25 Adults, $7.25 Senior Citizens (62+ years), $6.25 Kids (3 – 12 years old), Kids 2 years old and under are Free, FREE Admission to Niabi Zoological Society Members
HOURS:  10:00am – 3:00pm
FEATURES: Trick-or-treat around the zoo!

13010 Niabi Zoo Road
Coal Valley, IL 61240

(309) 799-3482

DAY OF THE DEAD FIESTA

DATE: Sunday, October 29
COST: FREE
HOURS:  Noon – 5:00pm
FEATURES: Art projects, live performances, music, and food.

225 W 2nd St
Davenport, Iowa 52801

(563) 326-7804

THE GREAT PUMPKIN DROP

DATE: Saturday, November 4
COST: Included with paid admission
HOURS:  Bring your old pumpkins between 9:00am and 10:50am, dropping starts at 11:00am
FEATURES: Bring your Jack-O-Lanterns to the Family Museum to see them drop them over the ledge! How far will they SPLAT?!

2900 Learning Campus Drive
Bettendorf, IA 52722

(309) 799-3482

TRICK-OR-TREATING

NORTHPARK MALL

Sunday, 10/29
4:00pm – 6:00pm

SOUTHPARK MALL

Sunday, 10/29
4:00pm – 6:00pm

MILAN

TBD

BETTENDORF

Tuesday, 10/31
5:00pm – 7:00pm

DAVENPORT

Tuesday, 10/31
5:30pm – 7:30pm

EAST MOLINE

TBD

MOLINE

Tuesday, 10/31
5:00pm – 8:00pm

ROCK ISLAND

TBD

BLUE GRASS

TBD

ELDRIDGE

Tuesday, 10/31
6:00pm – 8:00pm

LECLAIRE

TBD

MUSCATINE

TBD

GENESEO

TBD

WALCOTT

Tuesday, 10/31
6:00pm – 8:00pm

COAL VALLEY

TBD 

ALEDO

TBD

CARBON CLIFF

Tuesday, 10/31
5:00pm – 7:00pm

DURANT

 TBD

HAMPTON

TBD 

LONG GROVE

TBD 

SILVIS

 TBD

Did we forget something? Let us know!

We want to show our readers all the great Fall events available right here in the Quad City area. Let us know if we got a detail wrong or forgot an event!

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