The Holidays are right around the corner, and parents everywhere are excited about the amazing Quad Cities events happening in the area. There is never an excuse that there’s nothing to do!

Below, I’m sharing the Macaroni Kids Quad Cities Top Picks for November – and if you want to make sure you don’t miss a single awesome event, sign up for our free weekly newsletter, jam-packed with local events every single week. You’ll never hear “I’m bored” again.

Related post: QCMB Fall Family Fun Guide

The Great Pumpkin Drop

Saturday Nov. 4th

This event takes place at he Family Museum. Don’t throw away your old pumpkins, bring them to throw over the ledge! How far will the SPLAT!

Family Fun Night at the Putnam Museum

Friday Nov.  17th

Chemistry can be FUN! You’re not going to want to miss these science aLIVE! demonstrations during this explosive Family Fun Night!


Festival of Trees Holiday Parade

Saturday, Nov. 18th

Kick of the holiday season with the largest helium parade in the Midwest! 

Teddy Bear Tea

Sunday, Nov 19th

Children are invited to bring their favorite plush animal to an adorable Teddy Bear Team party for youngsters and their adult guests. Enjoy a special tea party experience with treats, cupcake decorating and photo ops with costumed characters roaming the floor. 


SugarPlum Ball

Tuesday, Nov 21st

This event is for all the special sugarplums and their favorite gentleman, Dress up and enjoy and evening of dinner and dancing. 

Holiday Afternoon Adventure: Movie at the Putnam

Saturday, Nov. 25th

Festival of Trees is partnering up with the PUTNAM to bring you a holiday classic on the giant screen. JINGLE ALL THE WAY

Annie at the Quad City Music Guild

Wednesday Nov 29th through Dec. 3rd

With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City.


Disney On Ice: Reach For The Stars

Nov. 30th through Dec. 3rd

Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy set the stage for a star-studded talent extravaganza as Disney On Ice presents Reach For The Stars.


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  1. Isadora Guidoni November 7, 2017 at 6:22 am #

    I love these ideas! They all sound so fun and joyful. Thanks for sharing them with us!

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