Spring!! It’s almost here!! The Quad Cities is coming out of hibernation and March is full of St. Patricks Day, Easter, and warmer weather events! 

Below, I’m sharing the Macaroni Kids Quad Cities Top Picks for March – 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

Mother Son Formal

March 4

Take a night for you and your son and be his first date at our Mother Son Formal! Cherish the memories and show him where he got the moves from on the dance floor! Couples will be treated to a dinner buffet, crafts, dancing, and a chance to win prizes.


Mother-Son Date Knight

March 9

Mothers and sons you are invited to a special night at Chick-fil-A Southpark Mall! Come for a medieval night of fun and activities, and your chance to see the cow and win free prizes! You won’t want to miss out on this exciting evening planned just for you!


Discover the Dinosaurs: Time Trek

March 10 & 11


Be transported through a special time lab where you can observe enormous prehistoric dinosaurs and glimpse at mythological, magical dragons! This experience is all about hands-on family fun! 


“Flight Adventures” Discovery Dome Showing

 March 10

Get ready to explore how birds, kites and planes fly in the Discovery Dome show “Flight Adventures!” Learn about the history and future of flight and how NASA is discovering new and safer ways to travel that might put YOU on the moon someday. The Dome experience is fully immersive, and viewers are presented with visuals by a projector that displays images using an advanced two-mirror system.


WQPT-PBS Imagination Station

March 17

WQPT’s Imagination Station builds on the learning success created by PBS KIDS programs. Enjoy educational activities, demonstrations and skill building in literacy, science, technology, engineering, math, arts, and resiliency.  Free Fun for the whole family!!


St. Patrick’s Day Grand Parade XXXIII

March 17

Celebrate St Patty’s Day with this two stare parade! Starts downtown Rock Island and ends in Davenport!


 Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt

March 24

Kids, ages 9-12, are invited to join us for this fun, spring event… Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt! Candy-laden eggs will be scattered around Riverside Park Field for kids to discover. Parents will not be allowed to participate. This event is free and open to the public. *Participants must bring their own flashlights.


Spring Celebration and Eco Egg Hunt

March 24

Celebrate spring at Nahant Marsh! Children ages 3-12 can participate in either a hide-and-seek egg hunt (great for younger children) or a GPS Scavenger egg hunt (best for older children). There will also be a variety of hands-on activities where children and their families will learn about local wildlife and upcycling.


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