Motown Craft Beer Festival is happening Saturday, June 25th, 2022 in Moline. It's a full day of racing and sampling great beer!

In the morning hours, they're doing the MoTown Mile, which consists of the Kids Race, Motown Mile, and 5k Road Race.  Then it's the MoTown Craft Beer fest where almost 40 craft breweries are coming together to show off their stuff!

Whether you just crossed the finish line of the MoTown Mile & 5K road race, or you just decided to swing down and taste some of the Mid-West Best Micro Brews, you're in for a treat! Craft Beer, Mead, and Spirits!

The 5K Race

A flat and fast very Scenic 5K taking you down River Drive and back along the beautiful Mississippi River Bike Path!

Age Group awards go three deep in each age category. The top three male and female winners will receive cash prizes while the top three in each age group will win customized pint glasses.

VIP Treatment

The VIP hour starts at 12PM, with general admission starting at 1PM and "running" until 4pm.

There is no better place to celebrate the kick-off to summer while sampling some great craft brews, feasting on appetizers from the downtown Moline restaurants, Food Truck Grub, and live entertainment from Karl Beatty all while hanging with friends!

MoTown Craft Beer Fest

  • General Admission - $35 Per Ticket - Starting June 24th & Day of event - $40.00

  • VIP Admission - $50.00 Per Ticket - Includes entrance an hour early before General Admission, limited edition drawstring bag, and Pint Glass!

Tickets are available online HERE!

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40 Things To Do On The 4th Of July In The Quad Cities

  1. Fair Warning at Bettendorf 4th of July Festival!
Mon, 4 – 6 PM
Cumberland Square, Cumberland Square Shopping Center, 2300 Spruce Hills Dr
Bettendorf, IA

  1. Genesis Firecracker Run
Mon, 5 PM
733 15th Ave
East Moline, IL

  1. 40th Anniversary Fire Cracker 10K/5K

5.Quad Cities River Bandits

Celebration belle Fireworks Dinner Cruise

Start date
July 3, 2022 7:30 pm
End date
July 3, 2022 10:30 pm
Moline Departure

  1. Come aboard for a special Independence Day Dinner Cruise! Join us as we cruise down to lock and dam 15 for the Red, White and Boom Fireworks! You will enjoy our 3 entree dinner buffet featuring our famous prime rib! Live entertainment onboard.

  1. Le CLaire SIgh Seeing cruise July 2nd,

9 The Tangled wood. Hap Hazard
Sun, Jul 3rd @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Last chance to enjoy LIVE music during your Fourth of July Weekend at the Tangled Wood! Join us in welcoming Hap Hazard! Hap Hazard is a dance band that has been performing in the local QC area for over 28 years providing a diverse span of top music hits from multiple eras.

10.Figgie Art Museum. Red, White, and Boom Fireworks Watch Party!
July 3, 2022 | 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Join us for the Figge’s most popular, member-only event, the Red, White and Boom! Fireworks Watch Party on Sunday, July 3, 2022! Enjoy all the fun of Independence Day at the museum and experience some of the best views in the Quad Cities.

11.Naibi Zoo is open 10-5

12.Danger Zone's Rockin' Independence Day Celebration Fri Jul 1, 2022  

13.Gunchie’s 4th of July Celebration Mad Hatter & Fireworks Sun Jul 3, 2022 


15.NUmber 1 should be red white and boom

16.Visit this for firework info:


18.East Moline’s Independence Parade
Mon, 1 – 3 PM
East Moline
East Moline, IL

19.East Moline Fire Fighters Pancake Breakfast
Mon, 6:30 – 11:00 AM
American Legion, 829 16th Ave
East Moline, IL

20.Central Empire Wrestling presents "Independence Day"
Mon, 4:00 – 5:30 PM
Clinton County
Clinton County, IA

21.Officers Down 5K BLUE Glow Run
Mon, 12 PM
Bettendorf, IA

22.I MIGHT HAVE DONE THIS ALREADY ---- Fireworks East Moline
Mon, 6:30 – 10:00 PM
River Bend Park, 900 Bend Blvd
East Moline, IL

23.The Bauman Big Band

24.Aurora Fireworks 4th of July
Mon, Jul 4 – Tue, Jul 5

Mon, 11 AM
Lincoln Park
DeWitt, IA

26.4th Of July Celebration Weekend
Fri, Jul 1 – Mon, Jul 4
Poopy's Pub, 1030 Viaduct Rd
Savanna, IL

27.Almost Fireworks Fest featuring Tim Stop
Mon, 5 – 8 PM
The Merrill Hotel, Muscatine, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, 119 W Mississippi Dr
Muscatine, IA

28.Independence Day Blast
Mon, 10 AM
Wapello Pro Rodeo, 935 Marshall St
Wapello, IA

29.Lincoln Highway Nitty Gritty 2022
Mon, 7 AM – 4 PM
Mt Vernon
Mt Vernon, IA

30.Red, White and Bourbon Music Fest
Fri, Jul 1 – Mon, Jul 4
Cedar Ridge Winery & Distillery, 1441 Marak Rd NW
Swisher, IA

31.Celebration of Freedom Fireworks
Mon, 12 AM
Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids, IA

32.Freedom Festival Car Show
Mon, 8 AM – 12 PM
Veterans Memorial Stadium, 950 Rockford Rd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA

33.Surf Zombies at The Bohemian
Mon, 3 – 6 PM
The Bohemian, 1029 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA at scott countyextras -idk if they have an event yet but - have a picnic, go swimming,


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