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Spend time with the family enjoying free events and activities throughout Davenport! 
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Activity and event details are listed below! Check back often as we are always updating the page as new events or activities are added.

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Mainstage Production: Imagine That!

Join Rapunzel for the musical adventure that time forgot! Locked away in her tower, Rapunzel makes plans with her friend Daphne to escape the tower. Rapunzel’s Aunt Zelda, however, will do all she can to keep her there. Imagine That! is a celebration production for Davenport Junior Theatre honoring its 70 years of making Theatre for Kids, by Kids.

Multiple dates and times to choose from.

Friday, 6/24 | 6:30PM
Saturday, 6/25 | 10AM
Sunday, 6/26 | 2PM or 4PM
Ages: All ages
Location: Davenport Junior Theatre
Fees: Free

Fejervary Family Fun Days

Every third Saturday Fejervary Learning Center will host free family activities. Each day will have a special theme to make each one different and unique. We will be hosting family activities, local vendors, nature crafts, and more!

Saturdays | 12-3PM
6/18 | Kick-Off to Summer
8/20 | Back 2 School Bash
9/17 | Healthy Family Day
10/15 | Harvest Fest
Ages: All ages
Location: Fejervary Learning Center
Fees: Free

Party in the Park

The City of Davenport is happy to announce the return of Party in the Park for 2022! The two-hour events will run 5:30- 7:30PM on select Thursdays June 9 through August 18.

Party in the Park attendees can enjoy food, entertainment, and activities for the whole family! These events are a great opportunity to meet fellow residents, learn more about surrounding neighborhoods, and engage with local elected officials. Members from city staff will be in attendance to discuss concerns and opportunities facing the community and how residents can get involved in their neighborhood.


June 9 | Herington Park 
June 16 | Jersey Farms Park
June 30 | Van Buren Park 
July 7 | Marquette Park 
July 21 | Duck Creek Park 
August 11 | Ridgeview Park 
August 18 | Emeis Park


Red, White & Boom!

See the largest fireworks display in the Quad Cities shot from two barges in the middle of the Mississippi River! Tune into 97x and listen to the soundtrack this year’s fireworks are choreographed to.

Sunday, 7/3 |Kids Zone opens at 6PM / Fireworks Show begins at 9:30PM
Ages: All ages
Location: Iowa Riverfront - LeClaire Park & Quinlan Court, Davenport | Illinois Riverfront - Schweibert Riverfront Park, Rock Island
Fees: Free

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YouthFest 2022

Explore the natural play features while enjoying music and visiting with over 30 vendors promoting fun-filled summer activities! YouthFest is a yearly celebration sponsored by Davenport Parks and Recreation and Davenport Community Schools to encourage youth involvement in constructive summer activities. Participants will enjoy hands-on games, activities, and interactive displays. End the day cooling off at Fejervary Pool - general admission prices apply for the pool.

Wednesday, 7/13 | 8:30AM-2PM
Ages: All ages
Location: Fejervary Learning Center
Fees: Free

Movies in the Park

Back by popular demand - Davenport Parks and Recreation is excited to present FREE Movies in the Park! Grab your lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic to enjoy a family-friendly evening under the stars. Food sales and free activities will begin at 6PM; movie begins at sunset. In the event of rain, the event will be canceled. Cancellations will be made by 3PM, the day of the movie.

Annie Wittenmyer Complex: Friday, 8/5 | Wizard of Oz
Ages: All ages
Fees: Free


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Spring & Summer programming is being finalized. More details coming soon. Check back right here!

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Music on the River

Sundays | 7PM
7/5 | Crooked Cactus Band
7/12 | Josh Duffee & His Orchestra
7/26 | The RiverCity 6
7/3 | Red, White & Boom! w/ Identity Crisis
7/10 | BIX Jazz Fest Preview

7/17 | Orion Community Band
8/7 | Iowa Jazz Composers Orchestra
8/14 | Big River Brass Band

Wednesday | 7PM
8/24 | Central High School Marching Band

Ages: All ages
Location: Peterson Pavilion, LeClaire Park
Fees: Free

Riverpalooza Concert Series

A cool vibe awaits you. Live local music with food and drink at Davenport’s newest riverfront venue. *Food trucks and beverages available for purchase starting at 6pm, with concerts beginning at 7PM.

Thursday | 7PM
6/2 | Class of '82
6/9 | Rebecca Casad & Alan Morrison

6/16 | MVBS w/Chris Beard
6/23 | Isaiah Davis
6/30 | Panic River Band
7/7 | Dani Lynn Howe
7/14 | Frankie Joe
7/21 | The Tailfins
7/28 | Sam Day
8/4 | Totes McGotes
8/11 | The Velies
8/18 | Jef Spradley
8/25 | Barley House Band
9/1 | MVBS w/John Resch & Doggin’ Out
9/8 | Lewis Knudsen
9/15 | Mo&Co
9/22 | FlatTop
9/29 | TBD

Ages: All ages
Location: Quinlan Court
Fees: Free