Red, White & Boom! 2017

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Name: Red, White & Boom! 2017
Date: July 3, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM CDT
Event Description:
A one-of-a-kind bi-city, bi-state event celebrating the QC region & Nation's birthday with the area's largest fireworks display on the Mississippi River!

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Modern Woodmen Park

5:00 p.m – Gates open to Modern Woodmen Park

Red White & Boom activities inside the ball park include: 
Free bounce houses for the kids
A scavenger hunt
Face painting
Write a letter to a soldier provided by the USO.

6:00 p.m.- Musical entertainment TBA on the East concourse deck 

8:15 p.m.- Opportunity for sponsors, Davenport Mayor and Rock Island Arsenal officers to address audience

8:30 p.m. - Join us for an Oath of Enlistment ceremony and help celebrate new recruits into the Armed Forces.  Immediately followed by the Scrap Metal brass band.

9:30 p.m. - See the largest fireworks display in the Quad Cities shot from two barges in the middle of the Mississippi River. Tune into 97x to hear the official Red, White & Boom soundtrack to the fireworks!

Immediately following fireworks - Performance TBA. Stick around after the fireworks for some great music and this great Quad Cities Band! Have some fun and let the traffic die down before you head home! 
LeClaire Park
7:00 p.m. - Musical entertainment TBA

Attending is completely free. The use of alcohol and tobacco products is prohibited. Please feel free to bring your own food and beverages. 

Questions about the Genesis Healthy Family Viewing Section in LeClaire Park, contact Tyler at
Rock Island Schedule of Events

Schwiebert Park

5:00 p.m. - Schwiebert Riverfront Park opens with inflatables ($5 wrist band), children's activities, and food vendors. Bent River Brewing Company - Beer Garden opens on the Great Lawn

5:00 p.m. – COUNTRY Financial Presents The Big River Brass Band

6:15 p.m. - Proclamation and Military Tribute

6:30 p.m. - Performance by Metropolitan Youth Program Drill Team of Rock Island

7:00-9:30 p.m. - COUNTRY Financial Presents Smooth Groove

9:30 p.m. - Fireworks launched from two barges on the Mississippi River synced to Music heard through the Park or via 97X FM Radio

Event Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor

  • Genesis Health System

Gold Sponsor

  • St. Ambrose University

Jumbotron Advertising Sponsor

  • Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center

Jumbotron Advertising/ Booth Sponsor

  • VanDerGinst Law, P.C.

Print Media Sponsor

  • Quad-City Times

TV Cable Sponsor

Radio Media Sponsor

  • Townsquare Media

TV Media Sponsor


Vehicle Sponsor

  • Crawford Company

Modern Woodmen Park, LeClaire Park, and Schwiebert Park

Date/Time Information:
Monday, July 3

Fireworks start at 9:30 pm
Contact Information:
Jason Gilliland
FREE for all to attend!
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