The Quad-Cities Hot Air Balloon Festival will be moving to Rhythm City Casino in 2020.

This year’s event will be hosted onsite at Rhythm City Casino in Davenport, IA on Friday, August 14 through Saturday, August 15. Gates open at 4 PM daily. Admission is free but donation items or cash are appreciated and will benefit the Quad City Animal Welfare Center. A list of items of need can be found online at

Attendees can expect to view the balloon launch at 6 PM each day with tethered balloon rides post launch for $15 per rider, free balloon glow viewing at dusk each day and a play area for kids including bounce houses, face painting and more! Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs to set up for an evening of balloon viewing. Food vendors to be announced at a later date.

Mo Hyder, General Manager of Rhythm City Casino Resort comments, “We here at Rhythm City look forward to bringing a unique family-friendly event to our grounds. Being a community friendly casino resort, we are always looking to expand our offerings and the Quad-Cities Hot Air Balloon Festival is one of those ways. I look forward to seeing the balloons in action!”

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