Your Helpful Guide To Watching Red White and Boom in The Quad Cities
THE BIG DAY IS APPROACHING! This year's Independence Day is on Monday, July 4th. Several fun events and activities will be happening all weekend, July 1-3. What you should be marking in your calendars, however, is the Red White and BOOM Firework Display on July 3rd starting at 9:30 p.m. Admission is FREE and there are several places you can view the show from!
"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! All of our prime viewing areas provide picturesque space to view the fireworks over the Mighty Mississippi! "
Best Viewing Areas
- LeClaire Park, Davenport
- Schwiebert Riverfront Park, Rock Island
- Quinlan Court
- Bechtel Park, Davenport
- Freight House Farmers Market Lot
- Modern Woodmen Park
Magician David Casas
Iowa’s Premier Corporate & Family Entertainer David Casas has been making audiences laugh for over 20 years with his award-winning magic and comedy. He will be performing three 15-minute shows starting at 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 8 p.m.
Live Music at the Bandshell
Identity Crisis Band - 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Central Illinois classic rock band featuring music from the '70s, 80's, and 90's.
A place for the kids to be kids. From 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. there will be Bounce houses, a NASCAR simulator, yard games, misting station & more!
Food & Drinks
Food Trucks on Beiderbecke from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Schwiebert Riverfront Park
Live Music from DJ Jeff James - 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Followed by tribute band Class of '82 at 6:30 p.m. Jeff James has entertained the Quad Cities for over 20 years and is considered among the best in the business. Class of '82 - New Wave Tribute performs fun and catchy New Wave / Synthpop / Alt music from iconic bands/artists, one-hit wonders, and those hidden gems that deserved a little more love.
For the Kids
Glow sticks will be available for purchase along with face painting for the kids.
Food & Drinks
A wide variety of food vendors will be in attendance along with a Beer Garden by Bent River Brewing Company.
The Red, White & Bags Tournament starts at 1 p.m. Click Here to Register! (Registration Ends: Sun, 06/26/2022 11:59 PM)
Live music from Panic River Band starts at 1:00 p.m.
Food & Drinks
A Beer Tent from Front Street Brewery will be provided from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Food Trucks will open up from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Modern Woodmen Park
The River Bandits will host the Peoria Chiefs at 6 p.m.
In order to view the fireworks from the stadium, a ticket will have to be purchased. The game is expected to sell out.
Freight House Lot
Enjoy several of your favorite local vendors at the Freight House Farmers' Market from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Iowa's History on the Move Mobile Museum
10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Click Here to Learn More!
Visit the Website for more information: Red White and BOOM