When: Tuesday, July 3
Where: Davenport, Iowa and Rock Island, Illinois riverfronts
Entertainment: Begins at 5:00 p.m.
Fireworks: 9:30 p.m.
In Davenport's LeClaire Park, local businesses will team up with non-profit vendors to provide a variety of food offerings. A portion of the proceeds from food sales will benefit area non-profit organizations.
A family-fun area with the Scott County Family Y youth obstacle course, Quad City Flames hockey challenge, face painting, bounce houses and special appearances by AlwaysClowning.com will be available for family entertainment prior to the fireworks in LeClaire Park. The Left Bank Art League Fine Arts Fair will be held in The District of Rock Island.
Fireworks will be synchronized to patriotic music on the radio station Star 93.5 (FM) as well as on speakers located throughout LeClaire Park and in The District of Rock Island.
The City of Davenport will be offering free parking in the Redstone Ramp (Main & River Drive), Harrison St. Ramp (Second & Harrison) and RiverCenter Ramp (Second & Brady) beginning at 4:30 p.m. on July 3 and all day on July 4.
Thank You to The Sponsors
"Red, White and Boom!" is hosted by the Riverboat Development Authority and supported by civic partners Lujack's Northpark Plaza, Genesis Health System, Swing of the Quad Cities, Lunardi's Italian Restaurant, Cumulus Broadcasting, Quad-City Times, KWQC-TV 6, St. Ambrose University, Modern Woodmen of America, City of Davenport, City of Rock Island, Renaissance Rock Island, and the Downtown Partnership, a division of DavenportOne.
This is the fourth year of "Red, White and Boom!," which began as part of the RiverVision plan. RiverVision is a partnership between the cities of Davenport and Rock Island to develop a plan for the shared Mississippi riverfront that focuses on connecting Davenport and Rock Island while enhancing and improving the two riverfronts.