East Moline's Independence Day 




East Moline is THE place to be in the Quad Cities on Fourth of July weekend. From fireworks to parades, live music and festivals, we can’t wait to show everyone what we mean when we say that East Moline is “A Welcome Difference!”

Saturday, July 3rd -


Location: The Bend - On the Riverfront

Time: Fireworks at Dusk - Games begin at 5:30

Event details

  • Presentation of Colors by R.I. Arsenal; Army Sustainment Command Soldiers
  • Live Music: To Be Announced
  • Children’s Carnival that will include a free bounce house, games, face painting, a balloon artist and fun with bubbles.  Tickets are 25¢ or 25 for $5.00
  • Food and drinks

(Rain Date: July 5, 2018)

Sunday, July 4th

4th of July Parade (More details to come)

Location: Along 15th Ave from 3rd Street to 13th Street - NEW ROUTE - reversed

Time: 1 p.m.

This year’s parade theme is “America Strong - How do you Celebrate America?"

Staging will take place at the Bend this year (near the Hyatt Hotel) 

Music in the Park - Runners Park - 742 15th Avenue

 The Stone Flowers - 5:00 - 8:00 pm

Contact Us

  1. Amy Brandstetter

    Administrative Assistant
    Email Amy Brandstetter
    Ph: 309-752-1594
    Fx: 309-752-1572

    Theresa DeFauw-Martin

    Administrative Assistant
    Email Theresa DeFauw-Martin
    Ph: 309-752-1594
    Fx: 309-752-1572

    City Hall Annex
    912 16th Ave.
    East Moline, IL 61244

    Hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Monday through Friday

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