Father’s Day Weekend Ideas

father's dayTo help you out, we’ve put together a list of ideas of events happening on Father’s Day Weekend (June 19-21) that you and your dad might enjoy.

The 21st Annual Rally on the River QC takes place Thursday, June 18-Saturday, June 20 and will include a motorcycle rally, live entertainment, food vendors and tons of excitement and fun for dad!

Take dad to a museum father’s day weekend during Quad Cities Museum Week! Over 20 museums across the Quad Cities region are participating in museum week with special activities, exhibits and promotions.

Learn more about reptiles and amphibians in the Quad Cities by attending a Riverine Walk from River Action. The walk will take place Saturday, June 20 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The group will meet at the Nahant Marsh Education Center in Davenport and tickets are available online at www.riveraction.org

The River Music Experience hosts their weekly free summer concert, Friday Live at Five on Friday, June 19 and Curtis Hawkins Band will perform! Enjoy drinks and free music at River Music Experience!

Share laughs with your Dad at a family friendly, ComedySportz! Enjoy two teams of improvisational performers compete for your laughs on Friday, June 19th and Saturday, June 20th from 7 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. at The Establishment in Rock Island.

Explore over 100 growers, bakers, crafters and artisans this Father’s Day Weekend with the Freight House Farmer’s Market. The farmer’s market is open Saturday, June 20 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Sunday, June 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Freight House in Davenport.

Catch a ball game with your family because the Quad Cities River Bandits will be playing the Burlington Bees all weekend at Modern Woodmen Park. Enjoy baseball, food and a great view on Friday, June 19 at 7 p.m., Saturday, June 20 at 6 p.m. or on Sunday, June 21 at 1:15 p.m. Families in the Quad Cities will also have a unique way to celebrate Father’s Day at Modern Woodmen Park when the Quad Cities River Bandits host their fourth annual Father’s Day cookout. Families can purchase ticket packages that include a game ticket and the all-you-can-eat buffet

Celebrate Father’s Day by giving back in a fundraising golf tournament, the Kilted T Golf Outing at Highland Springs Golf Course! Play golf in a Kilt or a tartan bonnet. This fun filled day playing golf is to raise funds for the Annual Celtic Festival and Highland Games. The event takes place Saturday, June 20 and begins with check-in at 11:30 a.m.

Kids can help celebrate Father’s Day by making their own Father’s Day present at the Family Museum on Saturday, June 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Kids can help make a keepsake card and a crown made out of duct tape for their dad!

Run with Dad at the Micro Brew Mile and 6K road race in Moline on Saturday, June 20 beginning at 4 p.m. or skip the road race and go straight to the Micro Brew Mile Craft Brew Festival at 5 p.m. in downtown Moline in the parking lots behind Bier Stube and Bent River. Enjoy live music, great food as well as local and non-local brews.

Enjoy a bi-state tour of the Quad Cities with Dad this Father’s Day along riverfront bike trails and cruise the Mississippi River aboard the Celebration Belle riverboat from Iowa to Illinois or ride a 4-mile loop on the historic Arsenal Island. Ride the River is Sunday, June 21.

Spend Father’s Day at the Figge Art Museum! All fathers will receive complimentary admission on Father’s Day – Sunday, June 21. Experience the current exhibitions on display, browse the museum store or get lost in the permanent collection galleries. The museum hours are noon – 5 p.m. that day.

If you’re looking for a great gift for dad, check out purchasing tee times for dad at TPC Deere Run. Enjoy the exclusive opportunity to experience PGA TOUR-quality course conditions before & after your favorite professional golfers tee it up for the John Deere Classic. Come test your skills with PGA TOUR-caliber golf.

Join Bierstube in LeClaire for their Father’s Day Brunch on Sunday, June 21 from 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. There will be European sausages, eggs, bacon, ham, biscuits & Gravy, hashbrown casserole and much more!

Give your dad “An Experience Far Above the Rest” at the Steventon’s Father’s Day Brunch on Sunday, June 21 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Food will include, salads, twice baked mashed potatoes, Steventon’s Home Made Prime Rib, an omelet station and more.


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