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A two-week celebration of arts, culture and heritage in the Quad Cities.
September 6 - 22, 2013
Join us for the celebration! Enjoy two weeks of music, theatre, art, dance, tours, history, and fun-filled festivals! Fill your days and evenings with a variety of events and activities during East West Riverfest.

East West Riverfest is not about the creation of a new festival. It is a two-week celebration of the arts, culture and heritage of the Quad Cities. The fest emphasizes existing festivals, events and activities, along with new ones that are being held specifically because of the celebration.

Featured Events Diana, A CelebrationDiana, A Celebration presents the life and humanitarian work of one of the 20th century's most remarkable women with objects ranging from Princess Diana's royal wedding gown to family heirlooms and more. Read more »

MarchFourth Marching BandEchoing the deepest grooves of American fun, rock and jazz, M4 then boils it all together with high-stepping stilt acrobatics and dazzling dancers. Read more »

Great River Writers Retreat ReadingGreat Rivers Writers Retreat winners read from their work and discuss their experience in the Quad Cities. Read more »

RME Open Mic & JamJoin RME for its Open Mic & Jam every Wednesday night on the RME Community Stage! Read more »

Thursday Night GrooveCome down to enjoy live music, beer garden, food, and dance lessons! Read more »

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