St. Patrick’s Day Events | In & Around the QCA

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Looking for family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day events and activities in the Quad Cities? You’re in luck! The Quad Cities area offers a variety of festivities suitable for all ages to celebrate the Irish spirit. From lively parades to cultural performances, and even kid-friendly crafts, families can enjoy a vibrant array of experiences together. Whether you’re interested in traditional Irish music, tasty treats, or exploring local traditions, the Quad Cities provides a welcoming and festive atmosphere for everyone to enjoy this St. Patrick’s Day. 🍀

We will add more events as they come up, so check back often!

St. Patrick’s Day Dance

Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds – Starlight Ballroom | March 1, 2024, 6:00 – 8:30 pm | $5

Stop by the dance to experience an Irish dinner, dancing, and fun!


St. Patrick’s Apparel

Davenport Public Library – Main | March 4, 2024, 6:00 – 7:30 pm | FREE

Why settle for just being environmentally conscious when you can add a touch of whimsy? Gather your group’s plain shirts and head over to Studio 321, where we’ll assist you in transforming them into hilariously themed attire for the parade!
*Registration is required


St. Patrick’s Day STEM Experiments

Eldridge Branch Library | March 7, 2024, 3:30 pm

Science, tech, engineering, and math come together to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!  Best for kids in Kindergarten – 4th grade.


Leprechaun Trap Building

Walcott Branch Library | March 12, 2024, 4:00 – 6:00 pm

Can you trap the leprechaun? Test your skills at this drop in event for all ages.


St. Patrick’s Day Craft

East Moline Library | March 14, 2024, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for St. Patrick’s Day crafts available for community crafting!


Catch that Leprechaun!

Geneseo Community Center | March 14, 2024, 6:00 – 6:45 pm | $9.00/$18.00

Once more, that mischievous leprechaun is up to his tricks! Let’s construct a trap in hopes of capturing him and safeguarding the gold!
Ages: 3 – 5 yrs & not enrolled in Kindergarten


Creativity Lab – Pointillism Shamrocks

Moline Public Library | March 14, 2024, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

This month, we’ll be exploring pointillism, a painting technique where small, distinct dots of color are applied in patterns to create an image. Join us to discover this fascinating painting style! Grades K-5. All materials are provided, and no registration is required.


St. Patrick’s Bash

Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds | March 15 & 16, 2024 | FREE

Parade, skydivers, live music, kids zone and more!


St. Patrick’s Day Race

Downtown Davenport | March 16, 2024, 9:00 am

Come and join the festivities as we commemorate the 42nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Race hosted by CASI in the charming Downtown Davenport. Not only is this event the primary fundraiser for CASI, but it also kicks off the Spring running season as the inaugural race. The CASI St. Patrick’s Day 5k promises a speedy, level course and a fantastic time for all participants!


St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Rock Island, IL | March 16, 2024, 10:00 am


St. Patrick’s Day Storytime

Nahant Marsh | March 16, 2024, 10:00 – 11:30 am | $5.00

Partner with a naturalist to explore the tale “How to Catch A Leprechaun” and craft your very own leprechaun trap just in time for St. Patrick’s Day!


St. Patrick’s Day Roller-Skating

Geneseo Community Center | March 16, 2024, 5:30 – 9:00 pm | FREE

Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a roller-skating theme! Bring your own skates or rent them from The Center ($5.00)
5:30 – 6:45 pm  | AGES: 3rd Grade & under
7:00 – 9:00 pm | AGES: All Ages


St. Patrick’s Day Crafts

Blue Grass Branch Library | March 15, 2024, 4:00 – 6:00 pm & March 16, 2024, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Stop by the library for a festive St. Patrick’s Day craft! All ages are welcome to drop in!


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