QUAD CITY ARTS
FESTIVAL OF TREES
More than a premier holiday event,
Festival of Trees is the annual fundraiser
for Quad City Arts, a local not-for-profit arts agency.
This fundraiser makes it possible for Quad City Arts
to provide quality arts programming and support year round
for the residents of six counties in Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois.
Over the past 26 years, Festival has evolved from
a weekend-long event in one room, into an 11-day event
utilizing the entire 70,000 square foot
RiverCenter complex in Downtown Davenport.
The event features 100 designer trees,
14 special events,
the largest helium balloon parade in the Midwest,
3,500 volunteers and more than 100,000 visitors each year.
Distinctive Gardens designed award winning trees receiving:
2003 Best of Show
2003 1st Place Most Artistic Tree
2003, 2002 Designer's Choice
2003 People's Choice