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Schwiebert Riverfront Park
Parks
Location: On the riverfront between 17th and 20th Streets
Rock Island, IL 
Amenities: Art sculptures, Digital playground, Fountain, Great Lawn, Observation shelter, Parking lot, Promenade, Restrooms, Stage, Triangle Lawn, Urban concrete beach, and Walk / jog path / trail
Hours: Sunrise to 10:00 pm
ADA: Yes
Link: Park Location Map
Schwiebert Riverfront Park East View

About the Park
The new park is named for former Mayor Mark Schwiebert (1989-2009) for his tireless efforts to promote public use of the riverfront.

View the Schwiebert Riverfront Park photo tour.

The Landing Boat Dock was completed in 2014.

View our online calendar with upcoming events.

Park Rental Information
Schwiebert Riverfront Park is the perfect place for a wedding, special event, other activities including picnics or parties with rental areas including: 
  • Observation shelter 
  • Stage and Great Lawn 
  • Triangle Lawn 
  • Entire park 

2014 & 2015 Open for Reservations
The shelters are available for rental after April 1 each year.

To inquire about Schwiebert Riverfront Park Event Rentals including Festivals, Concerts & Weddings contact: Jennifer Klinefelter,Community Recreation Assistant Manager at 309-732-7439 or email klinefelter.jennifer@rigov.org.


Parks and Recreation Department
4303 24th Street
Activity Guide Icon Rock Island, IL 61201
Ph: (309) 732-7275
Fx: (309) 732-7278
Email     ePark 

Hours
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday - Thursday

7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday

9:00 am - 1:00 pm 
Saturday

Current and Upcoming Events For This Facility List

Date Event Title
9/1/2014
Festivities will include: Live music Children’s Inflatables Face painting with Loon E Lori Inflatables for all ages 5:00 - 8:30 pm including Obstacle Course, Noah’s Ark, adventure combo, 18’ slide, and sports games. Wristbands for games will be $5. Glow sticks will be available for purchase. Enjoy exceptional viewing of the spectacular Red, White and Boom fireworks display at 9:30 pm.
Red, White & BOOM! - Schwiebert Riverfront Park
Presented by Rock Island Happy Joe's
Music, Children's Inflatables and Entertainment, Food, Fireworks and Fun!
Food and beverages will be available. There will also be a beer garden available on the lawn in front of the stage.
Free parking will be available downtown in the parking ramp, city parking lots and on the street. Schwiebert Riverfront Park and Modern Woodmen Lots closed.
Coolers are allowed, but no outside alcohol is permitted. Coolers may be inspected on site.
9/4/2014
6:00 Rock Island Happy Joe's Pizza and Bent River Beer Garden 6:30 Dance Lesson 7:00 - 9:00 Concert
Thursday Night Groove Concert
This week's Groove Concert Series features music from Candymakers, and is presented by Rock Island Happy Joe's.
9/11/2014
6:00 Rock Island Happy Joe's Pizza and Bent River Beer Garden 6:30 Dance Lesson 7:00 - 9:00 Concert
Thursday Night Groove Concert
This week's Groove Concert Series features music from Funktastic 5, and is presented by Rock Island Happy Joe's.
9/18/2014
6:00 Rock Island Happy Joe's Pizza and Bent River Beer Garden 6:30 Dance Lesson 7:00 - 9:00 Concert
Thursday Night Groove Concert
This week's Groove Concert Series features music from Jason Carl & The Whole Damn Band, and is presented by Rock Island Happy Joe's.
9/25/2014
6:00 Rock Island Happy Joe's Pizza and Bent River Beer Garden 6:30 Dance Lesson 7:00 - 9:00 Concert
Thursday Night Groove Concert
This week's Groove Concert Series features music from the Ellis Kell Band, and is presented by Rock Island Happy Joe's.