LL&W’s Annual Barge Party


Join LL&W for their 15th Annual Barge Party in the Quad Cities on the Mighty Mississippi. This is our biggest event of the year with over 900 in attendance.  It brings our crew, sponsors, and supporters together for our only fundraising event of the year. The night kicks off with a fish fry and shrimp boil dinner, meet & greet with the LL&W team, silent art auction, wine pull, live music, and a cash bar!

June 2, 2016 – 5:30-9:00pm

Schwiebert Riverfront Park

1st Avenue Rock Island, IL

Seating is limited.

New this year!  The After Party – RIBCO – Starting at 9:30 with The Candymakers

5.4.15 BP Sponsors

Barge Party Art Auction

Calling all artists! LL&W is searching for local artists to participate in their annual 2016 Barge Party Art Auction!

About the Auction: In 2003, the Barge Party Art Auction was developed, in part, by local artist Heidi Sallows, to help raise operating funds for Living Lands & Waters.

Donation Information: Space is limited. Be sure to include suggested minimum bid for each item, or we’re happy to do it for you.  Someone will contact you with more details after registrations are reviewed.

Click here to learn more!

To register your piece, click here! 

Purchase Tickets

Tickets are no longer on sale. They will be available at the door the day of the event for $60.

Individual tickets: $50

Reserved Table of 8: $400

If you wish to purchase a table (each table has 8 spots), please purchase 8 individual tickets and comment [Table: (Your Table Name Here)] in the “Comments Section”. Please note there is a limited number of reserved tables available.

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Parking/Hotel Options

PARKING: Public parking is available on surrounding streets and lots, in the Modern Woodmen Lot, and on in a Free Parking Garage located on 3rd Avenue and 17th downtown Rock Island. Handicap Parking is available on the entrance of the park.

Hotel room blocks are available at the following hotels…

Holiday Inn – Rock Island, IL (walking distance to the party)

226 17th Street / Rock Island,  Illinois  61201

Living Lands & Waters Barge Party

Room Rate: $89 per night

Last day to book: 5/12/2016

Group Code: LLW

Living Lands and Waters Barge Party

(309) 794-1212

 Hotel Blackhawk, Autograph Collection  (An Uber ride away)

200 East 3rd Street/ Davenport, IA  52801

Living Lands & Waters

Room Rate: $139 per night
Last day to book: 5/16/16

Book your group rate for Living Lands & Waters

(563) 322-5000