Happy Holidays in Bettendorf!

Happy Holidays in Bettendorf!

The Quad Cities are bustling with holiday cheer this week, and we’ve had a ton of fun at Wallace’s Garden Center with our loyal customers and holiday workshops. We’re not ready to stop the fun yet, though, because there is still so much more to be had in and around Bettendorf for the rest of the holiday season. 

Here are some great ways to spend the rest of your Christmas vacation in and around Bettendorf!

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Glowing Nights: Spectacular Holiday Light Displays

Vander Veer Conservatory Poinsettia and Lights Display

A sight you have to see at least once, check out the annual light display at the Vander Veer Conservatory with twinkling lights and poinsettias that create an enchanting and mesmerizing spectacle. Runs until January 14, 2024 in Davenport. 

Deck the Downtowns Holiday Display Challenge: Unleashing Creativity Across Cities

This collaborative celebration sweeps through Davenport, Bettendorf, and Rock Island, uniting the Quad Cities in a festive extravaganza! This vibrant Holiday Display Challenge boasts:

  • 90+ Participating Businesses:
      • Discover the magic of the season as over 90 businesses compete in a spirited showcase of creative talent.
  • Local Artists Transforming Storefronts:
      • Witness the town's transformation into a Christmas wonderland as local artists work their magic, turning storefronts into enchanting displays the whole family can enjoy.
  • Vote for Your Favorite Display:
      • Engage in the holiday spirit by voting for your favorite display!
  • Exciting Prizes Await:
    • Every vote is a chance to win exciting prizes and spread the joy of the season.

Event runs until January 1, 2024. 


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A Christmas Story: The Musical - Bringing Timeless Joy to the Stage

Step into the magic of the season with "A Christmas Story: The Musical," a heartwarming tale that will captivate audiences until December 30. Highlights include:

  • Delight in the Holiday Classic:
      • Experience the joy of the season as this timeless story comes to life on stage.
  • Immerse Yourself in the Tale:
    • Share the magic with friends and family, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

New Year's Eve Celebrations: Welcoming 2024 with Style

Bid farewell to the old and welcome the new in style with these New Year's Eve celebrations:

  • East Moline Hyatt Place Extravaganza:
        • Ring in the New Year at the East Moline Hyatt Place, where celebrations promise to be unforgettable.
  • Elegance and Joy at the Renwick Mansion:
      • Experience the elegance and joy of the Renwick Mansion in Davenport, with this year’s theme of Prom Through the Decades. Sure to be a sophisticated start to the New Year!

    Ice Skating: A Seasonal Favorite in Iowa

    Lace up those ice skates for some classic winter fun and exercise at the following rinks:

    Paint Nite Chattering Chickadees: A Tranquil Start to 2024

    For those seeking a quieter celebration, immerse yourself in the serene world of Paint Nite Chattering Chickadees in Bettendorf on January 3, 2024. This event promises:

  • Embrace Quiet Fun:
        • Start the new year with tranquility, creativity, and the joy of artistic expression after the excitement of a bustling holiday season.
  • Unleash Your Artistic Side:
      • Join like-minded individuals to create a masterpiece under the guidance of skilled instructors.

    Wallace’s Garden Center

    When you’ve wrapped up the holiday celebrations around Bettendorf, don’t forget to pop into the garden center for our winter events, indoor plant and giftware shopping, and the trusted advice the Quad Cities counts on. 

    We’ve got some great ways to spend the winter indoors, so come and see us today!

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