2525 4th Avenue Rock Island, IL 61201

Telephone: 309.794.0991


The Quad City Botanical Center, in partnership with River Music Experience, invite you to attend a new summer time event !  Art in the Garden will be a day of nature and flower gardens, paired with art, music and food. Guests can browse and purchase works of art inspired by nature, enjoy live music and poetry in our in the air-conditioned events canopy, and enjoy cuisine from various food trucks staged throughout the grounds.  This event will take place rain or shine. 

This event is generously sponsored by: WHBF TV-4, Pear Advertising, Regional Development Authority, Quad Cities Cultural Trust, Fresh Blends, Bank Orion and Trent Foltz Photography.

 Admission: $8 Adults, $4 members of the Botanical Center or River Music Experience. If you are an artist or know an artist who is interested in becoming a vendor at this event, please download the call for entry below. 

QCBC is proudly supported by:


2525 4th Avenue Rock Island, IL 61201

Telephone: 309.794.0991


General Admission

(non-event dates)​​

Adults: $6.00 (16 years or older)

Seniors (60+) and Military: $5.00 

Youth: $4.00 (ages 6-15)

Children: $2.00 (ages 2-5)

Toddlers: FREE (under 2)

​No pets allowed, except service animals.

Hours of Operation

April 1st-October 31st
10am - 5pm Monday through Saturday (open late Tuesday night until 7pm)
11am - 4pm Sunday

Easter: 10am-2pm
Memorial Day: 10am - 2pm

July 4th:  10am - 2pm
Labor Day: 10am - 2pm
Thanksgiving: Closed
Christmas Eve Day: 10am - 2pm
Christmas Day: Closed
New Years Day Eve: 10am - 2pm
New Years Day: Closed