2525 4th Avenue Rock Island, IL 61201

Telephone: 309.794.0991


The 2018, 20th anniversary version of Garden Party is here! The Garden Party is a wonderful, exclusive event, hosted right here in the gardens of the Quad City Botanical Center! This event offers food samplings from local expert chefs like Jumer's Casino & Hotel's DJ's Steakhouse, Blue Cat Brew Pub, Cool Beanz Coffeehouse, Cinnamon-N-Sage Healthy Cafe, Bridges Catering, Ruthie's Steaks & Seafood at the Rhythm City Casino, Eudell Watts Catering, with more chef announcements to come soon! The evening is rounded out with live music, cash bar, gorgeous gardens and a silent auction. 

All proceeds from this event go directly to fund our mission of bringing people and plants together in fun and meaningful ways

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

Spring/Summer/Fall Hours

Monday: 10am-5pm

Tuesday: 10am-7pm

Wed-Sat: 10am-5pm

Sunday: 11am-5pm

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