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August 13-15, 2015
LeClaire, IOWA schedule
All information subject to change!


$8 Weekend Passes will be available for purchase ONLY at Slagle's Grocery until August 1, 2015

Weekend passes will be available for ADVANCED PURCHASE ONLY and will NOT be available at the admission gates during the festival.  No exceptions.  

Free!!  Admission on Thursday night 

Gate admission is $5 per day per person for Friday and Saturday admission.
Children under 12 FREE.
Event registration forms available online. 
T-shirts available in LeClaire, IA at 
Mother Hubbard's Cupboard, and Slagle's Food Pride.

Friday 8/14  5-11 PM  Welcome Center Drive (By McDonalds)
Saturday 8/15 Noon - Midnight  Welcome Center Drive  (By McDonalds)
Bus runs every half hour from parking locations
Welcome Center Drive, Hotels, Civic Center 8th & Wisconsin, 14th & Wisconsin.
Last pick-up at Civic Center ½ hour before times listed above

Thursday, August 13       Family Night Free Admission on Thursday Only

4:30-11:00 PM

4:30 - 6:00 PM

5:00 -10:00 PM

 6:00 - 8:00 PM

4:00 - 10:30PM

7:00 - 11:00PM    

  11:00 PM

Carnival, Vendors & Beverage Garden Opens

Live Music - Modality
Carnival Specials:  WRIST BAND NIGHT  $20 per wristband for unlimted rides

Live Shows - 7 Sins Side Shows

Bingo (South End)

Live Music - Meredosia Road

Thanks for Coming!...  See you Tomorrow!

Friday, August 14

4:00 PM

Carnival on the Levee, Food & Craft Vendors,
Beverage Garden

4:00 PM


5:00 PM

Parade Line up - Parade Floats and motorized vehicles line up begins on Holland at 8th St and Parade Walkers on 15th St. between Wisconsin and Dodge Street.

Community Tailgate Party

LeClaire Baptist Church, 1326 Wisconsin


Grand Parade - Theme "Safari" 
New Parade Route


7:00 PM

6:00 PM to 10:30 PM

VIP Sponsor Party (Next to tugpit - North End of Levee)
Bingo (South End)

7:30 PM to Midnight

Live Music: Brat Pack

9:30 PM

Greatest Fireworks Display over the Mississippi

12:00 AM

Thanks for coming!... See you tomorrow!

Saturday, August 15

7:00 AM

Civic Club Community Breakfast (Civic Center)

8:00 AM

Tug 5K Run/Walk - All Ages (New Location)

8:00 AM

Tug Team Registration (Civic Center)

10:00 AM

Carnival on the Levee, Food & Craft Vendors,
Beverage Garden
Children's Tug registration (North end near tug pit)

11:00 AM

11:30 AM

12:00 to 10:30 PM

Children's Tug (North End near tug pit)

Tug Team Warm-ups and photos

Bingo (South End)

12:15 PM

National Anthem & Invocation

12:30 - 2:30 PM 

The Tug - LeClaire VS Port Byron (Tug Pit)

3:00 PM

3:00 PM

3:30 PM

Awards Ceremony - Tug Teams

Live Shows -

Bags Tournament - Pre Registration is Prefered.

Contact: Brian Merkel @ 563-370-1650

4:00 -7:00 PM

7:00 PM 9:00 PM



Live Shows -

North of 40

12:00 AM

Thanks for coming!  See you next year!

Prohibited items include animals,coolers, alcohol, glass containers, bicycles, skateboards, roller skates, motorized transportation vehicles(except for handicap use), knives (no matter how long), firearms, walking sticks (except for handicap use), pepper spray/mace, stun guns, scissors, box cutters, throwing stars, nun chucks, backpacks, duffle bags & briefcases.  To help ensure visitor, volunteer, participant, and staff safety, all persons and purses will be subject to search upon entering the grounds. Please anticipate this safety measure at the entrance gates when attending the LeClaire, Iowa Tug Fest. Thank you for your support and understanding.

Events and times subject to change!

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  • P.O. Box 559
  • LeClaire, IA  52753
  • 563-289-2799
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