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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.

Gate admission is $5 per person for Friday and Saturday
Children under 12 FREE.

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

 4:00 - 10:30PM

7:00 - 11:00PM    

11:00 PM

Carnival, Vendors & Beverage Garden Open

Live Music:  Modality

Carnival Specials:  WRIST BAND NIGHT  $20 wristband = unlimited rides

Bingo (South End)

Live Music:  The Blackstones

Thanks for Coming…See you Tomorrow!

Friday, August 14

4:00 PM


5:00 PM

Carnival, Vendors, Beverage Garden Open

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" 
Parade Route


6:00 PM to 10:30 PM

7:00 PM

Bingo (South End)

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

7:30 PM to Midnight

Live Music: Brat Pack

9:30 PM

Greatest Fireworks Display over the Mississippi


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 (PV Jr High)

Tug Team Registration (Civic Center)

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

Vendors and Beverage Garden Open

Carnival Open

11:00 AM

Children's Tug registration (North end near tug pit)

11:30 AM

12:00 to 10:30 PM

Children's Tug (North End near tug pit)

Bingo (South End)

12:15 PM

National Anthem

12:30 - 2:30 PM 

The Tug - LeClaire VS Port Byron (Tug Pit)

3:00 PM

3:30 PM

Awards Ceremony - Tug Teams

Bags Tournament - Pre Registration is Prefered.

Contact: Brian Merkel @ 563-370-1650

4:00 -6:00 PM


Karaoke Contest: (stage) visit www.tugfest.com for registration information

Live Music: North of 40


Thanks for coming!  See you in 2016!

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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