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With space accommodating nearly 4,000 people, the venue provides the opportunity for a range of musicians, comedians, and other artists to entertain audiences and perform live concerts and shows.
Situated on the Mighty Mississippi River, Bend XPO features over 70,000 square feet of indoor exhibit and event space.
The Bend Event Center
The Bend Event Center is a state-of-the-art facility located at The Bend, on the Mighty Mississippi River, next to the brand-new Hyatt Place | Hyatt House Quad Cities, Floor to ceiling glass windows allow for natural light and views of Murphy Park and The Bend property. The Bend Event Center features 4,400 square feet of versatile venue space and can be configured to accommodate small or large groups of up to 350 guests.
Figge Art Museum
Nestled on the banks of the Mississippi River, the art museum is home to thousands of pieces of Haitian, colonial Mexican, and Midwestern artwork, as well as traveling exhibits.
John Deere Pavilion
Discover the interactive world of John Deere at this visitor’s center, home to vintage machines that run the gamut from agricultural to construction and forestry equipment.
Embark on a cruise down the mighty Mississippi on this triple-decker paddleboat; select rides include a historical tour and a meal.
Formally known as The iWireless Center, the venue is located in downtown Moline. This arena is four miles from the hotel and is a 12,000-seat, multi-purpose center hosting NCAA Division I college basketball games, concerts, and hockey games.
Celebration Belle River Cruises
Cruising down the waterways of the Mississippi river, the 750 passenger paddlewheel boat, is known for sightseeing, luncheon and dinner cruises. Fun activity for motor coach groups, corporate retreats, weddings and reunions.
Through interactive and hands on exhibits play, discover and imagine through exploration.
Local Food + Drink
Bass Street Chop House
Head to this fine-dining establishment for an elegant dinner of steaks and seafood, paired with delicious wines.
Happy Joe’s Pizza
Try specialty pizzas at this low-key pizzeria, known for its interesting toppings and Mexican-style taco pizzas.
Whitey’s Ice Cream
A Quad Cities mainstay since 1933, this ice cream parlor offers innovative ice cream flavors including gummy bear and Key lime pie.