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Schwiebert Riverfront Park
Location: On the riverfront between 17th and 20th Streets
Rock Island, IL 
Amenities: Art sculptures, Digital playground, Fountain, Great Lawn, Observation shelter, Parking lot, Promenade, Restrooms, Stage, Triangle Lawn, Urban concrete beach, and Walk / jog path / trail
Hours: Sunrise to 10:00 pm
ADA: Yes
Link: Park Location Map
Schwiebert Riverfront Park East View

About the Park
The new park is named for former Mayor Mark Schwiebert (1989-2009) for his tireless efforts to promote public use of the riverfront.

View the Schwiebert Riverfront Park photo tour.

The Landing Boat Dock was completed in 2014.

View our online calendar with upcoming events.

Park Rental Information
Schwiebert Riverfront Park is the perfect place for a wedding, special event, other activities including picnics or parties with rental areas including: 
  • Observation shelter 
  • Stage and Great Lawn 
  • Triangle Lawn 
  • Entire park 

2016 & 2017 Now Open for Community Event Rentals.
2016 Shelter Rentals will be available after April 1.

To inquire about Schwiebert Riverfront Park Event Rentals including Festivals, Fundraisers & Concerts contact: Jennifer Klinefelter,Community Recreation Manager at 309-732-7439 or email for process & application.
For information on wedding sites, please email

Alcohol is prohibited on park property for rentals and events without prior park board approval and permit. If approved, individual events may only use an alcohol vendor that has been approved by Rock Island Park Board and has received appropriate liquor licenses from the State of Illinois Liquor Commission and The City of Rock Island to sell on park property during specific events/times. 
Event patrons may not bring in outside alcohol for consumption. 

Parks and Recreation Department
4303 24th Street
Activity Guide Icon Rock Island, IL 61201
Ph: (309) 732-7275
Fx: (309) 732-7278
Email     ePark 

7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday - Thursday

7:00 am - 5:00 pm

9:00 am - 1:00 pm