The 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays. I love hanging out outside with friends and family and feeling what its like to live in the greatest nation on the planet.

If your planning on watching fireworks or celebrating the 4th of July in anyway, KWQC.COM has a full list of events going on in and around the Quad Cities.

East Moline: Fireworks July 3rd at dusk. The Firecracker Run is in Downtown East Moline starting at 7am. I (Wes Jordan) will be hosting the race for the 6th year. The AMVETS Parade steps off at 1pm.

Geneseo: Fireworks July 3rd at dusk

Milan: July 3rd, Fireworks fund run at Camdon Park with fireworks at dusk.

Rock Island/Davenport: July 3rd. Red, White, and Boom. Schwierbert Park in Rock Island starting at 5pm. Modern Woodman Park, 5pm River Bandits game. Fireworks begin at 9:30pm.

Bettendorf: July 4th. Parade at 10am. Live music, amusements, and rides on Spruce Hills Drive starting at 12pm. Fireworks at 9:30.

Muscatine: July 4th. Pancake Breakfast at 8am. Soapbox Derby at 10AM. Parade at 5pm. Fireworks at 9:30pm.