Welcome to Davenport.
We are a bustling, vibrant community with a rich history closely related to one of the world's mightiest rivers, the picturesque Mississippi.
Visitors and residents are always welcome in this friendly Midwest community where the vigorous river runs east and west. Davenport offers professional theatre, the Quad City Symphony, historic riverboat cruises and riverboat gaming, the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival, the Quad City Air Show, the world famous Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival and Bix 7 Race.
Cultural programs and recreational activities play an active role in the lives of Davenport citizens as it is home to the RiverCenter/Adler Theatre, Putnam Museum of History and Natural Sciences, a 50 year old children's theatre program, and one of the largest art institutions in the state of Iowa, the Figge. The Figge has a magnificent collection of paintings and prints by American Regionalist Grant Wood. The Davenport Public Library serves as a resource center for all citizens of Davenport while assuring maximum access to information for lifelong learning.