City of Bettendorf, Iowa

A premier city.

Winter Carnival

The City of Bettendorf will host its third annual Winter Carnival on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. All activities are free and open to all ages.

Indoor Activities Include:

Bettendorf Public Library

  • Activities and Crafts with
    • Nahant Marsh
    • The Figge Art Museum
    • Navigators USA
    • Artist Angie Kilmer
    • Master Gardeners
    • and more!
  • Creation Studio Residency with Calligrapher Amy Nielsen
  • Little Hands Site with Activities for Ages 5 and Under
  • For a full schedule of events visit

Family Museum

(Activities are free: $5 gallery admission for the day)

  • Make a Snowflake in the Art Studio
  • Play with Pretend Snow
  • Make a Snowman with Model Magic in the Clay Studio

Life Fitness Center

  • Pom-Pom Hockey
  • Snowman Bowling
  • Rubber Ducky Ring Toss
  • Snowflake Drop
  • Pin the Nose on the Snowman
  • Snowbell Toss
  • Snowball Fight
  • Winter Coloring Station
  • Winter Wonderland Photo Station
  • Make-a-Mask Craft

Outside Activities (Weather Permitting)

Faye’s Field

  • Snow Obstacle Course
  • Snow Painting

Palmer Hills Golf Course

  • Sledding
  • Cross Country Skiing (limited ski rental or bring your own!)

Frozen Landing

  • Ice Skating (skate rentals are $2 and if you bring your own, skating is FREE!)

Shuttle service will be available from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and will make the following stops approximately every 10 minutes.

  • Learning Campus (between Family Museum and Library)
  • Palmer Hills Golf Course (upper parking lot behind the Pro Shop)
  • Life Fitness Center (parking lot across from the Life Fitness Center)
  • Frozen Landing (parking lot between Frozen Landing and Splash Landing)