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Hillcrest Event Center

Hillcrest Event Center -
Hillcrest Event Center is a multi-purpose venue that handles public events including multiple music festivals; BBQ and Chili cook offs, Renaissance Fairs, Haunted Trails, and Pool Parties. Private events include weddings, reunions, rehearsal dinners, and corporate outings that can be customized to your specifications.

Hillcrest Event Center capabilities include event areas ranging from 100- 40,000, a 7,500 Natural Amphitheater, over a mile of event trails with three stage areas, Golf Course, Campground, Olympic Swimming Pool and Restaurant.

Learning Center – Hillcrest Event Center is a volunteer facility that provides college students from Black Hawk College, Augustana College, Monmouth College, and Saint Ambrose University (to name a few) the opportunity to complete internships in Hospitality, Public Relations, Graphic Design, Social Media, Photography, Cinematography, Human Resources, Event Marketing, Turf Management, Land Conservation, Landscape Architecture, and many more.

Television Stuido - 2015 marks the forth year of filming reality entertainment covering events, golfing, camping, food service and other activities in a close knit entertainment venue. New shows this year include Midwest Biker, 4 Guys with Carts, Bartender School and Midwest Chef.

Champion Executive Golf Course - The oldest and shorts golf course in the greater Quad Cities Area that features nine distinguished challenging holes of pleasure for golfers of every level. 


Campground – Our campgrounds offer a wide selection of spacious, level sites with picnic tables, water spouts, fire pits, and full hook ups for RVs and over 200 tent sides. 


Hillcrest Trails - One mile of nature trails that are newly carved with 7 acres of floral fields, ponds and native woods. This year our conservation program was approved by the state of Illinois allowing use a tree farm registration.

Olympic Sized Swimming Pool - Relax in a chaise lounge chair and catch some rays or take a refreshing dip. The Cabana staff will be happy to serve you food and beverages, even while you swim!

Event Center Pavilion - Two pavilions are used for picnics, golf outings, family re-unions, graduations, and corporate meetings.

Restaurant - The BBQ Pit is our newest addition. Serving favorites such as BBQ Rib Tips, Pulled Pork sandwiches, and perfectly seasoned french-fries.