Be Downtown celebration is Saturday, June 1

Attendees take part in a bags tournament at last year’s Be Downtown celebration in Bettendorf. CREDIT DOWNTOWN BETTENDORF ORGANIZATION

Bettendorf’s Be Downtown celebration is set for 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 1. The event, which will be at the 15th Street Landing, will feature pro wrestling, live music, food, games, a bags tournament, food trucks and much more.

Be Downtown has free admission. The celebration is hosted by the Downtown Bettendorf Organization.

The food trucks that are scheduled to be at the celebration include Verde, Smokin’ Goodness and Wolfe It Down Pizza. (Go here to see updates on the celebration.)

One of the new events this year will be pro wrestling matches presented by the Honor Among Wrestling organization.

Here are some of the wrestlers featured in the Honor Among Wrestling organization. CREDIT HONOR AMONG WRESTLING

Sponsored for the celebration include: Accentra Credit Union and the Bettendorf Business Network, with additional sponsorship from the City of Bettendorf, Isle Casino Hotel, K&K Hardware, MidAmerican Energy, the Quad-City Times, Smart Lexus of the Quad Cities, Townsquare Media and University of Iowa Health Care.

Here is the schedule of events for Be Downtown:

  • 11 a.m. – Sign-up for Bags Tournament.
  • Noon – K&K Family Fun Zone opens, food trucks open; Bags Tournament No. 1 (Registration will be on-site 1 hour prior to each tournament; BTDT band.
  • 2 p.m. – BTDT band.
  • 2:05 p.m. – Honor Among Wrestling (HAW) pro wrestling.
  • 3 p.m. – Bags Tournament No. 2.
  • 3:05 p.m. – HAW pro wrestling.
  • 3:10 p.m. – Threat Level Midnight band.
  • 5:10 p.m. – Threat Level Midnight band.
  • 5:15 p.m. – HAW pro wrestling.
  • 6:15 p.m. – HAW pro wrestling.
  • 6:30 p.m. – Heads in Motion band.
  • 9 p.m. – Heads in Motion band.

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