Parks and Recreation 2021 Event Series

Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation is excited to host events again this year! In response to coronavirus, the schedule of events is subject to change. Additionally, there may be recommendations or requirements enacted at events to keep you and our staff safe and healthy. Check back regularly for the most up-to-date information.

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May 29: Disney Night at River's Edge
Come to Tom Hanafan River's Edge Park to meet Curella herself and watch 101 Dalmations on the big screen! RSVP on Facebook @CityofCB.

June 5: Opera To-Go at River's Edge
Opera Omaha is delivering snackable opera bites to River's Edge. This free outdoor concert will feature live performances with local artists in bite-size pieces. RSVP on Facebook @CityofCB.

June 15 - August 5: Hydrant Parties
The Council Bluffs Fire Department hosts hydrant parties on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. throughout the summer at various locations. Hydrant Party Schedule

June 16: Omaha Symphony Ensemble at River's Edge
Experience the power and splendor of a symphony orchestra ensemble at this free outdoor concert. Facebook @CityofCB.

June 19: Summer Fest at River's Edge
Start your summer break with us! Enjoy live music, activities, prizes, and more! This free event is fun for the whole family. Facebook @CityofCB.

July 30: Pool Party at Katelman
The annual evening pool party with music, games, prizes, and special pricing! Details on Facebook @CityofCB.

August 4: Recreation On-The-Move at Sunset Park
Our brand new Recreation on the Move truck is headed to Sunset Park for an Olympic-themed event! Details on Facebook @CityofCB.

August 14: Youth Fishing Derby at Big Lake
Complete with age divisions and prizes, we're bringing back the annual Youth Fishing Derby at Big Lake!

August 17: Recreation On-The-Move Tye Die Night
Our new Recreation On-The-Move truck is headed to Valley View Park on August 17th from 5 - 7 p.m.! Stop by for Back to School Tie Dye Night. Supplies are limited to the first 100 participants. Details on Facebook @CityofCB. 

September 4: Block Party in Bayliss Park
Join us for a free kid's concert with The Big Epic Show! Plus food trucks, face painting, balloon art, games, and more! Details on Facebook @CityofCB

September 17: Comedy Night at River's Edge
This marks the third annual Comedy Night. Due to the nature of stand-up comedy, this event is intended for adults 18 and older. 

October 9: RECtoberfest at River's Edge
This free outdoor event from 1 - 4 p.m. is designed for kids ages 12-18 with carnival games, field day activities, music, and prizes.

Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation provides the community with a wide variety of annual events for residents of all ages. The event series is "UNlike Anywhere Else. On Purpose." 

Visit our @CityofCB Facebook Events Page for details! 

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