Council Bluffs, Iowa’s Annual Celebration

Celebrate CB 2016 Kicks off on May 13th, 2016 at Stir Cove with our Celebrate at the River Free Concert. The celebrations run through May 21st and include the BBQ in the Bluffs, Claean Sweep, Ag Committee Spring Cookout, Bayliss park Carnival, The Celebrate CB Parade and Children’s faire, entertainment and other activities at Bayliss Park immediately following the parade  We will also be holding the second annual Selfie Contest starting on May 1st and running through the end of the event.

Celebrate @ the River

Friday May 13th, 2016.  This year Celebrate @ the River and the Celebrate Cb opening ceremonies will take place at Stir Cove at Harrah’s in Council Bluffs Iowa!  We are celebrating with Stir Cove in honor of their 13th anniversary.  Join us at Stir Cove for the announcement of the Parade Grand Marshal, the Mayors Proclamation and a FREE concert with Yacht Rock Review. The Yacht Rock Revue™ is the Greatest Show on Surf and the finest tribute to ‘70s light rock to ever perform anywhere.  Ever.

Celebrate CB Parade

Saturday, May 21st, 10:30 am.  Don’t miss this Council Bluffs traditional parade that brings the Downtown Council Bluffs area to life every May. The theme this year is “Unleash Your Un!”  The route begins and ends in Downtown Council Bluffs, and is centered around The historical and beautiful Bayliss Park area.The Grand Marshal is a big part of our parade. Nominate someone today!

Parade Day Activities

Stick around Bayliss Park and downtown Council Bluffs for the Childrens Faire, Entertainment and Food and the ever popular Carnival.

Selfie Contest

“Unleash Your Un” with selfies around Council Bluffs and get a chance to win big! The contest will begin in April and run through the end of Celebrate CB on May 21st.  Stay tuned for this years Selfie Locations, prizes and rules.

2016 Sponsors

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