Bayliss Park After the Parade

Just because the last marching band and Shriner has left the parade route does not mean the days festivities are over!  Stick around the park for family entertainment, carnival rides, great food and children’s activities.

Children’s Activity Tent

After the parade, visit Bayliss park for the Children’s Activities Faire under the Tent.  The Children’s Faire is sponsored by First National Bank.  Activities begin after the parade until approximately 3:00 p.m.

  • Kevin Allen Pony Rides
  • BIG Construction Equipment  by Interstate Expansion– Photo Op
  • Bouncy House
  • Photo opportunity with Super Hero and Princess 
  • Plinko and Jenga with Veridian
  • Fire Truck and Drone – Council Bluffs Fire Department

Entertainment & Food

The band shell at Bayliss Park will feature great family entertainment from 12 noon (after parade) until 4 pm.  Questions about entertainment can be directed to . Food vendors will also be scattered through out the park.  Food vendors can apply here.

Food Vendor Application


Join us for three days of carnival fun! Rides will be located on the south portion of Bayliss Park. The carnival will begin Thursday, May 19th – Saturday, May 21st Times: Thursday, May 19: 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm; Friday, May 20: 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm;  Saturday, May 21: 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  Carnival by Sean Exum of Superior Equipment. 

Wristband Prices – $25.00 for 4 hours


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