• November 19
  • Bayliss Park

The Winterfest Celebration will be held on November 19, 2021 at Bayliss Park! The Makers Village will be from 5:30 pm – 8 pm and the lighting ceremony will happen at 6:30 pm.

Apply to be a vendor in the makers village

Sign Up to Volunteer at the makers village

Winterfest Makers Village is sponsored by Woodmenlife logo color copy

The 712 Initiative partners with the City of Council Bluffs, Union Pacific Museum, and Pottawattamie Arts, Culture & Entertainment to give the community a holiday tradition unlike anywhere else.

Winterfest 2019Winterfest activities include the Bayliss Park holiday lighting ceremony, Santa’s workshop, food trucks, makers village, outdoor holiday movie, live reindeer, face painting, balloon art, crafts, carolers, cocoa, and much more. Thanks to TS Bank for sponsoring this event, ensuring that it is free to the public.