• November
  • Bayliss Park

The main Winterfest event and Makers Village have been cancelled for 2020 BUT we’ve created a Holiday Lights Tour for the community to enjoy!

Learn more about the Winterfest Holiday Lights Tour


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.