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5 Things to Do this May in Council Bluffs

As spring blooms and warmer weather arrives, Council Bluffs bursts into life with a plethora of activities to enjoy. Whether you're a local looking for new adventures or a visitor exploring the area, May offers a diverse array of experiences to savor. Here are five must-do activities to add to your calendar this month.

1. Celebrate CB Week-Long Festivities 

Mark your calendars for the week of May 6th to May 12th as Council Bluffs gears up for a week-long celebration filled with excitement, community spirit, and fun activities. The highlight of the week is the highly anticipated parade on May 11th, featuring colorful floats, marching bands, and enthusiastic crowds lining the streets. Following the parade is the Murals & Music event at Cochran Park, where you can watch eight artists in action as they paint murals on temporary surfaces! Don't miss out on this annual tradition that showcases the vibrant culture and heritage of Council Bluffs.

Celebrate CB Schedule

2. Check out the Omaha Corgi Races

Calling all dog lovers and racing enthusiasts! On May 11th, head over to Tom Hanafan River's Edge Park for an unforgettable event featuring everyone's favorite furry friends – corgis! Watch these adorable pups dash and frolic across the race track in a competition that's sure to delight audiences of all ages. It's a day filled with laughter, joy, and plenty of wagging tails.

Omaha Corgi Races Information

3. Thursday Night Taco Ride 

Experience the beauty of Council Bluffs' natural surroundings while indulging in delicious tacos during the Thursday Night Taco Ride on the Wabash Trace Nature Trail. Weather permitting, cyclists of all levels are invited to pedal along this scenic trail, taking in picturesque views of lush greenery and serene landscapes. After working up an appetite, refuel with mouthwatering tacos at Tobey Jack's in Mineola. 

4. Breakfast at Legend's Cafe

Start your day off right with a hearty breakfast at Legend's Cafe, a beloved local eatery known for its delicious home-style cooking and friendly atmosphere. From fluffy pancakes and scrumptious cinnamon rolls to savory omelets and piping hot coffee, Legend's Cafe offers a mouthwatering selection of morning classics to satisfy any appetite. Whether you're craving sweet or savory, you're sure to find a breakfast dish that hits the spot.

5. Play Disc Golf at Treasure Cove

Gather your friends and enjoy a round of disc golf at Treasure Cove Disc Golf Course, located at Iowa Western Community College. Nestled amidst scenic greenery and rolling hills, this picturesque course offers a challenging yet enjoyable experience for disc golf enthusiasts of all skill levels. Test your accuracy and technique as you navigate through wooded fairways and open fields, soaking in the beauty of the surrounding landscape along the way.

From festive celebrations and outdoor adventures to culinary delights and recreational pursuits, Council Bluffs has something for everyone to enjoy this May. So pack your calendar with these exciting activities and make the most of this vibrant and dynamic community!

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