Central Park, Fairfield Iowa
Central Park Information: - provides a bandstand, permanent benches, bronze sculpture (Coop Statue), and brick walkways. Various events are held here.
Location - West Burlington at North Main Street in Fairfield's town square.
1st Fridays Art Walk is held in Central Park every month of the year. Photo by Werner Elmker.
The gazebo hosts musical and other events. Photo by Werner Elmker.
Looking south. Photo by Werner Elmker.
Christmas displays every year. Photo by Werner Elmker.
Lots of Christmas lights. Photo by Werner Elmker.
Performances from a large variety of entertainers. Photo by Werner Elmker.
The gazebo/bandstand at night. Photo by Werner Elmker.
Overview during a 1st Friday's.
Broadway Ave was closed to cars for this Art Walk, June 4, 2010.
Thirty-four cars on the 3500-mile Fireball Run stopped here for lunch on Oct 1, 2010 (www.fireballrun.com).
American flags fill the Square every Memorial Day. The Courthouse steeple peeks over the gazebo.
The June 2010 Fairfield All Things Italian Street Festival was named as one of just 25 destinations in Iowa as a 2010 "Must See Event" and a "Silver Ticket Cash Stop" by the Iowa Lottery and the Iowa Tourism Office.
Homemade lasagna is a favorite at the Italian Fest Art Walk.
Broadway Ave, a place to eat and hang out during the Italian Fest. (More photos on the FCA website).
The Green (bicycle) Riders left Palo Alto, CA on Apr 22 (2010), and planned to arrive in Washington DC on June 22. (Their website)
The Fairfield Police Department displays the bicycles it uses to patrol around town.
After dark the evening the band Yellow Submarine played.
William Henry Coop was the first pioneer settler born in Jefferson County (1836). He and his young friend have been sitting in Central Park since 1981 (sculpted by Christopher Bennett).
Christmas time in Central Park (the town square). It is decorated every Christmas.
The tradition of lighting up the square continues today with the annual Christmas lighting displays.
Even the birds like our Central Park. Photo by Werner Elmker.
Photos by Jeff Fitz-Randolph, except as noted.