Central Park, Fairfield City Park
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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 here every month of the year. This is August 2008.
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).
The Green (bicycle) Riders left Palo Alta, CA on Apr 22, 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 Bennet).
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.
Photos by Jeff Fitz-Randolph