Kids’ Fun

Free fun runs from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

“The Pit” includes a large range of activities for ages 2 through 18. Programming will stretch an extra hour this year with activities open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Thanks to South Slope Cooperative Communications, all activities are free.

Grace Community Church also kindly provides a Diaper Depot, where parents and babies can take a break in the shade, make a quick change, or grab some necessary supplies they might have forgotten at home.

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July 2018

Inflatables

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Inflatables

It wouldn't be North Liberty Blues & BBQ with inflatables! Seven inflatable rides and games will be in the park to jump in from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. We'll have several units for toddlers, a 40 ft obstacle course, 20 ft high slide, and a few units for teens and adults to join the fun, too!

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Hands-on Activities

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Art Projects

For family fun under a shaded tent, create art projects with these local non-profits and service organizations: North Liberty Community Pantry North Liberty Community Library UNESCO City of Literature Herbert Hoover Presidential Library FRYfest Iowa Children's Museum Iowa Youth Writing Project National Czech and Slovak Museum North Liberty Porchfest Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

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Cornbox

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free-play fun in South Slope Cooperative Communications cornbox. While you're there, register to win an iPad mini!

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Airbrush Tattoos

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Select a fun design to be applied to you face, arm, ankle, or shoulder! Airbrush temporary tattoos go on quickly and dry instantly, so no smudging (high five, parents!) To make sure every child who wants to get a tattoo can, we ask that parents help limit their children to one design each.

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MLB Strike Zone

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
MLB Strike Zone

Provided by South Slope Cooperative Communications, put your pitching skills to the test at the MLB Strike Zone! Each participant will get three pitches. If at least one throw makes it through the strike zone hole, you'll be awarded a small prize.

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Petting Zoo

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Petting Zoo

Only from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Barn Stahl Farm will be onsite with their mobile petting zoo. They'll have a mini donkey, baby hinny, mini horse, small zebu, goats, sheep and a llama. And, if weather permits, a camel! Feed will be available for purchase for $0.50/cup.

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Laser Tag

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Laser Tag

Grab 10-12 of your friends (ages 8 and up) and play a game of laser tag in Centennial Park! Navigate the playing field wearing programmed headbands as you battle your opponent.

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Minute to Win It Games

July 14 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sign up to play in one of the scheduled Minute to Win It competitions! Stop by the North Liberty Community Library's tent near the art tents day of the event to register for a game. Space will be limited, with only 16 spots per age group, so sign up as soon as you arrive to the park to guarantee your spot. There will be four age groups for healthy competition: Pre-K to 3rd Grade, 4th-6th Grade, 7th-12th Grade, and Adults. Please…

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Stunt Kites

July 14 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Stunt Kites

Stunt kits will be dancing in the sky throughout the afternoon! 180 GO! is a dedicated team of quad-line stunt kite fliers that has been bringing fun and excitement to crowds at kite festivals and events across North America since 2007. They fly their kites in dynamic formations and perform aerial maneuvers--all choreographed to music--providing an experience that engages spectators of all ages. Their kites (called Revolution kites) are attached to four lines, which are connected to two handles. This allows the…

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Play Structure

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

New to Centennial Park this June! Explore the park's new permanent playground structure.

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