Council Bluffs RAGBRAI

We have attempted to organize the site based on needs. If you are looking for specific information please try that section of the site first for contact information.

If you have an issue that is not already addressed here on the website, please e-mail Tricia from our Executive Committee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   She will reply as quickly as she can.

If it is of an urgent matter, you may call her at 402-216-3773.

From our Mayor, to our City Council to our RAGBRAI planning committees, we are looking forward to you coming to our town, having a great experience, meet up with old friends, do the tire dip, listen to the bands and have a safe and fun RAGBRAI week!


Please contact for any information related to this site and/or domain. Thanks Pat

Thanks to our Corporate Sponsors for helping kick off RAGBRAI 2013 in Council Bluffs.  Please support these local businesses who have helped make our event a success!










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RAGBRAI is this weekend! On Saturday, July 20, 2013, come to the Mid-America Center for all the excitement, EXPO, bands, beer garden and 18 food vendors.  



EXPO                                             FOOD VENDORS

Opens at 12:00pm to 9:00pm       18 different vendors 12:00pm – 11:00pm


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Council Bluffs Resident’s Guide to Hosting Riders


  • Hosts are expected to provide riders a place to put their tent or motorhome, or a place to sleep inside - access, if possible, to a bathroom and shower and somewhere to fill water bottles.
  • Hosts are not required to transport, feed, provide amenities, or entertain the riders.
  • Hosts are not allowed to charge for these services.


Host Can Expect from Riders:

  • Well behaved, appreciative guests.
  • Guests who respect your wishes.
  • Someone who will remember your kindness.


 Completely Up to You:

  • How many guests (Request over 15 will be turned over to the campground committee)
  • Laundry Facilities.
  • Whether you want to offer coffee, snacks, a beverage or anything else.


RAGBRAI riders will arrive mid to early afternoon on Saturday, July 20th and will leave around 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 21st.

Join the Fun!!! This is a great opportunity to meet new, fascinating people and to build life-long friendships.

*Host will be asked to complete a brief background check through the Council Bluffs Police Department.