Special Events

The Village hosts a number of special events throughout the year. These events provide an opportunity for residents to enjoy the company of their neighbors and experience all that Bayside has to offer.

For a complete list of all of the Village's events, visit the Village's calendar.

A very special thank you to our Community Event sponsors who make these events possible. 

Village Picnic

The Village Picnic is held in September of each year at Ellsworth Park. The picnic hosts food and activities for all ages.

Clean Up Days

Clean Up Days are held annually in the spring and fall. The events allow residents to bring items to be recycled by vendors that are on site. To participate in the event, a donation to the sponsored charity is required. Acceptable items include:
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  • Batteries
  • Bicycles
  • Cell phones
  • Construction materials for Habitat for Humanity
  • Documents for shredding
  • Donations for Goodwill
  • Electronic equipment (no TVs)
  • Excess garbage and recycling
  • Eye glasses
  • Ink cartridges
  • Light bulbs
  • Mattresses/box springs
  • Scrap metal

4th of July

The Village hosts a 4th of July parade annually. The parade begins at Bayside Middle School and ends at Ellsworth Park. Festivities follow the parade including ice cream, bicycle decoration contests, and Bayside's Best Dog contest.

Fright Night

In addition to Trick or Treating, the Village hosts Fright Night annually around Halloween. Residents are invited to Ellsworth Park for a dj, costume contests, food, and more!

Bayside 5K Run/Walk

The Village hosts an annual 5K run/walk in September. The race begins at Ellsworth Park and winds through the Village and the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center. A post-race party is held at Ellsworth Park with music, food trucks, and refreshments. Proceeds of the race go to support the MACC Fund. Register for the event

Movies in the Park

The Village hosts a Movie in the Park at Ellsworth Park following the 5k. Popcorn and refreshments are available at these events.