The board met with members of the Jolly Boys of Williamsville, whose members are the founders and organizers of the event.
According to village officials, the organization is responding to growing complaints in recent years that large groups of teens have gathered at the Island Park entrance.
The Old Home Days Committee’s new policies include:
• A ban on backpacks carried by minors, younger than age 18, after 6 p.m.
• A ban on minors, younger than age 18, after 6 p.m. unless they are accompanied by an adult.
• A strict 10 p.m. end time for rides, which will be followed by a police “push” and the closing of the beer tent at 11 p.m.
• The introduction of ride bracelets from 6 to 10 p.m. to encourage families to come to the event while saving money and having a fun time with their children.
Officials said they are trying to set the stage for this family friendly event.
Old Home Days is taking place Tuesday, July 7, through Friday, July 10, with the fishing derby scheduled for Saturday, July 11.
A Main Street parade will be held at 6:30 p.m. July 7, and other activities will include rides, games, live music and a bicycle rodeo.
For a full listing of events, visit www.oldhomedays.org.