Farmstead Tours and Programs

All reservations for groups and tours are handled by the City of Overland Park. Please make arrangements accordingly before arriving at the Farmstead.

Birthday Parties & Reservations

Birthday Parties & Rentals

The Farmstead is the perfect place to host your cowpoke’s perfect day.

Birthday Party Package

The $175 birthday package includes:
  • Admission to the Farmstead for 40 people
  • Use of the party corral for up to 40 people for three hours
  • 20 general activity tickets that can be used at the fishing dock or for wagon rides
  • A t-shirt and cowboy hat for the birthday child
Party corrals include one 14-foot picnic table for seating and two 8-foot tables for refreshments and gifts. Guests and hosts can purchase additional activity tickets for $3 each. Additional t-shirts are $13 each, and additional hats are $2.50 each.

On Your Party Day

Guests may bring prepared food, ice, and beverages to the party corral. Hosts can arrive 20 minutes early to set up. Enter the Farmstead through the birthday party entrance on the east side of the facility near the white farmhouse. Parking is available in the east parking lots, along with a loading area. Additional parking is available in the main parking lot. Party guests can enter the Farmstead and access birthday party corrals through the birthday party entrance near the white farmhouse, east of the main entry building.

Party Rules & Regulations

Balloons must stay in the birthday party corral at all times. Put all waste and trash in the proper disposal drums.

Prohibited at the Farmstead

  • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited at the Farmstead, including in parking lots and drives.
  • Motorized vehicles are not allowed.
  • Fires, fireworks, and firecrackers are prohibited.
  • No grill or electricity is available in the corrals.
  • The Farmstead cannot be used for any commercial enterprise.

Cancellations & Rainouts

Requests for party corral refunds must be submitted in writing at least 14 days in advance of the rental date. All refunds are equal to the total amount paid, less a $10 change fee. The Farmstead supervisor may cancel party corral reservations due to inclement weather. The Farmstead will post closing or cancellation information on the rainout number: 913-897-2360, ext. 4. If your group decides to cancel a party because of weather, the reservation cannot be refunded or rescheduled.

See rules and guidelines.

Farm Tour

Farm Tour

Groups of 10-35  people may make special arrangements for guided tours of the Farmstead. Cost: $7/person (children and adults) Includes:
  • admission to the Farmstead
  • guided tour
  • a private area for kids to eat lunch (meals not provided)
  • horse-drawn hayride
  • feed for the goats
Availability: Monday-Friday.

Reservations

To make your reservation, please call 913-895-6390. Fees are refundable only due to inclement weather.

Field Trip Scholarships

Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead receives nonprofit funding to provide Farm Tour Field Trip Scholarships to eligible Title I schools in the Kansas City metropolitan area.  The application must be submitted at least two weeks before you plan to visit the Farmstead. Awards are dependent upon grant funding. Please submit your application early for consideration.
Kansas History School Tour

Kansas History School Tour

Groups of 10-30 students, first through fifth-grade, and their chaperones can take a guided tour of the facility that includes historical lessons in Helen's Country Schoolhouse, the Indian Encampment, and go fishing at Grandpa Bob's Fishing Pond with a cane pole. Cost: $7/person Includes:
  • admission to the Farmstead
  • private area for lunch (meals not provided)
  • historical lessons and
  • fishing with a cane pole
Availability: Three tour slots daily, Monday-Thursday, 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Reservations

To make your reservation, please call 913-895-6390. Fees are refundable only due to inclement weather.
Large Group Reservations

Large Group Reservations

In order to have appropriate staffing, we request that groups of 25 or more complete a group reservation form to let us know how many are in your group and your arrival date and time. $3/person admission fee applies.

Visit Us

13800 Switzer Rd.,
Overland Park, KS 66221
2021 Season: May 4 - October 31

Admission: $3.00 per person
Free after 2 pm Mon-Thurs, except holidays

Always free for members of Friends of the Farmstead

Open 7 days a week
Closes at Noon on July 4th

Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm