Special Events

Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead is super fun every day of the season, but check out these events to make your visit extra special.


June Bug Ball
June 4, 2019
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
FREE event!

Grab your best bug costumes and your friends, and come enjoy a summer night celebrating bugs and other garden friends.

Movie Nights
Summer movie nights are fun at the farm!
June 20, 2019
7:30 - 11:00 p.m.
FREE event!

Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy a family-friendly movie on the lawn at the Farmstead! In June, it's MOO-vie Night, as we celebrate National Dairy Month with dairy treats and activities. The movie selection is 'Tangled' and it will begin at dusk. 

July 18, 2019
7:30 - 11:00 p.m.
FREE event!

Our second Movie Night of the season will be a treat for all ages! Enjoy lawn games and fun pre-show. The movie selection is 'Finding Nemo' and it will begin at dusk. 


Celebrating the 4th on the Farm
July 4, 2019
9:00 a.m. - Noon
FREE event!

Bring your decorated bike for the parade, and celebrate America's birthday at the farm! Old-fashioned games and activities are among the things to do this family-friendly morning.

19th Annual Georgia's Chicken Run
July 27, 2019
Check In: 7:30 a.m. Race Begins: 8:30 a.m.

Get the whole family to lace up their running shoes and share a little friendly competition at our annual fun run. Distances vary for age groups, so everyone has the right race for them. Participants receive a goodie bag, t-shirt, and medal! Plus, age group winners will receive a trophy! Register Today!

Safety Day
August 3, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Join us for a day all about Safety at the Farmstead! Watch the Children's Mercy helicopter land in the main lawn and take off at the end of the event. Interact with members of emergency services, hospitals and safety organizations. Learn about back to school safety, stranger danger and much more. Police and firefighters will share information on what to do in case of an emergency and children will have the opportunity to interact with first responders* and see the equipment.

Moon Shine on the Farm (grown-ups only)
Saturday, September 7, 2019
This night is just for grown-ups at the Deanna Rose Farmstead. Enjoy music, BBQ, drinks and farm fun, all while supporting the Friends of the Farmstead.


Pumpkin Hollow
September 27 - October 31, 2019
Mon.-Fri. 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Sat.-Sun. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Join us for the 21st Annual Pumpkin Hollow, consistently rated as one of the top five pumpkin patches in the area. All inclusive in the ticket price, children can hop aboard the Pumpkin Hollow Express - a barrel train, pulled by a John Deere tractor, get lost in the maze, climb a hay pyramid, slide down the giant hay slide and choose a pumpkin to take home.

$8 - General Admission $7 - Friends of the Farmstead members (limit of 7 tickets) $3/person Farmstead admission fee applies.

No advance ticket sales. Tickets must be purchased at the Farmstead on the day you are attending.

Night of the Living Farm
October 18, 19, 25 & 26, 2019
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Every October, we transform the Farmstead into a fun-filled, yet eerily spooky place. Our 22nd Annual Night of the Living Farm takes place after dark with lanterns and jack o'lanterns lighting the way. This event features scary and non-scary activities for all. Purchase Tickets Now!


Holiday Lights on Farmstead Lane
November 28, 2019 – January 7, 2020
5:00 - 11:00 p.m.
FREE event!

A festive holiday light display showcasing pictures, animations and sparkling effects all synchronized to music and viewed from the warmth of your car. The display, formerly known as the Ultimate Tree Light Display was located in the Deer Creek subdivision. Mark Callegari, owner of the display, has donated his materials and continued support to make the show better and better each year! Join us in celebrating the seventh year of Holiday Lights on Farmstead Lane.

Volunteer at Special Events

Special events at the Farmstead are awesome, but they take lots of volunteers to make them successful. Learn more about volunteering at one or more of our special events.

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13800 Switzer Rd.,
Overland Park, KS 66221
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead is open daily from April 1-Oct. 31: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Extended Hours: Memorial Day to Labor Day: Tuesday and Thursdays only - 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Activities operate until 5:00 p.m.

Free for members of Friends of the Farmstead
$3.00 per person
Free after 2:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday.