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 8, 2017
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Come in a “cute-as-a-bug” costume! Enjoy all these activities and more: •Bugs of the World in the Dairy Barn •Buggy Games •Buggy Snacks •Insect ID-ing using a dissecting scope by K-State Extension •Dancing with Princess Bugs in the Outpost •Bug Petting Zoo •Storyteller
FREE admission. No registration required.
- Synopsis: E.B. White's charming tale of a spider that befriends a piglet.
- Directors: Gary Winick
- Production year: 2006
- Rating: G
- Studio: Paramount Pictures
- Runtime: 96 minutes
- Cast: Julia Roberts, Steve Buscemi, John Cleese, Oprah Winfrey, Cedric the Entertainer
Independence Day at the Farmstead
July 4, 2017
9:00 a.m - NoonBring your decorated bike and take a cruise along the Kansas Farm Trail, and enjoy all these activities:
- Old-fashioned games on the lawn
- Tug-war, corn hole, frisbee, sack races, stilts, volleyball
- Patriotic lessons in Helen’s Country Schoolhouse
- Chalk Walk in the Apple Orchard
- Pig-calling Contest: 10:00 a.m. on Gayle’s Exploration Outpost
- Bike Parade: 11:00 a.m.
Georgia's Chicken Run
July 29, 2017
7:30 a.m. Check-in
8:30 a.m. First race begins.
9:45 a.m. Awards Ceremony and trophy presentationsGirls and boys will run/walk separately in each division except the babies and adults. After each race, medals will be presented to all registered participants. Trophies will be awarded for first through sixth place. Enjoy •Carnival-style games and activities •National Anthem •Chicken Dance (performed by our very own Chelsea Chicken)
DivisionsBaby walk (Ages 2 & under) 1/8 mile run/walk (Age 3) 1/8 mile run/walk (Age 4) 1/4 mile run/walk (Age 5) 1/4 mile run/walk (Age 6) 1/4 mile run/walk (Ages 7-8) 1/4 mile run/walk (Ages 9-10) 1/4 mile run/walk (Ages 11-12) 1/4 mile run/walk (Adults)
Online registration closes at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 28.
Onsite registration will be accepted on Saturday morning beginning at 7:30 a.m. Tee-shirts for late registrants are subject to availability.
CANCELLED August 5, 2017 due to weather.It’s a FREE admission weekend at the Farmstead. Enjoy activities presented by
- Overland Park Police Department - Bomb Squad and Robots
- Overland Park Fire Department - Fire Truck and information booth
- Overland Park Emergency Management Coordinator - Emergency Preparedness booth
- and more!
August 26, 2017
7:00 - 11:00 p.m.Join us for a Barn Raising Experience! The 4th annual Moon Shine on the Farm, an adults-only event to support Friends of the Farmstead. Your ticket includes live music, great food, beverages (beer and wine served), hayrides, s'mores and games.
September 29 - October 31, 2017
Mon.-Fri. 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Sat.-Sun. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Join us for the 19th 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) $2/person Farmstead admission fee applies.
No advance ticket sales. Tickets must be purchased at the Farmstead on the day you are attending..
October 27 & 28
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.Every October, we transform the Farmstead into a fun-filled, yet eerily spooky place. Our 21st 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. $10 - General Admission $9 - Friends of the Farmstead members (limit of 7 tickets)
November 23, 2017 – January 7, 2018
5:00 - 11:00 p.m.
FREEA 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 fifth year of Holiday Lights on Farmstead Lane.
Overland Park, KS 66213
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead is open daily from April 2-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
$2.00 per person
Free after 2:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday.