Experience the garden party of the summer!

The Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens sets the scene for an epic evening of all-inclusive fun! Since 2008, The Arts & Recreation Foundation has welcomed thousands to attend and delight in the ambiance of the premier networking event in Johnson County. Whether you come as a guest of a corporate sponsor or want to enjoy an unforgettable date night, you're sure to have a wonderful time, for a great cause.


VIP Patron Tickets $275

  • Early entry at 6pm
  • First access to paved parking at LongHouse
  • Mix and mingle in an exclusive Patrons-Only area with a signature cocktail to kick off the evening!
  • Complimentary wine-glass
  • All food, drink, entertainment & activities included

General Admission $175

  • Entry at 7pm
  • General parking
  • Complimentary wine-glass
  • All food, drink, entertainment & activities included



Cool off with a refreshing array of beverages - from fine wines to craft beers, mixed-cocktails, lively spirits, and non-alcoholic treats. Stop at one of several bar tents to try it all!




Bring your appetite! Savor the delicious flavors of local restaurant favorites: enjoy small bite samples of tacos, ramen, cake bites, bbq, eclairs, lettuce wraps and so much more along the garden paths.




There's so much to see and do - all included in your ticket price. Explore the Stems Plein Air fine art exhibit, dance to live music, don a balloon crown, and marvel at the fireworks display to cap off the summer celebration.




Stems: A Garden Soirée is celebrating 17 years as the place to see and be seen! Come together as friends, family, dates, and corporate groups to enjoy the rich atmosphere of friendship and networking.



Your attendance as a guest, vendor, or corporate sponsor supports our vision of recreational and cultural enrichment and inspiration for present and future generations.





Stems: A Garden Soiree

Saturday, June 22, 2024 | 7-10pm

Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

8909 W. 179th St. Overland Park, KS 66013

Must be 21+ to attend. No children or pets will be admitted, with the exception of service animals.

Cheers to our Sponsors!