2019 events – come out and join the fun!
We offer special events for the public from April through December. Come out and join in the fun!
Barnyard Babies Family Festival, Saturday, April 27 Experience life on a farm – baby animals, tractor petting zoo, farmers market, pedal tractors and farm hoppers, giant balloon animal kites, train rides, pony rides, games. Back by popular demand is Touch-a-Truck – get your picture taken with the cars from the movie Cars, Mater and Lightning. The Discovery Zones share fun and fresh adventures of a day on the farm. So much to see and do! Get the details here.
Tractor Cruise, Saturday, May 4 In partnership with the Greater Kansas City Two-Cylinder Club, vintage tractor enthusiasts gather to drive around Wyandotte County Lake and stop for lunch at Cabela’s. The club hosts this fundraiser and parade to benefit the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame. Learn more.
Show ‘N Shine Truck & Car Show, Saturday, July 27 Sash plaques and door prizes, Top 60, Best of Show, living history demonstrations and train rides. Fun for all ages!
International Lineman’s Rodeo, Saturday, October 19 More than 5,000 linemen from all over the world compete in various pole-climbing contests. It’s fun to watch! Learn more.
Santa’s Express, Saturday and Sunday, December 14-15 Get your picture taken with Santa in the Train Depot! Ride the Union Pacific train and take in the Christmas on the Farm decorations, Festival of Trees and model trains. Enjoy cookies and hot chocolate and make sure Santa knows exactly what you want for Christmas! 5K Run and 1 Mile Reindeer Walk on December 14. Learn more.