Join us for our fun events throughout the year. Check back often as we add to our calendar!
Also check out our fun, monthly children’s educational programs here.
Jack O Lantern Jamboree – Family fun from 3-6 PM. Halloween story trail by Bonner Springs Parks & Rec. Hay wagon rides, train rides, costume and witch cackling contests, pumpkin walk, games, concessions. Wear your costumes and be prepared for lots of fun! Admission is $10 per vehicle.
International Lineman’s Rodeo – More than 4,000 utility linemen from all over the world compete in various pole-climbing contests. Bring your lawn chair and watch the competition! Plus enjoy the food and crafts vendors, music and games for kids. Admission is free!
Beer and Bagel Run – The BEER & BAGEL OFF-ROAD RACE SERIES is returning to KC! It’s a Midwest tradition, starting in Omaha over 25 years ago and expanding over the years throughout the country. In 2022, we’re bringing it back to the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame at Wyandotte County Park in Kansas City. Enjoy a challenging 4-ish mile trail run following the expansive terrain and trails. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Ag Center. Great fun. Great location. Great cause. Come join us and invite all your running buddies! Find more information and register here.
Amaizing Sweet Corn Glean-a-thon and Sweet Corn Festival. We’re partnering with After the Harvest to harvest 50,000 ears of fresh sweet corn to feed food insecure individuals in our community from July 11-23. Corporate and business teams, community and church groups, families and individuals – join us for a fun and competitive day at the farm! Each team will have a 3-hour window to harvest as much sweet corn as possible. All harvested sweet corn will be delivered to Kansas City-area food pantries, community kitchens and other agencies that feed those in need. Then come out to the Sweet Corn Festival at the Ag Hall of Fame on July 30, 11am-3pm for a fun, family-friendly day. Event highlights include a scarecrow contest, train rides, corn shucking and watermelon eating contests, gleaning competition awards, kids games, face painting, live music and much more! Purchase sweet corn to eat or take home; food trucks onsite also. Open to the public with free admission; activity tickets will be available to purchase onsite ($1 for each activity, cash preferred). For more information about entering a team for gleaning, visit afterthehearvestkc.org, or contact Jane Fletcher at email@example.com or call 816-921-1903. For information about the Sweet Corn Festival, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 913-721-1075.
Show ‘n Shine Car Show – See street rods and machines, classics and trucks at the 48th annual show, presented by the Genuine Chevy GMC Truck Club of KC. Top 45, Best of Show and Director’s Choice awards. PLUS tractors, tractors, tractors from the Greater 2-Cylinder Tractor Club! 8 AM – 3 PM, admission tickets available at the gate.
KC Symphony Mobile Music Box Concert – 6:30-7:30 PM. We are thrilled to host the Kansas City Symphony for a free outdoor Mobile Music Box concert (weather permitting) and are dedicating it to FIRST RESPONDERS. The KC Symphony musicians bring the music to you, from familiar classics to uplifting modern works. Bring your lawn chairs and join us for music and fun. Food vendors will sell ice cream and popcorn. In the event of inclement weather, please check our Facebook page or the KC Symphony’s website for a schedule update or cancellation notice.
Barnyard Babies Family Festival – 10 AM – 4 PM. Our season opens with this wildly popular event! See barnyard animals, antique tractors and farm equipment. Ride the train, dive into a corn pile and learn how to harvest honey and milk a cow. Watch blacksmiths and harvest a field in a combine cab simulator. See Great American Kites’ giant animal kites fly in the sky. Food trucks too. So much more to see and do!