Special Events

January to April

Trucks and Big Rigs for Kids logo

April 13, 2019

Crawl, climb, and sit in these huge trucks and rigs!

Mildale Farm Spring Community Day logo

April 27, 2019

Enjoy fun community spring festivities at beautiful Mildale Farm.

TRAC 2-color Logo

April 27, 2019

A great family day of outdoor activities. All outdoor amenities are FREE.  Event is from 9 am-3 pm.

May to August

Heritage Park 5K, 10K & 15K Logo

May 9, 2020

A family friendly event for athletes of all ages and abilities.

Turkey Creek Festival

May 18, 2019

The Creek Chic at Merriam's Turkey Creek Festival.

A Day in the Park logo

June 1, 2019

Join us for this free, day-long celebration of parks and trails.

The Great American Family Campout Logo

June 15, 2019

A night of family outdoor camping with a Theatre In The Park show!

2020 Shawnee Mission Triathlon & Duathlon Event Logo

July 12, 2020

Challenge yourself in the beauty of the park's urban refuge!

Logo of the word Pickleball in front of a green pickleball with "JCPRD's 6th Annual 2019 Regio

August 23 Through 25, 2019

Don't miss our only regional tournament this year!

Athletes swimming
2020 JCPRD Kids Tri Event Logo

Kill Creek Park Triathlon

August 15, 2020

Don't miss this NEW coed sprint triathlon!

August 22, 2020

Let your child channel that extra energy into this all-ages youth triathlon!

September to December

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JCPRD's Cars In the Park at Shawnee Mission Park

Evening in the Park

September 28, 2019

Music by the M-80s, followed by a movie.  Come join us for a free evening of fun.



October 19, 2019

Vintage cars, trucks, hot rods and motorcycles show

LIVE WELL AGE WELL 2019 logo with sunflower

October 18, 2019

Free Expo! Meet and explore many services available to you!

Mildale Farm Fall Fest

October 26, 2019

Family fun fall festivities at beautiful Mildale Farm.