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Jun 23

Nominate JCPRD for the Best of Johnson County

Posted on June 23, 2022 at 11:14 AM by Becky Burnside

Here's your chance to share your favorite things to do at JCPRD.  The Shawnee Mission Post and Blue Valley Post are sponsoring the first-ever Best of Johnson County, an opportunity for the community to recognize the places and events that make this a great place to call home. The top five nominees in each category will advance to the voting round this August. Nominations are open until June 30 at 11 p.m., and voting will start on Aug. 22 at 8 a.m. 

Below are some suggestions for the categories. What would you add? For details and to nominate your favorites, visit 


  • Family Entertainment
    • Theatre in the Park
    •  Johnson County Museum
  •  Free Entertainment 
    • Ernie Miller Nature Center
    • Lanesfield Historic Site
    • JCPRD Disc Golf Courses (Shawnee Mission Park, Heritage Park, and Big Bull Creek Park)
  • Golf Course - Public
    • Tomahawk Hills Golf Course
    • Heritage Park Golf Course
  •  Park
    • Cedar Niles Park (our newest one!)
    • Meadowbrook Park
    • Mill Creek Streamway Park
  • Public Event
    • TimberRidge Adventure Center Open House
    • Shawnee Mission Park Adventure Race
    • Evening in the Park
    • Live Well Age Well 
    • Mildale Farm Fall Fest
  • Live Entertainment
    • Theatre in the Park
    • Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center 


  • Wedding & Event Venue
    • Mildale Farm
    • Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center


  • Dog Park
    • Shawnee Mission Park Off-Leash Area
    • Heritage Park Off-Leash Area
    • Stoll Park Off-Leash Area
    • Kill Creek Streamway Park Off-Leash Area


  • The Johnson County Museum Store