10 activities for a Memorial Day weekend staycation in Overland Park

Looking for activities close to home over Memorial Day weekend? Look no further. Here are 10 opportunities to make memories with the entire family while stay-cationing in Overland Park:

  1. Dive into our refreshing outdoor pools on opening day, May 28. 
  1. Get up close and personal with more than 250 animals and birds at Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead.
  1. Embark on an exciting bike ride through our miles of hiking/biking trails. 
  1. Serve up some friendly competition on our tennis, basketball, volleyball or pickleball courts
  1. Escape the hustle and bustle of daily life at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, a nature lover’s paradise. During your visit, experience gardens with more than 1,700 species of plants, hiking trails and different educational opportunities around every bend in the path.
  1. Make a splash at splash pads located at Roe Park, Sapling Grove Park and Thompson Park. Splash pads are free to use and are open during normal park hours, 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  1. Swing into action at one of our top-notch golf courses. 
  1. Pack your favorite snacks for a good old-fashioned picnic at one of the City’s more than 80 parks and open spaces.
  1. Get down to the music at the Clock Tower while shopping for fresh, local products at the Overland Park Farmers’ Market. 
  1. Reel in the excitement of catching a fish at one of six City lakes: Amesbury, Kingston, Regency, Summercrest, Wilderness and South Lake. A fishing license is required at all City lakes for everyone ages 16-74.

You’ll never run out of options for creating amazing memories in Overland Park this holiday weekend. Find even more opportunities for fun at opkansas.org.