Join the Fourth of July festivities at the Farmstead

Join us for a fun-filled morning of festivities as we honor Independence Day from 9 a.m.-noon at Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead! Get ready for an unforgettable Celebrating the Fourth at the Farm event packed with entertainment, contests and good old-fashioned American spirit. 

In addition to patriotic lessons held in the schoolhouse, chalk drawings along the apple orchard path, old-fashioned games and a cakewalk happening all day, here’s a sneak peek at what’s in store for you and your family: 

10 a.m.  

Pig calling contest

10:30 a.m.  

Professor Farquar & Polecat Annie Performance

11:30 a.m.

Bike Parade: Decorate your bike in red, white, and blue and join our festive bike parade. It’s a wonderful way for children and adults alike to display their patriotic pride.

This event is free with Farmstead admission. Enjoy all the Independence Day festivities along with everything else the Farmstead has to offer, including more than 250 animals and birds that call the Farmstead home. The Farmstead closes at 2 p.m. on July 4.

After a day at the Farmstead, head over to Corporate Woods Founders’ Park for the Overland Park Star Spangled Spectacular beginning at 5 p.m.