Coronavirus Affects City Services

To prevent the spread of coronavirus in our community, Johnson County Government has ordered residents to stay at home except for essential needs, beginning Tuesday, March 24 for 30 days.

The Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, Recycling Center, and playgrounds and shelters at City parks are closed, and many other City services are affected by this order.

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Birthday Parties + Rentals

The only thing that can make a day at the Farmstead better is birthday cake and balloons! Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead is the perfect place to celebrate your little one’s birthday.

Party Package

The birthday party package is $175 and includes:

  • Farmstead admission for up to 40 people
  • 2.5 hours in a reserved party corral
  • 20 tickets to use for wagon rides, fishing, or pony rides
  • A Farmstead t-shirt and souvenir cowpoke hat for the birthday child.

Regular admission fees apply for additional guests: $3 per person ages 2 and up.



Party Corrals

The Farmstead’s eight party corrals are available to rent on a first-come, first-reserved basis, when the Farmstead is open for the season.

Party corrals feature tables for guests and gifts inside a fenced area with Farmstead charm, and include:

  • Bull Pen
  • Rabbit Hutch
  • Pig Pen
  • Cow Patty-O
  • Hawk’s Nest
  • Pony Corral
  • Chicken Coop
  • Goat Pen


Monday through Saturday, corrals are available at the following times:

  • 9:30 a.m. – noon
  • 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • 12:30 – 3 p.m.
  • 1 – 3:30 p.m.

Sundays, corrals are available at the following times:

  • 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • 1 – 3:30 p.m.
  • 1:30 to 4 p.m.

Reserve a party corral with a major credit card by calling 913-895-6390.

Party Guidelines

Guests are welcome to bring their own birthday cake, food, and decorations for parties.

For the protection of the Farmstead animals, balloons must stay in the party corral and outside feed for the animals is not allowed.

Before the Party

Party hosts should check in at the birthday party check-in gate (east of the main entrance) on weekends, and at the main entrance ticket booth on week days. When you check in, Farmstead staff will provide party hosts with tickets and other amenities for your party.

Weekend party hosts may drive vehicles to the birthday party check-in gate to load and unload party supplies.

Party guests should check in at the birthday party check-in gate, where they will receive admission passes.

During the Party

Party guests should park in the main Farmstead parking lot, and follow the birthday party signs in the parking lot to the birthday party check-in gate, east of the main entrance upon arrival to receive admission passes.

All party attendees that have a wristband on may receive a 15% discount on $20 or more at Vic’s General Store.

Tickets for wagon rides, fishing, or pony rides that are included in the party package do not need to be used the day of the party and are good all season. Purchase additional tickets for $2.50 each at the Farmstead.


Submit a request for party corral refunds at least 14 days before the reservation date. There is a $10 cancellation or change fee. The $10 reservation permit fee is not refundable.

Shelter Reservations

The Prairie Pavilion is the perfect space to host a large event at the Farmstead. The Prairie Pavilion rental package includes:

  • Admission to the Farmstead for up to 150 people
  • Electrical outlets
  • Picnic tables
  • Green space surrounding the pavilion
  • Space for grilling or caterers to set up food

Prairie Pavilion reservations are good for a full day (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.) They are $550, plus a $10 permit fee for each reservation.

Reserve the Prairie Pavilion at least two weeks in advance with a major credit card by calling 913-895-6390.