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Thursday, October 29 - 4:00-6:30pm

The Lodge at Ironwoods Park Patio
14701 Mission Road

Don’t let Halloween creep up on you! Leawood Parks and Rec is hosting our first Pick-A-Pumpkin event at the Lodge at Ironwoods. Register to pick your own pumpkin from our little patch on October 29th to take home and create. Carve your creation and tag us on Instagram or Facebook by October 31 for a chance to win a prize. Winners will be announced on Monday, November 2.

Click here to register

Parked Parade

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Parked Parade – Cancelled due to low enrollment
Saturday, November 14

Leawood City Hall

Your carpool is the parade! In this role reversal, your route around City Hall’s loop includes seeing vehicles from Leawood Parks, Fire, and Police Departments and some goodies to explore at home.

Fee: $7 / Leawood Resident Discounted Fee: $5

Register online:

For more information: 913.663.9153

Puzzle Palooza

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Puzzle Palooza
Sunday, November 15 – 2:00-4:00pm
Check in at 1:30pm

Vista 154 at Ironhorse Golf Course - 15400 Mission Road

Ages 12 & Up
$40 per team


Did you become a master at puzzles during quarantine?  Gather your team of 2-4 people to show off your skills at Puzzle Palooza!  Teams will race against each other to complete a custom made 500 piece jigsaw puzzle, plus you get to take home the puzzle!  Cash prizes will be awarded to the first and second teams to complete their puzzle.  Hurry, event is limited to the first 20 teams that register!

into the night fall festival

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Friday, October 9 – 5:30-8:30pm

Ironwoods Park - 14700 Mission Road

Crafts, Entertainment & Activities throughout Ironwoods Park

Enjoy performances by StoneLion Puppet Theatre and Mr. Stinky Feet! Get your photo with Penelope Pumpkin Princess and her friends!  Plus art-making, balloon sculptures, a petting zoo, s’mores and more!  Please adhere to social distancing so everyone can enjoy the fun!  $2 per person, advance registration required. For more information please call 913-663-9157.

Event is sold out for 2020

In case of inclement weather the festival will be moved to Saturday, October 10th, please call the weather line at 913.982.2433.

Doggie Dunk

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Doggie Dunk

Tuesday, September 8 - 5:00-7:00pm

Leawood Aquatic Center
10601 Lee Boulevard

The last swim of the season goes to the dogs!
Bring your dog to the Leawood Aquatic Center for a cool swim

2 Sessions to choose from:
4:30-5:30 pm or 6:00-7:00 pm

Each dog is required to be pre-registered, open to Leawood residents.

Fee:  $3 per dog

Register online at

For everyone’s safety, we are requesting that all humans wear face coverings
and are not allowed to enter the pool during this event

In case of inclement weather, please call 913.982.2433

2020 July 4th Celebration – Cancelled

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The City of Leawood has made the difficult decision to
cancel the“Celebration in the Park” on July 4th this year.

While not an easy decision it was deemed best not to have a large gathering in the park.

Stay tuned for any upcoming City Celebrations in the future months!

Daddy Daughter Date Night

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Saturday, February 1


The Lodge at Ironwoods Park
14701 Mission Road

The event includes an array of tempting desserts and light refreshments provided.

Includes a photo from the photo booth, a souvenir, a ticket entry for door prizes, dance competitions and more!

Fee:  $45 per couple (additional. daughter $12.50)

Leawood Resident Discounted Fee:  $40 per couple (additional. daughter $10)

Registration deadline is January 25.

Register by phone 913.663.9154 or click here to register online

Holiday Lighting

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Holiday Lighting Ceremony

Monday, November 18 - 6:00pm at Leawood City Hall

Join Leawood Mayor Peggy Dunn and the members of the community for holiday caroling, refreshments and entertainment as the City celebrates the start of the 2019 holiday season by illuminating City Hall at the 22nd Annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony