Special Events

Pooch Paint

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Pooch Paint 2019

Saturday, June 1 - 9:00am-Noon

Near the entrance to Leawoof Dog Park on the east side of Leawood City Park
10601 Lee Boulevard

 

  • Painting will be taken  home by owners
  • All pet painters must register, pay a $10 fee and sign waivers before painting
  • A cleaning station will be onsite to remove paints from paws
  • All supplies willb e provided for your pet artists.  Paints are watercolor and non-toxic

Proceeds from Pooch Paint 2-19 go to the Leawood Foundation for future amenities to the Leawoof Dog Park

National Trails Day

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National Trails Day

Saturday, June 1 - 10:00am-4:30pm

Join the Leawood Parks & Recreation Department to celebrate National Trails Day!

Stop by the Nature Center, pick up a trail map, a light snack and explore the trails at Ironwoods Park

The event is FREE!

For more information, call (913) 696-7771

4th of July

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2019 July 4th Celebration

Thursday, July 4 - 6:00-9:30pm

Leawood City Park
10601 Lee Boulevard

Featuring Live Music by The Mikey Needleman Band

Leawood City Park will be the site for a variety of new and traditional family festivities.  Enjoy some great entertainment, participate in contests / games and enjoy a variety of food vendors.  Parking will not be available in City Park.  There will be free parking along Tomahawk Creek Parkway and free shuttle buses will be available for transportation to and from City Park.  Handicap parking will be available in the park with the display of Handicap Accessible tags or placards

FREE Gneral Admission
All access Ride Activity Bands (for children 14 and under) – $5.00 Cash only

City Park will be closed to all vehicles on Thursday, July 4. For information on how to get to the park, please see the sections below.

Park and take the shuttle bus

Free shuttle buses will be running from the parking lots along the west side of Tomahawk Creek Parkway to City Park starting at 10:00am.

Handicap parking will be available in City Park.  Must have license plate or placard for admission into the park.

Look for the July 4th parking signs along Tomahawk Creek Parkway

Three shuttle stops will be located in the parking lots of businesses on Tomahawk Creek Parkway

  • Merrill Lynch – 3401 College Boulevard
  • Frontier Investment Banking (west side) – 11350 Tomahawk Creek Parkway
  • American Academy of Family Physicians – 11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway

Park and walk

Are you considering walking to the park?

Grab your walking shoes, flashlight, wagon and go!

Park in one of the parking lots along Tomahawk Creek Parkway and walk approximately 1 mile to skip the shuttle line at the end of the night! We will have solar lighting guiding you along the trail to College Boulevard.  Be sure to bring a flashlight for a little extra lighting as you walk along the trail to your vehicle.  Reflective signage will point the way!

 

 

Schedule of Events

12:00-6:00pm Aquatic Center Open

6:00-9:30pm – Inflatables, Rock Wall and Trampoline

6:30-8:30pm – Face Painting, Roving Entertainment

7:30-9:30pm – Musical Entertainment by the “Mikey Needleman Band”

9:45pm – Fireworks

Food Vendors

  • Melt Box Ice Cream
  • Ron’s Kettle Corn
  • Fern Concessions
  • Kona Ice
  • Barbwire Barbecue
  • JT’s American Pride