Fall in Overland Park means flannel shirts, hoodies, pumpkin spice lattes, and festivals. Check out this list of some of the best festivals, events, and activities going on this fall in Overland Park. Break out your phone and start adding these fall things to your calendar!
Pumpkin Hollow | October 1st – October 31st
Nestled inside the Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead is the seasonal attraction, Pumpkin Hollow. Bring the kids and hop on a wagon ride which takes you to a corn maze, corn box, and giant hay slide. Don’t forget to pick out the best pumpkin!
Night of the Living Farm | October 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th
At the end of October, Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead hosts their annual event for children to come to the farm for Halloween festivities. Participate in mad science experiments, a flashlight scavenger hunt, fortune teller readings and topped off with a marshmallow roast. Don’t forget to pack a costume!
Trick-or-Treat in Downtown Overland Park | October 29th
Bring your best costume and join Downtown Overland Park for trick-or-treating in Downtown OP on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10 am - 12 pm. Wear your costumes and pop into DOP shops for a special treat! Enjoy a DJ playing spooktacular jams, games for the whole fam and plenty of candy to go around! Parents/guardians, please stop by the Clock Tower Plaza first to view a map of participating businesses. A digital version will also be available ahead of time or you can scan a QR code with your phone at the event.
Luminary Walk | November 25th – 26th, December 2nd – 3rd, December 8th – 10th, December 15th – 17th
Attend the Luminary Walk at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens this year and you will find out why this is one of Overland Park’s most popular events. There will be paths illuminated by candles, holiday music and lights, horse-drawn wagon rides, and you may even encounter the Jolly Old Elf so bring the kids!
Candlelight Stroll | December 1st
Calling all adults. Find a babysitter and leave the kids at home! For just one night, the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens is for those 18 and older. Enjoy a peaceful candlelight stroll through the Arboretum while taking in all the features of the Luminary Walk, but without the kids. And yes, there will be alcohol available to purchase for those 21 and older.
Terra Luna | September 15th, 16th, 17th, 22nd, 23rd, 24th
It's the not-to-miss event in Overland Park. Take a magical nighttime stroll through the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. Terra Luna is a mix of projection mapping, dance and music into a pure fantasy walk through the woods. Make plans to see the Arboretum lit up like never before.
Overland Park Fall Festival | September 23rd-24th
Welcome in fall at Downtown Overland Park’s Fall Festival! There will be live entertainment, an artisan fair, lots of family-friendly activities and plenty of food trucks lining the streets. Bring the whole family! And the dogs too!
Oktoberfest at Prairiefire | October 8th
PROST! It's Oktoberbest at Prairiefire on October 8th! Prairiefire is hosting its 8th annual Oktoberfest with a petting zoo, beer gardens, street games, face painting, pumpkin decorating and a Pumpkin Pie eating contest. It's a yearly tradition for many families so get there early!
Hawktoberfest | October 8th
There’s more PROST’ING in OP! Hawktoberfest in Bluhawk welcome its second year. This is a family-friendly, fall festival featuring live music, food, beer and wine tasting, family-friendly fun and games, and fireworks! There is plenty to do with the kids: pumpkin painting, hayrides, inflatable obstacle course, face painting, and balloon twister!
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