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Jul 10, 2014
Family Fun Nights
Jul 4, 2014

The City of Olathe will host its annual fireworks show on Friday, July 4, at the Great Mall of the Great Plains, 20700 W. 151st St. The show begins at 9:30 p.m.

Spectators are encouraged to arrive early to find parking and set-up a viewing spot.

Due to extensive construction in the area of the Great Mall of the Great Plains, attendees should be prepared for delays in traffic flow before and after the event.  Enter the event at the following locations:

Jul 3, 2014

We are ready to celebrate the opening of the Olathe Community Center with a community party! Join us at 4 p.m. for free food & activities!

Schedule of Events:
• 4:00 pm – Family Fun Activities
• 4:00 pm – OPRD Foundation Family Walk/Run
• 7:00 pm –Olathe Civic Band
• 9:00 pm – 19th Century Fireworks at Mahaffie

Jul 3, 2014
Family Fun Nights
Jun 26, 2014
Family Fun Nights
Jun 14, 2014
Have a great time with your family for Fathers Day at Campout Next to the Bay! Grab your camping and cooking gear and head to Black Bob Park! The overnight campout will include planned activities and games, as well as swimming at Black Bob Bay. The camping fun will be for girls and boys ages 4-12 and their Dad and/or Mom. Campers will cook hotdogs over an open flame, make S’mores and enjoy a sing-along around the campfire. A continental breakfast will be provided in the morning, then tear down the campsite and head home. To register, please use the following link: If needing to register a second child call the Recreation office at 913-971-8563.