Special Events

The Parks & Recreation Department produces a variety of special events that provide a fun experience. Our events range from the Daddy Daughter Ball to the Summer Concert Series. Listed below are the special events that will be presented in 2013. For more information about these events, click the picture or link below, or call 913-971-8563. View the City's complete calendar of events.

Featured Events

Winter Fest Ice Sculptures


Friday, Dec. 6 

5:30 p.m. at City Hall (100 E Santa Fe)

Daddy Daughter Ball 2014 (Registration Required)


Friday, Feb. 7 

7 pm

Touch-A-Truck, ETC (in partnership with Hope Walk)

Saturday, June 7 2014

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 

Frontier Park

Admission: FREE



Camp Out at the Bay - Registration Required

2014 Date TBD

Black Bob Bay and Black Bob Park

Resident: $30/Non-Resident $35 (includes 1 adult & 1 child). $10 per additional family member. 


Fishing Derby (Pre-Registration Encouraged)

Saturday, June 14

7:30 on-site registration begins

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Fish

11:00 a.m. - Free Lunch

Cedar Lake

Admission: FREE

Black Bob Bay Teen Bash (Pre-Registration Encouraged)

2014 Date TBD

6:45 p.m. on-site registration begins (must have parental waiver or be pre-registered)

7 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. - Park Activities

8:15-9:30 - Swim at Black Bob Bay

Black Bob Park

Admission: School Supply donation for Olathe Public Schools Foundation.