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Fall Family Timber Challenge

This fall festival has a 2 mile fun-run packed with TONS of obstacles for the whole family to enjoy (recommended ages 5+). In addition to our one of a kind terrain we are presenting 25+ obstacles including: Foam Pit, Pool Noodle…

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Spring Fiesta/ Family Timber Challenge

The Spring Family Timber Challenge is a 2 mile fun run packed with TONS of obstacles for the whole family to enjoy (recommended ages 5+). In addition to our one of a kind terrain we are presenting 25+ obstacles including:…

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Kansas City Air Show

The KC Air Show features the Blue Angels, U.S. Army Golden Knights, A-10 Demo Team, Patty Wagstaff, Julie Clark, and many more in two days of world-class aerobatic performances, military jet demonstrations and thrilling entertainment for the whole family! More…

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Illuminated Waters 2019

StoneLion Puppet Theatre's thirteenth-annual giant puppet show and festival will combine everything we have all learned to love: A giant puppet play, interactive games and music and a Family Puppet Glow featuring illuminated puppets after the play - all at…

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St. Patrick’s Day at the Zoo

Help the animals usher in the luck of the Irish this St. Patrick’s Day as they enjoy festive enrichment items. Get your picture taken with a leprechaun, enjoy Irish dancing on Saturday at 10:30am and an animal St. Patrick’s Day…

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Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony

Where better to celebrate Arbor Day than at The Arboretum? Arbor Day celebrates planting and nurturing trees. Help us plant a tree in honor of one of our special volunteers, and take a sapling home for your own yard so…

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Wildflower Walk

Meet at the Visitors Center then we will be walking on mulched paths, up and down slopes and hills as we go to the lower bluff area at Wolf creek. The Arboretum has 140 acres of woodlands that have tens…

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Bird Walk

Arboretum volunteers and all around birders, will lead this walk to look for and listen to the birds that live at the Arboretum. Nearly 100 different species of birds have been identified at the Arboretum, giving you plenty to look…

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Night at the Arboretum

Experience the Arboretum like you never have before -- at night! Enjoy the night time sights and sounds and escape outdoors as a family while you learn about Native American Tribes that once lived here in Eastern Kansas. Bring your…

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