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Safe Places to Trick or Treat in KC 2017

Posted October 29, 2017 9:33pm by Jane

Happy Halloween!

If you’re looking for a safe spot to trick or treat, want to go on the earlier side for some not-so-spooky Halloween fun during daylight hours, or just want to make the best use of your trick-or-treating time, here are a few places you can take the kids this Halloween:

  • Trick or Treat Street: Trick or Treat in Brookside, from 4-6pm for a safe evening with your little ghosts, goblins, pirates and princesses!
  • Town Center After-School Spooktacular: Trick or Treat after school at Town Center Plaza and Town Center Crossing! 3-5pm at Town Center Plaza , 5000 W. 119 St., Leawood, KS.
  • Zona Rosa Trick-or-Treat:  Kansas City’s largest safe Trick-or-Treat event is for families to enjoy Halloween in a safe and festive environment. This free event has tons of great activities to enjoy! 5-9pm at Zona Rosa, North of the Town Square on N. Stoddard Ave., 8721 N. Stoddard Ave., KCMO 64153
  • Halloween at the Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze: Wear your costume for $2 off your ticket and some Halloween fun!! Louisburg Cider Mill, 14730 K68 Hwy, Louisburg, Kansas 66053
  • Summit Fair Trick or Treat: Walk the shops, find the pumpkin signs, and collect your treats! And enjoy special in-store activities & giveaways, balloon artist, face painting and a 10-foot tall Frankenstein! Summit Fair, 840 NW Blue Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
  • Safe Trick or Treat at Rockhurst University: Kids 12 & younger, with adult supervision, are invited to the Rockhurst University Community Center’s Safe Trick-or-Treat. Enjoy a haunted house filled with games, activities, and treats! 6-8pm at 1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110
  • Trick or Treat in Downtown Excelsior Springs: Join the businesses in Downtown Excelsior Springs for trick or treating! All downtown stores will be open late handing out candy to our community trick or treaters. 4-9pm

Have fun and stay safe!

Halloween Activities in KC 2017

Posted October 22, 2017 11:02am by Jane

There are ton’s of fun Halloween-themed activities happening in and around KC. Here’s a list of some of our faves!

  • Night of the Living Farm: Old-fashioned lanterns and carved pumpkins will light the way for tons of fun at the 20th annual Night of the Living Farm at the Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead, 13800 Switzer, Overland Park, KS; 6-9pm, Oct. 27 & 28.
  • Spookfest: Science Unwrapped: Join Science City at Union Station for spooky science demos & activities, creepy critters & eerie edibles, a spooktacular science show, a costume contest, community clay project and more Halloween fun! 5-8pm, Oct. 28
  • Fall Harvest Days & Petting Zoo at Paradise Park! Enjoy hayrides, s’mores, hot chocolate and the Paradise Park Petting Zoo. $7/person, Oct. 28 & 29, noon-6pm at Paradise Park, 1021 NE Colbern Rd Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
  • Boo-tastic Fun: It’s a Halloween good time at Crown Center! Take your photo with the Wicked Queen from noon-4pm and enjoy puppet shows from StoneLion Puppet Theatre at noon & 2pm, Oct. 28 & 29
  • Boo at the Zoo: Children will trick-or-treat the Zoo while enjoying a great day of not so spooky activities, including animal pumpkin smashes! Oct. 28 & 29, 9:30am-5pm.
  • Kid Safe Halloween at Shoal Creek: Trick or treat throughout Shoal Creek village. Infants through elementary age children are invited to wear your favorite costume and bring your treat bag. Oct. 28, 11am-3pm at Shoal Creek Living History Museum, in Hodge Park, 7000 NE Barry Rd, KCMO 64156
  • Ciders & Spiders, Tricks & Treats: Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon at Louisburg Cider Mill Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze! Trick or treating, kids music, a costume contest, corn maze, childrens play areas, Mount Sunflower Slide, farm animals and more! Oct. 28, 4-8pm; $10 admission; children 3 & under free; everyone in costume gets $2 off admission.
  • The Great Pumpkin Fest: Worlds of Fun’s Great Pumpkin Fest is a family-friendly event that is all treats and no tricks! Enjoy special Halloween-themed activities for kids plus PEANUTS-themed rides and attractions in Planet Snoopy! Oct.28 & 29
  • Trick or Treat OFF the Street: Dress in your Halloween costume and experience 1860s fall living history activities, including a hayride! 3-6pm, Oct. 28 at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm, 1200 E. Kansas City Road, Olathe, Kansas 66061
  • Prowl-O-Ween: See the big cats (and wolves!), venture into a haunted house, and get treats & face painting with your little ghosts and ghouls! $9/person; 10am-5pm Oct. 28 & 10am-3pm Oct. 29 at Cedar Cove Feline Conservatory & Education Center, 3783 K68 Highway, Louisburg, Kansas, 66053

Looking for more Halloween fun? Check out our Events Calendar, with tons more Halloween ideas! And stay tuned for some great (& safe) area trick or treating options…coming soon to KC Kids Fun!

Images courtesy of Deanna Rose Childrens Farmstead, Science City at Union Station and Worlds of Fun.

Paradise Park Giveaway

Posted October 01, 2017 7:43pm by Jane

Congratulations to our Paradise Park Fall Harvest Days giveaway winner, Meredith Lawson! 

October is here, and it’s time for some Fall Harvest Days fun at Paradise Park! Thanks to our friends at Paradise park, KC Kids Fun is offering a 4-pack for family hayrides, complete with s’mores, hot chocolate and a visit to the Paradise Park Petting Zoo.

This special giveaway, valued at $28 will give you and your family a good old-fashioned afternoon hayride through the back of Paradise Park’s 15 acres, topped off with the fun of sipping hot chocolate while toasting marshmallows over a crackling campfire. Tickets are good any Saturday in October between noon and 5pm (when hayrides are in session).

How to enter for the Paradise Park Fall Harvest Days giveaway? We will be accepting entries (comments) through 9pm Central Time on Thursday, October 5, 2017. Please leave a comment and let us know what your family loves to do together in the fall! It’s that simple. One lucky winner will be randomly selected after noon on Thursday, October 5, and notified via Facebook and email.  Good Luck!

Must be 18 years of age to enter and win. Only one entry per household will be considered. No substitutions or transfers. Giveaway prize is not redeemable for cash. By entering, winner consents to allow the use of his/her name for promotional purposes without further compensation. Winner releases all sponsors of liability regarding use and enjoyment of the prize. No purchase necessary to enter or win.

ONE (1) winner will be randomly selected, and will receive 4 free admissions to Paradise Park’s Fall Harvest Days, valued at $28.

Images courtesy of Paradise Park.