Gardner Parks and Recreation offers a diverse lineup of special events throughout the year ranging from movies in the park, camping at Cornerstone Park, to the best fireworks show in the KC Metro area, the July 4th Celebration. This year's recording artists will be announced soon! Later this fall, we have two exciting new events: The Smoke on the Trails BBQ Competition and the Grand Slam Craft Beer/Wine Festival. Also, a new special holiday event will be announced soon. Check out all the fantastic events below. We can't wait to see you out in the parks!
**For all events at the pool, Gardner Aquatic Center, please click here: Gardner Aquatic Center Special Events
Gardner Parks & Recreation Special Events
- Music and Movie in the Park Series
- Kids Fishing Derby
- Walk and Read Weekend Event
- Smoke on the Trails BBQ Competition
- Grand Slam Craft Beer/Wine Festival
- Swope Park Rangers Game
- Breakfast with Santa
- Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt
- Santa's Workshop
- Flick with Saint Nick
- Holiday Lights Tour (50+)
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