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Check Out These Holiday Events near Overland Park, KS!

The holiday season is known for being a hustle and bustle time of the year. Between holiday shopping and time with distant relatives, sometimes it feels like it rushes by. Slow down this holiday season and enjoy one of these activities that we at Ryan Lawn & Tree know you’ll love!

Holiday Lights on Farmstead Lane – Now through January 7 (5-11 p.m.) at the Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead

Its the most wonderful time of year!

Coming back for the fifth year in a row, the 38-minute lights and sounds show (which includes animation) syncs the 90.5 Rose FM radio station to the dancing lights of the show. Fun for two, or the whole family!

Holiday Luminary Walk – December 1-2 and 8-9 (5-9 p.m., Friday/Saturday) at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens


Enjoy the seasonal fundraiser as you walk a mile-long candlelit path, taking in the holiday lights and the sounds of live entertainment. Or sip some hot cider as you bundle up in a warm, horse-drawn wagon ride. The kids will love the visit to the Gnome and Fairy Villages, before giving Santa their wish lists (5:30-8:30). Then you can settle in near the warm campfire and enjoy the feeling of the season. Purchase tickets online (link: ($9/person) or at the event ($10/person)! Free to kids 5 and under!

Indoor Farmers’ Market – December 2 (8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday) at the Matt Ross Community Center

Take it indoors with the 35th Anniversary of the Overland Park Farmers’ Market season! Keep your eating, buying, and shopping local during the holidays, and enjoy the winter produce and holiday gifts!

Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear – December 2 (8 p.m., Saturday) at the Johnson County Community College, Yardley Hall


This mother/son duo will rock you! The two use their booming voices and twin guitars to play a soulful folk music that will get your toes tapping. Tickets range from $17-$35.

Special Swim – December 3 (9-10 a.m., Sunday) at the Matt Ross Community Center

Enjoy the holiday season with family!

Get a chance to swim with other families and people with disabilities with the Special Swim! Have the pool to yourselves before the pool opens to the public. (Lifeguards on duty, admission is $7/person.

Children’s Corner with Stone Lion Puppet Theatre – December 6 (10 a.m., Wednesday) at the Tomahawk Ridge Community Center

Bring the kids in to see the Stone Lion Puppet Theatre! The company uses many different styles of puppetry, which can include marionettes, masks, shadow, and rod puppets. For more information on the Stone Lion Puppet Theatre, visit their website here!

American Youth Ballet presents “The Nutcracker” – Dec. 16, 17 (Showtimes at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 6 p.m. Sunday, $15-$23)

Bring the whole family to enjoy Tchaikovsky’s holiday classic! A live orchestra, 40-ft. growing tree and onstage snowfall are a few of the things you can look forward to at the magical show. Click here to purchase your tickets online, or call 913-469-4445.

Ryan Lawn & Tree Proudly Serves Overland Park and Surrounding Areas


The staff of Ryan Lawn & Tree loves the Overland Park area. Many of our staff support local civic organizations that are making Overland Park an even greater place to live and work.


We also know our staff will be out and about this holiday season, attending many events with our families and friends, enjoying living in one of the greatest cities in America.

Ryan Lawn & Tree’s team of lawn, tree, and shrub care professionals understands that making your own property as healthy and as beautiful as possible is important – so important that we offer these lawn, tree, and shrub care services to the Overland Park area:

Lawn Care
Lawn Aeration & Overseeding
Tree Services
Tree & Shrub Care
Sprinkler & Irrigation Systems

And to help you be able to comfortably enjoy your beautiful green space, Ryan Lawn & Tree also offers these services:

Outdoor Pest Control Services
Mosquito Control

We’ll see you at some great family-friendly activities in Overland Park this holiday season!

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