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5 Free Ways to Enjoy Summer Break in Olathe

Visit Downtown Olathe Fourth Fridays! 

This event is free to attend. With over 20 free kids activities, live music, yard games and more there is plenty for the entire family to enjoy!  July’s event features Matt Snook (Previous contestant of NBC’s The Voice) and August’s event features Sunny Side Down. For more information visit https://fourthfridays.olathe.org/.

Enjoy Fourth Friday on July 22 or August 26.

Explore Ernie Miller Nature Center 

Discover the trails and hidden gems at Ernie Miller. Look for wildlife, plants, or flowers during your hike.  Be sure to look at their social channels for weather updates and special events!  Take photos during your visit and use #VisitOlathe for a chance to be featured on www.VisitOlathe.org
909 North, KS-7, Olathe, KS 66061

Splash in the play creek at Lake Olathe

Walk on the rocks, splash in the water, or enjoy the water near the waterfall. All ages can enjoy this beautiful creek. Don’t forget to visit the splash pad next to the creek!  With water features, a sand area, and shallow creek areas, this spot is the perfect place to cool off or enjoy a picnic.

445 S. Ward Cliff Dr.

Climb on a train 

We aren’t kidding! Calamity Line Park is home to a new train themed playground. The kids will love climbing through and on top of the play set. A shelter is nearby for shade if not being rented out, but be sure to pack sunscreen!
901 W Santa Fe St.

Visit Frontier Park

Pack your bikes or a picnic and enjoy frontier park! The pirate themed playground is fun for all ages, or enjoy the soccer field and basketball courts. This park also gives access to Indian Creek Trail for running or biking.
15501 Indian Creek Pkwy