30th Annual Raytown Arbor Day - 2019

The Raytown Parks Department will host the 30th Annual Arbor Day Celebration on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 10:00 am at the Rice-Tremonti Home, 8801 E. 66th Street. Public is invited to attend. This is the 145th anniversary of Arbor Day and the 175th anniversay of the Rice-Tremonti Home. 

 43rd Annual Fishing Derby - 2019

 The Raytown Parks Department will host the 43rd annual Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Kenagy Lake from 9:00 am - 11:00 am. The derby is free and open to Raytown Residents of all ages.  Registration for the derby will begin at 8 am the day of.

Kids Day at Kenagy - 2019

This is a FREE event open to all!  Stable-T-Farms will bring their petting zoo to Kenagy Park on Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.  Check out the ambulance, fire truck, and police car for the kids to explore.  The Raytown Library staff will be reading stories.  Raytown Connection Point Church will be hosting free games for the kids.  You will find us near the shelter house at Kenagy Park.  Don't let the kids miss out on this great free event.


 Raytown Arts & Music Festival - August 24, 2019    12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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The Raytown Parks and Recreation Department will host its 8th Annual Arts & Music festival on Aug. 24 from 12 pm. to 7 p.m. at C. Lee Kenagy Park at 9608 E 79th Street.  The festival promises a good show of artists that includes members of the Kansas City Glass Artist, Simply Sonja's Creations, Messner Family Farm and many more vendors who will display their works for sale along the walking trails.  

Connection Point will host art activities for kids in the shelter house.

Food and beverages will be available on site by food trucks - Lufti's Fish, Chunky Al's, Humdinger,  KC Cooler Express and Crane Brewing will be selling adult beverages.

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and cooler and settle in to listen to some great music.

Main Stage:

12:00 - 1:30 pm Riverrock

2:00 - 4:00 pm Outlaw Jim and the Whiskey Benders 

4:15 - 5:15 pm  Johnny's Barnyard Playboys

5:30 - 7:00 pm  Nigel Mack Blues

Thanks to our sponsors  KCP&L, Crane Brewing,Two Men and a Truck,  H&H Colorlab, Teetering Rocks Golf Course, Raytown-Lee's Summit Community Credit Union, Central States Beverage Company, Johnny C's Auto Clinic, Raytown Area Chamber of Commerce, Connection Point Church and City of Raytown.

 Raytown Live - 2019


Raytown Live is a family-friendly concert on the Town Center Greenspace In Downtown (10009 E. 62nd St.) and each month we'll be presenting a different musical act from 7 to 9 pm.  We invite you to bring blankets or lawn chairs, your favorite family picnic dinner - or grab a dinner from one of the on-site food vendors - an join folks from all over Raytown to kick back, enjoy the tunes, and get to know your neighbors.  For more information, please click here.

Raytown Live is a free event and we hope you will help us get the word out by inviting your friends and neighbors.  And, as always we're grateful for those who have donated their time, talent and funding to make this event a smashing success.  Our sponsors to date include: The City of Raytown, Raytown Parks and Recreation, Raytown Main Street, Raytown Christian Church, Raytown Area Chamber of Commerce, Raytown Arts Council, Crane Brewing and Dick Smith Ford.

Schedule of Concerts:
May 11 - Riverrock
June 8 - Trio (formerly Tell'n Lies)
July 13 - Total Package
August 10 -  Brand X
September 14 - Retroactive


 Free Movies in the Parks - 2019  

June 7 - Hotel Transylvania 3
July 26 - Incredibles II
August 16 - Moana 
All movies at Kenagy Park (79th & Raytown Rd.).  Cost FREE, movies start at Dusk.   Hope to see you at the movies.  


 Discount Tickets - 2019

The Raytown Parks Department in conjunction with Missouri Park & Recreation Association (MPRA) will be selling discount tickets to Silver Dollar City and Worlds of Fun & Oceans of Fun.  The tickets for 2019 are now available.

   Our Price Gate Price  Your Savings 
Silver Dollar City      
   Adult One Day  $62.50 $73.08 14.5%
   Child One Day (ages 4-11) $53.50 $62.34 14.2%
   Adult Two-Day* $67.50 N/A N/A
   Child Two-Day* (ages 4-11) $58.50 N/A N/A
White Water      
  Adult One Day $41.00 $50.45 18.7%
  Child One Day (ages 4-11) $27.00 $28.03 3.7%
  Adult Two Day $46.00 N/A  
  Child Two Day (ages 4-11) $32.00 N/A  
Worlds of Fun & Oceans of Fun
   One Day Pass** $48.00 $68.34 29.8%
Legoland Discovery Center      
   Adult/Child $24.00 $32.82 25%
  Child 2 & Under  Free
Sea Life Aquarium      
   Adult  13+ years $18.00 $24.06 26%
  Child 3-12 years $15.00 $19.67 24%
  Child 2 & Under Free

 *Two-Day tickets are not Sold at Silver Dollar gates.  This is an exclusive discount for MPRA members and Silver Dollar City's "Good Neighbors."
 **WOF advertises a one-day pass on their website for $39.99 but there are almost $10.00 in fees and taxes added at checkout!  Our prices are still the lowest.