Family Fun Nights

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19th Century Fireworks
Wheat Harvest

Family Fun Nights offer historic-themed activities for a new experience every Thursday nights in June and  July. FREE admission! Some activities require an extra fee. Activities subject to change. 

Dates and Themes: 

June 6   Hit the Trails!  June 27  Music & Arts  July 18  Happy Birthday Ella!
 June 13  Trains & Mad Scientists: 1860s Style!   July 4  No Family Fun Night, visit during Independence Day: 1860s Style!   July 25  Public Safety: 1860s Style!
 June 20  Civil War  July 11  Fireworks: 1860s Style!    

Activity Ticket Policy

Cost:  $1 for each ticket.

Payment Options:

  • Cash purchase at each station.
  • Credit card purchase in the Heritage Center. American Express, Discover, MasterCard and VISA are accepted.


  • Activity tickets are non-refundable.
  • They can be used for future Family Fun Night activities or for children's activities at Wild West Days.


  • Park at the Heritage Center 1200 Kansas City Road Olathe, KS.
  • Pick up your map and enjoy the activities!


  • Food is not available for purchase.
  • Outside food and drink are welcome.
  • Picnic tables are located on the Mahaffie grounds.

Weather Conditions:

  • Activities can be placed under cover if rain begins.
  • The stagecoach will not operate if lightening is present.


  • Please leave your pets at home; however, service animals are welcome. This request is made because there are many activities and animals on the grounds.