Sign up for summer events now

Sign up for summer events now
Posted on 03/31/2023
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Check out what you can sign up for now and do for fun later. Get a jump start on your summer plans by registering for several of Lenexa’s most popular events and activities now. 

For the community builders:

Community Days Parade

Before school is out, gather your club, sport, troop or group and come up with a creative entry for our July 4 hometown parade through Old Town. Register by June 15. 

Register for parade

For the active:

Lenexa Freedom Run

Need motivation to get moving? Commit to a 5K or 10K race on July 4. Sign up now and save. 

Register to walk or Run

Moonlight Bike Ride

The sun will set and cyclists unite July 15 for this family-friendly, closed-course ride through Lenexa at night. Stick around for pancakes afterward. Sign up now and save.

Register to ride

Lenexa Lazers Swim & Dive Team

Sign up now to reserve your child’s spot. Lenexa Lazers offers both recreational and competitive teams for kids ages 5–18.

Register to swim and dive

Tiny Tot Triathlon

Have a competitive child? Help your 3–9-year-old get excited about riding their bike, running and getting wet with an end-of-summer triathlon Aug. 19.

Register for triathlon

For the creative:

Lenexa Spinach Festival craft vendors

Ready to take your art, craft or antique items to the market? Sign up by Aug. 8 to be a craft vendor at Lenexa’s annual Spinach Festival Sept. 9.

Apply to be a vendor

Kid Makers Market

Foster creativity and entrepreneurship. This is a unique opportunity for kids (under the age of 18) to make and sell goods. Apply now for the July 8 and 22 Kid Makers Market at the Lenexa Public Market.

Apply to be a vendor

Lenexa Artists’ Show & HeART of Lenexa Contest

Are you an artist that lives in Lenexa? Or does something in Lenexa inspire you? If you said “yes” to one or both of those questions, apply now to have your art displayed at the City Hall Art Gallery in one of these juried shows: 

  • The Lenexa Artists’ Show features Lenexa artists. The subject matter is up to you. The show runs from Aug. 8 through Oct. 1. Deadline to apply is July 7. 
  • The HeART of Lenexa Contest showcases what you love about Lenexa. It’s open to anyone that wants to share their Lenexa inspiration. It goes on display next year. The deadline is Dec. 31, but a great challenge for budding artists out and about this summer.  

Lenexa Community Orchestra

Love to play classical music? Perform with Kansas City Symphony conductor Richard Ryan this summer. Deadline to apply is May 1. Concerts will take place at Lenexa Community Covenant Church on July 1, 29 and Aug. 12. 

Apply to be a musician

Updated April 7, 2023