Breakfast with Santa

December 8, 2018, 9am and 10am. Must make Reservations 9 AM & 10 AM Time Slot is FULL. The waiting list is closed due to an overwhelming response.

Platte City Civic Center, 305 Zed Martin St, Platte City, MO 64079. Entry is on the Zed Martin side of the building. Parking is in the rear of the building.

Pancake Breakfast including pancakes, eggs, sausage and fruit. Bring the kiddos out for breakfast and get a picture with Santa!

FREE EVENT! Sponsored by Platte County Parks & Recreation, Northland Career Center Culinary Arts, Friends of Platte County Parks & Recreation.

Please note: There will not be any high chairs or boosters available. Be prepared to bring your own or hold your child. Questions please call 816-858-3419.

2019 Facebook Calendar Contest

We are delighted to invite our Facebook community to help create our popular annual calendar with local photos depicting the natural beauty of our local parks or trails. We are asking you to submit scenic and/or action photos and indicate where the photo was taken.

All levels of photographers are welcome to compete with suggested categories including scenic landscapes, sunset, wildlife, flowers, seasonal themes, sporting activities and people enjoying the parks or any other image showing the best of Platte County Parks. Individuals featured in photos must be available to sign a photo release. 

Thirteen Winning photos will be featured in each of the months in our 2019 Calendar including the main cover page.

Eligible Platte County Parks and Recreation parks and trails include: Barry Platte Park, Benner Park, Camden Point Park, Dean Park, Edgerton City Park, Green Hills of Platte Wildlife Preserve, Missouri Riverfront Trail, Platte Purchase Park, Platte Ridge Park, Prairie Creek Greenway, Southern Platte Pass, Weston Bluffs Trail, MO Riverfront Trails and Line Creek Trail.  Note: This is not a comprehensive list, just a suggestion. Any parks or trails in Platte County are eligible.

All photos will be voted on by Facebook. Simply have your friends and family like our Facebook page and give your photo a thumbs up. Go to: Platte County, MO @platteparksrock The selection of winning photos will be on display at ART IN THE PARK Oct 20, 2018, in Platte Ridge Park,  where all individuals attending and participating will have a chance to vote on the “People’s Choice” award, whereas afterwards a panel of judges will consider in the final selections for the 2019 Calendar.

All submitted photos become the property of Platte County and may be used at the County’s discretion. Please include a description of the location when submitting on Facebook.

Final photos-we will ask you to submit your photos via email. High Resolution photos only! Email to: include the following:



Phone #

Brief Description of the photo (please indicate the month or the season the photo was taken and the location.

Platte County #1 Quality of Life

Platte County ranked #1 out of 115 counties in Missouri for quality of life, according to a report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Platte ranked second highest for health factors.

The 2017 County Health Rankings compares differences on a broad range of indicators that affect quality of life and health among almost every county throughout the United States. Platte County’s top ranking reflects residents' high priority on health as evidenced by their support for parks, schools, roads, alternate transportation, and safe neighborhoods where they live and work.