April 27- Tails on the Trails
Join us at Barry Platte Park from 2-4 pm with your furry friends for the Tails on the Trails event. Vendors, pet adoptions, give-aways, contests! Interested in being a vendor call 816-858-3419.
June 1 – Tour de Platte
Come biking along the beautiful trails and back roads of Platte County. The 4th annual Tour de Platte bike ride is scheduled for June 1, 2019, 8 a.m. at E.H. Young Park in Riverside, MO. Routes for cyclists of all levels will be available. The family route is 10 miles, the intermediate route is 18 miles, and the advanced route is 36 miles.
The ride will begin and end at E.H. Young Park with a few pit stops along the way for refreshments. The Riverside Chamber of Commerce is providing end of tour refreshments and a free t-shirt to all participants. Registration for this event will start April 2nd.
June 1 – National Trails Day
Come hiking at any of Platte County’s terrific trails on National Trails Day, June 1. Bring your friends and family to enjoy the beautiful scenery our County has to offer!
June 8 - Free Fishing Day
Learn to fish at a free fishing clinic in partnership with conservation officials at Platte Ridge Park. No fishing license required; all equipment and bait provided.
June 12, 19, 26 - Summer Day Camp
For your adventurous kids 10-12 years old. We are offering fishing, kayak instruction and a float trip for 3 consecutive Wednesdays in June. More information coming soon.
July 13 - Canoe/Kayak Instructional Event
Start floating at Guy B. Park Conservation Area on July 13 with instructional canoe & kayaking, then put those new skills to use at the Missouri River Float.
August 24 - 5th Annual Missouri River Float
Beginning in Farley at Schimmel City Access and ending at Platte Landing Park in Parkville. This 16 mile float will take about 4 hours. Shuttle bus provided.
August 3 – Youth Sports Festival
Platte County Sports Commission invites you to learn about all the sports opportunities available for youth in the County and put your skills to the test at the sports stations at Zona Rosa.
RUN DMC- A Run Walk Bike Club - We do not have a schedule for 2019 yet
Partnering with Dr. Ann Riggs at Direct Medical Care and the RUN with DMC Club. A free club that is designed to help residents of all fitness levels live an active lifestyle. We meet once a month typically the 3rd Saturday of each month. RUN WALK BIKE event. All are welcome. Strollers and dogs ok. Meet up is 8am. SCHEDULE:
August 18 -Weston Bluffs Trail-Meet at Weston City Hall “Guest runner” Matt Carletti from Missouri Dept of Natural Resources
Sept 22- Prairie Creek Greenway-Meet 8am at South Trailhead 12315 Hwy N “Guest Runner” Mayor Frank Offut FREE T shirts from Travis Anderson, Platte City Parks & Recreation
Oct 20 - MO Riverfront Trail- Meet 8am at 9 Hwy Trailhead, 6555 NW Riverpark Dr, Riverside, MO 64150. “Guest Walker” Larry Olpin, Retired UCM English Professor turned avid Birder. Feel free to bring binoculars.
Nov 17 - Line Creek Trail-Meet up at 8 AM at Gower Trailhead. Please click here for more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/912140765644101/?active_tab=discussion
Dec 22- We are meeting at Line Creek Trail-Meet up at 8 AM at Gower Trailhead. Please click here for more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/387252328680290/ Let’s make this final meet-up of 2018 the biggest yet! Walk. Bike. Run. Bring you doggies!! Bring the kiddos! Strollers welcome. Be there or be square! Go any distance you want-100 feet or 2 miles! This is a leisure event, no stress. If it is cold out-dress accordingly. You will warm up once you get moving. This is a beautiful trail in the winter.
Dec 15 - Southern Platte Pass- Meet up details to come
Sept 13 - Ready Set Glow! Fun Walk
Prairie Creek Greenway-Glow in the Dark/Full moon Fun Walk event. Glow bracelets & Give aways! . Kid friendly! This is going to be a fun event.
October 19 - Art in the Park
Local Artists Displays, Live Music, Activities for Families, Food Vendors. Come out for an interactive day of Art in the Park! Free Admission at Platte Ridge Park. 11am - 2pm. For more information or if interested in being a vendor. Please click here! Vendor Link coming soon.
December 14 - Breakfast with Santa ~ Save the DATE!!
9 AM - 11:00 AM-Bring the kiddos out and have a pancake breakfast and stay and see Santa!! Platte City Civic Center, 305 Zed Martin St., Platte City MO 64079 Questions? Please call Jackie 816-858-3419 Note: Location may change for 2019.