Get Involved with Platte County 2019 Programs!

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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. We held our Fishing Camp on June 12, but unfortunately due to floods in the area we had to cancel June 19 & 26 Paddling events.

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. Sign up by going to

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.

Sept 13 - Ready Set Glow! Fun Walk

7 PM Prairie Creek Greenway-, North Trailhead, 13300 Sycamore Drive, Platte City, MO 64079. Glow in the Dark/Full moon Fun Walk event. Glow bracelets & Give aways! . Kid friendly! This is going to be a fun event. Nature presentations: Snakes, owls, opossum and touch tables.

Sept 21-Platte County Sports Commission Fundraiser-Wiffle Ball Tournament Barry Platte Park, sign up your team at Presented by THE GRASS PAD, we are looking for more sponsorships. Register your team now! ALL AGES! 8-10 people per team, with at least 5 adults minimum per team. $150 per team. 3 Game Guarantee. Winner will receive a Gift Card. For more questions please call 816-858-3419

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.