City of Shawnee

Trips and Tours

Come explore with Shawnee Parks & Recreation and Tri-City Trips! All trips depart from and return to the Shawnee Civic Centre, 13817 Johnson Drive. Each trip has its own individual registration and cancellation deadline. All trips must meet the minimum enrollment by the registration deadline, although many fill up prior to this date. If space remains, additional registrations may be taken until the trip is full. Cancellations will be accommodated as available. Many trips have deposits and deadlines that cannot be refunded. In the event that you need to cancel, we will make every attempt to issue any refunds that may still be available. Call (913) 631-5200 for more information or to register!

Prairie Band Casino (Wednesday, November 6)
Travel with us to Prairie Band Casino! Grab your lucky shoes and enjoy 5 hours of gaming with $10 of playing money and a $10 food voucher! Don’t forget your government issued photo ID! 

  • Date: Wednesday, November 6
  • Depart: 8:45 a.m.
  • Return: 4:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $22

Register online or over the phone at (913) 631-5200!


Coffee & Cards (Friday, November 15)
Join us as we venture to a couple of Kansas City's favorite places! We'll begin with breakfast at The Farmhouse. The chef at the Farmhouse will give us a brief presentation on how and why they only used locally sourced food for their culinary delights! Following breakfast, we'll warm up with a a behind the scenes tour of The Roasterie and a hot cup of coffee! For the cards portion of the day we will visit The Hallmark Visitors Center for a self-guided tour. See the history of Hallmark, the art behind the cards, and of course enjoy the celebration! Wrap it up with bow from the star bow machine! (Breakfast is also included in this trip)

  • Date: Friday, November 15
  • Depart: 8:00 a.m.
  • Return: 2:45 p.m.
  • Cost: $63

Register online or over the phone at (913) 631-5200!

   

Holiday Lights Tour (Wednesday, December 4)
Get into the holiday spirit and ride in style in a warm and cozy motor coach for our spectacular Holiday Lights Tour. You’ll have perfect seats with no worries about traffic or lines as we drive through Longview Lake’s Christmas in the Park, The Magic Tree, and KCMO Plaza area. Longview Lake features more than 300,000 lights and 175 animated figures. 

  • Date: Wednesday, December 4
  • Depart: 4:30 p.m.
  • Return: 9:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $20

Register online or over the phone at (913) 631-5200!


Missouri Holiday (Thursday, December 19)
Enjoy a cup of holiday cheer with a Holiday trip to Missouri! We will begin with lunch at J. Huston Tavern in Arrow Rock, MO following by "A Christmas Carol" at Arrow Rock Lyceum Theater. The Arrow Rock Lyceucm theater is in its 59th season! They produce Broadway-caliber productions created by professional theatre artists. After the show we'll make a pit-stop at the Russell Stover Outlet for all your stocking stuffer needs (and maybe a sweet treat for yourself!). We'll round out the evening by taking in the holiday lights at Warm Springs Ranch. This stop will include a meet and greet with one of the world famous Budweiser Clydesdales, two complimentary Budweiser's, and a viewing of these majestic lights! Vendors will also be on site selling light snacks. 

  • Date: Thursday, December 19
  • Depart: 8:35 a.m.
  • Return: 9:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $119

Register online or over the phone at (913) 631-5200!

The following two videos can give you some sneak peeks of our day! The first gives a quick tour and background behind Arrow Rock, MO and the Lyceum Theater. The second video gives a sneak peek of Warm Springs Ranch all lit up for the holidays!