Summer Activities in Merriam, KS

Eager to get behind the wheel of your INFINITI vehicle and get outdoors this weekend? You’ll find lots of great summer activities in Merriam, KS if you know where to look! If you’re new to the area or you’re just passing through, INFINITI of Kansas City can help. Explore some of our favorite outdoor activities and Merriam, KS summer events below!

Antioch Park

There’s room to roam at Antioch Park. As the most popular park in its district, the grounds see over 700,000 visitors per year! Folks come from all around to enjoy a day of relaxation by one of two ponds in the park, where catch and release fishing is permitted. Visitors also enjoy peaceful strolls through the rose garden and on-site arboretum, while those who want to get active are often found at the tennis, basketball, or bocce ball courts. Bringing kids along? They’ll love exploring the Historic Dodge Town Play Area, complete with a schoolhouse, pony express, a bank, “city hall,” and a clock tower.

Waterfall Park

This 15-acre park is frequented by local residents because it features a convenient access point to the Turkey Creek Streamway Trail, a paved 3.65-mile trail that snakes through town, providing access to residential neighborhoods, local storefronts, and a number of public parks. Named after its standout natural feature, Waterfall Park provides a quiet area where visitors can sit and watch as the peaceful stream flows on, enjoying the sights and sounds of nature undisturbed. You’ll also find a playground and four soccer fields at the park, making it an ideal spot to get antsy children outside this summer.

Merriam Farmers Market

What would summer be without a local farmers market to frequent on the weekends? Hosted yearly at the Merriam Marketplace on every Saturday in May through September from 7 am – 1 pm, the Merriam Farmers Market is one of the top-rated Merriam, KS summer events. Parking and entry to the market are free, and you’ll almost always find live entertainment and family-friendly activities to participate in. Stop by this Saturday to enjoy the morning sunshine, pick up locally-grown produce for delicious seasonal dishes, and treat yourself to a plate from one of the food trucks that set up shop for the day!

Splash Cove

Just a short drive away in Shawnee, KS is Splash Cove. When the kids need to escape the summer heat and cool off for a while, this popular water park is the place to be! Amenities include a mini wave pool, 125-foot full-body slide, an interactive playground, a full concession stand, locker rentals, family changing rooms, and more.

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