Countdown to Summer is a partnership with the Lee’s Summit Visitors Council. This year Paradise Park will host the countdown from May 11th until June 25th. We have partnered up with local Lee’s Summit businesses to countdown to the kick off of summer and giveaway awesome prizes from our community partners. Register to win these great prizes at Paradise Park while you come out and enjoy the fun in May and June! Register to win these awesome community prizes between May 1th and June 25th.  Winner will be drawn daily from June 25th to the 30th as we countdown to the first official day of summer. Contact the Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce to find out how to receive a great discount at Paradise Park and help benefit the Lee’s Summit Visitors Council. Count down to summer and join in on the community celebration.

In 2015 Paradise Park will host the third year of shared FREE community events with more concerts and movies in the park.

Our event planners are getting set up for another awesome summer of bands, movies and backyard blasts in the park! Let the kids play all afternoon or evening with a Max Pak Unlimited Pass while you relax and enjoy your most comfortable lawn chair and blanket under the stars. Movies and music typically start mid evening with summertime treats provided by Paradise Park Café. Your favorite adult beverages are also available on site though our wine and beer provider, Embrace the Grape.

2015 SUMMER OF FUN and Backyard Bash Events at Paradise Park:

1) A Fair to Remember: May 22 and 23

LILY KINCADE- Opening act

SAUCY JACK- (70’s to 90’s)

2)  Saturday, June 27th – Music in the Park:


3)  Saturday, August 15th – Music in the Park

DOUBLE VISION– A tribute to Foreigner- (80’s Rock)

4)  Saturday, August 20th, 21st and 22nd – Theatre in the Park


Backyard Garden Gates open for lawn seating at 5 PM. Warm up artists and activities start at 6 PM on concert nights. Featured bands start at 8 PM with soloists sharing their tunes while you find your perfect spot in our backyard at Paradise Park. Movies in the Park start at dusk. 

This space is not only available for our Paradise Park events but also open for any group, corporation or nonprofit group to rent as a part of their next big event.  The parks backyard area will easily accommodate over 1,000 guests or more when tied into the Picnic Pavilion and Sand Volleyball and Performance Stage.

Click here for a Group Event inquiry form.

Check a date for availability and pricing by contacting our Group Events Department at (816) 246-5224, ext. 105