Upcoming Special Events
Special Events 2014 for Residents and Non-Residents
- Kids Halloween Party: October 24, 2014 from 6 - 8 pm at the Overland Community Center (Overland Residents Only)
- Fall Hayride: November 2, 2014 from 2:30 - 7: 30 pm at Wild Acres Park
- Fall Arts and Craft Fair: November 22 from 9 am - 4 pm at the Overland Community Center
- City of Overland Tree Lighting: December 7 from 6 - 7 pm at Erickson Plaza
- Christmas Light Trolley Tours: December 12 - 14 at the Overland Community Center.
- Kids Christmas Party: December 14, 2014 at Noon at Wild Acres Banquet Hall
**Each Special Event May or May Not Require Pr-Registration. Please call the Overland Community Center for more information, 314-428-0490**
Kids Halloween Party:
Mark your calendars, put on your costume and join us for a fun spooky night with all your friends. We will have costume contests by age groups, pizza and a drink for the kids, scavenger hunt, games and prizes, and candy! This is a free, safe, indoor trick-or-treating event open to children ages 2 to 12 of Overland Residents, Overland Business Owners, and City of Overland Employees and their families. Parents are required to accompany their children for the entire duration of their stay. Registration will start on October 1, 2014 and will run until October 17th, or until the maximum number has been registered. This event will be held on Friday, October 24, 2014 in the gymnasium at the Overland Community Center from 6-8 pm, with check in time between 5:45 – 6:45 p.m. only. All participants must be in costume and donate at least one can food item to enter the event. Register on Oct. 1 and be one of the first 175 overland kids entered into this year’s extraordinary Kids Halloween Party. *Flyers are now available at the Overland Community Center!*
Fall Arts & Craft Fair Flyer and Application
Join the North Central hobbies and the City of Overland for the Annual Hay Ride Event this November as we say goodbye to the “fall” season for the year. Grab the family, your friends, and fellow neighbors to stop by on Sunday November 2, 2014 from 2:30-7:30 pm at Wild Acres Park, located at 2500 Ashby Road, Overland, MO 63114. Admittance is open to the public for $3.00 per person, which includes the hayride, a pony ride, a hot dog, a drink, smores, and cider. Live music performance provided by the famous Brandon Salter. Tickets may be purchased on the day of the event at Wild Acres Park. Tickets are not guaranteed after 7 pm. For more information please call 314-428-0490.
City of Overland Fall Arts and Craft Fair:
Sponsored by the Overland Community Center, this event will be held on Nov. 22, 2014 at the Overland Community Center located at 9225 Lackland Road, St Louis, MO 63114 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. This fall craft fair will feature hand-made items or items of a craft nature. A food concession will be available to customers and all vendors between the hours of 11:30 am and 2:00 pm. Vendor applications are available at the Overland Community Center. Residents of Overland may start registering on September 23, 2014 and all Non-Overland Residents may start registering on October 7, 2014. The registration deadline is Nov. 20, 2014 and the cost for the first table, whether it is one 8 foot rectangular table or one 60" round table with 2 chairs, is $30. Any additional table after the purchase of the first table is $10 at table or you can save and buy 4 tables for $50.00 for the same vendor. For more information or to request an application, contact the Overland Community Center at 314-428-049.
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony:
Join the City of Overland as we celebrate our Fourth Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 7, 2014 at 6:00 pm at Erickson Plaza (Located on the corner of Woodson Road and Midland Blvd). There will be hot cocoa, Christmas cookies, and Christmas carols available following the lighting. This is no admission cost for this event and is open to the public. Kick off the holiday spirit by joining us at the ceremony!
Christmas Light Trolley Tours!!
“All Aboard!” Its that time again for you to be the judge on our “Christmas Light Trolley” ride, scouting for the best Christmas Light display in Overland. Tour dates are set for December 12th with trolleys leaving at 6:00 pm and 7:30 pm. December 13th & 14th with trolleys leaving at 5:00 pm, 6:30 pm and 8:00 pm. Space is limited and tickets will go on sale starting November 29, 2014 at 10 am. Tickets will be $4.50 per person. If you would like any additional information please contact the Overland Community Center at 314-428-0490.
Kids Christmas Party:
Santa is coming back to the Overland Community Center to have lunch and sing Christmas songs with the children in Overland. His date of arrival is set for December 14th, 2014 from Noon to 2 pm at WILD ACRES BANQUET HALL, 2500 Ashby Road, Overland, MO 63114. This is a free event for all Overland children. Each child will enjoy partaking in the traditional coloring contest, the creative Christmas craft project, and a pizza lunch with dessert. Santa’s helpers will be there before Santa comes in to visit each child and present them with a small gift for being so good this year. Overland Residents, sign up your children between the ages of 2-10 years old for this fun festive event. Registration starts on December 1, 2014 and will conclude on December 12, 2014 at 8:30 pm, or until the max limit is registered. Limited to the first 75 children and is exclusive to Overland residents only. (Please note that Occupancy permits may be checked to verify Overland Residency)
Overland Farmer’s Market
The Overland Farmer's Market, located on the 2500 block of Woodson Road, will be open from 8 am - 12:30 pm every Saturday in the months of May thru October 25th, 2014. The Overland Farmer's Market is your local stop to locally grown seasonal produce, homemade bread and sweet rolls, entertainment and special events. For more information, please go to www.overlandfarmersmarket.com.
Renting Rooms for the Holidays:
Don’t feel like having a holiday party at your house? Stressed about not having enough space for your party? Then rent one or more of our spacious rooms at the Overland Community Center! Looking for an affordable banquet hall for a wedding reception or a Sweet 16, we have unbeatable prices. For more information on reserving your room or hall today, please call 314-428-0490.
Give the Gift of Fitness!
Looking for a great gift idea that can be used unlimited times for an entire year? You can get a gift certificate for any amount and it may be used towards any of our fitness classes, membership fees, facility rentals, or park rentals. For more information, please call (314) 428-0490. Click here for a copy of the:
Give the Gift of Fitness Flyer
Join Our Overland Team Today
The Overland Parks and Recreation Department is always looking for talented individuals to teach classes, volunteer at events and/or share ideas with us. If you would like to see a particular class offered, need community service hours, would like to teach a class, or would like more information on what we have to offer,
call us at 314-428-0490