CanceledTurkey Creek Festival

This event was canceled due to health and safety concerns regarding COVID-19 in Johnson County.

Turkey Creek Festival logo in blue green yellow alternating letters

Come join the fun!  The Turkey Creek Festival is an annual tradition in Merriam.  It is a full day of family entertainment that features free kids' activities, live music, arts and crafts, 5k walk/run, pancake breakfast, food trucks and so much more!

Schedule of Events:

Pancake Breakfast at Antioch Park 7:30 - 11:30 a.m.

5K Run / Walk & Youth Sprint at Merriam Marketplace  8 - 10 a,m.

Kid Zone

  • Pony rides
  • Petting Zoo
  • Parakeet Adventure
  • Inflatables 
  • Wood projects with Home Depot
  • DJ the Balloon Man
  • Roving Star Wars Characters - 501st and Rebel Legions
  • Pedal boat rides ($5 per boat)

 

Concerts

  • 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Miss Major and Her Minor Mood Swings
  • 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Quite Frankly The Band
  • 2 - 4 p.m. Whatever Rocks

 

Concessions (ATM on location)

Favorites include:  BBQ, gourmet grilled cheese, Werner's sausage, kettle corn, turkey legs, funnel cakes, shaved ice and more....

 

 

Sponsors

Thank you to our event sponsors!

Volunteer Opportunities

Helping as a volunteer helps your community and gives you a chance to make new friends, enjoy the park and take in some festival activities plus a cool shirt and lunch. 

Opportunities:

  • 5k - water stations & finish line
  • Festival - information booth (answering basic questions about the event)
  • Wood projects
  • Courtesy Cart Drive (must be 18+ years of age)
  • Assist with trash and festival clean up.

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Festival Sponsorships 

Presenting Sponsor - $3,500

  • Business logo displayed on one (1) billboard in Kansas City Metro Area
  • Banner on entertainment stage
  • Business logo displayed in all promotional marketing materials
  • 2 shuttle bus banners
  • Signage at three (3) attractions/inflatables
  • Booth at Festival for the day (10 x 10 space)
  • Logo displayed on festival banner
  • Two (2) Corporate team registrations in 5K Run (4 runners per team)

 

Contributing Sponsor - $1,800

  • Business logo displayed in all promotional marketing materials
  • 1 shuttle bus banner
  • Signage at two (2) attractions/inflatables
  • Booth at Festival for the day (10 x 10 space)
  • Business name displayed on festival banner
  • One (1) Corporate team registration in 5K Run (4 runners per team)

 

Associate Sponsor - $500

  • Business name displayed in all promotional marketing materials
  • Signage at one (1) attraction/inflatable
  • Booth at festival for the day (10 x 10 space)
  • Business name displayed on festival banner 

 

Courtesy Cart Sponsor - $250

  • Logo featured on four (4) golf carts
  • Booth at festival for the day (10 x 10 space)
  • Business name displayed on festival banner 

 

 Vendor - $125

  • Booth at festival for the day (10 x 10 space) 

 

5K Sponsorships

Run Bag Sponsorship - $500

  • Business name displayed on all giveaway bags
  • Promotional material in runner’s bags (provided by sponsor)

 

Hospitality Tent - $250

  • Business name displayed on Hospitality Tent
  • Opportunity to staff tent with volunteers
  • Promotional material in runner’s bags (provided by sponsor)

 

Water Station Sponsor / Mile Marker Sponsor - $100

  • Signage at designated water station

 

Commitment Form

 

Parking

When (All dates canceled)

  • Saturday, May 15, 2021 | 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Saturday, May 21, 2022 | 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Saturday, May 20, 2023 | 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Saturday, May 18, 2024 | 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Saturday, May 17, 2025 | 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Location

Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch Road,  66202  View Map

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