Family Night

Family of four eating pizza during Family Night at the Public MarketLibrarian from Lenexa City Center Library reading book during Family Night at the Public MarketYoung girl smiling and coloring the sidewalk with chalk outside the Lenexa Public MarketYoung girl and mom playing with balloon art at Family NightDonut decorating and connect 4 at Family Night

A place to eat, have conversation and let the kids be kids. While the Lenexa Public Market is a family-friendly location every day of the week, Wednesdays are Family Night from 5 to 8 p.m. Best part? It's free, no tickets or registration required (except for special events). 

Here's what you can expect: 

  • activities that you can play at your table like coloring pages and classic board games including Connect4, checkers, tic-tac-toe and Jenga® 
  • outdoor yard games such as sidewalk chalk and cornhole (summer and fall)
  • balloon artist who can create twisted balloon decorations of favorite characters and animals
  • dinner specials from select merchants 
  • rotating activities like donut and cupcake decorating that may require pre-registration and purchase of tickets (view Public Market calendar for special Family Night events)

Food specials for Family Night:

  • Get a free 6" kid's pizza with the purchase of at least a small pizza from Topp'd Pizza + Salads

  • For the pickiest of eaters, buy a Kid Burger: a single burger: meat, cheese and bun from Cosmo Burger.

  • Buy a Butter Chicken entrée from Sohaila's Kitchen and get a free mango lassi drink.

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Upcoming Special Events at Family Night 

Young woman reading a book to a group of kids outside the Lenexa Public Market.Storytime with Lenexa City Center Library on second Wednesday of each month

2023 Dates: Dec. 13

2024 Dates: Jan. 10; Feb. 14; March 13; April 10; May 8 and June 12. 

We have partnered with the Johnson County Library on campus to have Storytime on the second Wednesday each month at the Public Market from 6 to 6:30 p.m. during Family Night. Hearing stories is a great way to spend time with your kids and help them foster a love of reading. Storytime may feature stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities.