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Thompson Park

Gather, play, relax, work, and more, in the heart of Downtown Overland Park.

Thompson Park Overview

Thompson Park is named after Downtown Overland Park business owners and philanthropists, Frank and Evangeline Thompson.

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Strang Carriage House

Shelter Reservations

Park Amenities

Bike Parking
Carriage House

The Strang Carriage House was built in 1915 and was one of many buildings located in the area when Downtown Overland Park included an aviation park, airfield and grandstand for barnstorming performances.

Drinking Fountain
Historical Feature

Overland Park founder William Strang built his carriage house on the property that is now Santa Fe Commons Park in the early 1900s to house his carriages and cars, and serve as a residence for his driver. The building’s interior was renovated in 2019 and 2020 and it will be available to rent for special occasions.

Loop Trail
Outdoor Work Space

Wi-Fi is available throughout the park. The outdoor work space includes power to plug devices in and seating and tables for meetings or working.

Splash Pad
Performance Venue
Public Art
Small Shelter
Reservable Shelter

Upcoming Events

Sun, Jun 30, 2024, 11:00 AM
Thu, Jun 13, 2024, 7:00 PM
Sat, Jun 15, 2024, 10:00 AM
Thu, Jun 13, 2024, 6:00 PM

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